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UKFN weekly round-up 28/2/19
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A. UKFN MESSAGES
From: Nick Daish, 28/2/19
Subject: Thesis prize (repeat)
The UKFN competition for the best Fluid Mechanics-themed doctoral thesis of last year is open. The winner will receive a prize of £500, and together with the two runners-up will be invited to present their work at this year's UK Fluids Conference in Cambridge (27-29 August 2019, http://ukfluids2019.bpi.cam.ac.uk/).
If you were an examiner of an outstanding dissertation in fluid mechanics that was submitted during 2018 and would like to nominate it, please go to the Competition page (https://fluids.ac.uk/competition) for details of how to do so. The deadline for nominations is 31 March 2019.
From: Nick Daish, 28/2/19
Subject: SIGs and Droplets 2019
The forthcoming Droplets 2019 conference (http://droplets2019.co.uk/), which takes place in Durham on 16-18 September 2019, features a number of themes aligned with UKFN SIGs and led by SIG leaders/co-leaders:
Impact — Alfonso Castrejon-Pita and Rafa Castrejon-Pita
Modelling across time and length scales — Jason Reese, Duncan Lockerby and James Sprittles
Emulsions/Multiphase flow — Prashant Valluri and Chris McMinn
Microfluidics and Acoustofluidics — Richard (Yong Qing) Fu, Jon Cooper and Julien Reboud
Textured, patterned, smart surfaces — Halim Kusumaatmaja and Ben Xu
See http://droplets2019.co.uk/program for the complete list and further details on all topics.
There is also a very good registration deal for students - £260 including accommodation.
Abstract submission closes on 17 March 2019.
B. MEMBER MESSAGES
From: Pam Bye, Northumbria University, 22/2/19
Subject: 3rd IMA Conference on Nonlinearity and Coherent Structures
Date: 10-12 July 2019
Location: Northumbria University
Submit abstracts by 22 March 2019
From: Andy Edwards, Nottingham Trent University, 20/2/19
Subject: Early Career Researcher Event ***updated information***
Date: 8 April 2019
Location: Nottingham Trent University
Additional details on programme
From: Timm Krüger, University of Edinburgh, 26/2/19
Subject: Fully funded UK/EU PhD position in School of Engineering
Topic: 'Inertial microfluidics modelling for particle separation and disease diagnostics'
Closing date: 15 March 2019
Project is aligned with Dr Krüger's ERC Starting Grant SIRIUS (https://tinyurl.com/krueger-sirius)
From: Jack Luo, University of Bolton, 22/2/19
Subject: Call for papers for Special Issue of Sensors, ‘Lab-on-a-chip technology’
Deadline for submission of papers is 30 June 2019