Nuclear Fusion Highlights of 2016
Congratulations to Dave Thomas and his co-authors whose paper entitled ‘2D Doppler backscattering using synthetic aperture microwave imaging of MAST edge plasmas’ has been selected by Nuclear Fusion journal as...
CDT Student featured in EUROfusion newsletter
Robert Abernethy, a 3rd year Fusion CDT student based at the University of Oxford, was featured in a recent EUROfusion newsletter article entitled ‘Young Faces of Fusion’ after he organised...
Congratulations to Ellie Tubman who successfully defended her thesis at viva on 12 December 2016. Ellie’s thesis was entitled ‘Magnetic field generation in laser –plasma interactions’ and was supervised by...
Excellent attendance at Culham Open Day
Each year the Fusion CDT collaborates with Culham Centre for Fusion Energy to organise a Postgraduate student open day at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy in Oxfordshire. While Fusion is...
Teambuilding afternoon for first year CDT students
On Wednesday 19 October 2016 the first year CDT students took part in a teambuilding afternoon at Sandburn Hall in York. The group were split into teams and completed a...
UK fusion education programme scores a perfect 10/10
In 2016, EUROfusion – the consortium of EU institutions that coordinates fusion energy research across Europe – commissioned an international panel of world-class experts to review all the fusion education...
Hannah’s research at the Australian National University
Hannah Willett, a fourth year Fusion CDT student based at the University of York, recently spent six weeks at the Australian National University (ANU).
Joe’s research in Chengdu, China
As part of my PhD with the Fusion CDT, I have spent two summer months working on a fusion experiment in the bustling and vibrant city of Chengdu, China. As...
European Student Divertor Research Workshop a Success
From 26th to 28th September 2016, Oxford Materials hosted the first European Student Divertor Research Workshop. 19 attendees from 10 institutes across Europe discussed topics relevant to the divertor region...
Prize winning poster at IOP Conference
Hannah Willett, a third year Fusion CDT student based at the University of York, won a student poster prize at the IOP Plasma Physics Conference which was held on the...