News - Fusion

  • Joint Nuclear Energy CDT Event

    On Wednesday 24th May 2017, the three nuclear energy EPSRC doctoral training centres collaborated to hold a high profile event which combined industry, education, and research. The collaboration included, the EPSRC Centre...

  • Congratulations Arka!

    Congratulations to Arka who successfully defended his thesis at viva. Arka’s thesis was entitled ‘On the self-consistent response of tokamak microinstabilities to plasma profile evolution’ and was supervised by Professor...

  • Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces Workshop 2017

    This year’s Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces workshop took place at the York Plasma Institute from 08 to 10 May 2017. This is an annual postgraduate workshop exploring the frontiers of...

  • 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 Ellie!

    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).