Thirteen Fusion CDT students and six supervisors travelled to South Korea in February 2018 to attend a collaboration kick-off meeting on research relating to KSTAR (Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research)....
Congratulations to Matt Thomas a York CDT student, who successfully defended his thesis at viva in March 2018. His thesis is entitled “3D full wave modelling of microwave interactions with plasma...
S1 – More Knowledge is More Power
Ok this one’s ended up a tall glass so we’re continuing where we left off – talking about the serious side of working with nuclear things. How we’re going to...
S1 – Knowledge is Power
We stirred into this glass all the extra garnish that make nuclear physics knowledge useful! We get strict about criteria and chat about the bottom line(s) for harnessing energy. How...
S1 – Fusion?
Into this glass we poured everything we know about nuclear physics – the processes and demands of nuclear fusion in nature. Barely enough for a meniscus, so we did some...
S1 – Genesis
This glass is brimming with introductions. To us, to our work-home and our research. Something about a bear fighting a gorilla marks our first distraction!
Spark! essay workshop in Paris
“The Energy Transition – What is the role of nuclear technology in a world of growing alternative power and digital innovation?” Following the approval of their essay abstract for the Spark!...
Podcast Live Launch Event
Join the York Plasma Institute during British Science Week (Thursday 15th March 2018, 18:30pm) to celebrate the launch of our new podcast “A Glass of Seawater!” We will be recording an episode in front of...
Congratulations to Asad Hussain who has recently successfully defended his thesis at viva. Asad is a University of Manchester student on the Fusion CDT, supervised by Professor Paul Mummery. Asad’s...
Don’t forget our application deadlines!
Applications are being accepted now for September 2018 entry to the Fusion CDT programme. The first deadline for plasma strand projects is Wednesday 31st January 2018 For details of Materials Strand project...