News - Fusion

  • Best poster prize for Matthew

    Matthew Lloyd, a third year Fusion CDT student based at University of Oxford, recently won the Best Poster Prize at the 9th International Conference on Multiscale Modelling of Materials in...

  • Congratulations Sarah!

    Congratulations to Sarah Wilson, a York CDT student who successfully defended her thesis at viva in October 2018. Her thesis is entitled “A study of extreme ultraviolet capillary discharge lasers...

  • S3E2 – Nobel Prize: CPA explained

    This time Will, Charlie, Kate and newcomer Chris M have gathered to talk about this year’s Nobel Prize Winner: Chirped Pulse Amplification. We break down exactly what this technological breakthrough...

  • S3E1 – The basics of high power lasers

    Newcomers Chris and Sarah join Bhavin and Will to talk about lasers and the technology that goes into them. Also why lasers are so important and a brief look into...

  • Welcome to the 2018 Fusion CDT Cohort!

    In September we welcomed our new cohort of Fusion CDT students across the five university partners. Since the start of term, as well as studying there has been time to...

  • 2018 TWP Poster prize winner

    Greg Smith was awarded the poster prize at the 16th Technological Plasma Workshop held in Coventry in October 2018. Greg is a third year Fusion CDT student based at University...

  • 14 December 2018 – fusion open day at Culham

    Each year the Fusion Centre for Doctoral Training collaborates with Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) to organise an open day for prospective postgraduate students. This year’s event will take place...

  • Aneeqa in the news

    Fusion CDT alumnum Aneeqa Khan featured on Sky News recently, explaining the science behind the ITER project. Aneeqa joined the Fusion CDT programme in 2012 and completed her PhD based...

  • S2E4 – 99 Percent of Nearly Everything

    The last glass in our set: what can we do with plasma besides fusion energy? The answers will include fundamental physics, manufacturing, medicine and space tech… and we’re just getting...

  • Pride in London – July 2018

    Following his participation in the LGBTSTEMinar that came to York earlier this year, Andrew Malcolm-Neale was asked to join PrideinSTEM* to march in Pride in London 2018. Andrew is a...