News - Fusion

  • Sam and Bhavin – research trips to San Diego

    Sam Gibson and Bhavin Patel have both recently returned from successful research trips to General Atomics in San Diego. Sam Gibson (a fourth year Durham University Fusion CDT student) was...

  • S3-E8 Superconductors

    Magnets are mission critical to magnetic confinement nuclear fusion energy and find their way into laser fusion too. Understanding the strongest magnetic fields using near-absolute zero temperature materials science would...

  • Research trip to IPP CAS, Prague

    Steven Thomas, a third year Fusion CDT student based at University of York, recently completed his collaboratory research project at the Institute of Plasma Physics of the Czech Academy of...

  • Welcome to the 2019 Fusion CDT cohort!

    In September we welcomed our new cohort of Fusion CDT students across the five university partners. The plasma strand students spent the first few weeks of term together here in...

  • Chiyoe Yamanaka Award winner

    Congratulations to Matthew Khan who was one of the winners of the Chiyoe Yamanaka Award at the Eleventh International Conference on Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications held in Osaka, Japan in September 2019....

  • 13 December 2019 – Fusion Open Day

    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...

  • Editor-in-Chief Choice Award winner

    Congratulations to Phil Bradford who has been awarded the Editor-in-Chief Choice Award in the High Power Laser Science and Engineering journal, for the paper titled “EMP control and characterization on high-power...

  • PhD Showcase Poster Prize Winners

    Congratulations to Sam Gibson and to Michail Anastopoulos Tzanis who both won prizes for their posters at the Culham PhD Showcase event which took place on 22 and 23 July...

  • Three Minute Thesis Winner

    Congratulations to Will Trickey who recently won the University of York Three Minute Thesis competition with his talk titled ‘Harnessing the Power of the Sun with High Power Lasers’. Will...

  • S3-E7 Fusion Energy: Nuclear Waste Not, Want Not?

    Nuclear energy expertise from fusion and fission combines in this episode to talk about the nuclear waste from fusion reactor designs. Where does it come from? How do we avoid...