News - Fusion

  • S3E4 – Jim Al-Khalili SciComm Special

    For our anniversary episode we sat down with Prof Jim Al-Khalili! We talked about science communication (scicomm) with him and Dr Lancaster – their motivation, experiences and how to talk...

  • Teambuilding at Hathersage

    In December 2018 the first year Fusion CDT cohort spent two nights away at YHA Hathersage Hostel in the Peak District. The Fusion CDT strongly encourages students to work collaboratively...

  • Congratulations Jack!

    Congratulations to Jack Haley, an Oxford Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva yesterday. His thesis is entitled “TEM of neutron, proton and self-ion irradiation damage in...

  • S3E3 – A Glass of Seawater?

    If you’ve been wondering why would we call ourselves a glass of seawater, you’re in for a treat. Today Bhavin, Tom and Michail discuss how much fuel for the fusion...

  • Poster Prize for Will

    Congratulations to Will Trickey, a third year Fusion CDT student based at University of York, who won the student poster prize at the High Power Laser Users annual christmas meeting...

  • 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...