News - Fusion

  • 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...

  • Rutherford Plasma Physics Communication Prize

    In April, the Fusion CDT supported ‘A Glass of Seawater’ podcast won the Rutherford Plasma Physics Communication Prize for its success in bringing plasma physics to new audiences. The prize...

  • First annual prizes awarded during Fusion Frontiers Week 2019

    The annual Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces workshop took place at York Plasma Institute from 29 April to 3 May 2019. This workshop explores the frontiers of fusion research and the...

  • S3-E6 A Day in the PhD Life

    Most of us have an impression of what student life is like but maybe not that of a PhD student. This episode we have Sam, Helen, Tiantian and Emma to...

  • PhD Opportunities in Fusion

    The University of York is recruiting now for Sept 2019 entry with two funded four year PhD studentships available within the Fusion Centre for Doctoral Training (Fusion CDT): • Performance-limiting...

  • Congratulations Ellie – a 2019 EPS PPD PhD Research Award winner!

    Congratulations to Ellie Tubman who has been selected as one of the 2019 winners of the EPS Plasma Physics Division PhD Research Award. Ellie’s thesis was entitled ‘Magnetic field generation...

  • S3E5 – Plasma Thrusters for Space

    How can we use plasma jets for propulsion? Scott’s been working on using fusion fuel as rocket technology for cubesats (satellites). We talk about Hall effect and photon thrusters too....