News - Fusion

  • 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....

  • Application deadline coming up….

    The first application deadline for plasma strand Fusion CDT projects for 2019 entry is coming up on Friday 22 March 2019. For materials strand projects please contact the relevant university...

  • Congratulations!

    Congratulations to the following Fusion CDT students who have recently successfully defended their theses at viva: Fred Thomas – a University of York student supervised by Dr John Pasley and...

  • LGBTSTEMinar 2019

    Andrew Malcolm-Neale, a third year Fusion CDT student based at University of York, tells us more about his recent attendance at the LGBTSTEMinar 2019: “A national, inter-disciplinary, one-day gathering of...

  • 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...