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  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...