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  • 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...

  • Pride in London – July 2018

    Following his participation in the LGBTSTEMinar that came to York earlier this year, Andrew Malcolm-Neale was asked to join PrideinSTEM* to march in Pride in London 2018. Andrew is a...

  • Nuclear Photonics 2018 – poster award for Chris Underwood

    Christopher Underwood attended the Nuclear Photonics 2018 conference in Brasov, Romania in June 2018 and was awarded a Second Prize in their Best Poster Awards. Chris is a second year...

  • Let there be light

    Shahnaz Hoque, a first year Fusion CDT student based at the University of Oxford, reports on an event she organised in June 2018: “I am a first year DPhil student...

  • How do you confine a Sun to a box?

    For the past year Jack Haley (Fusion CDT student based at Oxford) has been working with animators to create a short film called ‘Materials for nuclear fusion: how do you...