News - Fusion

  • Fusion Industry School Success

    The first Fusion Industry School (FIS) was held at the University of York during 20-24 June, 2022. Over 30 delegates were welcomed by Prof Matthias Ruth, University of York pVC...

  • Fusion Frontiers Week returns to the YPI!

    The Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces workshop took place at York Plasma Institute (YPI) from 25 to 29 April 2022. This annual workshop explores the frontiers of fusion research and the...

  • Congratulations Andrew!

    Congratulations to Andrew Malcolm-Neale, a York Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in 2021. Andrew’s thesis is entitled “Experimental Search for Signatures of Zonal Flow Physics...

  • Congratulations Greg!

    Congratulations to Greg Smith, a York Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in 2021. Greg’s thesis is entitled “Negative ion production in low temperature hydrogen plasmas”...

  • Congratulations Joe!

    Congratulations to Joe Allan, a York Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in June 2021. Joe’s thesis is entitled “Design of the Synthetic Aperture Microwave Imager-2...

  • S4E3 – Routes to Ignition

    The concept of ignition in inertial confinement fusion is super important – we need to produce enough heat to ignite our fuel and get lots of fusion reactions (and therefore...

  • Fusion Energy at COP26

    Aneeqa Khan, member of the Fusion CDT management board, took part in a panel discussion at COP26 alongside UKAEA and other organisations. See below for the UKAEA press release on...

  • Science X Outreach event in Manchester

    ScienceX is an annual interactive science fair aiming to bring hands-on science and engineering to families. This year it was held at the Manchester Central Library and focused on the...

  • Fusion Postgraduate open day at Culham – Weds 8th December 2021

    Each year the Fusion CDT collaborates with UK Atomic Energy Authority to organise an open day for prospective postgraduate students. While Fusion is the headline topic, this spans many research...

  • Fusion CDT student Ella launches podcast series

    Earlier this year, Liverpool Fusion CDT student Ella Fox-Widdows launched an exciting new podcast series. The ‘Fusion Focused’ podcast aims to highlight inspiring experts within the Fusion Energy community, showcase...