News - Fusion

  • Congratulations Hannah!

    Congratulations to Hannah Willett a York CDT student, who successfully defended her thesis at viva in August 2018. Her thesis is entitled “Applications of linear plasma device studies to the improvement...

  • S2E3 -Blood, Sweat and Materials Science

    Never mind the seawater. Today it’s all about the glass and its materials. What happens in the challenging environments of a fusion reactor? Does the glass even exist yet? And...

  • Energy CDT Summer School 2018

    From 9th to 11th July 2018 a summer school masterclass was held at University of Sheffield for Energy CDT students and supervisors. The summer school was funded by EPSRC and...

  • 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...

  • S2E2 – Now for Something Completely Laser

    This time our glass is positively effervescent – filled with High Energy Density Physics. To Will’s delight, we finally recorded an episode on laser fusion. In this episode we give...

  • Poster prize winner – Jack Haley

    Congratulations to Jack Haley, a 4th year Fusion CDT student, who recently won first prize in the ‘Scientific Conference’ category in the University of Oxford, Department of Materials annual poster...

  • Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces Workshop 2018

    The annual Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces workshop took place at York Plasma Institute from 30 April to 4 May 2018. This workshop explores the frontiers of fusion research and the...

  • S2E1 – Talk-o-mak

    We’re back! New glass, same seawater. A neat trick if you think about it. We’re kicking off with the favourite glass – favourite to win that is. This episode is...