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  • Fusion: Fact and Fiction event

    On Sunday the 13th of June 2021, Fusion CDT students Hasan Muhammed, Emma Hume, and Cyd Cowley took part in the York Festival of Ideas through a podcast entitled ‘Fusion:...

  • Apply now for Fusion PhD projects in Social Sciences

    A new and exciting collaboration is underway between the Fusion CDT and the University of York’s Department of Environment & Geography and Department of Politics. Recognising the vital importance of...

  • Congratulations Paul!

    Congratulations to Paul Barron, a Manchester Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in May 2021. Paul’s thesis is entitled “The development of low-activation, multi-principal element alloys...

  • Fusion CDT Pecha Kucha Event

    James Lennard, a second year Manchester Fusion CDT student, gave this account of a Pecha Kucha style online conference organised by and for Fusion CDT students: “On Friday 9th April,...

  • Congratulations Matthew!

    Congratulations to Matthew Lloyd, an Oxford Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva earlier this year. Matthew’s thesis is entitled “Radiation Damage and Transmutation in Tungsten-Alloys for...

  • Congratulations Will!

    Congratulations to Will Trickey, a York Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in November 2020. Will’s thesis is entitled “Novel Approaches to Indirect Inertial Confinement Fusion”...

  • S4E2 – STEPisode

    UK nuclear fusion energy got a big budget boost last year as designs for a power plant prototype were commissioned – a project called STEP. We sit down with UKAEA...

  • Congratulations Michail!

    Congratulations to Michail Anastopoulos Tzanis, a York Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in November 2019. Michail’s thesis is entitled “Beyond Axisymmetry in Tokamak Plasmas” and...

  • Congratulations László!

    Congratulations to László Horváth, a York Fusion CDT student who successfully defended his thesis at viva in December 2019. László’s thesis is entitled “Isotope dependence of the H-mode pedestal in...

  • New podcasting kit!

    In April 2019 the ‘A Glass of Seawater’ podcast team won the Rutherford Plasma Physics Communication Prize and in January the team spent their prize money on new podcasting equipment....