News - General

  • 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...

  • Researching for Welsh Assembly Members: My EPSRC Internship

    Robert Abernethy, a fourth year Fusion CDT student based at University of Oxford, reports on his recent internship: I recently spent three months away from my DPhil on materials for...

  • KSTAR Collaboration

    Thirteen Fusion CDT students and six supervisors travelled to South Korea in February 2018 to attend a collaboration kick-off meeting on research relating to KSTAR (Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research)....

  • Spark! essay workshop in Paris

    “The Energy Transition – What is the role of nuclear technology in a world of growing alternative power and digital innovation?” Following the approval of their essay abstract for the Spark!...

  • Poster Success for Ashley

    Congratulations to Ashley who was awarded second best poster at the Central Laser Facility High Power Laser Christmas meeting 2017, which was held in Abingdon in December. Ashley is a...

  • Don’t forget our application deadlines!

    Applications are being accepted now for September 2018 entry to the Fusion CDT programme. The first deadline for plasma strand projects is Wednesday 31st January 2018 For details of Materials Strand project...

  • Teambuilding in the Peak District

    York CDT student Matthew Dunn reports on the first year student’s recent teambuilding trip to the Peak District: “At the beginning of December, the first year fusion CDT cohort spent...

  • Shaping the energy of the future?

    Over 50 prospective postgraduate students took the opportunity to attend the Fusion Open Day at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) this week. Each year the Fusion CDT collaborates with...

  • Congratulations Jack!

    Congratulations to Jack Lovell who successfully defended his thesis at viva on 28 Sept 2017. Jack is a Durham University student on the Fusion CDT and was supervised by Professor...