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  • Welcome to the 2017 Fusion CDT cohort!

    In September we welcomed our new cohort of Fusion CDT students across the five university partners. These new students are currently spending  three weeks together here in York studying their...

  • 6th December 2017 – Fusion Open Day at Culham

    Each year the Fusion CDT collaborates with Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) to organise an open day for prospective postgraduate students. While Fusion is the headline topic, this spans...

  • Watch Hannah using Binding Blocks to explain fusion energy

    Hannah Willett recently finished her fourth year as a Fusion CDT student based at York. Whilst undertaking her PhD Hannah got involved with the ‘Binding Blocks’ outreach project and presented...

  • Joint Nuclear Energy CDT Event

    On Wednesday 24th May 2017, the three nuclear energy EPSRC doctoral training centres collaborated to hold a high profile event which combined industry, education, and research. The collaboration included, the EPSRC Centre...

  • Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces Workshop 2017

    This year’s Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces workshop took place at the York Plasma Institute from 08 to 10 May 2017. This is an annual postgraduate workshop exploring the frontiers of...

  • CDT Student featured in EUROfusion newsletter

    Robert Abernethy, a 3rd year Fusion CDT student based at the University of Oxford, was featured in a recent EUROfusion newsletter article entitled ‘Young Faces of Fusion’ after he organised...

  • Congratulations Ellie!

    Congratulations to Ellie Tubman who successfully defended her thesis at viva on 12 December 2016. Ellie’s thesis was entitled ‘Magnetic field generation in laser –plasma interactions’ and was supervised by...

  • Excellent attendance at Culham Open Day

    Each year the Fusion CDT collaborates with Culham Centre for Fusion Energy to organise a Postgraduate student open day at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy in Oxfordshire. While Fusion is...

  • Teambuilding afternoon for first year CDT students

    On Wednesday 19 October 2016 the first year CDT students took part in a teambuilding afternoon at Sandburn Hall in York. The group were split into teams and completed a...

  • UK fusion education programme scores a perfect 10/10

    In 2016, EUROfusion – the consortium of EU institutions that coordinates fusion energy research across Europe – commissioned an international panel of world-class experts to review all the fusion education...