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Russell Gibson

Ready for what 2021 will bring at Yorkshire Fusion Technology site

Focus on Russell Gibson, Operations Manager at our new Fusion Technology Facility in South Yorkshire.   The Fusion Technology Facility site – between Rotherham and Sheffield at the Advanced Manufacturing Park – is the first new UKAEA research site (outside…
JET Control Room

JET defies Covid to post a record-breaking year

The last 12 months has seen scientists and engineers work around the clock to achieve high performance at Europe’s flagship fusion device, the Joint European Torus (JET) at Culham – despite the ongoing challenges posed by the global pandemic. Early…
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Casting the net wide for fusion materials solutions

Scientists at UKAEA researching the best materials for fusion power plants are set to benefit from a range of world-leading laboratories, after being awarded funding for key experiments. Components used in future fusion devices must be strong enough to endure…
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STEP begins the search for a home

This morning, the UK Government announced that the siting portal for the UK's prototype fusion energy plant is open. They called on local communities across the country to put forward proposals to host STEP – the Spherical Tokamak for Energy…

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Events happening at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy and other meetings of interest

24 February, 2021 - 25 February, 2021

Virtual Postdoc Showcase

Are you a Postdoctoral researcher in Magnetic Fusion? Are you an experimentalist wanting to know what your peers are doing on the theoretical side? Or, the other way round? Find out about all the exciting research in different areas of...

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