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MAST-U - a fusion energy machine at UKAEA's Culham site (Credit SMD photography)News

UKAEA welcomes fusion energy announcement

UK Atomic Energy Authority welcomes the clarity provided by the UK Government's announcement regarding its ambitions for the fusion energy sectorCommenting on the UK Government's announcement of its domestic fusion energy strategy, UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) CEO, Professor Sir…
Mathew Banks
September 7, 2023

JET set for its 40th birthday

Four decades of record-breaking progress in fusion energy One of the world’s largest and most advanced fusion energy tokamaks turns 40 on Sunday 25 June. Originally designed to run experiments for eight years, the Joint European Torus (JET) is being…
Michael Bridge
June 23, 2023

Double celebration for UKAEA’s CEO

Congratulations to Professor Sir Ian Chapman who was presented with his knighthood by The Prince of Wales at an Investiture at Windsor Castle today, on the same day as becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society. Professor Sir Ian Chapman…
Kelly Lea
May 10, 2023
Ian Chapman, Head of CCFENews

Royal Society award for Head of CCFE

Ian Chapman, Head of CCFE Head of CCFE Professor Ian Chapman has received the Royal Society's Kavli Medal for his contributions to fusion research. Each year the Royal Society – the world's oldest independent scientific academy – awards a selection of…
Nick Holloway
July 18, 2019