The UK's new
fusion device
Europe's flagship
research facility
The next step
towards fusion power

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18/01/2018: Industry set to benefit from new investment at Culham

Industry delegates have heard how new Government investment in Culham could lead to new contracts.... Read more.

07/12/2017: £86 million boost for UK nuclear fusion programme

An £86 million National Fusion Technology Platform will be established at Culham, opening in 2020.... Read more.

13/11/2017: Chantal takes her science communication to the European stage

CCFE's Chantal Nobs is one of the authors in EUROfusion's ‘Fusion Writers' edition of its magazine.... Read more.

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Welcome to Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, the UK's national fusion research laboratory

Nuclear fusion, the process that powers the Sun, can play a big part in our carbon-free energy future. Culham is one of the world's leading fusion research laboratories. Our scientists and engineers are working with partners around the globe to develop fusion as a new source of cleaner energy for tomorrow's power stations.

Focus on...Recruitment for new UKAEA Chair

UKAEA ChairCCFE's parent organisation, the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, is currently recruiting for a new Non-Executive Chair to help lead the UK's fusion programme.

Applications are now being welcomed; the closing date is 4 January 2018.

Find out more >> on the Centre for Public Appointments website