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

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20/11/2015: WISE scholarship award for apprentice Emily

Culham's Emily Swatton has received a scholarship in the Women in Science and Engineering awards.... Read more.

19/11/2015: Fusion materials: getting to the ‘heat’ of the matter

Fusion researchers are getting closer to understanding how radiation damages tokamak materials.... Read more.

12/11/2015: RACE is on for ITER remote handling work

The RACE facility has demonstrated prototype remote handling tools for next-step fusion device ITER.... 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.

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Star PowerCCFE's 2016 school work experience scheme is now open for applications

Spend your work experience with us on one of the most exciting science and engineering challenges of the century – the quest for fusion energy.

We have one- or two-week placements available in a range of departments, depending on the student's interests. Please follow the link for further details and how to apply. >>Find out more