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The UK's new
fusion device
MAST-U
JET
Europe's flagship
research facility
JET
ITER
The next step
towards fusion power
ITER

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21/07/2017: F is for Fusion...and folk!

Fusion is the latest subject for comedian and musician John Hinton's 'Ensonglopedia of Science'.... Read more.

18/07/2017: Professor Howard Wilson appointed Programme Director

Howard Wilson of the University of York will oversee Culham's research programmes.... Read more.

27/06/2017: UK government commits to continue funding its share of JET costs

The government has confirmed its commitment to underwrite UK funding for JET.... 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...Faces of Fusion

Summer SchoolWhat is it like to work on one of the biggest science and engineering challenges of the 21st century?

Find out with our Faces of Fusion video series – which shows the people behind the research at Culham.

It features CCFE experts talking about their work and what inspires them about fusion.

Watch the series >> on the CCFE YouTube channel