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

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04/10/2019: JET deals a shattering blow to plasma instabilities

Striking new images from inside JET could hold the key to overcoming a big challenge in fusion.... Read more.

03/10/2019: UK to take a big ‘STEP’ to fusion electricity

The UK Government is committing £220M for the conceptual design of a fusion power station.... Read more.

09/09/2019: New JET programme will be crucial to future of fusion research

A scientific programme seeking to exploit JET's world unique capabilities is underway.... 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...Careers: Help us to develop the ultimate energy source

EngineersWe are at the forefront of delivering nuclear fusion – a sustainable low-carbon energy source that could change the world.

We have a range of exciting career opportunities to help in this mission, from scientists, engineers and technicians to professional support roles. We are also expanding our industry-accredited graduate and apprentice training programmes.

Why not see if there's a role for you? >>Find out more and apply in our Careers section