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.

Focus on...MAST-Upgrade: the UK's new fusion experiment

MAST-UFind out more about the MAST-Upgrade project

The MAST tokamak is being rebuilt to enhance the UK's role in international fusion research.

Visit the MAST-Upgrade web pages to see project aims, updates, photos, videos and opportunities for collaboration. >>Go to the MAST-Upgrade section