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10/07/2018: Universities join forces with Culham to tackle turbulence

CCFE is partnering with leading UK universities to advance understanding of turbulence in tokamaks.... Read more.

11/06/2018: Arise Sir Steve! Former Culham Director honoured

Steve Cowley, Director of CCFE until 2016, has been honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.... Read more.

31/05/2018: Research Software Engineer clusters growing internationally

CCFE's Alys Brett continues to spread the word about the importance of Research Software Engineers.... 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...Open Evenings and Open Days at Culham

UKAEA ChairVisit the hottest place in the Solar System and see how research at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy could help bring about the ultimate energy source – nuclear fusion!

Our Open Evenings and Open Days offer free tours of two of the world's most advanced fusion experiments, the JET and MAST Upgrade tokamaks.

Find out more and book your place >> Go to the 'Visit CCFE' page