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The next step
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11/02/2016: Starmaker Kim is Born to Engineer

Kim Cave-Ayland hopes to inspire students by featuring in a film for the Born to Engineer campaign.... Read more.

05/02/2016: Big impact from a 'Small Punch'

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28/01/2016: Painting it black

MAST Upgrade's vacuum vessel is getting a paint job to help the experiment produce top-quality data.... 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...Culham Apprenticeship Open Day - Tuesday 16 February

ApprenticeshipsAre you considering a career in engineering? Then the advanced apprenticeship scheme at Culham could be for you.

The apprenticeship open day on Tuesday 16 February is a chance to find out more about training opportunities, and meet the staff and the apprentices.

Three time slots are available on the day: 3.00pm, 4.30pm and 6.00pm. To see further details and to register your place, follow this link.>>Culham apprenticeships website