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19/10/2017: From ‘janitor’ to JET engineer: David’s inspirational career in science

There’s no ‘normal’ route to a successful career in science – just ask CCFE’s David Homfray.... Read more.

05/10/2017: CCFE and JET well represented in Nuclear Fusion award shortlist

Four CCFE scientists are on the shortlist for the 2017 Nuclear Fusion journal award.... Read more.

19/09/2017: Just add plasma

The interior of the UK's new fusion experiment MAST Upgrade is complete and this is how it looks.... 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.

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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