The UK's new
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The next step
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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...Mechanical Engineering Recruitment Day, 16 October

EngineersWe are at the forefront of delivering sustainable fusion energy. Mechanical Engineers are at the heart of this work and pushing technological boundaries to enable this clean and safe form of energy to be realised.

We are hosting a recruitment day at our site in Culham, Oxfordshire on Wednesday 16 October, to invite talented Mechanical Engineers to meet with some of our hiring managers and learn more about the opportunities available. >> Find out more and register for the event in our Careers section