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27/01/2015: New year, new upgrades for JET

The JET machine area is a hive of activity as CCFE prepares the facility for its 2015 experiments.... Read more.

23/01/2015: Minister sees an exciting future for Culham

Greg Clark MP, Minister for Universities, Science & Cities, visited Culham Science Centre yesterday.... Read more.

23/12/2014: The 12 Days of Fusion

The Culham Choir have recorded their fusion-themed version of the 12 Days Of Christmas.... 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 clean energy for tomorrow's power stations.

Focus on...2015 Culham Plasma Physics Summer School

Culham Summer SchoolRegistration is now open

The 52nd Culham Plasma Physics Summer School is taking place from 13 – 24 July 2015.

Come and learn from leading experts on the principles and applications of plasma physics –
Magnetic Confinement Fusion, Laser Plasma and Inertial Confinement Fusion, Low Temperature Plasma and Astrophysical

Early Bird Registration will last until 1 May 2015 >>> Find out more and register