MAST-U
The UK's new
fusion device
MAST-U
JET
Europe's flagship
research facility
JET
ITER
The next step
towards fusion power
ITER

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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.

08/08/2019: Prime Minister hails ‘world-leading’ fusion research at Culham

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Culham to make his first major science policy announcement.... Read more.

26/07/2019: Fusion: made for space?

Crossovers between space technology and fusion were on the agenda at a recent industry event.... 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