News & events


Events happening at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy and other meetings of interest.

Culham Energy Seminar

The Culham Energy Seminar is a series of monthly talks by experts in energy, with the objective of providing a broader view of the energy challenges that we face – both technological and socio-economic.  This seminar is primarily aimed at staff and tenants on the Culham site and is held in the John Adams Lecture Theatre.

More information on the Culham Energy Seminar

Fusion PhD and MSc Open Day, 14 December 2018, Culham Science Centre

Join us to see how you can apply your knowledge to work towards clean and sustainable energy for future generations.

Come along to the PhD and MSc Open Day at Culham to:

  • find out more about postgraduate opportunities in fusion and related research
  • take a tour of the fusion facilities
  • network with academics and current students from a range of universities and from the Fusion Centre for Doctoral Training
  • attend talks to learn about the different areas of research on offer


To register for the event please go to

Culham Summer School

56th Culham Plasma Physics Summer School

Dates: 22 July – 2 August 2019

Location: Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3DB, UK

Contact details: Mr Andrew Wise
Tel: +44 (0)1235 465366

The Summer School is intended to give the students an introduction to the fundamentals of plasma physics together with an appreciation of how these are related to applications such as Magnetic Confinement Fusion, Laser Plasma and Inertial Confinement Fusion, Low Temperature Plasma and Astrophysical Plasmas. Specific topics in these fields are also treated in depth.