Fusion research facility JET’s final tritium experiments yield new energy record

The Joint European Torus (JET), one of the world’s largest and most powerful fusion machines, has demonstrated the ability to reliably generate fusion energy, whilst simultaneously setting a world-record in energy output.  These notable accomplishments represent a significant milestone in the field of fusion science and engineering.  In JET’s final deuterium-tritium experiments (DTE3), high fusion … Read more

Oxfordshire Advanced Skills centre completes expansion, launching new opportunities for apprentices

Oxfordshire Advanced Skills (OAS) has opened a new £13m state-of-the-art extension at the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s (UKAEA) Culham Campus, to provide high-quality training for apprentices in a range of industry sectors. The opening of the new facility completes the third phase of OAS development. The investment in the centre totals over £30 million, funded by … Read more

JET set for its 40th birthday

Oxford (23 June 2023) – One of the world’s largest and most advanced fusion energy tokamaks turns 40 on Sunday 25 June. Originally designed to run experiments for eight years, the Joint European Torus (JET) is being celebrated by scientists and engineers around the world to mark four decades of fusion research and development. JET … Read more

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International Womens Day

We’ve been celebrating International Women’s Day today by showing our commitment to accelerating gender parity with the help of our new Inclusion Ambassadors at Culham Science Centre. A recent report conducted by the World Economic Forum found that, at the current rate, gender parity won’t be achieved for over 200 years #PressforProgress