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Magnetic Field at Wendelstein 7-X is spot on!

During initial testing of the Wendelstein 7-X magnetic field it has been proven to be spot on! Read this article for more information about this essential milestone in the operation preparations of the biggest stellarator in the world.

A view from above - time-lapse of the ITER worksite

This time-lapse video shows the recent rapid progress of the work at the ITER site, now for the first time shown by unique images shot from a Drone helicopter.

EPFL launches new MOOC on plasma physics and fusion energy

You can now study the basics of plasma physics and fusion energy comfortably from your home, with the new online course that EPFL launches next month on EdX.

Students receive their reward and get inspired to become fusion heroes

On February 3, 2015, thirteen students proudly received their European Fusion Master’s and Doctorate certificates from FuseNet in a festive ceremony at CCFE, in the UK.

FuseNet signs MoU with ENEN

On February 3, 2015, FuseNet and ENEN have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and initiated cooperation between the European fusion and fission education networks.

ITER Construction Time-Lapse Compilation

In collaboration with the FuseNet, ITER has placed cameras around the construction site. Check out the building progress in this first time-lapse compilation!

FuseNet PhD Event 2014: A retrospective

More than 120 PhD students gathered last week in Portugal to exchange experiences and present their research in the 4th edition of the FuseNet sponsored PhD event.

FuseNet launches individual support schemes

FuseNet is glad to announce that it has launched several student support schemes that were developed with and funded by the EUROfusion consortium.

Contract between EC and EUROfusion is signed

Grant Agreement 633053 was signed today in Brussels between the European Commission and EUROfusion. Its goal: realising fusion electricity to the grid by 2050!

PPPL provides insight to how magnetic reconnection energizes plasma particles

Experiments at Princeton University have shown that magnetic reconnection converts about 50% of the magnetic energy into the plasma. The experiment also suggests the process by which the energy conversion occurs, a step that can help tokamak physicists.

FuseNet opens subscription to 4th PhD Event!

All PhD students in fusion related topics are invited to the 2014 edition of the FuseNet PhD event. The 4th edition will be held from 18-20 November, 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal!

Three ways to fuse particles in your free time

Do you like playing games in your summer holiday? Good news! FuseNet has reviewed three ways to fuse particles in your free time!

Fusion Games

FuseNet 2014 - latest action lines

FuseNet is growing, has welcomed its 50th member and started several action lines to launch new actions in support of fusion education after the summer.

The end of the project, the start of the Horizon2020 period: FuseNet continues

The FuseNet FP7 project ended this year, but the FuseNet association continues its mission. We look forward to continue working together with all members on a new programme of activities in 2014 - the start of the Horizon2020 period!

Fusion Education Central in Panel Discussion MIIFED 2013

"We must reach out to the students and provide a clear path of where the fusion programme is heading" was one of the messages learned from the panel discussion on fusion education at MIIFED 2013.

PhD students share their experience on FuseNet

Do you know why fusion is like building a cathedral? Have you heard about the bipolar nature of material scientists? Why a PhD in fusion is Phun? Find out this and more from the PhD students that opened their BLOG on the FuseNet site.

Students hunt for career opportunities at 2013 Culham open day

More than 60 students visited the booths and talks at the 2013 Culham open day held on December 12th at CCFE, jointly organised with the York Plasma Institute.

Open your BLOG on FuseNet now and receive a FuseNet gift package and 25$ Amazon gift card

FuseNet launched BLOGSs for PhD students and you can join! FuseNet awards all new Bloggers with the new FuseNet cup and a FuseNet USB-stick, plus - if you're quick - a 25$ Amazon gift card.

The FuseNet project is closed, long live the FuseNet Association!

30 September 2013 was the last day of the FP7 ‘coordination and support’ action Fusenet. The chairman of FuseNet reflects on the 5 years the project has run and looks ahead to the future of the FuseNet Association.

Overview of Fusion Books on FuseNet website

FuseNet opened a new page with a selection of English textbooks on fusion science and technology.

Book page - Fusion - FuseNet

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