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Internship at CV Rez through Fusenet - Part II

Fusion Master student Bram Wolf reports on the results of his internship at research center CV Rez - making it one of the first student projects in industry established through FuseNet.

Tokamak particle simulator

Tool Name: Tokamak particle simulator

Author: German Broadcaster SWR's education channel. 

Eye Witness Report from the FuseNet PhD Event in York, 2013 - part 3

The 3rd FuseNet PhD event was organized at the University of York and provided a stage for young researchers to communicate their work and networking opportunities.
One of the Ph.D students present, Jakob Brunner, reports on the last day.

Eye Witness Report from the FuseNet PhD Event in York, 2013 - part 2

The 3rd FuseNet PhD event was organized at the University of York and provided a stage for young researchers to communicate their work and networking opportunities.
One of the Ph.D students present, Jakob Brunner, reports on day 2.

Eye Witness Report from the FuseNet PhD Event in York, 2013 - part 1

The 3rd FuseNet PhD event was organized at the University of York and allows Ph.D students in Fusion to network and learn from each others' work.
One of the Ph.D students present, Jakob Brunner, reports on the first day.

FuseNet launches European Fusion Master and Doctorate Certificates

In a festive ceremony at JET on Sept. 26th, FuseNet will hand out the first batch of European Fusion Master and Doctorate certificates to nominated European students that obtain a Master or PhD diploma in Fusion Science and Technology.

Internship at CV Rez through FuseNet

Fusion Master student Bram Wolf reports on his internship at research centre CV Rez - making it one of the first student projects in industry established through FuseNet.

Eye witness report from the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e Course 2013, part 3

FuseNet sponsors the third edition of the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e course in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Read the report by the third group of students.

Eye witness report from the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e Course 2013, part 2

FuseNet sponsors the third edition of the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e course in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Read the report by the second group of students.

Eye witness report from the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e Course 2013, part 1

FuseNet sponsors the third edition of the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e course in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Read the report by the first group of students.

FuseNet conducts industry wide survey on new match-making service

FuseNet has launched an industry wide survey to find industry's needs and views on a proposed new match-making service between companies and universities. The service includes internships and jobs, but has potentially more options.

FuseNet and Fusion Industry - an industry wide survey

FuseNet Academic Council takes off with European fusion certificates

The Academic Council of FuseNet (ACF), the body that advises the FuseNet Executive Board on matters of scientific and education quality, had its first constitutive meeting on January 28th, in Lausanne, Switzerland.

The ACF is a permanent advisary body and is composed at present of six university professors:

New Fusion Technology textbook in preparation

A new top quality master-level textbook on fusion technology is being written in a collaboration involving several FuseNet partners.

NNV Plasma Physics Symposium celebrates 25th Anniversary

At March 5 and 6, 2013, the Symposium on Plasma Physics and Radiation Technology had its 25th anniversary in Lunteren, the Netherlands. One of the keynote speeches was on the ITER Diagnostics, given by Dr. Michael Walsh.

Second edition of GOMTRAIC announced

The second edition of GOMTRAIC, a remote plasma physics course oriented on experimental tokamak physics and control, is now open to subscription by students.

Eindhoven University launched Fusion Master programme

Eindhoven University of Technology offers since September 2012 a dedicated 2 years Master of Science programme ‘Science and Technology of Nuclear Fusion’. Students can apply for this interdisciplinary MSc programme until May 1st.

FuseNet General Assembly approves workplan for post FP7 period.

On February 5-6, 2013, the General Assembly of the FuseNet Association convened at Sofia University, reviewing the achievements made in the FuseNet FP7 project and discussing a strategic work plan to continue supporting and coordinating European fusion education in the period thereafter.

Student-built Fusor produces first neutrons

The first neutrons were measured last month in a new fusor device, built at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Students have taken an active role in the design and construction of this fusor, that was built with support of FuseNet.

TU/e Hirsch-Farnsworth Fusor

The EFDA roadmap: Fusion Electricity to the European grid by 2050!

EFDA has released a roadmap that aims to bring fusion electricity to the grid by 2050. The outcome of the ITER reactor plays a central role in the quest to complete the 8 missions that are defined and need to be achieved to make commercial reactor application possible in the second half of this century.

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