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FuseNet 2013 General Assembly

This year’s annual meeting of the FuseNet General Assembly (GA) will take place on February 5 & 6, 2013 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Many important topics will be on the agenda and we discuss the future activities of the Association. Members can still register online.

A pivotal year for FuseNet: 2013

Dear FuseNet friends,

Let me start by wishing you all a happy and healthy 2013. May it bring large numbers of excellent and highly motivated students to our fusion education programmes! In 2013 we shall close the FuseNet FP7 project, whereas we expect to expand the activities of the Association to become the central organization in support of fusion education.

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European Umbrella

FuseNet acts as the umbrella for the different European fusion doctoral training networks.

Eye witness report from the 2012 FuseNet PhD event, part 3

FuseNet supports the second annual PhD event in Pont-à-Mousson, France, that allows PhD students to network and learn from each others' work. PhD student Marco Veranda reports on the last day of the PhD event.

Eye witness report from the 2012 FuseNet PhD event, part 2

FuseNet supports an event in Pont-à-Mousson, France, that allows PhD students to network and learn from each others' work. One of the PhD students present, Jonathan Shimwell, reports on the second day of the PhD event.

Eye witness report from the 2012 FuseNet PhD event, part 1

The second FuseNet sponsored PhD event started today in Pont-à-Mousson, France. It allows PhD students to network and learn from each others' work. One of the PhD students present, Kostiantyn Achkasov, reports on the first day of the event.

FuseNet discusses education needs at SOFT 2012

In one of the sattelite meetings of the SOFT conference, FuseNet held a round table discussion with industry representatives on the changing needs in fusion education, and how to bridge the gap between research and industry.

FuseNet at the SOFT conference 2012

FuseNet was represented in one of the conference stands at the 27th Symposium on Fusion Technology. The presentation on a big screen attracted the attention and many representatives of industry and universities dropped by to learn more about the activities of the FuseNet Association.

Eye witness report from the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e Course 2012, part 4

FUSENET sponsors the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e course in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Read the report by two of the students present, Vitalijs and Kamal.

Eye witness report from the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e Course 2012, part 3

FUSENET sponsors the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e course in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Read the report by three of the students present, Michal, Pericles and Catarina.

Eye witness report from the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e Course 2012, part 2

FUSENET sponsors the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e course in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Read the report by three of the students present, David, João and Sören.

Eye witness report from the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e Course 2012, part 1

FUSENET sponsors the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e course in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The course gives students the opportunity to get acquainted with a variety of plasma experiments. Rasha, Nora and Joana, three students that work together as a group, report:

15 PhD Grants from Padova available for students

The University of Padova, a FUSENET member, offers research fellowships for foreign students to attend Doctoral Schools and International Courses. During the 3-year doctoral programme, successful candidates will be offered full board and lodging.

F4E releases 2011 Annual Report

On August 8th of 2012 Fusion for Energy, the European organization in charge of procurements and ‘in kind’ contributions to ITER, has released its fourth annual report, summarizing the activities and progress of the year 2011.

Eye witness report from Culham Plasma Physics Summer School, part 5

FUSENET sponsors the Culham Plasma Physics Summer School in the UK. Read James Simpson's report on the last day of the summer school.

Eye witness report from Culham Plasma Physics Summer School, part 4

FUSENET sponsors the Culham Plasma Physics Summer School in the UK. Thursday was full of lectures on magnetic confinement and inertial fusion, and ended with an official banquet.

Eye witness report from Culham Plasma Physics Summer School, part 3

FUSENET sponsors the Culham Plasma Physics Summer School in the UK. One of the students present, James Simpson, reports on today's visit of JET.

Eye witness report from Culham Plasma Physics Summer School, part 2

FUSENET sponsors the Culham Plasma Physics Summer School in the UK. The second day of the summer school featured a visit of the Central Laser Facility at Rutherford Appleton laboratory.

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