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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.

Eye witness report from Culham Plasma Physics Summer School, part 1

FUSENET sponsors the Culham Plasma Physics Summer School in the UK. One of the students present, James Simpson, reports.

Eye witness report from Culham Plasma Physics Summer School, part 0

FUSENET sponsors the Culham Plasma Physics Summer School in the UK. Read James Simpson's thoughts on the first week of the summer school.

Fusenet PhD event

After the success of the 1st PhD Event held in Garching (Germany) from 13th to 14th October 2011, the 2nd PhD Event in Fusion Science and Engineering will take place from 22nd to 25th October 2012 at the Abbaye des Prémontrés in Pont-à-Mousson (France).

Abbaye des Prémontrés, Pont-à-Mousson, France

ITER Council Meeting reports successes and concerns

The 10th ITER Council meeting that took place on June 20 and 21 reported successes as well as concerns over the schedule of the project.

Gomtraic Participant Experience, part 1

One of the participants in the Gomtraic course, Teofil Minea from Romania, reports his experiences.

New Max Planck - Princeton Partnership in fusion research

The Max Planck Society is strengthening its commitment to the development of a sustainable energy supply and has joined forces with internationally renowned Princeton University to establish the Max Planck Princeton Research Center for Plasma Physics.

European Energy Conference in Maastricht, The Netherlands

“We need more qualified technicians. Currently only 2 out of 10 students in the Netherlands choose a technical education, but this number needs to be doubled. Other European countries face a similar challenge if we are to keep up with the rest of the world.” This was the challenging statement that former Shell CEO Jeroen van der Veer left the audience with after his speech at the European Energy conference in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Motojima receives Honorary Degree

ITER Director-General Osamu Motojima, received the honorary doctorate degree from Ghent University, one of the FUSENET members.

Motojima receives honorary doctorate degree from FUSENET Member Ghent University

DIFFER unveils Magnum-PSI

Creating hotter, denser plasmas than ever before: that's the goal of the new Magnum-PSI facility at the FOM Institute DIFFER. On Thursday 22 March, the new experiment celebrated the start of its experimental campaign with a scientific symposium in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands.

Fusion Academy offers 3-day crash course

The Fusion Academy offers a professional, three-day crash course in Fusion research and development. The next course is scheduled to start on Sept 19, 2012.

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