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5th ANIMMA Conference

From 19th to 23rd of June, 2017, the fifth edition of the Conference on Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurements Methods and their Applications will take place at the Palais des Congrès in Liège, Belgium.

European Students Divertor Research Workshop (EuSDiv)

This September, the University of Oxford will be hosting the first European Students Divertor Research Workshop (EuSDiv). As such, the workshop will discuss topics related to divertor physics and engineering, including divertor materials and advanced divertor designs.

Powered by FuseNet - Culham Plasma Physics Summer School

FuseNet has supported several student to attend the 53rd Culham plasma physics summer school at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) in the UK from the 18th to the 29th of July 2016.

Joint ICTP-IAEA School on Atomic Processes in Plasmas

The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will jointly organize this School to be held at ICTP in Miramare, Trieste, Italy, from 27 February to 3 March 2017.

IAEA Technical Meeting on Uncertainty Assessment and Benchmark Experiments for Atomic and Molecular Data for Fusion Applications

On 19-21 December 2016, the IAEA organises a technical meeting on 'Uncertainty Assessment and Benchmark Experiments for Atomic and Molecular Data for Fusion Applications' at its headquarters in Vienna, Austria.

Prof. Ian Chapman to become new CEO of the UK fusion programme

On the 3th of August, Professor Ian Chapman has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA). Starting on the 1st of October, professor Chapman takes over the CEO position of professor Steve Cowley.

4th Nuclear Decommissioning & Waste Management Summit

The 4th edition of ACI's Nuclear Decommissioning & Waste Management Summit will be held in London on the 1st and 2nd of March, 2017.

Visit to VENUS


To make the researchers familiar with some of the large-scale facilities available at SCK-CEN an excursion to the VENUS-GUINEVERE reactor was organized for the interested participants. Given that the groups were limited to 5-6 participants, two sessions were organized after lunch, each taking 1.5 hour.

2.1 VENUS Reactor


Eye witness report from the SCK•CEN workshop

SCK•CEN hosted a two-day workshop on Radiation effects and plasma wall interaction from June 30 to July 1, 2016. In case you missed it, you can click here to read an eye witness report and find links to the presentations and the VENUS Tour.

Lorentz Center: Workshop on Divertor Detachment Control

A workshop on Divertor Detachment Control 'Taming the Flame' will take place at the Lorentz Center@Oort venue in Leiden, the Netherlands, from the 19th to the 23th of September, 2016.