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PhD Event 2015 - Anna reports on all Days

Anna Medvedeva reports on all days of the FuseNet PhD Event 2015.

PhD Event 2015 - Alistair reports on Day 2

From ITER to COMPASS to PALS, Alistair McGann is one of our eye-witnesses at Day 2 of the FuseNet PhD event 2015.

FuseNet PhD Event 2015 opened with a toast and... fire!

The FuseNet PhD event 2015 took off with rocking opening and a record participation of 130 students at the Czech capital of Prague.

PhD Event 2015 - Matthew reports on Day 1

The best dancer of the FuseNet PhD Event, Matthew Bluteau, reports on his experiences during the first evening of the three day event.

PhD Event 2015 - Maria reports on Day 1

Despite a rainy start, Maria Suchonova is looking forward to the FuseNet PhD Event. Read about her experiences during the first evening of the PhD Event here.

FUSION-DC: Two successful defenses

The first two PhD students graduated recently from the FUSION-DC Joint Doctorate programme. Luxherta Buzi and Hugo Arnichand successfully defended their doctoral thesis.

EC launches SOFT Prize for Innovation in Fusion

For the third year in a row, the European Commission launched the SOFT innovation prize to showcase and reward excellence in fusion research innovation.

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

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