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Online edX course on Plasma Physics now self-paced and split in two parts.

The 3rd edition of the popular online course on Plasma Physics starts on October 13.

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.

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.

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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.

Call for EUROfusion grants in 2017 is open.

The annual call for EUROfusion grants is open. The deadline is on 8 September 2016.

ITER council confirms new first plasma date: December 2025

Following two years of preparatory work and an independent review, the ITER council has now approved an updated schedule that foresees a first plasma test in Dec. 2025.

Published book: Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion (3th edition)

The 3th edition of the 'Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion'-book, written by Francis F. Chen, has recently been published.

New online course on Nuclear Energy now available

A new Massive Online Open Course on understanding Nuclear Energy was published on the EdX platform, which aims to explain the science and technology behind nuclear energy and the special features of this energy source.