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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.

Despite positive advice, US stay in ITER not settled yet

The U.S. Department of Energy delivered a critical report to Congress recommending that the U.S. should continue its participation in ITER for at least two more years. However, the continuation requires the investment of more money...

SCK•CEN workshop on Radiation effects and plasma wall interaction

SCK•CEN hosts a two-day workshop on Radiation effects and plasma wall interaction in advanced materials for fusion applications from June 30 to July 1, 2016.

Workshop Parallel Computing for Fusion @IST

Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon hosts a mini-workshop on parallel computing for fusion from June 20 - 23, 2016. A limited number of places is available (12) on first-come first-serve basis.

Kick-Off of the ANNETTE project for FuseNet

FuseNet participates in the ANNETTE project on nuclear education and training, that had its kick-off meeting last week in Pisa, Italy.

Electron-scale turbulence plays an important role in transport

Theoretical simulations from researchers at MIT have indicated that electron-scale turbulence plays an important role in electron energy transport in tokamaks.