The Presenter Network – Tour a fusion energy reactor

Thursday, 12th December 2019
3PM - 5.30PM
Suitable for ages 18+
Free to members of The Presenter Network
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There has never been a more important time in our planet’s history to explore new ways to create clean energy than now. And much of that exploration takes place right here in Oxfordshire. The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) manages the UK fusion programme at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) – one of the world’s leading fusion research laboratories. CCFE scientists and engineers are working with partners around the globe to develop fusion as a new source of clean energy for tomorrow’s power stations.

As part of their outreach work, CCFE run tours of the Joint European Torus (JET), currently the world’s largest fusion reactor. They’re offering members of The Presenter Network a chance to take a tour of JET and learn more about fusion research.

If you are interested in this event but may have trouble travelling to Culham, please contact us on [email protected]. Are you driving and able to offer someone a lift? Please email us too – and thank you in advance.

15:00 Arrive and collect pass
15:15 – 15:45 Introductory Talk
15:45 – 17:00 Tour of JET
17:00 – 17:30 Discussion
17:30 Depart

Booking closes at 3pm on 10th December.

A minimum of 10 people are required for the tour to run.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is open to members of The Presenter Network only. If you are not a member, but are actively involved in presenting in museums, science and discovery centres, visitor centres, educational institutes, other public spaces and in the media, you can join for FREE here – please join before you sign up for this workshop:

Image ©EUROfusion.


UK Atomic Energy Authority
Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3DB

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