News from our beneficiaries

08/29/2014 - 23:46
Room To Read
Outside of a one-room wooden school building, you can hear the sound of giggling and children spelling out words in Khmer. There is something in this classroom that is missing from so many classrooms in Cambodia and in many classrooms around the world: Joy. Excitement. Fun. Enthusiasm. All of which...
08/27/2014 - 13:00
ITER
'Relief,' 'pride,' 'a sense of satisfaction'... these words were heard on the afternoon of 27 August as the last segment of the Tokamak Complex basemat (the B2 slab) was successfully poured. Work that began at 5:50 a.m. on the perfectly circular segment that will support the weight of the ITER...
08/27/2014 - 12:00
ITER
The European Domestic Agency has awarded a multimillion-euro engineering contract for the integration of diagnostic instruments into ITER vacuum vessel ports. The four-year contract was awarded to IDOM ADA, the Advanced Design and Analysis division of IDOM, a multinational specialized in...
08/25/2014 - 00:00
ITER
​Culham Center for Fusion Energy, in a consortium with UK universities and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, is developing a concept for a large neutron source to test materials for future fusion power plants including the proposed prototype, DEMO, that will follow the ITER project. If approved, the...
08/25/2014 - 00:00
ITER
​FOR years, scientists just down the road from Oxford have been quietly working at the forefront of a project that could change the world. But fusion power is the best invention you have probably never heard of. That may sound like a bold claim, but Prof Steve Cowley, chief executive officer of the...
08/22/2014 - 00:00
ITER
An important milestone was reached this summer for ITER's power supply components, with the successful completion of the Final Design Review for ITER's reactive power compensation and harmonic filtering system.   This unique system, responsible for fast-acting reactive power compensation on...
08/22/2014 - 00:00
ITER
It must have felt almost like coming home for Jérôme Bucalossi as he walked down the stairs of the ITER amphitheatre on his way to the speaker's podium. Many of his former colleagues from the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) had come to welcome the head of the WEST...