A large, microscopic impact

EFDA welcomes Timm Piper, prizewinner in the EU contest for Young Scientists.

Believing everything is possible

Egyptian school student Azza Faiad was inspired greatly by her week at JET – a prize she won in the EU Contest for young scientists.

Janis inspired by “hardcore” science

A student prizewinner from Latvia finds a visit to JET an illuminating experience.

Happy birthday Science in School

EIROforum’s quarterly magazine, which encourages communication between teachers and scientists, was launched five years ago.

EIROforum Council meets at JET

EIROforum Press Release On 8/9 November, the EIROforum Council met at JET for its regular Autumn Assembly. The Council comprises the Directors General (or equivalent) of the partner organisations CERN, EFDA-JET, EMBL, ESA, ESO, ESRF and ILL. These are Europe’s largest research facilities covering particle physics, fusion, molecular biology, space […]

EIROforum chair hands out prizes

In Lisbon (Portugal) EFDA Leader and current chair of the EIROforum Francesco Romanelli handed out all seven EIROforum prize certificates. The prestigious European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) was initiated in 1989 by the European Commission. The contest shall encourage talented students to follow their passion. Almost all projects […]

Traveling half the globe

Nineteen year-old high school student Jake Martin travelled half the globe from Auckland, New Zealand to Culham to redeem his prize – last week he looked behind the scenes of JET. After passing a national competition in New Zealand, Jake Martin gained a travel scholarship to go to the “European […]

JET welcomes young Scientist

Last week JET opened its doors to greet young scientist Hélèna Lacroix. As JET supports the EIROforum, an organisation comprised of seven parties all aiming to co-operate in terms of scientific education and research, the site is able to offer young scientists a glimpse of the work here at Culham and welcome them to enjoy the learning experience that nuclear fusion can offer.

New era for particle physics

The first beam in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN was successfully steered around the full 27 kilometres of the world’s most powerful particle accelerator at 10h28 this morning. The start of the LHC is a major step towards a new era of scientific discovery in particle physics. It’s […]

The European Union Contest for Young Scientists

The European Union Contest for Young Scientists is one of the activities managed by the Directorate-General for Research of the European Commission, the responsibility of the Science and Society Directorate, and aims to build a more harmonious relationship between scientific endeavour and European society at large. The 18th Contest took […]

This work has been carried out within the framework of the EUROfusion Consortium and has received funding from the Euratom research and training programme 2014-2018 under grant agreement No 633053. The views and opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of the European Commission.