The UKAEA and JET facilities at Culham (UK) welcomed a prominent visitor on 29th November. Lord Sainsbury of Turville, Her Majesty’s Parliamentary Under Secretary, was briefed on current developments in fusion research, including the status of planning for the ITER and the ‘Fast Track’ proposed by the European Expert Group led by Professors Sir David King, the UK Government Chief Scientific Advisor. He toured JET, MAST and the Culham Innovation Centre, showing keen interest in all areas of work.

JET: Joint European Torus
MAST: Mega Amp Spherical Tokamak

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