Azza Faiad from Egypt is a prize winner in this year’s European Union Contest for Young Scientists, run by EIROforum. For her impressing work the jury awarded her the EFDA prize – a week’s placement at the JET facility.
Egyptian school student Azza Faiad was inspired greatly by her week at JET – a prize she won in the EU Contest for young scientists.
A student prizewinner from Latvia finds a visit to JET an illuminating experience.
In 1980 Claus Madsen joined the European Southern Observatory (ESO). Since then he has shaped ESO’s Public Affairs activities. His favourite topics are the various aspects of the interactions between science and society. Like ESO, EFDA JET is a member of the European Intergovernmental Research Organisation’s Forum (EIROforum for short; [...]
EIROforum’s quarterly magazine, which encourages communication between teachers and scientists, was launched five years ago.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]