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UK participation in European fusion projects breaking down

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Scientists across the country frozen out of Euratom fusion energy collaborations on the continent

British participation in flagship European fusion energy projects is collapsing due to the UK being shut out of EU R&D programmes, Research Professional News can reveal.

The UK has significant strength in fusion energy research, with the UK Atomic Energy Authority housing vital infrastructure such as the Joint European Torus (Jet), a focal point of European fusion research.

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