Fusion: Power for the Future

28oct7:30 pm9:30 pmFusion: Power for the FutureJoin Professor Declan Diver in another talk for the Curious Minds Series 7 OrganiserCulture Perth and KinrossA K Bell Library, York Place, Perth, PH2 8EP7:30 pm - 9:30 pm(GMT+00:00) Event TypeWebinar & TalksThemeEnergy & Renewables

Event Details

The UK Atomic Energy Authority is committed to building the world’s first fusion power plant at one of five shortlisted locations in the UK.  Professor Diver is the consortium lead for Fusion Forward Ardeer (along with North Ayrshire Council and NPL Holdings), bidding to bring STEP (Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production) to the Ardeer peninsula in Scotland.

The STEP programme aims to design and construct a prototype fusion energy plant capable of providing an environmentally-friendly source of electricity.

Time, Place Ticketing

Date and time: 28th October / 7.30pm

Venue: Soutar Theatre, AK Bell Library, York Place

Tickets: £5/ £2 for PSNS members (please enter promo code at checkout)

Online tickets cost £3 and can be booked here

What is Curious Minds?

Curious Minds is a full season of Friday evening lectures around the general theme of “Contemporary Science in Scotland”.

For season 7 of Curious Minds, we have assembled our usual mix of superb speakers covering a wide range of topics – from the long-ago Neolithic past in Orkney to the bid to bring the UK’s first clean, green fusion power plant to Ayrshire.  Along the way, we will touch on abstract topics, such as the parallels between theology and physics, and concrete topics, such as, well, concrete!



(Friday) 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm(GMT+00:00)


A K Bell Library

York Place, Perth, PH2 8EP