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Kim Cave-Ayland Nuclear Fusion Engineer

When you tell people you make stars for a living, their heads turn and their mouths open.

Kim Cave-Ayland

Meet Engineer Kim Cave-Ayland. She creates Stars for a living

At the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, engineers and physicists are working to create a safe, low-pollution power source that could change the world forever…

We are thrilled that Kim’s video won the National Category in the Bristol Festival, which is supported by the British Science Association. It will be shown on big screens around Bristol as part of Big Screen Bristol.


Learn more about the innovations and creative projects engineers are involved in by watching these “Were You Born to Engineer?” videos.

It does not matter what your interests and passions are, from sport to healthcare – there is an exciting and rewarding role for you in Engineering.

These videos have been produced by creative video producers duckrabbit, under the sponsorship of the ERA Foundation, the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

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