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What we do

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Our history

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Site safety and security

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Connecting communities

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About us

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Orion laser facility

Orion is one of the most powerful lasers and largest laser facilities in the UK.

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A unique national asset

We have unique nuclear expertise. We have a clear purpose and goals that set our direction.

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World-class expertise

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Working ethically

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Freedom of Information

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AWEsome education

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Local Liaison Committee

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Our regulators

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Supply chain

The supply chain is crucial to the delivery of our programme. What does it take to be a supplier.

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Local Liaison Committee

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International partners

We seek to drive better value and efficiencies through collaborative international relationships.

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Working at AWE

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Before you apply

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How to apply

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Current vacancies

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AWE Apprentices Celebrate Success

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AWE announces changes to support effectiveness and efficiency of operations

As part of AWE’s programme of continuous improvement, we have announced changes to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of our operations. .

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AWE wins Institute of Physics award for Best Practice in Professional Development

As an employer of physicists, AWE is one of seven organisations to receive the 2015 Best Practice in Professio...

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Primary school children help Aldermaston village remember its fallen men of the Great War

The Great War came to life today (Friday, July, 17) for children at Aldermaston Primary School when they hand-...

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Permissioning for the assay of a coolant tank

AWE asked the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) for permission to undertake a modification to current operat...

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Local primary schools take part in AWE’s annual Chain Reaction Challenge

One day educational event aims to develop science skills  Over 50 Primary school children from seven local pr...

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AWE welcomes the Submarine Dismantling Project post-consultation

AWE welcomes the Submarine Dismantling Project post-consultation

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Aldworth School pupils scoop top prize in annual business challenge

Over 60 pupils from secondary schools in Basingstoke took part in the annual Skillstree Business Challenge

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Inspiring the next generation

AWE scientists and engineers have inspired children at local Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) events this July.

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AWE response to ONR decision

AWE's response to the publication today (July 13) of the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) decision to serve AWE with an Improvement Notice.

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