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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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Discover how we are supporting future generations.

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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

Things to know before applying for a job.

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How to apply

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Current vacancies

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Document Library

Connect October 2015

The newsletter for AWE’s neighbours. Inside this issue:

Digital Story Book

Charities of the year

Precision machining centre of excellence

Open day showcase success

AWEsome education zone

Great War centenary plaque 

Discovery 25

Science,  Engineering and Technology at AWE. In this issue:

Explosives Materials Development  Micromechanical Modelling
Personal Protective   Slapper Detonator Modelling
Hazard and Safety Studies  AWE’s Outreach, Events and Activities

Connect August 2014

The newsletter for AWE’s neighbours. Inside this issue:

Orion is the star
Pupils dip into world of water- Bucklebury Primary School
Heather aims to inspire – chartered chemical engineer
Home to the UK’s rare newt

 

Connect Spring 2014

The newsletter for AWE’s neighbours. Inside this issue:

Meet AWE’s resident batwoman
Academics link up with Orion laser
Bank is rich in history and wildlife
Apprentice Jude is a winner

Connect Summer 2013

The newsletter for AWE’s neighbours. Inside this issue:

Inspirational Students get career insight
Science secrets: Schools tackle challenges
Skate park donation
St Bartholomews school visit Orion

Connect Winter 2012

The newsletter for AWE’s neighbours. Inside this issue:

Students rise to engineering challenge
UK team challenge title won
Orion inspires science winner
Skills academy named as 2nd in Top 100 Apprenticeships Employees list

 

Discovery 24

Science,  Engineering and Technology at AWE. In this issue: 

History of High Power Lasers  Orion Target System
The Orion Laser System Orion Control System  
Inertial Confinement Fusion Buildings
AWE’s Outreach, Events and Activities  

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