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What we do

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Our history

Learn about our proud history and what makes up our DNA.

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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

Find out more about the Local Liaison Committee and how they represent community interests.

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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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AWE Apprentices Celebrate Success

Hard work and dedication paid off for 34 AWE apprentices, who have graduated from the award-winning AWE Skills...

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AWE makes donation to SeeAbility

Individuals living at SeeAbility’s Fir Tree Lodge, Tadley, have been given a huge surprise from AWE firefigh...

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AWE hosts Orion visit for St Bartholomew's pupils

AWE recently hosted a team of pupils from St Bartholomew’s School, in Newbury, following their win last year...

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AWE hosts Costello School visit

AWE has a proud history in mentoring and some pupils who have benefited from AWE mentors, increased their know...

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AWE supports Thatcham skate park

An AWE skateboarding enthusiast is delighted that his nomination for a donation to a skate park will mean a wh...

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AWE secrets of science event for schools

   On Wednesday 6th March AWE hosted a successful Secrets of Science event at Tadley Community Centre. The...

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AWE supports Reading Dingley Centre with £1,000 donation

AWE's Community Committee recently donated a cheque for £1,000 to a hospital centre which brings together spe...

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AWE supports Tadley and District Royal British Legion

Members of the Tadley and District Royal British Legion are celebrating after receiving a donation of £1,000...

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AWE supports Naomi House with site wide stamp collection

AWE has further strengthened its ties with a popular local charity through an additional donation of several s...

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AWE presents cheques to Cornerstone and Dame Kelly Legacy Fund

AWE recently presented cheques to its 2012 supported charities – each receiving £10,400. Every year AWE pic...

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