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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

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 working with Sellafield Ltd

AWE is pleased to announce that an enabling contract has been signed to allow us to work with Sellafield Ltd a...

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AWE working with Sellafield Ltd

AWE is pleased to announce that an enabling contract has been signed to allow us to work with Sellafield Ltd and The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) to secure a long-term solution for the appropriate treatment and storage of our Higher Activity Waste (HAW).

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AWE gender pay gap report

Like all organisations with over 250 employees we are publishing our gender pay gap report, annually, starting this year.

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AWE WIN AT THAMES VALLEY BUSINESS MAGAZINE AWARDS

AWE was joint winner of the Community Legacy category at the Thames Valley Business magazine’s 2017 awards...

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TeenTech challenge winners AWEd by Orion

Four Year 10 pupils from Cove School in Farnborough visited AWE’s gigantic Orion laser after winning the AWE...

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AWE’s Route to Success lives up to its name

A two-week, thousand-mile cycle marathon raised more than £3,000 for charity and visited five universities to...

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Visit AWE’s Taste of Apprenticeships event

  The award-winning AWE Skills Academy is offering an insight into its apprenticeships programme for young pe...

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AWE apprentice scoops advanced award

AWE technician Amy Lambden has won the south-east category in the regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017.

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AWE staff raise big slice of cash for Macmillan

AWE employees raised £5,024 for Macmillan cancer support with a baking bonanza, in support of the charity’s world’s biggest coffee morning.

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AWE graduates inspire the next generation

Secondary pupils from across Berkshire and Hampshire competed to win the annual AWE Engineering Challenge.

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AWE apprentices design future solutions

 Apprentices at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) welcomed a VIP guest to the third annual Skills Academ...

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