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Our history

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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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Our regulators

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Supply chain

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International partners

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Before you 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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Charity cake bake at AWE boosts Macmillan funds by £6,400

Cake fans were in for a treat at AWE’s baketastic fundraising event in support of Macmillan’s ‘World’s...

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ORION wows local students

As part of AWE’s focus on helping to inspire the next generation into science, technology, engineering and m...

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AWE Schools' Engineering Challenge

ENGINEERING LINKS PAST AND FUTURE AT AWE SCHOOLS’ ENGINEERING CHALLENGE  Students from eight schools and co...

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AWE Apprentice programme wins at regional Apprenticeship Awards

AWE has won the south-east Large Employer category in the regional rounds of the prestigious National Apprenti...

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From weapons to white dwarfs

AWE is featured in the October 2016 issue of Physics World. The article entitled 'From weapons to white dwarfs...

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AWE materials scientist gives Q&A in Materials World magazine

Editor of Materials World speaks to AWE materials scientist Dr Ewan Galloway about working in the nuclear defe...

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AWE welcomes ONR announcement

AWE welcomes ONR announcement

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AWE engineer given prestigious role

AWE engineer Giles Hartill, 35, from Twickenham, has been appointed Vice President on the Institution of Mecha...

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AWE wins silver for Best Event in industry awards

AWE had reason to celebrate after being recognised as an industry leader by the Chartered Institute of Public...

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