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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

Find out how to make a Freedom of Information Act request.

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AWEsome education

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

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

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**New** AWE Connect 2017

AWE Connect newsletter has been published to our local residents.

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Students from Little Heath School in Reading triumph in AWE’s 2017 Girls in Engineering challenge.

Students from Little Heath School in Tilehurst have triumphed in AWE’s 2017 Girls in Engineering challenge....

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AWE Director highlights diversity for International Women's Day

Alison Atkinson, AWE’s Director of Capital Projects, joined a lively debate at Imperial College London, to m...

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AWE celebrates historical achievements of women in science for Ada Lovelace Day

Youngsters from nine local schools gathered at Hurst Community College in Tadley for an interactive day of fun...

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Congratulations to AWE's Dr Brian Lambourn, MBE

Brian was named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in June for services to defence. The MBE is awarded fo...

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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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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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AWE welcomes ONR announcement

AWE welcomes ONR announcement

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Village bells ring again thanks to AWE support

After months of silence, the sound of church bells has returned to the West Berkshire village of Mortimer foll...

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