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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

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

Search for a role and apply online.

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Current vacancies

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AWEsome Education Zone

AWE continues to inspire the great minds of the future, working actively with local schools and colleges to foster interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

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Resources to download

You can download resources which includes revision notes, exam questions and a host of exciting demos and experiments

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Women should 'dare to be different' says AWE apprentice

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Apply for AWE’s award-winning apprenticeship programme!

Recruitment for places at AWE’s nationally-recognised Skills Academy is under way and offers an expanded ran...

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