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New bus service for Culham Science Centre

New bus service for Culham Science Centre

A dedicated bus service has been launched to help employees, apprentices and other site users travel between Abingdon and Culham Science Centre from 9 September 2019. The new bus service coincides with the completion of Phase 2 of Oxfordshire Advanced Skills (OAS) at Culham Science Centre – purpose-built to train up to 350 apprentices per […]
Prime Minister hails ‘world-leading’ fusion research at Culham Science Centre

Prime Minister hails ‘world-leading’ fusion research at Culham Science Centre

The visit marked a Government announcement on plans to develop a new fast-track visa route for the brightest and best scientists to continue to move to the UK after EU Exit. During his visit, the Prime Minister was shown the work UKAEA is doing to harness the huge potential of nuclear fusion as a low-carbon […]
OXIS Energy to Develop Proof-of-Concept Advanced, Lightweight Lithium Sulfur Cells

OXIS Energy to Develop Proof-of-Concept Advanced, Lightweight Lithium Sulfur Cells

OXIS Energy and Bye Aerospace launch phase 1 of a collaboration programme to develop ‘proof-of-concept’ of the OXIS Energy Lithium-Sulfur battery cell. The OXIS Energy Lithium-Sulfur battery cell technology offers significant benefits to aviation and as a result, it is collaborating with Bye Aerospace of Denver, Colorado to produce a common Li-S advanced battery cell […]
Culham Science Centre unveils new facility to support driverless car technology

Culham Science Centre unveils new facility to support driverless car technology

Culham Science Centre announces the completion of a new £5.8 million facility, built to support the development of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) a sector estimated to be worth £907bn by 2035. The CAV facility named ‘Pit Lane’ due to its resemblance of a Formula 1 garage, has been developed at Culham Science Centre by […]

Record Breaking Cyclists at Culham Science Centre

On the day that Oxfordshire hosted the OVO Energy Women’s Tour professional cycle race, 200 cyclists representing 22 companies based at Culham Science Centre braved the British weather to rack-up 2,500 miles for Bike to Work Day (Wednesday 12 June 2019) an annual event organised by the centre to encourage sustainable travel in support of […]
Lapd Architects Involved with Grand Designs: The Street

Lapd Architects Involved with Grand Designs: The Street

lapd Architects (a company based at Culham Science Centre) are involved with the self-build development Graven Hill, as seen on Grand Designs: The Street. You may have caught the new Grand Designs show ‘The Street’ on Channel 4 that follows the first ten self-builders to build their dream homes at Graven Hill. Graven Hill is […]
Philip Hammond – Chancellor of the Exchequer – Visits Culham Science Centre

Philip Hammond – Chancellor of the Exchequer – Visits Culham Science Centre

Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, visited the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Culham Science Centre – to see up close their ground-breaking research in fusion energy – a transformative, abundant, clean and safe new source of electricity for future decades. After first visiting the site’s largest tenant, Reaction Engines Ltd., the […]
Future of JET Secured with New European Contract

Future of JET Secured with New European Contract

Image supplied by EUROfusion A contract extension for the world’s largest fusion research facility, Joint European Torus, has been signed by the UK and the European Commission The contract extension will secure at least €100m in additional inward investment from the EU over the next two years. The news brings reassurance for the more than […]