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New OAS Training Facility Advancing at Culham Science Centre

New OAS Training Facility Advancing at Culham Science Centre

Construction of the new Oxfordshire Advanced Skills (OAS) apprentice training facility is advancing rapidly with structural steelwork and the roof of the 3,800 square metre training workshops already up. The new building will be able to accommodate up to 350 apprentices, with industry-standard equipment covering a wide range of engineering and technology disciplines. Steve Hall […]
Duke of Cambridge’s Visit Marks End of MAST Upgrade Construction

Duke of Cambridge’s Visit Marks End of MAST Upgrade Construction

It was a special day for UKAEA yesterday as we were joined by Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, to celebrate the completion of Britain’s new fusion experiment. The Duke visited Culham for a tour of the MAST Upgrade machine and heard about the potential of fusion energy to change the world. During Green GB Week, […]

Booming Business in Culham Means Expansion for Science Centre

Culham Science Centre, home to 1,500 highly skilled scientists and innovators, has been granted permission to expand by Science Minister Sam Gyimah. The expansion is needed now that the successful campus site is full. The move will create space for more hi-tech businesses, working in fusion technology and related fields, bringing an estimated 200 new […]
Oxbotica Receives £14million Investment

Oxbotica Receives £14million Investment

The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has welcomed the £14 million investment in autonomous vehicle company Oxbotica, which uses its Culham Science Centre site as a testing base. Oxbotica this week announced the investment, which it will use to accelerate its growth as it develops the software behind autonomous systems in sectors including aerospace, automotive, […]
UKAEA Recruitment Fair 19 September 2018

UKAEA Recruitment Fair 19 September 2018

UKAEA will be hosting a Recruitment Fair at Culham Science Centre on Wednesday 19th September between 5pm and 9pm. The event will focus on attracting attendees from across all levels and disciplines to support our continued growth. This is a great opportunity for prospective employees to be inspired by what we do and how we […]
55th Culham Plasma Physics Summer School

55th Culham Plasma Physics Summer School

The 2018 UKAEA Culham Plasma Physics Summer School took place in July and was the 55th to be held at Culham Science Centre. This year 41 students from 23 countires attended which represented 36 different institutions globally. The two-week school timetable was supported by nearly 30 lecturers from the universities of Manchester, Strathclude, York, Warwick, […]