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Apprectices Take Plaudits at National Contest

Apprectices Take Plaudits at National Contest

It was a Culham clean sweep at this year’s National Apprenticeship Competition at Cranfield University. Two teams of apprentices attending OAS, and another team from UKAEA, took the top three places. The event is a national competition for engineering apprentices to compete for a cash prize of £1,000 to showcase their design projects at the […]
Aurox Brings Clarity to the Macroscope

Aurox Brings Clarity to the Macroscope

Aurox is on a mission to bring the Clarity laser free confocal technology to an ever greater number of applications in microscopy. Wherever, applications are plagued by out-of-focus images Aurox can potentially bring confocal Clarity to give higher quality and 3-D imaging. The latest step in our mission brings Clarity to the Macroscope. To achieve […]
New Driverless Cars Milesone Achieved With Vehicles Interacting

New Driverless Cars Milesone Achieved With Vehicles Interacting

Yesterday (Wednesday 18th April 2018) the DRIVEN consortium demonstrated publicly for the first time the capabilities of its fleet of autonomous vehicles to interact and ‘talk’ to each other. From its headquarters at the RACE Building at the Culham Science Centre in Abingdon, DRIVEN set two of its vehicles, a white and blue 2014 Ford […]
Reaction Engines Secures £26.5m Investment From New Industrial And Financial Investors

Reaction Engines Secures £26.5m Investment From New Industrial And Financial Investors

Reaction Engines Limited (‘Reaction Engines’) today announced that it has raised a further £26.5 million in a strategic fundraising by securing backing from some of the most influential names in aerospace and finance which will support its development of SABRE™ – a revolutionary new class of aerospace engine combining jet and rocket technologies. New strategic […]
OXIS Energy Leads its Largest Project Yet

OXIS Energy Leads its Largest Project Yet

The Lithium Sulfur Future Automotive Battery (LiSFAB) project, valued at £7m, led by OXIS Energy and funded by Innovate UK will help to transform electric vehicle technology for commercial use. It will develop a next generation cell and module that is suitable for large electric vehicles such as trucks and buses and will deliver a […]
Duke of York Sees Energy Revolution in the Making at Culham Science Centre

Duke of York Sees Energy Revolution in the Making at Culham Science Centre

HRH The Duke of York visited UKAEA to see at first hand the pioneering work on fusion energy. He toured JET and was shown round the facility by officials from UKAEA, EUROfusion (the consortium that manages the JET research programme) and the European Commission. A keen advocate of UK business and innovation, The Duke also […]
How Enjoying A Coffee Is Assisting Technology To Evolve

How Enjoying A Coffee Is Assisting Technology To Evolve

The guys at RACE based at Culham Science Centre, have been collecting data for their Vote3Deep project. This technology transfers information from the lab to vehicles for high performance, real time object detection. In practical terms this means we need to collect data that Vote3Deep can, via machine learning, recognise pedestrians, cyclists, vehicles etc. One […]
International Womens Day

International Womens Day

We’ve been celebrating International Women’s Day today by showing our commitment to accelerating gender parity with the help of our new Inclusion Ambassadors at Culham Science Centre. A recent report conducted by the World Economic Forum found that, at the current rate, gender parity won’t be achieved for over 200 years #PressforProgress