2019

 

Open evenings at OAS training facility

Open evenings at OAS training facility

Find out more about our new apprenticeship programme and our employer partner vacancies at one of our free to attend open evenings.  Hear from our tutors and existing apprentices, take a tour of our brand-new training centre and watch demonstrations of the cutting-edge technology in action. Get a head start in a hi-tech engineering career, […]
Funding boost announced at opening of self-driving test facility

Funding boost announced at opening of self-driving test facility

Culham Science Centre (Oxfordshire) has officially opened its world-leading facility for the testing of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) and has revealed a further £780,000 of funding secured by OxLEP via the government’s Local Growth Fund to expand its vehicle test capabilities across site. The opening event saw leading representatives from Oxfordshire’s emerging cluster of […]
Business Event – CAV@CSC – 3 October 2019

Business Event – CAV@CSC – 3 October 2019

Pit Lane Facility, Culham Science Centre This event marks the opening of the new Pit Lane development at Culham Science Centre, it will also celebrate the work of the emerging cluster of connected and autonomous vehicle companies found within easy reach of our site. The Business Event will be held on Thursday 3rd October 2019 […]
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 […]