Culham to be global fusion hub in £184M transformation

Culham Science Centre is set to become a key part of the global quest for clean energy after the Government announced an £184 million investment to upgrade the site. Building on UKAEA’s experience in running the UK fusion programme and hosting JET, with this new funding from the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy … Read more

Santa Run 2018

Multiple Santas from across the site neglected a traditional sleigh and instead ran or jogged a route which started and finished on Farm Way. Around 50 employees from UKAEA as well as tenant companies completed the course to raise money for The Oxford Foodbank. Reaching the finish line in first place in was Nicolas Fil … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

Interview with Professor Susan Greenfield of Neuro-Bio by UKAEA

As well as UKAEA, Culham Science Centre hosts a range of leading scientific companies. One of these is Neuro-Bio, a biotech company with a focus on neurogenerative disease. Scientist, writer and broadcaster Baroness Professor Susan Greenfield (pictured) is CEO of Neuro-Bio, which she founded in 2013. Richard, from the UKAEA communications team, spoke to Susan … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more