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, … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more