Welcome to the AWE Hub
AWE plays a crucial role in national nuclear security. Working to support UK defence, we’re a community of creative thinkers from all kinds of backgrounds in all kinds of roles, with one clear mission – to keep everyone and everything around us safe and secure.
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AWE has played a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom for over 60 years.
AWE's work covers the entire life cycle of nuclear warheads - from concept to disposal.
AWE employs approximately 5,000 staff (plus around 6,000 contractors).
AWE's headquarters are in Aldermaston, Berkshire.
AWE houses some of the world's most advanced experimental facilities.
Over 6,300 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
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"My time at AWE so far has been developing my knowledge and working to understand the processes involved in how computational physics fits in with the rest of the research groups."
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"I find it really exciting that I’m contributing to making a difference to the security of the country."