What we do

The UK Atomic Energy Authority carries out fusion research in the UK on behalf of the government and manages the JET fusion project on behalf of the EU at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE).

UKAEA is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.

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We work on these topics

  1. Science and innovation

    The government funds and supports innovation in science, technology and engineering to help the UK's high-tech industries to thrive. Read more

  2. Energy

    Oil and gas reserves are declining but the UK must have safe, secure and future-proof supplies of energy that are available to all. Through international relations and supporting the energy industry, the government will ensure a continuous supply of energy for the UK. Read more


Our announcements

  1. New partner for Harwell-Oxford

    • 10 April 2014
    • News story
  2. Nuclear Collaboration

    • 25 March 2014
    • Press release

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Our publications

  1. UKAEA prompt payment data: 2013 to 2014

    • 14 April 2014
    • Transparency data
  2. Framework Document

    • 12 March 2014
    • Corporate report

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Our management

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Culham Science Centre

OX14 3DB

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