AWE physics conference is a hit with students
More than 20 physics undergraduates from 14 universities across the UK attended our Physics Undergraduate Conference on 8 October to explore the exciting world of physics. Imogen Morland (Heriot-Watt University) won the award for Best Physics post associated with WISE – presented by WISE Young Women’s Board Member, Sabrina Castiglione.
The attendees had the opportunity to visit our world-leading Orion laser facility – to understand how high energy density physics supports the UK’s nuclear deterrent. The students were also given a unique opportunity to present their research to our physics and science experts and to find out more about the diverse range of careers available. Examples of their research areas ranged from investigating the properties of matter at extreme pressures, through optical fibres and pressure sensors, to random number generation.
Welcoming the students, Head of Physics, Professor Andrew Randewich, said: “It’s wonderful to be hosting this conference and welcoming these excellent students to AWE. Our physicists, like everyone else at AWE, are at the heart of our mission in UK nuclear deterrence and national security. AWE is a place where you can really grow your knowledge with extraordinary challenges and cutting-edge technology. I hope the students think of AWE as a great career option for the future.”
For more information about careers here visit www.awe.co.uk.”