About NI Central England Branch

The Central England branch achieves the aims of the Nuclear Institute through an on-going programme of educational and social events organised by the branch committee.

These include:

  • A programme of evening lectures
  • A speaking competition for young people
  • An annual dinner event

This level of activity has been in place in and around the Oxford area for many years and traditionally drew its support from the Harwell site when it was one of UKAEA’s main nuclear sites.

In more recent years support has come increasingly from the AWE but our events continue to attract considerable interest from staff working at the Harwell Campus and in particular those working at Rutherord Appleton Laboratory. The JET project is also on our doorstep and we often host lectures related to fusion energy and attract staff and contractors working at Culham.

Our lectures ordinarily take place on the last Thursday of the month and unless advertised otherwise take place at Ridgeway House (opposite entrance to Rutherford Appleton Laboratory), Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QX.