Welcome to the Diamond Light Source Hub

Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron. It works like a giant microscope, harnessing the power of electrons to produce bright light that scientists can use to study anything from fossils to jet engines to viruses and vaccines. Read more »

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  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths
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Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron.
The synchrotron is free at the point of access through a competitive application process, provided that the results are in the public domain.
One of the most advanced scientific facilities in the world, our pioneering capabilities are helping to keep the UK at the forefront of scientific research.
We're a not-for-profit limited company.
Over 14,000 researchers from across both academia and industry use Diamond to conduct experiments.


Building Services Engineer

"I would recommend getting involved with extra-curriculum engineering activities, getting a good apprenticeship and taking the time to build your skills."

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Software Engineer

"It is great to see our contribution to science. I enjoy working in an international environment."

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