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 »

Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths
Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron. It works like a giant microscope, harnessing the power of electrons to produce bright light.
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.
A not-for-profit limited company funded as a joint venture by the UK Government as part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) through (STFC).
Over 14,000 researchers from across both academia and industry use Diamond to conduct experiments, assisted by approximately 620 staff.

Mayre

Electrical Design Engineer

"One of the good things about working at Diamond is that it always has something new to offer. There is always something new to learn about."

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Gareth

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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