Diamond Light Source endeavours to be a leading edge facility for scientific research, supporting a wide range of users from both academia and industry, thereby delivering benefits to the UK society and economy.
Within its aim to deliver the best science possible, Diamond strives to encourage and support researchers in the early stages of their career and has created two awards to recognise those who have carried out exceptional work using synchrotron radiation at the Diamond facility.
Nominations for the 2017 Medal now open
Awarded annually to an outstanding early career researcher who has used synchrotron radiation at Diamond Light Source in their research. The 2017 and inaugural medal will be awarded to a researcher in chemistry and material science. The 2018 medal will be awarded to a researcher working in physics, and the 2019 medal to a researcher in the life sciences.
Deadline for nominations: Friday 24th March 2017
Nominations for the 2017 Award now open
The Diamond PhD Investigator Award is made every two years, and is open to all current PhD students who have used Diamond Light Source within the course of their PhD work. The award celebrates doctoral researchers whose work has made a significant contribution to the success of a project using synchrotron light. There are two awards made, one in Life Science, and one in Physical Sciences.
Deadline for nominations: Friday 17th March 2017
Diamond Light Source is the UK's national synchrotron science facility, located at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire.
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