Submitting Investigators: UAS

Proposal level

​​Investigators can be added at the proposal level if they need to manage the proposal, including submitting samples to UAS which is a necessary prerequisite for preparing those samples for shipping.

Further details on UAS.

Investigators are advised that:

  • The Principal Investigator (PI) has overall responsibility for all aspects of a proposal and is the main contact with Diamond regarding all issues with a proposal. A PI can edit and submit proposals.
  • The Alternate Contact (AC) is a named member on the proposal who has been nominated by the PI to receive all information from Diamond concerning the proposal. The AC can respond in place of the PI and must be an experienced user. An AC can edit and submit the proposal.
  • Co-Investigator (CI) is named on a proposal by the PI or AC. A CI can edit but not submit the proposal.
  • All those investigators named on the proposal will have access to all scientific data and other information about all experimental sessions within this proposal.

Note that diamond staff have limited ability to change staff on proposals, and the prinicipal investigator or alternate contacts on that proposal should action changes to investigators. Issues can be raised with

Submitting Investigators

To submit investigators at the proposal level:

  • Sign into UAS, and navigate to the proposal

navigate proposal

  • Select the relevant proposal

select proposal

  • Add investigators

submitting investigators


add investigator

  • Change role of invesitigator if necessary

change role

Inviting new investigators

Note that new investigators can be invited to register:

  • From the add investigator window: Search for Name, if not found, then invite new investigator:

email new investigator


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