- Didcot, UK
- Apply by 07 Dec, 2018
- Start date:
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- £ 19,136.0 per year
The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest research organisations. We’re trusted to support, enable and undertake pioneering projects in an amazing diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science, technology and Engineering.
Each year we offer opportunities to undergraduate sandwich students to gain practical experience, working alongside technical experts at the forefront of scientific research. We offer an invaluable experience with exposure to world class science and technology, and the opportunity to develop working relationships that continue well after your placement has finished.
The Central Laser Facility (CLF) provides state of the art laser, spectroscopy and imaging facilities for scientific research across all the disciplines in science. The Student’s role will be to support the operations and scientific development of the CLF Ultra facility. Ultra is the most sensitive time resolved infrared spectrometer in the world. It takes spectral “snapshots” of the changes in molecules that occur during reactions all the way down to timescales of 10 million millionths of a second. The facility is visited by scientists from the UK and Europe and used to study the fundamental nature of molecules in research that
The Science and Technology Facilities Council is keeping the UK at the forefront of international science and tackling some of the most significant challenges facing society such as meeting our future energy needs, monitoring and understanding climate change, and global security.
The Council has a broad science portfolio and works with
- Science & Research
- in Didcot, UK
- 1,001-10,000 employees
- Founded in 2007
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