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Dr. Olivier Namur

Von Humboldt Research Fellow
Institut für Mineralogie
Leibniz Universität
Callinstr. 3
D-30167 Hannover
Raum: 2501-154

Telefon:+49 (0)511 762-2564
Fax:+49 (0)511 762-3045

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2011: Ph.D. Sciences, University of Liege, Belgium
2006: Master of advanced studies (DEA), University of Liege, Belgium
2005: M.Sc. Geology, University of Liege, Belgium

Work Experience

09/2012-04/2013: Junior Research Fellow, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
04/2011-08/2012: Postdoctoral research associate, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
04/2010-07/2010: Visiting scientist, Australian National University, Australia
10/2008-03/2011: Teaching assistant, University of Liege, Belgium
10/2006-09/2008: Ph.D. student (FRIA grant), University of Liege, Belgium

Research Interests

Experimental petrology – Planetology
Thermodynamics of silicate systems
Layered intrusions and magma chamber processes
Differentiation of basalts
Origin of A-type granites
Silicate liquid immiscibility
Ore deposits associated with magmas

Teaching activities

Igneous and metamorphic petrology (University of Liege)
Phase diagrams in igneous petrology (University of Liege)
Thermodynamics, mineralogy and petrology (University of Cambridge)
Field work (University of Liege and University of Cambridge)


2012 Laureate of the Junior Research Fellowship competition of the Magdalene College, University of Cambridge.
2010 Laureate of the “Concours des Bourses de Voyage de la communauté Française-2010” for a research stay at the Research School of Earth Sciences, University of Canberra, Australia.
2008 Laureate of the C. Guion Price, University of Liege, Belgium.
2007 Price of the A. De Potter Foundation (Royal Belgian Academy of Science).