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Name Dr Oliver Lord
Job title Royal Society University Research Fellow
Department School of Earth Sciences University of Bristol
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work+44 (0)117 331 8092
Qualifications MSc, PhD
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Membership of professional bodies Geological Society of London
American Mineralogical Society
American Geophysical Union
Keywords experimental petrology
Laser-Heated Diamond Anvil Cell
planetary materials
equations of state
the Earth
iron-rich alloys
phase relations
Areas of expertise I am an experimental petrologist specialising in the use of the Laser-Heated Diamond Anvil Cell to perform high-pressure, high-temperature measurements of the physical and chemical properties of planetary materials. These properties include equations of state, melting behaviour and phase relations.

My present work concentrates on attempting to constrain the composition, structure, and history of the Earth's core through experimental investigations of iron-rich alloys.