Oliver Warr
Oliver Warr
Assistant Professor

MGeol, University of Leicester (2008)
PhD, University of Manchester, UK (2013)

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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences


Oliver Warr, completed his combined Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Geology at the University of Leicester, UK in 2008. After this, he received his PhD. in 2013 Environmental Geochemistry and Geomicrobiology at the University of Manchester where he worked on analysing and interpreting the role of noble gases as geochemical tracers in Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) research.

Once he received his PhD. he first moved to the University of Oxford, UK, and then to the University of Toronto, Canada where he investigated the complex biogeochemical history of crustal systems worldwide using a combination of noble gas, stable isotope and emerging geochemical analytical techniques. He joined the University of Ottawa as an Assistant Professor in Earth and Environmental Sciences in the fall of 2022. His research interests and program focusses on applying the latest in field-based mass spectrometry and high-precision analyses to develop noble gas and stable isotope geochemical frameworks and models aimed at understanding the fundamental processes surrounding geologic fluids and how they intersect with society.

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