Water Group Published Papers


  1. Bartholomew N, Brunton C, Williamson J, Mitchell P, Gilpin B. 2014. A waterborne outbreak of Campylobacteriosis in the South Island of New Zealand due to a failure to implement a multi-barrier approach. Journal of Water and Health (in press). DOI:10.2166/wh.2014.155.
  2. Brennan KA, Crowther A, Putt F, Roper V, Waterhouse U, Truman P. 2014. Tobacco particulate matter self-administration in rats: differential effects of tobacco type. Addiction Biology (in press). DOI: 10.1111/adb.12099.
  3. Danielson K, Putt F, Truman P, Kivell BM. 2014. The effects of nicotine and tobacco particulate matter on dopamine uptake in the rat brain. Synapse. 68:45-60.
  4. Devane ML, Moriarty EM, Wood D, Webster-Brown J, Gilpin BJ. 2014. The impact of major earthquakes and subsequent sewage discharges on the microbial quality of water and sediments in an urban river. Science of the Total Environment. 485-486:666-680.
  5. Gilpin B, Robson B, Lin S, Hudson A, Weaver L, Dufour M, Strydom H. 2014. The limitations of pulsed field gel electrophoresis for analysis of Yersinia enterocolitica isolates. Zoonoses and Public Health (in press). DOI: 10.1111/zph.12085.
  6. Graves M, Benton M, Lea R, Boyle M, Tajouri L, Macartney-Coxson D, Scott R, Lechner-Scott J. 2014. Methylation differences at the HLA-DRB1 locus in CD4+ T-Cells are associated with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal. (in press).
  7. Moriarty EM, Dowling M, Bellamy J, Gilpin BJ. 2014. Concentrations of faecal coliforms, E. coli enterococci and Campylobacter spp. in equine faeces. New Zealand Veterinary Journal (accepted).
  8. Moriarty EM, Gilpin BJ. 2014. Leaching of E. coli from sheep faeces during simulated rainfall events. Letters in Applied Microbiology (in press). DOI: 10.1111/lam.12230.
  9. Pang L, Farkas K, Bennett G, Varsani A, Easingwood R, Tilley R, Nowostawska U, Lin S. 2014. Mimicking filtration and transport of rotavirus and adenovirus in sand media using DNA-labeled, protein-coated silica nanoparticles. Water Ressearch. 62: 167-179.


  1. Benton MC, Lea RA, Macartney-Coxson D, Carless MA, Göring HH, Bellis C, Hanna M, Eccles D, Chambers GK, Curran JE, Harper JL, Blangero J, Griffiths LR. 2013. Mapping eQTLs in the Norfolk Island genetic isolate identifies candidate genes for CVD risk traits. American Journal of Human Genetics. 93:1087-1099.
  2. Brennan KA, Putt F, Roper V, Waterhouse U, Truman P. 2013. Nicotine and tobacco particulate self-administration: effects of mecamylamine, SCH23390 and ketanserin pretreatment. Current Psychopharmacology. 2:229-240.
  3. Brennan KA, Putt F, Truman P. 2013. Nicotine-, tobacco particulate matter- and metamphetamine- produced locomotor sensitisation in rats. Psychopharmacology. 288:659-672.
  4. Burbery LF, Flintoft MF, Close ME. 2013. Application of the re-circulating tracer well test method to determine nitrate reaction rates in shallow unconfined aquifers. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 145:1-9.
  5. Burton V, Siggins A, Lowe H, Ross C, Horswell J. 2013. Greywater: a resource being used more than we thought? Water (New Zealand). 179:55-57.
  6. Cornelis G, Pang L, Doolette C, Kirby JK, McLaughlin MJ. 2013. Transport of silver nanoparticles in saturated columns of natural soils. Science of the Total Environment. 463:120–130.
  7. Dann R, Thomas S, Waterland H, Flintoft M, Close M. 2013. Nitrate and nitrous oxide dynamics under urine application in an alluvial gravel vadose zone. Vadose Zone Journal. 12:-. DOI: 10.2136/vzj2012.0038.
  8. Derx J, Blaschke AP, Farnleitner AH, Pang L., Blöschl G, Schijven JF. 2013. Effects of fluctuations in river water level on virus removal by bank filtration and aquifer passage — a scenario analysis. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 147:34-44.
  9. Derx J, Farnleitner AH, Zessner M, Pang L, Schijven J, Blaschke AP. 2013. Evaluating the effect of temperature induced water viscosity and density fluctuations on virus and DOC removal during river bank filtration – a scenario analysis. River Systems. 20:169-183.
  10. Devane M, Gilpin B, Robson B, Klena J, Savill M, Hudson J. 2013. Identification of Multiple Subtypes of Campylobacter jejuni in Chicken Meat and the Impact on Source Attribution. Agriculture. 3:579-595.
  11. Devane M, Robson B, Nourozi F, Wood D, Gilpin BJ. 2013. Distinguishing human and possum faeces using PCR markers. Journal of Water and Health. 11:397-409.
  12. Farkas K, Pang L, Lin S, Williamson W, Easingwood R, Fredericks R, Jaffer MA, Varsani A. 2013. A gel filtration-based method for the purification of infectious rotavirus particles for environmental research applications. Food and Environmental Virology. 5:231-235.
  13. Gilpin BJ, Devane M, Nourozi, F, Robson B, Scholes P, Lin S. 2013. Recommendations for the processing and storage of water samples before polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. 47:582-586.
  14. Gilpin BJ, Devane M, Robson B, Nourozi F, Scholes P, Lin S, Wood DR, Sinton LW. 2013. Sunlight inactivation of human polymerase chain reaction markers and cultured fecal indicators in river and saline waters. Water Environment Research. 85:743-750.
  15. Harland FMJ, Wood SA, Moltchanova E, Williamson WM, Gaw S. 2013. Phormidium autumnale growth and anatoxin-a production under iron and copper stress. Toxins. 5:2504-2521.
  16. Kváč M, McEvoy J, Loudová M, Stenger B, Sak B, Květoňová D, Ditrich O, Rašková V, Moriarty EM, Rost M, Macholán M, Piálek J. 2013. Coevolution of Cryptosporidium tyzzeri and the house mouse (Mus musculus). International Journal of Parasitology. 43:805-817.
  17. Lecomte MMJ, Atkinson KR, Kay DP, Simons JL, Ingram JR. 2013. A modified method using the SonoPrep ultrasonic skin permeation system for sampling human interstitial fluid is compatible with proteomic techniques. Skin Research and Technology. 19:27-34.
  18. Midgley G, Cavana J, Brockesbly J, Foote J, Wood D, Ahuriri-Driscoll A. 2013. Towards a new framework for evaluating systemic problem structuring methods. European Journal of Operational Research. 229:143–154.
  19. Siggins A, Hewitt J, Williamson W, Weaver L, Ashworth M, van Schalk A, Ang R, Lowe H, Roberts S, Thompson B, Robertson J, Horswell J. 2013. Impact of domestic greywater diversion on a septic tank system and potential health considerations. Water (New Zealand). 178:40-45.
  20. Weaver L, Sinton L W, Pang L, Dann R, Close M. 2013. Transport of microbial tracers in clean and organically contaminated silica sand in laboratory columns compared with their transport in the field. Science of the Total Environment. 443:55-64.


  1. Anderson J, Horn BJ, Gilpin BJ. 2012. The Prevalence and Genetic Diversity of Campylobacter spp. in Domestic ‘Backyard’ Poultry in Canterbury, New Zealand. Zoonoses and Public Health. 59:52-60.
  2. Baker, V. 2012. The ‘awareness principle’: theory, practice and praxis, book review article. Metascience. 21:427-429.
  3. Bartholomew N, Mitchell P, Ball R, Williamson J, Gilpin B. 2012. Darfield Waterborne Outbreak. New Zealand Public Health Surveillance Report. 10:6-7.
  4. Benton M, Macartney-Coxson D, Eccles D, Griffiths L, Chambers G, Lea R. 2012. Complete mitochondrial genome sequencing reveals novel haplotypes in a Polynesian population. PLoS One. 7:e35026.
  5. Black A, McLaren RG., Reichman SM., Speir TW., Condron LM, Houliston G. 2012. Metal bioavailability dynamics during a two-year trial using ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) grown in soils treated with biosolids and metal salts. Soil Research. 50:304-311.
  6. Close ME, Dann RL, Flintoft MJ, Havelaar P, Peterson M. 2012. A novel method for sampling and characterising unconsolidated deep vadose zones. Vadose Zone Journal. 11:-. DOI:10.2136/vzj2011.0113.
  7. Close ME, Skinner A. 2012. Sixth national survey of pesticides in groundwater in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. 46:443-457.
  8. Eccles DA, Macartney-Coxson D, Chambers GK, Lea RA. 2012. A unique demographic history exists for the MAO-A gene in Polynesians. Journal of Human Genetics. 57:294-300.
  9. Gilpin B, Robson B, Lin S, Scholes P, On S. 2012. Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis Analysis of More than One Clinical Isolate of Campylobacter spp. from Each of 49 Patients in New Zealand. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 50:457-459.
  10. Gilpin BJ, Devane M, Wood D, Chappel A. 2012. Distinguishing human and possum faeces using faecal sterol analysis. In The Significance of Faecal Indicators in Water: A Global Perspective. Edited by Kay D and Fricker C. Royal Society of Chemistry Cambridge.
  11. Gilpin BJ, Lin S, Chappell A, Devane M. 2012. Faecal source identification using faecal sterol analysis. Water (New Zealand). 177:42-44.
  12. Gilpin BJ, Walsh G, On S, Smith D, Marshall  J, French N. 2012. Application of molecular epidemiology to understanding campylobacteriosis in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. Epidemiology and Infection. 21:1-14
  13. Goven J, Langer ER, Baker V, Ataria J, Leckie A. 2012. Community engagement in the management of biosolids: Lessons from four New Zealand studies. Journal of Environmental Management.103:154-164.
  14. Green H, Dick L, Gilpin B, Samadpour M, Field K. 2012 Genetic Markers for Rapid PCR-based Identification of Gull, Canada Goose, Duck, and Chicken Fecal Contamination in Water. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78:503-510.
  15. Holland PT, Shi F, Satake M, Hamamoto Y, Beuzenberg V, McNabb P, Munday R, Truman P, Pascal S, Edwards P. 2012. Novels toxins produced by the dinoflagellate Karenia brevisulcata. Harmful Algae. 13:47-57.
  16. Hsu L, Power D, Upritchard J, Burton J, Friedlander R, Horswell J, MacDonald C, Kieser J, Tompkins G. 2012. Amplification of Oral Streptococcal DNA from Human Incisors and Bite Marks. Current Microbiology. 65:207-211.
  17. Lewis AJ, Truman P, Miller JH. 2012. Monoamine oxidase inhibitory activity in tobacco smoke varies with tobacco type. Tobacco Control. 21:39-43.
  18. Moriarty EM, Weaver L, Sinton  LW, Gilpin BJ. 2012. Survival of Escherichia coli, enterococci and Campylobacter spp. in Canada goose faeces on pasture. Zoonoses and Public Health. 59:490-497.
  19. Pang L, Nowostawska U, Weaver L, Hoffman G, Karmacharya A, Skinner A, Karki N. 2012. Biotin- and glycoprotein-coated microspheres: potential surrogates for studying filtration of Cryptosporidium parvum in porous media. Environmental Science and Technology. 46:11779-11787.
  20. Shi H, Hayes M, Kirana C, Miller R, Keating J, Macartney-Coxson D, Stubbs R. 2012. TUFM is a potential new prognostic indicator for colorectal carcinoma. Pathology. 44:506-512.
  21. Sinton LW, MacKenzie ML, Karki N, Dann RL, Pang L, Close ME. 2012. Transport of Escherichia coli and F-RNA bacteriophages in a 5-M column of saturated, heterogeneous gravel. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 223:2347-2360.
  22. Smith FMJ, Wood SA, Wilks T, Kelly D, Broady PA, Williamson WM, Gaw S. 2012. Survey of Scytonema (Cyanobacteria) and associated saxitoxins in littoral zones of recreational lakes in Canterbury (New Zealand). Phycologia. 51: 542-551.
  23. Thomas S, Waterland H, Dann R, Close M, Francis G, Cook F. 2012. Nitrous Oxide Dynamics in a deep soil-alluvial gravel vadose zone following nitrate leaching. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76:1333-1346.
  24. Williamson WM, Close ME, Leonard MM, Webber JB, Lin S. 2012. Groundwater biofilm dynamics grown in situ along a nutrient gradient. Groundwater 50:690-703.
  25. Young C. Truman P. 2012. Proteins isolated with TRIzol are compatible with two-dimensional electrophoresis and mass spectrometry analyses. Analytical Biochemistry. 421:330-332.

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