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Marnie Prickett image (2023)BA (English), BAgSci, MSc (Ecology)Research Fellow; HEIRU, PHCC

Contact details

Tel +64 22 161 2634
Email marnie.prickett@otago.ac.nz

Research interests and activities

Marnie has a background in freshwater ecology and agricultural science. She has been an advisor to government on freshwater policy and to state-owned farming company Pāmu (Landcorp) on improving protection for the environment.

Her current work in the department focuses on analysis of freshwater policy and the communication of water issues, with a particular focus on drinking water source protection.

She is interested in improving landscape-scale decision making to protect and improve the health of communities and the natural environment.

Publications

Baker, M., Kerr, J., Broadbent, A., Hales, S., Rawson-Te Patu, E., Prickett, M., Edwards, R., Cleghorn, C., & Wilson, N. (2024). Communicating public health evidence: A successful first year for the PHCC. The Briefing, (9 February). Retrieved from https://www.phcc.org.nz/briefing/communicating-public-health-evidence-successful-first-year-phcc

Prickett, M., Macmillan, A., Wilson, N., Shaw, C., Cleghorn, C., Baker, M., & Hales, S. (2023). The policy bonfire of environment protection: 10 examples that threaten public health. The Briefing, (15 December). Retrieved from https://www.phcc.org.nz/briefing/policy-bonfire-environment-protection-10-examples-threaten-public-health

Prickett, M. (2023). Is how we talk about drinking water problems in Aotearoa getting in the way of solving them? Proceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) Conference: Ka mua, ka muri: Bridging communication pasts and futures. (pp. 115). Retrieved from https://www.anzca2023.com

Prickett, M., Chambers, T., & Hales, S. (2023). When the first barrier fails: Public health and policy implications of nitrate contamination of a municipal drinking water source in Aotearoa New Zealand. Australasian Journal of Water Resources. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13241583.2023.2272324

Baker, M., Prickett, M., Pourzand, F., Kerr, J., & Hales, S. (2023). Queenstown outbreak highlights future challenges for clean drinking water. The Briefing, (29 September). Retrieved from https://www.phcc.org.nz/briefing/queenstown-outbreak-highlights-future-challenges-clean-drinking-water

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