Below is a list of publications authored by members of the Longnecker Lab. Publications are organised by year and the first author's last name. Links are provided for those publications that are freely available online.



Campbell, S., Jasoni, C. & Longnecker, N. (accepted 29 May 2019). Drinking patterns and attitudes about alcohol among New Zealand adolescents. Kotuitui New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences online.

Fletcher, J., Longnecker, N. & Higham, J. (2019). Envisioning future travel: moving from high to low carbon. Futures. 109: 63-72.

Hanisch, E., Johnston, R. & Longnecker, N. (2019). Cameras for Conservation: Wildlife Photography, Emotional Attachment to Nature, and Engagement with Biodiversity. Human Dimensions of Wildlife. 24 (3). DOI: 10.1080/10871209.2019.1600206


Longnecker, N. & Scott, C. (2018). Challenges of cross-cultural communication in production of a collaborative exhibition: Wai ora, Mauri ora. Journal of Science Communication 17 (4), C05.

Liberatore, A., Bowkett, E., MacLeod, C., Spurr, E. and Longnecker, N. (2018). Social Media as a Platform for a Citizen Science Community of Practice. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice. 3(1): 3, pp. 1-14. DOI: 10.5334/cstp.108


Mitchell, N., Triska, M., Liberatore, A., Ashcroft, L., Weatherill, R., & Longnecker, N.  (2017). Benefits and challenges of incorporating citizen science into university education. PLOS ONE. 12 (11): e0186285 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186285.

Manyweathers, J., Field, H., Jordan, D., Longnecker, N., Agho, K., Smith, C., Taylor, M. (2017) Risk mitigation of emerging zoonoses: Hendra virus and non-vaccinating horse owners. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. DOI: 10.1111/tbed.12588

Manyweathers, J., Field, H., Jordan, D., Longnecker, N., Agho, K., Smith, C., Taylor, M. (2017) "Why won't they just vaccinate?" Horse owner risk perception and uptake of the Hendra virus vaccine. BMC Veterinary Research. 13(103). DOI: 10.1186/s12917-017-1006-7


Arevalo-Vigne, I., Longnecker, N. & White, B. (2016). Communication codes to win the medfly battle. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance. Ed: B. Sabater-Munoz, T. Vera, R. Pereira and W. Orankanok. Bangkok, Thailand. pp. 101- 126.

Arevalo-Vigne, I., Longnecker, N. & White, B. (2016). Know thy neighbour: Turning weakest links into Mediterranean fruit fly. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance. Ed: B. Sabater-Munoz, T. Vera, R. Pereira and W. Orankanok. Bangkok, Thailand. pp. 135- 160.

Longnecker, N. (2016)  An integrated model of science communication - More than providing evidence. Journal of Science Communication. 15(5): 1-13.

Longnecker, N. (2016) Silencing science by Shaun Hendy. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. 46(3-4): 238-239. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2016.1230553.

Steven Mills, David Green, Nancy Longnecker, James Brundell, Craig Rodger and Peter Brook. (2016). Embodied Earth: Experiencing Natural Phenomena. Proceedings IEEE Image and Vision Computing New Zealand. New Plymouth, New Zealand. November 2016.

Wright, D., MacLeod, B., Hammond, N. & Longnecker, N. (2016). Can grain growers and agronomists identify common leaf diseases and bisecurity threats in grain crops? An Australian Example. Crop Protection. 89: 78-88. doi:10.1016/j.cropro.2016.07.005.


Abecasis, R.C., N., P. Afonso, A. Colaco, N. Longnecker, J. Clifton, L. Schmidt & R. Santos. (2015). Marine conservation in the Azores: evaluating marine protected area development in a remote island context. Frontiers in Marine Science. 2: 104. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2015.00104.

Arevalo-Vigne, I. Longnecker, N. White, B., Walker, I. & Kingwell, R. (2015). Making sense of the science behind fruit fly control. Rural Extension and Innovation Systems Journal. 11(1). pp: 62- 71. 

Gondwe, M. & Longnecker, N. (2015). Objects as stimulus for elucidating assumptions of cultural and scientific knowledge Science, Technology and Human Values; 1-27. DOI: 10.1177/0162243915577452.

Longnecker, N., C. Harris & K. Madden (Eds.). (2015). Proceedings of the Australian Science Communicators National Conference. 2–5 Feb, 2014, Brisbane.

Manyweathers, J., Taylor, M. & Longnecker, N. (2015). Straight from the Horse’s Mouth: Horse Owners’ Uptake of Risk Management Strategies for Hendra Virus. In: N. Longnecker, C. Harris & K. Madden (Eds.), Proceedings of the Australian Science Communicators National Conference. 2–5 Feb, 2014, Brisbane.


Fletcher, J., Salter, Z., and Longnecker, N. (2014) TeachWild Evaluation Report. 

Gondwe, M. & Longnecker, N. (2014). Scientific and cultural knowledge in intercultural science education: student perceptions of common ground. Research in Science Education. (IF 1.342). 45: 117- 147. DOI: 10.1007/s11165-014-9416-z.

Longnecker, N. (2014). Observations of PCST2014. Journal of Science Communication. 13(03): R04.

Longnecker, N., Elliott, J., and Gondwe, M. (2014). Inspiring Australia: An Evaluation Tool for Science Engagement Activities. Report Prepared for the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science, Research and Tertiary Education. Canberra, Australia.

Longnecker, N. and M. Gondwe. (2014). Graduate degree programmes in science communication: Educating and training science communicators to work with communities. In: Communicating Science to the Public: Opportunities and Challenges for the Asia-Pacific Region (Ed: Hin, L.T.W. & Subramaniam, R.). DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-9097-0_9,  Springer Netherlands.  pp. 141- 160.

Pegrum, M., Bartle, E. & Longnecker, N. (2014) Can Creative Podcasting Promote Deep Learning? British Journal of Educational Technology. 46(1): 142-152. doi:10.1111/bjet.12133.

Sullivan, M. & N. Longnecker. (2014). Creating a Community of Learners: Class Blogs as a Teaching Tool to Promote Writing and Student Interaction. Australasian Journal for Education Technology.  (30)4: 390- 401.


Abecasis, R.C., Longnecker, N., Schmidt, L. & Clifton, J. (2013). Marine conservation in remote island settings: establishment of marine protected areas in the Azores and stakeholder perceptions. Marine Policy 40: 1-9.

Abecasis, R.C., Schmidt, L., Longnecker, N. & Clifton, J. (2013). Implications of community and stakeholder perceptions of the marine environment and its conservation for MPA management in a small Azorean island. Ocean and Coastal Management; 84: 208- 219.

Longnecker, Nancy and Jane Davis (2013). Building the Future: the Sciences and Engineering. In: (ed: Jenny Gregory) Seeking Wisdom, A Centenary History of The University of Western Australia. UWA Publishing. pp. 321- 351.

Sullivan, Miriam and Nancy Longnecker. (2013). Is YouTube a useful channel for informal science education? International Council for Associations of Science Education's 4th World Conference on Science and Technology Education (WorldSTE). Malaysia.

Venville, G., Rennie, L., Hanbury, C., & Longnecker, N. (2013). Scientists reflect on why they chose to study science. Research in Science Education. 43: 2207- 2233. DOI 10.1007/s11165-013-9352-3 .


Rifkin, W., Longnecker, N., Leach, J., & Davis, L. (2012). Assigning students to publish on the web: Examples, hurdles, and needs. Journal of the NUS Teaching Academy, 2 (2), 79-94.

Venville, Grady, David Blair, David Coward, Fred Deshon, Mark Gargano, Mzamose Gondwe, Auriol Heary, Nancy Longnecker, Marina Pitts, Marjan Zadnik. (2012). Research Informed Science Enrichment Programs at the Gravity Discovery Centre. Teaching Science 58(1): 33- 39.


Barrett-Lennard, S., Chalmers, D. & Longnecker, N. (2011) Embedding communication skills across the curriculum: Helping students into their degrees and out into the workplace. Nuts and bolts workshop presented at the 2011 First Year in Higher Education Conference in Fremantle 28 June-1 July 2011.

Bartle, E., N. Longnecker and M. Pegrum (2011). Collaboration, Contextualisation and Communication Using New Media: Introducing Podcasting into an Undergraduate Chemistry Class. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education. 19(1):16-28.

Coward, D.M Heary, A Venville, G Todd, M, Laas-Bourez, M Zadnik, M Klotz, A Boer, M Longnecker, N.  (2011). The Zadko telescope: A resource for science education enrichment. Advances in Space Research. 47(11): 1922- 1930.

Rifkin, Will, Nancy Longnecker, Joan Leach and Lloyd Davis. (2011). Worried about engagement? Have students create ‘new media’. Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education. University of Melbourne, Sept, 2011. pp 211- 219. ISBN Number 978-0-9871834-0-8.

Salter, Zarin, Grady Venville and Nancy Longnecker. (2011). An Australian Story: School sustainability education in the lucky country.  Australian Journal of Environmental Education. 27(1): 149- 159.


Ha, J.F. and Longnecker, N. (2010). Doctor-Patient Communication: A Review. The Oschner Journal. 10(1): 38-43.

Mulder, H.A.J., Longnecker, N & Davis, L.S.  (2008). The State of Science Communication Programs at Universities around the World. Science Communication. 30(2): 277-287.

Longnecker, N. (2010). “Science in Australia” In: Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication (Susanna Priest, ed) Sage.

Rifkin, W, N. Longnecker, J. Leach and L.S. Davis. (2010). Students publishing in new media: Eight hypotheses – a house of cards? International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 18 (1) 43-54.

Venville, Grady, Mary Oliver, Nancy Longnecker and Léonie Rennie. (2010). Selecting Science Subjects: Why Students Do, Why They Can’t! Teaching Science. 56(3):19- 26.

Yadav, S.S., N. Longnecker, F. Dusunceli, G. Bajiga, M. Yadav, Aqeel H. Rizvi, Murli Manohar and A. Reddy. (2007). Uses, Consumption and Utilization of Chickpeas. In: Chickpea Breeding and Management (SS Yadav, B Redden, W Chen, B Sharma eds), CABI, UK. pp. 72- 100. 


Brennan, RF and NE Longnecker. 2001. Effects of concentration of manganese in seed in alleviating manganese deficiency of Lupinus angustifolius L. Aust. J. Exp. Agric. 41:1199- 1205. 

Dook, Jan, Nancy Longnecker and Tim McGrath. (2004). Development of a risk perception Web portal and training tool. Proceedings of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. SPE Paper Number 86840.

Liu, Fei-Hu and Nancy Longnecker. 2002. Interactive effect of cytokinin and potassium on sink-source relationships in Lupinus angustifolius. Plant Growth Regulation, 36: 1-6. 

Longnecker, N. (2003). "Legumes and Pulses" The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History. Ed. Joel Mokyr. Oxford University Press.  University of Western Australia.

Ma, Qifu, Nancy Longnecker and Craig Atkins.  2002. Varying phosphorus supply and development, growth and seed yield in narrow-leafed lupin. Plant Soil. 239: 79- 85.

McDougall, D.J., Longnecker, N.E., Marsh, S.P., and Smith, F.P. (2001). Attitudes of Pulse Farmers in Western Australia Towards Genetically Modified Organisms in Agriculture. Australasian Biotechnology. 11: 36- 39.

Mohammed, Zeba, Sharon Chan, Jordan Choo, Kelong Liu and Nancy Longnecker. (2004). The role of heritage web sites in heritage tourism. Proceedings of the Council for Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE), Brisbane. 12: 510- 518.


Emery, N., Nancy Longnecker and Craig Atkins. 1998.  Branch development in Lupinus angustifolius; II. correlation with endogenous ABA, IAA and cytokinins in lateral and main stem buds J. Exp. Bot.  49:  554- 559. 

Krys, Haq, Longnecker, Nancy and Hickey, Ruth. (1999). The Bean Files; Judging the effectiveness of an internet-based primary science and agriculture educational package. Investigating 15: 14- 18. 

Longnecker, Nancy.  (2000). Passion for Pulses: Health benefits of pulses and why Australians should eat more of them. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia. 24: 191- 195.

Longnecker, Nancy.  (1999).  Passion for Pulses:  A Feast of Beans, Peas and Lentils from Around the World.  UWA Press, Nedlands, Western Australia.  128 pp. ISBN: I 920694 29 3.

Longnecker, Nancy, Ross Brennan and Alan Robson.  (1998).  Lupin nutrition in: Lupins as Crop Plants: Biology, Production and Utilization(J. Gladstones, J.Hamblin and C.A. Atkins, editors).  CABI. pp. 121- 148.

Longnecker, Nancy, Julie Crosbie, Fleur Davies and Alan Robson.  1996.  Low seed manganese concentrations decreases emergence of lupin (Lupinus angustifolius). Crop Sci. 36: 355-361. 

Ma, Qifu, Nancy Longnecker and Craig Atkins.  1998.  Exogenous cytokinin and nitrogen do not increase grain yield in narrow-leafed lupins.  Crop Science, 38: 717-721. 

Ma, Qifu, Miles Dracup and Nancy Longnecker.  1997 Nitrogen deficiency affects leaf development and delays flowering in narrow-leafed lupins.  Ann. Bot.  79: 403-409.

Ma, Qifu, Nancy Longnecker, Neil Emery and Craig Atkins. 1998. Growth and yield in Lupinus angustifolius are depressed by early transient nitrogen deficiency.  Aust. J. Agric. Res.  49: 811-819.

Miguel, Leon, Nancy Longnecker, Ma Qifu, Lorraine Osborne and Craig Atkins. 1998. Branch development in Lupinus angustifolius; I. Not all branches have the same potential growth rate.  J. Exp. Bot.  49: 547-553. 

Pritchard, Deborah and Nancy Longnecker.  (1998).  Should agricultural courses at university only be targeted at rural students?  Teaching and Learning Forum: ‘Teaching and Learning in Changing Times’.  1998.  University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia.

Richert, Jeff, Nancy Longnecker and Janet Paterson. (1999). The Nodule Module: A Teaching Resource for Years 8- 10.  CLIMA Publication. ISBN: 0 86422 945 3. 87 pp.

Tang Caixian, H. Adams, N. Longnecker and A.D. Robson.  1996 A method to identify lupin species tolerant of alkaline soils.  Aust. J. Exp. Agric.  36:  595-601.

Tang, C., N.E. Longneker, H. Greenway and A.D. Robson. 1996. Reduced root elongation of Lupinus angustifolius L. by high pH is not due to decreased membrane integrity of cortical cells or low proton production by the roots. Annals of Botany. 78 (4), 409-414.


Caixian, Tang, J. Kuo, N.E. Longnecker, C.J. Thomson and A.D. Robson.  1993.  High pH causes disintegration of the root surface in Lupinus angustifolius L.  Ann. Bot.  71:201-207.

Crosbie, Julie, Nancy Longnecker, Fleur Davies and Alan Robson.  1993.  Effects of seed manganese content on lupin emergence.  Plant Soil.  155/156: 449-452.

Crosbie, Julie, Nancy Longnecker and Alan Robson.  1994. Seed manganese affects the early growth of lupins in manganese-deficient conditions. Aust. J. Agric. Res.  45: 1469-1482. 

Longnecker, Nancy.  (1994).  Nutrient deficiencies and vegetative growth.  In: Mechanisms of Plant Growth and Improved Productivity: Modern Approaches and Perspectives.  (A. S. Basra, ed.).  Marcel Dekker, New York.  pp. 137-172 .

Longnecker, N., R.D. Graham and G. Card.  1991.  Effects of manganese deficiency on the pattern of tillering and development of barley (Hordeum vulgare L., c.v. Galleon) Field Crops Res. 28: 85-102.

Longnecker, Nancy, E.J.M. Kirby and Alan Robson.  1993.  Leaf emergence, tiller growth and apical development of nitrogen-deficient spring wheat. Crop Sci. 33: 154-160.

Longnecker, N., N.E. Marcar and R.D. Graham.  1991.  Increased manganese content of barley seeds can increase grain yield under manganese-deficient conditions.  Aust. J. Agric. Res. 42: 1065-1074.

Longnecker, Nancy, and Alan Robson.  1994.  Leaf emergence of spring wheat receiving varying nitrogen supply at different stages of development.  Ann. Bot. 74: 1-7. 

Longnecker, Nancy and Alan Robson.  (1993).  Distribution and transport of zinc in plants. In: Zinc in Soils and Plants (A.D. Robson, ed.)  Kluwer Academic Publishers.  pp. 79-91.

Longnecker, Nancy, Jenny Slater and Alan Robson.  1993.  Copper supply and the leaf emergence rate of spring wheat.  Plant Soil.  155/156: 457-459.

Malden, J.S., N. Ashwath and N. Longnecker.  1994.  The effect of magnesium sulphate on the germination of a selection of plant species native to Kakadu National Park.  In:  National Workshop on Seed Biology for Revegetation.  Curtin University.

Robson, A.D., N.E. Longnecker and L.D. Osborne.  1992.  Effects of heterogenous nutrient supply on root growth and nutrient uptake in relation to nutrient supply on duplex soils.  Aust. J. Exp. Agric.  32: 879-886. 

Tang, C., B.J. Buirchell, N.E. Longnecker and A.D. Robson.  1993.  Variation in the growth of lupin species and genotypes on alkaline soil.  Plant Soil.  155/156: 513-516. 

Tang, C, A.D. Robson, N.E. Longnecker and B.J. Buirchell.  1995.  The growth of Lupinus species on alkaline soils.  Aust. J. Agric. Res.  46: 255268.

Tang, C., A.D. Robson, N.E. Longnecker and H. Greenway.  1993.  Physiological responses of lupin roots to high pH.  Plant Soil.  155/156: 509-512.


Cooper, K.V., R.D. Graham and N.E. Longnecker.  1988.  Triticale: a cereal for manganese-deficient soils.  In: International Symposium on Manganese in Soils and Plants, (MJ Webb, RO Nable, RD Graham and RJ Hannam, eds.).  Manganese Symposium, 1988, Inc., Adelaide. pp: 113-115.

Longnecker, Nancy.  (1988).  Iron nutrition of plants.  ISI Atlas of Science: Animal and Plant Sciences.  ISI Press, Philadelphia, PA. Vol.1, pp 143-150.

Longnecker, N.E. and R.D. Graham. 1990.  The diagnosis of manganese deficiency in barley (Hordeum vulgare   L.).  In: Plant Nutr. Physiol. and Appl.  (M.L. Beusichem, ed.)  pp: 797-803. 

Longnecker, N.E., R.D. Graham and N.E. Marcar.  1988.  The effect of seed manganese on barley (Hordeum vulgare  L.) growth and yield.  In: International Symposium on Manganese in Soils and Plants, (MJ Webb, RO Nable, RD Graham and RJ Hannam, eds.). Manganese Symposium, 1988, Inc., Adelaide, South Australia. pp: 47-49.

Longnecker, N.E., R.D. Graham, K.W. McCarthy, D.H.B. Sparrow and J.P. Egan.  1990.  Screening for manganese efficiency in barley (Hordeum vulgare  L.)  In: Genetic Aspects of Plant Mineral Nutrition.  (N. El Bassam et al., eds.).  Kluwer Publishers.  pp 273-280.

Longnecker, N. and Nick Uren.  1990.  Factors influencing variability in manganese content of seeds, with emphasis on barley and white lupins.  Aust. J. Agric. Res.  41(1): 29-37. 

Longnecker, N. and Ross M. Welch.  1990.  Accumulation of apoplastic iron in plant roots: A factor in the resistance of soybeans to iron-deficiency induced chlorosis?  Plant Physiol.  92: 17-22. 

Longnecker, N. and Ross M. Welch.  1986. The relationships among iron-stress response, iron-efficiency and iron uptake by plants.  J. Plant Nutr. 9 (3-7): 715-728. 

McCarthy, K.W., N.E. Longnecker, D.H.B. Sparrow and R.D. Graham.  1988.  Inheritance of manganese efficiency in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)  In: International Symposium on Manganese in Soils and Plants, (MJ Webb, RO Nable, RD Graham and RJ Hannam, eds.).  Manganese Symposium, 1988, Inc., Adelaide, South Australia. pp: 121-122.

Uren, N.C., C.J. Asher and N.E. Longnecker.  (1988).  Techniques for research on manganese in soil-plant systems.  In : Manganese in Soils and Plants(R.D. Graham, R J Hannam and N C Uren, eds.)  Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.  pp 309-328.