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Paul Barrett MSc

Technical Manager

Institute of Agriculture and Environment

Roles and Responsibilities

To manage the technical staff and physical resources i.e. research space, facilities and equipment of the Ecology group. I also assist staff and postgraduates with the purchase of research equipment and consumables and provide technical support for some undergraduate practical teaching mainly in the area of aquatic ecology.

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 6 9517826
    Location: AHA 1.12, Ag Hort
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Master of Science - Massey University (1999)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Introduction of insect biological control agents against invasive weeds and insect pests. Parasitoid life histories and host interactions. Stress in Penguins and other birds. Planktonic interactions in fresh and oceanic waters.

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Cockrem, JF., Candy, EJ., Barrett, DP., Agnew, P., & Potter, MA. (2017). Individual variation and repeatability of corticosterone responses of little penguins (Eudyptula minor) sampled in two successive years at Oamaru, New Zealand. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 244, 86-92
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D., Cockrem, J., Potter, M.
Cockrem, JF., Barrett, DP., Candy, EJ., & Potter, MA. (2009). Corticosterone responses in birds: Individual variation and repeatability in Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) and other species, and the use of power analysis to determine sample sizes. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 163(1-2), 158-168
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D., Cockrem, J., Potter, M.
Fowler, SV., Peterson, P., Barrett, DP., Forgie, S., Gleeson, DM., Harman, H., . . . Smith, L. (2015). Investigating the poor performance of heather beetle, Lochmaea suturalis (Thompson) (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae), as a weed biocontrol agent in New Zealand: Has genetic bottlenecking resulted in small body size and poor winter survival?. Biological Control. 87, 32-38 Retrieved from http://www.elsevier.com/locate/ybcon
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D.
Peterson, PG., Fowler, SV., & Barrett, DP. (2004). Is the poor establishment and performance of heather beetle in Tongariro National Park due to the impact of parasitoids, predators or disease. New Zealand Plant Protection. 57, 89-93 Retrieved from http://www.nzpps.org/journal/57/nzpp_570890.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D.
Cockrem, JF., Potter, MA., & Barrett, DP. (2011). Stress and personality in Antarctic penguins. Antarctic. 29(1), 28-28 Retrieved from http://www.antarctic.org.nz/pages/journal/2011.html
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D., Cockrem, J., Potter, M.
Cockrem, JF., Potter, MA., Barrett, DP., & Candy, EJ. (2008). Corticosterone responses to capture and restraint in emperor and adelie penguins in Antarctica. Zoological Science. 25(3), 291-298
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D., Candy, E., Cockrem, J., Potter, M.
Potter, MA., Barrett, DP., & King, CM. (2006). Acceptance by stoats (Mustela erminea) of 1080 (sodium monofluoroacetate) in small-volume baits and its effect on behaviour and time to death. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 54(6), 350-356
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D., Potter, M.
James, MR., Hall, JA., & Barrett, DP. (1996). Grazing by protozoa in marine coastal and oceanic ecosystems off New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. 30(3), 313-324 Retrieved from http://www.aseanbiotechnology.info/Abstract/21002904.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D.
Hall, JA., Barrett, DP., & James, MR. (1993). The importance of phytoflagellate, heterotrophic flagellate and ciliate grazing on bacteria and picophytoplankton sized prey in a coastal marine environment. Journal of Plankton Research. 15(9), 1075-1086 Retrieved from http://plankt.oxfordjournals.org/content/15/9/1075.full.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Barrett, D.

Report

Potter, MA., Stringer, I., Wakelin, M., Barrett, PP., & Hedderley, DI. (2006). Effects of pest control on forest invertebrates in Tongariro National Park - preliminary results. Science and Technical Publishing, Department of Conservation.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Barrett, D., Potter, M.

Conference

Cockrem, J., Potter, M., & Barrett, P. (2012, July). Stress and the measurement of stress in penguins. Presented at 8th Oamaru Penguin Symposium. Oamaru, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrett, D., Cockrem, J., Potter, M.
Cockrem, J., Potter, M., & Barrett, P. (2012). Stress and the measurement of stress in penguins. In 8th Oamaru Penguin Symposium: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 8 - 8). , 8th Oamaru Penguin Symposium New Zealand: The Ornithological Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Barrett, D., Cockrem, J., Potter, M.
Cockrem, JF., Potter, MA., Barrett, DP., & Candy, EJ. (2008, July). Corticosterone stress responses in Adelie and emperor penguins. Presented at 9th International Symposium on Avian Endocrinology. Leuven, Belgium.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrett, D.
Cockrem, JF., Potter, MA., Barrett, DP., & Candy, EJ. (2008). Corticosterone stress responses in Adelie and emperor penguins. In 9th International Symposium on Avian Endocrinology: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 63 - 63). , 9th International Symposium on Avian Endocrinology Belgium
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Barrett, D., Candy, E., Cockrem, J.
Cockrem, JF., Barrett, DP., Candy, EJ., & Potter, MA. (2009). Corticosterone responses in birds: Individual variation and repeatability in Adelie penguins (Pygoscelisadeliae) and other species, and the use of power analysis to determine sample sizes. In P. Sharp (Ed.) General and Comparative Endocrinology. Vol. 163 (pp. 158 - 168). : 9th International Symposium on Avian Endocrinology
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Barrett, D., Candy, E., Potter, M.
Cockrem, JF., Potter, MA., Barrett, DP., & Candy, EJ. (2007). Poster: Stress in Adelie and Emperor penguins. In Antarctica: 50 Years on The Ice: Just the Tip of the Iceberg: Conference Workbook(pp. 98 - 98). , Antartica: 50 Years on The Ice: Just the Tip of the Iceberg New Zealand: Antartica New Zealand and The Royal Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Barrett, D., Candy, E., Cockrem, J., Potter, M.
Cockrem, JF., Potter, MA., Barrett, DP., & Candy, EJ. (2007). Stress in Adelie and Emperor penguins. Poster session presented at the meeting of Antarctica: 50 Years on the Ice: Just the Tip of the Iceberg. Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Barrett, D., Candy, E., Cockrem, J., Potter, M.
Cockrem, J., Potter, M., & Barrett, DP. (2006, July). Stress and fear in Adelie penguins. Presented at 2006 Annual Antarctic Conference: Antarctica - the great integrator. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrett, D., Cockrem, J., Potter, M.
Cockrem, J., Potter, M., & Barrett, DP. (2006). Stress and fear in Adelie penguins. In 2006 Annual Antarctic Conference: Antarctica- the great integrator(pp. 34 - 34). , 2006 Annual Antarctic Conference: Antarctica - the great integrator New Zealand: Antarctica New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Barrett, D., Cockrem, J., Potter, M.
Cockrem, JF., Potter, MA., Barrett, PP., & Candy, JJ. (2005). Hormonal and behavioural responses of Adelie and Emperor penguins to physical and emotional stressors. (pp. 45). , 2005 Annual Antarctic Conference Christchurch, NZ: Antarctica New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Barrett, D., Candy, E., Cockrem, J., Potter, M.

Other

Barrett, DP., Peterson, P., Fowler, SV., Forgie, S., & Smith, L. (2013, May). Challenges for both Man and Beetle: An overview of challenges associated with the establishment of heather beetle as a biocontrol agent for heather in New Zealand.. In James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland UK..
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Barrett, D.

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