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Conference Presentations

Collins R; Jones A, 2019, 'Smectite clay minerals: Templates for the crystallisation of green rust', presented at American Chemical Society National Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL, USA, 31 March 2019 - 04 April 2019

Jones AM; Collins RN, 2017, 'Fe(II) interactions with Fe-smectite clays – Temporal changes in reduction potential & speciation, and implications towards contaminant reduction', presented at 2017 ANSTO User Meeting, Melbourne, Victoria, 22 November 2017 - 24 November 2017

Hotchkis M; Child D; Johansen M; Collins RN; Howell N; Howard D; Ikeda-Ohno A, 2017, 'Markers from Australia's nuclear legacy in marine wildlife', presented at 2017 ANSTO User Meeting, Melbourne, Victoria, 22 November 2017 - 24 November 2017

Collins RN, 2017, 'Enhanced trace metal environmental analyses and oxidation state-specific EXAFS', presented at High-energy-resolution XAS workshop, Australian Synchrotron, Melbourne, Australia, 18 September 2017 - 18 September 2017

Collins RN; jones A; murphy C; waite D, 2017, 'Green rust formation induced by reaction between aqueous Fe(II) and smectite clay minerals', presented at 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, Washington DC, USA, 20 August 2017 - 24 October 2017

jones A; Collins RN; waite D, 2016, 'Investigating Fe(II)-Fe(III) Oxide Redox Chemistry and its Impact on Contaminant Reduction Using Mediated Electrochemistry', presented at Goldschmidt 2016, Yokohama, Japan, 26 June 2016 - 01 July 2016

Tsarev S; Waite D; Collins RN, 2015, 'Formation of surface U(V) by reduction of Ca-U-Carbonate complexes with nanoscale zero-valent iron', presented at Asia Oceania Forum for Synchrotron Radiation Research 2015, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 25 November 2015 - 27 November 2015

Collins RN; Tsarev S; Johansen M; Waite D, 2015, 'Radionuclide speciation at former nuclear weapons testing sites and in situ technologies to immobilise aqueous uranium', presented at Asia Oceania Forum for Synchrotron Radiation Research 2015, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 25 November 2015 - 27 November 2015

Collins RN; Jones AM; Xue Y; Kinsela AS; Fink D, 2015, 'Speciation of Al, Fe, trace metals and REEs in coastal lowland acid sulfate soil drainage waters', presented at 2015 International Symposium on Environmental Science and Technology, Chongqing, China, 01 November 2015 - 03 November 2015

Rosso KM; Alexandrov V; Newmann A; Qafoku O; Pearce CI; Collins RN; Scherer MM, 2015, 'Interactions of ferrous iron with iron rich clay minerals with implications for redox-reactions with polyvalent radionuclides', presented at 15th International Conference on the chemistry and migration behaviour of actinides and fission products in the geosphere, Santa Fe, NM, USA, 13 September 2015 - 18 July 2015

Collins RN; Rose AL; Glover CJ; Waite D, 2015, 'Ferric iron hydrolysis and precipitation - An in situ XAS study', presented at 16th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure, Karlsruhe, Germany, 23 August 2015 - 28 August 2015

Tsarev S; Waite TD; Collins RN, 2015, 'Formation of surface U(V) by reduction of Ca-U-carbonate complexes with nanoscale zero-valent iron', presented at Goldschmidt2015, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 16 August 2015 - 21 July 2015

Tsarev S; Crane RA; Waite DT; Collins RN, 2014, 'Mechanism of uranium uptake by nanoscale zero-valent iron', Vol. 248, presented at 248th National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS), San Francisco, CA, 10 August 2014 - 14 August 2014, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000349167400336&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Collins RN; Kinsela AS, 2014, 'Uranium and iron redox interactions at the surface of (iron-rich) Montmorillonites', Vol. 248, presented at 248th National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS), San Francisco, CA, 10 August 2014 - 14 August 2014, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000349167400340&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Stroud JL; Collins RN, 2014, 'Bioavailability of metals in acid sulfate soil wetlands: implications for remediation', presented at 4th National Acid Sulfate Soils Conference, Perth, WA, Australia, 20 May 2014 - 21 May 2014

Stroud JL; Collins RN, 2014, 'Iron and sulfur cycling bacteria in acid-impacted coastal sulfidic sediments', presented at 4th National Acid Sulfate Soils Conference, Perth, WA, Australia, 20 May 2014 - 21 May 2014

Payne TE; Boland DD; Clark MW; Collins RN; Comarmond MJ; Milham PJ; Waite TD, 2013, 'Integration of synchrotron and radiotracer techniques in environmental contaminant science', 21 November 2013 - 22 November 2013

Collins RN; Rosso KM, 2013, 'Theoretical calculations on the thermodynamics and kinetics of U(VI) homogeneous reduction by Fe(II)', presented at Goldschmidt 2013, Florence, Italy, 25 August 2013 - 30 August 2013

Payne TE; Collins RN; Comarmond J; Palmer G; Lumpkin G; Angove M, 2012, 'Application of synchrotron XAS to probe sorption mechanisms in Uranium(VI)/Ferrihydrite/Titanium Dioxide systems', presented at Australian Synchrotron Users Meeting, Melbourne, Australia

Collins RN; Rose AL; Glover C; Rosso K; Chaka A; Boland DD; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2012, 'Applying q-EXAFS and thermodynamics to deduce ferric iron geometry during hydrolysis and precipitation', presented at Telluride Biogeochemistry and Redox Transformations of Iron Workshop, Telluride, CO, USA

Stroud J; Collins RN, 2012, 'Arsenic and trace metals in acid sulfate environments', presented at 7th International Acid Sulfate Soil Conference, Vaasa, Finland

Stroud J; Collins RN, 2012, 'Assessment of arsenic and metal bioavailability in drain waters from acid sulfate environments', presented at 3rd National Acid Sulfate Soils Conference, Melbourne, Australia

Stroud J; Collins RN, 2012, 'Characterisation of arsenic and trace metals in acid sulfate environments', presented at Goldschmidt 2012, Montreal, Canada

Boland DD; Collins RN; Glover C; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2012, 'Fe(II)-mediated reduction of Cr(VI) and U(VI) in the presence of Fe(III) oxyhydroxides', presented at Goldschmidt 2012, Montreal, Canada

Boland DD; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2012, 'Fe(II)-mediated transformation of ferrihydrite to goethite and associated reduction of U(VI) to U(V): Thermodynamic and kinetic considerations', presented at International workshop on uranium biogeochemistry: transformations and applications, Ascona, Switzerland

Clark M; Payne TE; Harrison JJ; Comarmond J; Dore M; Collins RN, 2012, 'Modified Bauxite Refinery Residues for Immobilizing U(VI)', presented at South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association Conference, Lucas Heights

Yvanes-giuliani Y; Fink D; Rose J; Waite TD; Collins RN, 2012, 'Partitioning of aluminium in acid sulfate soils and implications for remediation', presented at 3rd National Acid Sulfate Soils Conference, Melbourne, Australia

Comarmond J; Payne TE; Lumpkin G; Palmer G; Angove M; Collins RN, 2011, 'Uranium sorption in iron oxide/titanium oxide systems', presented at 13th International Conference on the Chemistry and Migration Behaviour of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere, Beijing, China, 18 September 2011 - 23 September 2011, http://www.chem.pku.edu.cn/migration2011

Payne TE; Comarmond J; Harrison JJ; Clark M; Collins RN; Angove M; Palmer G, 2011, 'Isotope exchange studies of contaminant availability in soils and sediments', presented at 7th International Conference on Isotopes, Moscow, Russia, 04 September 2011 - 08 September 2011, http://ici7.com/en/ici7/

Collins RN; Rose AL; Glover C; Boland DD; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2011, 'Ferric iron geometry and coordination during hydrolysis and ferrihydrite precipitation', presented at Goldschmidt, Prague, Czech Republic, 14 August 2011 - 19 August 2011, http://www.goldschmidt2011.org/

Boland DD; Collins RN; Glover C; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2011, 'Kinetics of coupled Fe(II)-catalysed ferrihydrite transformation and U(VI) reduction', presented at Goldschmidt, Prague, Czech Republic, 14 August 2011 - 19 August 2011, http://www.goldschmidt2011.org/

Collins RN; Jones AM; Glamore W; Yvanes-giuliani Y; Garcia-Cuenca S; Waite TD, 2011, 'Coupling biogeochemical and hydrological observations to prevent acid and metal discharge from an acid sulfate soil-affected catchment on the Tweed River floodplain, NSW, Australia', presented at Australian Society for Limnology and New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society Congress, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Yvanes-giuliani Y; Collins RN; Rose J; Waite TD, 2011, 'Partitioning of aluminium in acid sulfate soils and implications for remediation', presented at 19th Annual RACI Analytical and Environmental Divisions Research and Developments Topics Conference, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Boland DD; Collins RN; Glover C; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2011, 'Using XAS to quantify the kinetics of coupled Fe(II)-catalysed ferrihydrite transformation and U(VI) reduction', presented at Australian Synchrotron Users Meeting, Melbourne, Australia, http://usermeeting.synchrotron.org.au/program.php

Collins RN; Boland DD; Rose AL; Glover C; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2010, 'Application of quick XAFS to elucidate the ferric iron coordination environment (and evidence for tetrahedral iron) in ferrihydrite.', presented at Australian Synchrotron Users Meeting 2010, Melbourne, Australia, 22 November 2010 - 24 November 2010

Payne TE; Collins RN; Clark M, 2010, 'EXAFS studies of trace metal immobilisation by a modified red mud', presented at Australian Synchrotron Users Meeting 2010, Melbourne, Australia, 22 November 2010 - 24 November 2010

Payne TE; Cendon DI; Collins RN; Dore M; Hankin S; Harrison JJ; Hughes C; Johansen MP; Thiruvoth S; Twining JR; Wilsher K, 2010, 'Assessment of radionuclide distributions at an Australian legacy radioactive waste site', presented at 11th South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 31 August 2010 - 03 September 2010

Payne TE; Comarmond J; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2010, 'Ligand effects on uranium sorption - key processes and models', presented at 11th South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 31 August 2010 - 03 September 2010

Collins RN; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2010, 'Is there a link between Fe(III) oxide reactivity, Fe(II)-catalysed crystallisation and U(VI) reduction?', Vol. 74, pp. A186 - A186, presented at Goldschmidt, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, 13 June 2010 - 18 June 2010, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000283941400621&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Jones AM; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2010, 'Mineral species controlling the solubility of Al in acid sulfate soil waters', Vol. 74, pp. A477 - A477, presented at Goldschmidt, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, 13 June 2010 - 18 June 2010, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000283941401524&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Boland DD; Collins RN; Payne TE; Waite TD, 2010, 'The inhibitory effect of silicate on the Fe(II)-catalysed sequestration of U by Fe(III) oxides', Vol. 74, pp. A101 - A101, presented at Goldschmidt, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, 13 June 2010 - 18 June 2010, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000283941401384&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Sanchez-Palacios J; Wang Y; Collins RN; Doronila A; Woodrow IE, 2010, 'Arsenic localization and speciation in the roots of Eucalyptus spp', presented at International Conference on Environmental Pollution And Clean Bio/Phytoremediation, Pisa, Italy

Dore M; Collins RN; Payne TE; Rose J; Proux O, 2010, 'Identification of the mineral phases controlling Co immobilisation in soils and sediments', Melbourne, Australia

Boland DD; Collins RN; Waite TD, 2010, 'Using X-ray absorption spectroscopy to examine the fate of uranium during iron oxide mineral transformation', presented at Australian Synchrotron users meeting, Melbourne, Australia

Payne TE; Cendon DI; Collins RN; Hankin S; Harrison JJ; Hughes C; Johansen MP; Twining JR; Waite TD, 2009, 'Assessment of radionuclide movement at an Australian legacy radioactive waste site', presented at 12th International Conference on the Chemistry and Migration Behaviour of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere, Kennewick, Washington, USA

Fernando DR; Mizuno T; Woodrow IE; Baker A; Collins RN, 2009, 'The speciation of foliar Mn in Mn hyperaccumulating plants', presented at 50th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Plant Physiology, Nagoya, Japan

Hughes C; Cendon DI; Collins RN; Hankin S; Harrison JJ; Johansen MP; Payne TE; Twining JR; Waite TD, 2009, 'Utilisation of tritium data to assess hydrology at an Australian radionuclide waste site', presented at 3rd International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference, Adelaide, Australia

Collins RN; Jones AM; Glamore W; Hancock M; Stainlay BN; Garcia-Cuenca S; Pham AN; Melville MD; Waite TD, (eds.), 2008, 'A catchment-scale approach for the effective remediation of coastal acid sulfate soils', pp. 1 - 1, presented at 3rd IACMR Biennial Conference, Guangzhou, China, 19 June 2008 - 22 June 2008

Collins RN; Jones AM; Waite TD, 2008, 'Aluminium, iron and sulfur speciation in coastal lowland acid sulfate soil environments of north-eastern New South Wales', pp. 1 - 1, presented at Australian Synchrotron Users Meeting 2008, Melbourne

Avoscan L; Sarret G; Coves J; Collins RN; Gouget B, 2008, 'Chemical forms of selenium accumuated by Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34 exposted to sselenite and selenate', pp. 1 - 1, presented at Symposium: Cupriavidus metallidurans, SCK-CEN, Belgium Germany


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