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Ben Price

  • PHD
  • Curator
  • The Natural History Museum, London
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Research interests

EvolutionSystematicsTaxonomyPhylogeographyPhylogeneticsBiogeography

About

NATIONAL OR INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION Rhodes University Academic Honours (2004) Rhodes University Academic Colours (2005) Rhodes University Academic Half Colours (2003) Dean’s Merit List (2002-2004) Merit Award (2002-2004) Scholarships: Post-Doctoral: NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship (2011) NRF Postdoctoral Fellowship (2011) South African Biosystematics Initiative Fellowship (2010-2011) PhD: Andrew Mellon Mentors Scholarship (2007-2009) NRF Prestigious Scholarship (2007-2009) DAAD Scholarship (2007) MSc: Andrew Mellon Mentors Scholarship (2006) NRF Prestigious Scholarship (2006) DAAD Scholarship (2006) Rhodes University Masters Scholarship (2006, declined) Ernst & Ethyl Errikson Trust Scholarship (2006, declined) Honours: H. B. Webb Gift (2005) Dean of Research Scholarship (2005) Rhodes University Honours Scholarship (2005) Undergraduate: Anderson PM Scholarship (2004) Crowe GH Bursary (2004) Robert Niven Grant (2004) Anderson PM Scholarship (2003) Jones Levi and Bessi Award (2003) Awards: Post-Doctoral: NRF KIC Travel Grant (2011) Whitehead Scientific Travel Grant (2011) Rhodes University JRC Travel & Subsistence Grant (2011) PhD: South African Biosystematics Initiative International Travel Award (2008) Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB) Travel Award (2008) American Society of Naturalists Travel Grant (2008) Rhodes University JRC Travel & Subsistence Grant (2008) 2nd prize PhD oral presentations, SASSB conference, Illovo (2009) Honourable mention, ZSSA conference, Potchefstroom. MSc: Best Masters Presentation, SASSB conference, Kruger National Park (2006) Honours: B.A. Putterill Prize for best Honours project Ewer Prize for the top Honours Student Duerden Prize for the top Entomology Honours Student Undergraduate: J.C. Van Hille Prize for top 3rd year Entomology Student Kimberly Hall Distinguished Academic Excellence Award

Groups

Co-authors (50)

  • Rohitha Dassanayake
  • Edward Baker
  • Martin Villet
  • Seth Barribeau

Publications (5)

  • A review of the alderfly genus Leptosialis Esben-Petersen (Megaloptera, Sialidae) with description of a new species from South Africa

    • Price B
    • Liu X
    • de Moor F
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  • Cryptic variation in an ecological indicator organism: mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequence data confirm distinct lineages of Baetis harrisoni Barnard (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) in southern Africa.

    • Pereira-da-Conceicoa L
    • Price B
    • Barber-James H
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  • Revision of the fishfly genus Platychauliodes Esben-Petersen (Megaloptera: Corydalidae) endemic to South Africa

    • Liu X
    • Price B
    • Hayashi F
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  • A watershed study on genetic diversity: phylogenetic analysis of the Platypleura plumosa (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) complex reveals catchment-specific lineages.

    • Price B
    • Barker N
    • Villet M
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  • Thermal ecophysiology of seven carrion-feeding blowflies in Southern Africa

    • Richards C
    • Price B
    • Villet M
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Professional experience

Curator

The Natural History Museum, London

March 2013 - Present

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Connecticut

June 2011 - February 2013(2 years)

SABI Postdoctoral Fellow

Albany Museum

January 2010 - June 2011(a year)

Education

PHD

Rhodes University

June 2007 - January 2010(3 years)

MSC (upgraded to PHD in 2007)

Rhodes University

January 2006 - June 2007(a year)

BSC (Honours)

Rhodes University

January 2005 - December 2005(a year)

BSC

Rhodes University

January 2002 - December 2004(3 years)