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Ben Halliwell

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Room 336a , Life Science Building

03 6226 2594 (phone)

Benjamin.Halliwell@utas.edu.au

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Fields of Research

  • Behavioural ecology (310301)
  • Phylogeny and comparative analysis (310410)
  • Animal physiological ecology (310907)
  • Palaeoclimatology (370904)
  • Biological adaptation (310403)
  • Population ecology (310307)

Research Objectives

  • Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences (280102)
  • Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences (280111)
  • Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments (180602)
  • Ecosystem adaptation to climate change (190102)
  • Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences (280107)
  • Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments (180404)

Publications

Total publications

15

Journal Article

(9 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2019Botterill-James T, Munch KL, Halliwell B, Chapple DG, Gardner MG, et al., 'Low food availability during gestation enhances offspring post-natal growth, but reduces survival, in a viviparous lizard', Oecologia, 189, (3) pp. 611-620. ISSN 0029-8549 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00442-019-04349-5 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 7

Co-authors: Botterill-James T; Munch KL; Wapstra E; While GM

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2018Munch KL, Noble DWA, Botterill-James T, Koolhof IS, Halliwell B, et al., 'Maternal effects impact decision-making in a viviparous lizard', Biology Letters, 14, (4) Article 20170556. ISSN 1744-9561 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2017.0556 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 14

Co-authors: Munch KL; Noble DWA; Botterill-James T; Koolhof IS; Wapstra E; While GM

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2017Botterill-James T, Halliwell B, McKeown S, Sillince J, Uller T, et al., 'Family aggression in a social lizard', Scientific Reports, 7 Article 3502. ISSN 2045-2322 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-03531-0 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Botterill-James T; McKeown S; Uller T; Wapstra E; While GM

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2017Halliwell B, Uller T, Chapple DG, Gardner MG, Wapstra E, et al., 'Habitat saturation promotes delayed dispersal in a social reptile', Behavioral Ecology, 28, (2) pp. 515-522. ISSN 1045-2249 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arw181 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Uller T; Wapstra E; While GM

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2017Halliwell B, Uller T, Holland BR, While GM, 'Live bearing promotes the evolution of sociality in reptiles', Nature Communications, 8 Article 2030. ISSN 2041-1723 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-02220-w [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 27Web of Science - 26

Co-authors: Holland BR; While GM

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2017Halliwell B, Uller T, Wapstra E, While GM, 'Resource distribution mediates social and mating behavior in a family living lizard', Behavioral Ecology, 28, (1) pp. 145-153. ISSN 1045-2249 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arw134 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 17

Co-authors: Wapstra E; While GM

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2016Bordogna G, Cunningham G, Fitzpatrick LJ, Halliwell B, MacGregor HEA, et al., 'An experimental test of relatedness-based mate discrimination in a social lizard', Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 70, (12) pp. 2139-2147. ISSN 0340-5443 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00265-016-2217-9 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Bordogna G; Cunningham G; Fitzpatrick LJ; MacGregor HEA; Munch KL; Wapstra E; While GM

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2016Botterill-James T, Halliwell B, Cooper-Scott E, Uller T, Wapstra E, et al., 'Habitat structure influences parent-offspring association in a social lizard', Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 4, (96) pp. 1-10. ISSN 2296-701X (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2016.00096 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9

Co-authors: Botterill-James T; Cooper-Scott E; Wapstra E; While GM

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2015While GM, Williamson J, Prescott G, Horvathova T, Fresnillo B, et al., 'Adaptive responses to cool climate promotes persistence of a non-native lizard', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 282, (1803) Article 20142638. ISSN 0962-8452 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2638 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 35Web of Science - 32

Co-authors: While GM; Beeton NJ

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Chapter in Book

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2015While GM, Halliwell B, Uller T, 'Chapter 15. The Evolutionary Ecology of Parental Care in Lizards', Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Lizards and Tuatara, CRC Press, JL Rheubert, DS Siegel, SE Trauth (ed), United States, pp. 590-619. ISBN 978-1-4665-7986-6 (2015) [Other Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: While GM

Conference Publication

(5 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2016Halliwell B, Sillince J, Wapstra E, Uller T, While GM, 'Habitat saturation influences offspring dispersal in Liopholis whitii', Australian Society of Herpetologists Annual meeting, 16-19 February, Grindelwald, Tasmania (2016) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Wapstra E; While GM

2015Botterill-James T, Halliwell B, Barnes EA, McEvoy J, Uller T, et al., 'Identifying the costs benefits and incidences of parental care in a social lizard', Australian Society of Herpetologists Annual meeting, 21-24 January, Eildon, Victoria (2015) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Botterill-James T; Barnes EA; McEvoy J; Wapstra E; While GM

2015Halliwell B, Botterill-James T, Barnes EA, Uller T, Wapstra E, et al., 'Habitat structure, promiscuity and social organisation in Liopholis whitii, an experimental test', Australian Society of Herpetologists Annual meeting, 21-24 January, Eildon, Victoria (2015) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Botterill-James T; Barnes EA; Wapstra E; While GM

2015Halliwell B, Uller T, Wapstra E, While GM, 'Habitat structure, mating behavior and social organisation in Liopholis whitii, an experimental test', Behaviour 2015 Conference, 09-14 August, Cairns, Australia (2015) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Wapstra E; While GM

2015While GM, Halliwell B, Uller T, Wapstra E, 'Polyandry, male care and the evolutionary origins of family living', Behaviour 2015 Conference, 09-14 August, Cairns, Australia (2015) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: While GM; Wapstra E

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

1

Total funding

$17,000

Projects

Testing the causal relationship between ecology, promiscuity and social organisation in a lizard (2013 - 2015)$17,000
Description
This project will provide natural population observations and enclosure based manipulations of promiscuity in Egernia Whitee.
Funding
Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment ($17,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
While GM; Wapstra E; Halliwell B
Period
2013 - 2015

Research Supervision

Current

1

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDComparative Phylogenomics of Drought Resilience Traits in Eucalyptus2022