Where the citation stars are

The number of researchers in Australia who make the annual Clarivate list of highly cited researchers nearly doubled between 2014 and this year, growing from 80 in 2014 to 170.

According to Clarivate (Thomson Reuters as was) Australia is now fifth in the world for highly-cited researchers in one or more science and social science disciplines.

Some 245 Australian based researchers make the lists for one or more fields, following the US (2639), the UK (546), China (482), and Germany (356).

Universities (and CSIRO) with five or more high-ci researchers are: Uni Melbourne – 33, UoQ – 28; Monash U – 21; UNSW – 20; Uni Sydney – 20; UWA – 12; Uni Adelaide – 12; CSIRO – 12; Uni Wollongong 12; ANU – eight, UTS – eight; JCU – seven; Macquarie U – seven; QUT – six; Curtin – six; U Tas – five and Deakin U – five.


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