28 November 2018
Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg has been ranked in the world's top one per cent of researchers
Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg has been ranked in the world's top one per cent of researchers

GCI Director Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg is one of 27 UQ researchers to be named in a prestigious list of the world’s most highly cited researchers.

In recognition of the fact that his work has substantial influence across multiple fields, Professor Hoegh-Guldberg was named in a new cross-field category.

The data are drawn from the Web of Science, a publisher-neutral citation index, powering global discovery and citation analytics across the sciences, social sciences and art and humanities.

With the assistance of Clarivate Analytics, the names of the world’s most highly cited researchers are compiled by assessing the citation impact of research publications found in the most prestigious books, conference proceedings and journals.

Clarivate Analytics’s CEO Annette Thomas said advancement of scientific endeavour represented a critical activity for individual research institutions and entire nations.

“The Highly Cited Researchers 2018 list helps to identify the researchers who are having the greatest impact on the research community … contributions that make the world healthier, safer, richer, and more sustainable,” she said.

In total, 27 University of Queensland researchers were named in this year’s Highly Cited Researchers List – with one featuring in two categories.

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