Carl Folke, Brian Walker and Johan Rockström

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Three centre researchers among world's most cited

Carl Folke, Brian Walker and Johan Rockström among researchers on exclusive list


Centre science director Carl Folke along with Johan Rockström and Brian Walker were included on the exclusive 2018 Clarivate Analytics list of the world's most cited researchers. The list recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. 

Carl Folke has been among the world’s most highly cited since the start of the list in 2014. Eight researchers from Stockholm University were included on the list.

In the list more than 4000 Highly Cited Researchers are named in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences. The United States has the highest number of HCRs, with 2,639 authors. The United Kingdom is the second highest with 546 authors and China is placed as third with 482. Harvard University keeps its leading position on the list.

The Highly Cited Researchers list from Clarivate Analytics represents scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated significant influence through publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. Researchers are selected for their exceptional performance in one or more of 21 broad fields or across several fields.

Click here for the complete 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list and executive summary

Topics: Awards
Published: 2019-01-31

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