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2017 Highly Cited Researchers Announced


The world's most highly cited researchers have been listed for 2017 by Clarivate Analytics.

Pssst...If you're a Highly Cited Researcher, make sure to retrieve your official 2017 Highly Cited Researcher certificate from the 'Awards' section of your Publons private dashboard.

Find out who shines brightest in the 2017 Highly Cited Researcher list. See the full list

What is the Highly Cited Researcher list?

Highly Cited Researchers from Clarivate Analytics is an annual list recognizing leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences from around the world.

The final new list contains about 3,400 Highly Cited Researchers in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences. Read the press release.

The 2017 list focuses on contemporary research achievement: only Highly Cited Papers in science and social sciences journals indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection during the 11-year period 2005-2015 were surveyed.

Highly Cited Papers are defined as those that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science.

Did you know you can track citations for papers you've authored, reviewed or edited all on Publons? It's all free and easy.

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