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Highly Cited Excellence
Clarivate Analytics names 9 scientists and social scientists to its 2021 list of highly cited researchers
By Andrea Estrada
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Santa Barbara, CA
Nine UC Santa Barbara researchers have been named among the most influential scientists in the world, according to the 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list released by Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters).
The annual list identifies researchers in the sciences and social sciences who demonstrated significant influence in their respective field or fields through publication of multiple highly cited papers during the past decade. Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science™ citation index.
The 2021 list contains 6,602 highly cited researchers in various fields from more than 70 countries and regions — 3,774 recognized for their performance in the 21 Essential Science Indicator™ and 2,828 highly cited researchers recognized for their cross-field performance.