Web of Science Group publishes list of most highly cited researchers in 2018

August 16, 2019

Web of Science Group has published a list of researchers who produced multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year. The list of approximately 6,000 researchers includes both those in specific fields and those with a cross-field impact. Canada was ranked 7th on the list of countries, with 166 (2.7%) of HCRs living in the country. Numerous post-secondary institutions appeared on the list, with the greatest numbers of Canadian HCRs coming from the University of British Columbia (33) and the University of Toronto (28). The researchers recommend a careful reading of the study’s methodology. HCR | Report (International)