Twenty Bristol academics named in Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list
4 December 2019
The Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list recognised 20 University of Bristol researchers reaching the highest sphere of influence in research.
The citation analysis, now in its sixth year, identifies those who have published a high number of papers that rank in the top one per cent most cited works in their field.
The 20 researchers on the list this year, up from 18 last year, are:
- Professor Craig McArdle, Bristol Medical School
- Professor Caroline L Relton, Bristol Medical School
- Professor David Gunnell, Bristol Medical School
- Professor Debbie Lawlor, Bristol Medical School
- Professor Eamonn Kelly, Faculty of Life Sciences
- Professor George Davey Smith, Bristol Medical School
- Professor Jack Bowden, Bristol Medical School
- Dr Jane Ferrie, Bristol Medical School
- Professor Jonathan Sterne, Bristol Medical School
- Professor Jonathan Bamber, Faculty of Science
- Professor Jules Hancox, Faculty of Life Sciences
- Professor Julian Higgins, Bristol Medical School
- Professor Kate Tilling, Bristol Medical School
- Professor Marcus Munafo, Faculty of Life Sciences
- Professor Matthew Hickman, Bristol Medical School
- Professor Neil Marrion, Faculty of Life Sciences
- Professor Philip Donoghue, Faculty of Science
- Dr Steven Lolait, Bristol Medical School
- Professor Thorsten Wagener, Faculty of Engineering
- Professor Tom Gaunt, Bristol Medical School
Placement on the list, which is based on qualitative and quantitative data from the Web of Science, is a significant achievement for those named.
Approximately 6,200 researchers are named Highly Cited Researchers in 2019—some 3,700 in specific fields and about 2,500 for cross-field performance.
This is the second year that researchers with cross-field impact are identified. The recognition of researchers with substantial influence in several fields keeps the Highly Cited Researcher list contemporary and relevant.
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