Academics at the University of Derby make 'World Ranking Top 2% Scientists' list

14 December 2022

Six academics at the University of Derby have been listed in the ‘World Ranking Top 2% Scientists’, a global list created as part of a study by Stanford University.

The list is produced annually and features the world’s top two per cent of scientists using standardised information on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions and a composite indicator (c-score). 

The study produces data for career-long and single recent year impact, with scientists classified into 22 scientific fields and 174 sub-fields.

Professor Alex Molasiotis
Professor Alex Molasiotis is among the University of Derby academics who feature in the World Ranking Top 2% Scientists list.

The following University of Derby academics are now classed as being in the global top two per cent:

Commenting on this achievement, Professor Warren Manning, Provost – Innovation & Research at the University of Derby, said:

“This global recognition for our academic colleagues is testament to the ground-breaking, impactful research and expertise that they bring to the University and we are delighted to see them featured in this prestigious list.

“At Derby our research profile continues to grow as a result of our commitment to encouraging an active research culture across all disciplines and career stages and ensuring a research informed curriculum that engages and benefits our students.”

The University is a signatory of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). Therefore the University is committed to the responsible use of publication-based metrics and the use of a combination of appropriate qualitative and quantitative indicators to consider the quality of individual research publications. Find out more about the University's commitment to DORA.

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