Three Derby academics join World Ranking Top 2% Scientists list

27 November 2023

Three University of Derby academics have been added to the ‘World Ranking Top 2% Scientists’, a global list created and updated annually by Stanford University.

The list, considered among the most prestigious worldwide, includes just over 100,000 scientists and is based on two datasets, one career-long and one focusing on the previous year, showing how frequently academics are cited according to a range of measures.

The University of Derby academics added to the list this year are:

They join the following already on the list:

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

“It is fantastic to see the impactful work of Derby researchers recognised on a global scale through the World Ranking list. 

“At Derby our researchers are not just pushing the boundaries of their own knowledge but sharing their findings with our students, other academics and industry partners through teaching, collaboration and knowledge exchange. This ensures that their expertise has an impact way beyond the University, and it is pleasing to see this acknowledged.”

The University is a signatory of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) and Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA). Therefore, the University recognises the diverse outputs, practices and activities that maximise the quality and impact of research and 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 the responsible use of research metrics.

Additionally the University is a signatory of More Than Our Rank, more details about which can be found at More Than Our Rank - How our innovation and research is managed - University of Derby

Find out more about the impactful research taking place at the University of Derby.

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