According tomedia reports, Coreview released the “highly cited scientists” list, selected the world’s top natural and social sciences talent, the list of scientists have published a number of high cited papers. The number of highly cited scientists in the United States remains far ahead, with a total of 2,737 entries, or 44% of the total list. A surge in the number of mainland China’s list has overtaken the UK as the second-largest “highly cited scientist” region. This year there were 636 listings, compared with 482 in 2018.
Harvard University has 203 appearances, making it the world’s highest number of highly cited scientists. The Chinese Academy of Sciences and Tsinghua University ranked 3rd and 19th respectively in the top 20 list of institutions cited by scientists.
The number of highly cited scientists at UK research institutions has fallen from 546 in 2018 to 516 this year. Germany and the Netherlands also have seen a decline in the number of scientists on the list.
There are 23 Nobel laureates on the list, including three scientists who have just won the prize in 2019: Greg Semenza, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, John Gudinav, nobel prize winner in chemistry, and Esther Dufro, winner of the Nobel Prize in economics.
Among the 6,008 highly cited scientists on the list are 57 Cory Vian Citation Laureate winners, who are the “NoNobel Level” researchers selected annually by Coreview based on citation analysis, and scholars with great potential to win the Nobel Prize in the future.