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Measuring Research Impact 2: Highly Cited Researchers

Highly Cited Researchers from Clarivate is an annual list recognizing influential researchers in the sciences and social sciences from around the world, who have demonstrated significant and broad influence in their field(s) of research. The list emphasizes recent research accomplishments, evaluating Highly Cited Papers published in reputable journals indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded™ and Social Sciences Citation Index™ over an 11-year timeframe.

In the 2023 edition, a total of 6,849 researchers from 67 countries and regions were acknowledged, resulting in 7,125 Highly Cited Researcher designations. Some individuals were listed in multiple subjects, reflecting their diverse expertise. This prestigious award honors researchers whose publications rank in the top 1% by citations within the 2012-2022 publication year range, representing the most cited 0.1% of scholars in the sciences and social sciences.


2023 List:

Past Lists:

CityU researchers have excelled on the list, positioning CityU as one of the top-ranked institutions in Hong Kong. Access the records in CityU Scholars. 

CityU Scholars: 2023 2022 2021 2020