"Recognition and support of these exceptional researchers represents an important activity for a nation or an institution's plans for efficient and accelerated advancement," said David Pendlebury, senior citation analyst at the Institute for Scientific Information. "The Highly Cited Researchers list contributes to the identification of that small fraction of the researcher population that significantly extends the frontiers of knowledge. These researchers create gains for society, innovation and knowledge that make the world healthier, richer, more sustainable and more secure."
The full 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list and executive summary can be found here, and the methodology can be found here.
Featured image: Lindner College of Business Dean Marianne Lewis, right, is among the most highly cited researchers in the world. Photo/Lisa Ventre/UC Creative Services