Monday, September 12, 2016

Cited researchers

A few weeks back, Shanghai released the list of cited researchers. It called its list as "Most cited researchers" Around 20 Indians, including one from IISc, find a place in that list. An important factor that plays a role in Shanghai Rankings is the MCR (Most Cited Researcher) list that accounts for 10% of the ARWU subject rankings. MCR is based on the top 150 researchers across the world in that field of engineering.

Thomson Reuters has also released its list of highly cited researchers. This list is called as "Highly cited researchers" Roughly 1500 from USA, 87 from China and 2 Indians find a place in this list.