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Manchester has some of the world's most influential scientific minds

15 Jan 2016

Eleven of our researchers are in the top 1% who have produced the most highly cited papers in 2015

Produced by Thompson Reuters, the 2015 Highly Cited Researchers list represents some of world’s most influential scientific minds.

About 3,000 researchers earned this distinction in 2015 by writing the greatest number of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers - ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact.

The 11 Manchester researchers (two of whom are cited twice) are:

  • Professor Alison Yung - Psychiatry/Psychology, Greater Manchester West NHS Fdn Trust, UK
  • Professor Sir Andre Geim - cited twice for Materials Science and Physics
  • Professor Carole Goble - Computer Science
  • Professor Francisco Guinea - Physics (IMDEA Nanoscience Inst, Spain)
  • Dr Fredrik Schedin - Physics
  • Professor Brian Houston - Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Professor Sir Konstantin S Novoselov - cited twice for Materials Science and Physics
  • Dr Peter Blake - Physics (Graphene Ind Ltd)
  • Professor Richard Bardgett - Environment/Ecology
  • Professor Robert Stevens - Computer Science
  • Professor Sam Griffiths-Jones - Biology & Biochemistry
  • Professor Vladimir I Falko - Physics

The 2014 and 2001 lists can be viewed: