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Highly Cited Researchers by Clavariate

Highly Cited Researchers have demonstrated significant and broad influence in their field(s) of research.

Each researcher selected has authored multiple Highly Cited Papers™ which rank in the top 1% by citations for their field(s) and publication year in the Web of Science™ over the past decade. However, citation activity is not the sole selection indicator. A preliminary list based on citation activity is then refined using qualitative analysis and expert judgement.

Of the world’s population of scientists and social scientists, Highly Cited Researchers™ are 1 in 1,000.

7,125 Highly Cited Researcher designations in 2023”

Source: Highly Cited Researchers - Clarivate

Current Wits researchers who are the most highly cited include:

  • Professor Frederik Raal (2019, and 2021 to 2023 in the Clinical Medicine field), view his profile here
  • Professor Lynn Morris (from 2015-2019 in the category of Microbiology)
  • Steven Churchill (in 2019 in the category of Social Sciences)