David Pendlebury

Head of Research Analysis at the Institute for Scientific Information

Laying foundations for the future: Citation Laureates 2021

Clarivate™ draws on Web of Science™ publication and citation data to reveal annual list of Citation Laureates™ – researchers ‘of Nobel class’ whose high-impact contributions have transformed their fields and paved the path for the future of science. Each year in early October, a select handful of researchers receive science’s highest honor in the form […]

“The threads that hold the fabric of science together”: The origins and importance of analyzing citation data

This is an adapted excerpt from David Pendlebury’s contributed chapter in the recently published Handbook Bibliometrics. His chapter explores how Eugene Garfield and his Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™ helped revolutionize information retrieval in the second half of the twentieth century by introducing the concept of citation indexing for scientific literature.   The history, sociology […]

Clarivate identifies global scientific pioneers on annual Highly Cited Researchers list

Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers have demonstrated significant and broad influence reflected in their publication of multiple highly cited papers over the last decade. Of the world’s population of scientists and social scientists, Highly Cited Researchers are 1 in 1,000. See the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list.   Understanding the research landscape and identifying the scientific […]

Citation Laureates 2020: The giants of research

Clarivate analysts draw on Web of Science publication and citation data to reveal annual list of Citation Laureates – extremely influential researchers deemed to be ‘of Nobel class’ In early October each year, the Nobel Assembly confers science’s highest honors with the Nobel Prizes. As done since 2002, Clarivate analysts again draw on Web of […]

Spotlight: Highly Cited Researcher Jane Elith

Ranking in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in Web of Science, Highly Cited Researchers are leading the way in solving the world’s biggest challenges. But what makes them tick? As we prepare to announce the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2019, and as part of our series getting to know […]

Researchers of Nobel class: Citation Laureates 2019

On October 7, 2019, the Nobel Assembly will vote to confer science’s highest honor and announce the first of the 2019 Nobel Prizes. While this annual rite inspires worldwide speculation about possible recipients, the Web of Science Group has, since 2002, brought special insight into identifying researchers likely to receive Nobel recognition. In selecting these […]

Researchers of Nobel class: Citation Laureates 2019

On October 7, 2019, the Nobel Assembly will vote to confer science’s highest honor and announce the first of the 2019 Nobel Prizes. While this annual rite inspires worldwide speculation about possible recipients, the Web of Science Group has, since 2002, brought special insight into identifying researchers likely to receive Nobel recognition. In selecting these […]