Past lists

Discover Highly Cited Researchers™ from years gone by.

Clarivate™ analysts have identified the world’s leading researchers who 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. Institutions and researchers may explore past year records from 2014 to 2023 here.

We reserve the right to update the 2023 Excel file posted here. Any updates will be completed by the end of December 2023.

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2023 Analysis

Experts from the Institute for Scientific Information™ provide their detailed insight into the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2023, including their geographical locations, primary tenured research institutes and a breakdown of their fields of research.

Read our analysis of the 2023 list.