Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis application now available

PHILADELPHIA, May 12, 2017 – The application for the newly established award honoring the life and work of the late Dr. Eugene Garfield, founder of the Web of Science and pioneer in Information Science, today was made available by Clarivate Analytics, the owner of the Web of Science.

Clarivate Analytics announced its plans to pay tribute to the late Dr. Garfield in a news release last month after he passed away on February 26.

Named for the Web of Science founder, this newly created award plans to celebrate Dr. Garfield’s legacy in scientific discovery by offering its recipient $25,000 USD, access to Web of Science data and the opportunity to present at a memorial symposium in Dr. Garfield’s honor. The awardee will also be invited to participate in meetings of the Clarivate Scientific Advisory Board.

Eligibility for the award requires that applicants are early-career researchers with no more than a PhD + 10 years. Eligible researchers wishing to be considered for the award should obtain their application and further direction from the Clarivate Analytics website. The required application, CV and two letters of recommendation should be submitted in English as a PDF file to, no later than 11pm US ET on June 14, 2017.

For further information about Dr. Garfield’s passing, refer to the February 2017 news release.