David Pendlebury

Head of Research Analysis

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 […]

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 […]

Sustainable Development Goals: mapping the research landscape

In September of 2015, the United Nations General Assembly, as part of the UN’s “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” adopted a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Consisting of 17 broad objectives, the goals are expressly intended to eliminate poverty, fight inequality, and confront climate change. In the words of UN Secretary-General António Guterres, “This […]

Highly Cited Researchers 2018: Identifying top talent in the sciences and social sciences

A new Cross-Field category recognizes those with outsized influence across several fields. Since 2014, Clarivate Analytics has presented Highly Cited Researchers – a list of elite scientists and social scientists selected for their exceptional research performance, as demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field […]