2021 Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis


Dr. Eugene Garfield pioneered the practice of citation analysis and infometrics, developing numerous citation databases, including the Web of Science™, that changed how scientists find and assess scholarly literature.

Launched in 2017, the Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis recognizes early-career scientists working on innovative approaches in citation analysis. The award is intended to support and to fund a new research project or extend an existing research program that will have the potential to have a significant impact in the field of bibliometrics.


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To be eligible, you must be an early career researcher: No more than PhD + 10 years at the time of application.

About the Award 

The award amount is $25k USD, paid in a single instalment.

In addition to the award, Clarivate provides the successful applicant with research access to a selection of the Web of Science data.

A review committee evaluates applications for novelty, utility and innovation, and announces the winner publicly in September/October each year.

How to Apply 

Application packages must be submitted via email to GarfieldAward@clarivate.com by 11:00 pm US Eastern Daylight time Friday June 25, 2021.

The award winner will be notified by September 1, 2021.

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Past winners

Dr Giacomo Livan

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Dr Erjia Yan

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Dr Orion Penner

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Dr Jian Wang

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