Research

Get the insights you need on the Coronaviruses from Clarivate Analytics

Access the world’s leading research and late-breaking news on this rapidly evolving health emergency. A global health emergency can occur without warning, as we are currently experiencing with the rapidly-spreading coronavirus outbreak. As scientists attempt to develop vaccines and treatments as quickly as possible to meet the increasing needs of those affected, medical researchers and […]

Partner News: U.S. News & World Report Announces 2020 Best Global Universities Rankings

The rankings evaluate universities that prioritize academic research around the world.   Washington, D.C. – Oct. 22, 2019 – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, today published the 2020 edition of the Best Global Universities rankings. In the most comprehensive assessment of research universities worldwide, the new edition evaluates 1,500 […]

Innovation in exoskeleton robotics research – an interview from the frontlines

Researchers are on the frontiers of human discovery and innovation. But what makes them tick? We’re getting to know researchers across the world to learn what has inspired their research, what they want the world to know about their domain, and how the Web of Science Group’s workflow solutions are helping them to keep innovating […]

New Web of Science categories reflect ever-evolving research

The world of research never stands still. As new areas of inquiry arise and branch off in novel directions, established fields undergo transformation that might entail robust growth or stagnation. These ever-evolving shifts present researchers with a challenge to easily find the research relevant to their needs and determine how it connects to other discoveries. […]

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 […]

Citation Laureates 2018: Celebrating 50 successful Nobel forecasts

With the recent announcement of the 2018 Nobel Prize recipients, Clarivate Analytics marked a special achievement of its own. Since 2002, Clarivate has presented an annual selection of Citation Laureates. These are scientists whose work has earned distinction and acclaim in the eyes of their peers, as demonstrated by an unusually high rate of citations […]

A look at the Research and Innovation Performance of Malaysian Universities 2013 – 2017

Clarivate Analytics and Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM), Malaysia’s Ministry of Education (MOE), have jointly produced a research and innovation landscape report that describes Malaysia’s research and innovation output for the period 2013 – 2017. Powered by Clarivate Analytics Web of Science and  Derwent Innovation and supplemented by additional grant data from MyGRANTS, Jabatan Pendidikan Tinggi, […]

In all its forms, peer review fosters world-class research

In September of 2018, Publons, a Clarivate Analytics company, released its inaugural “Global State of Peer Review” report, the largest ever report to examine how the institution of peer review is responding to changes in journal publishing. Publons is ideally positioned to produce this report, having taken the lead in organizing reviewers by providing a […]

Nobel-class research: Citation Laureates 2018 from Clarivate Analytics

Beginning on October 1st, the Nobel Prize committees will announce their selections for this year’s awards, and a small group of researchers will see their names added to an elite corps dating back to 1901 – the recipients of science’s highest honor. Since 2002, Clarivate Analytics has marked this occasion with an annual tradition of […]

Researching smarter with EndNote X9

With the release of EndNote X9, the newest version of its reference-management software, Clarivate Analytics deepens its commitment to helping researchers concentrate on their primary goal: Creating important, impactful research.”   With research now a global enterprise, collaboration with large, international teams has become the norm. In fact, 43% of papers published in the last […]

For undergraduates at Berry College, the Web of Science proves essential

If some professionals in science and academia tend to associate the Web of Science exclusively with large, research-intensive universities and institutions, the perception is understandable. It may be due to the database’s origins as the world’s first science citation index over a half-century ago, or to the stature resulting from comprehensively covering more than a […]

Metaphor and Metrics

Instead of a basket, or a tide, let’s talk about metrics as mosaic.   Images influence how we think.  That’s why metaphors matter.  They can clarify and improve our understanding of complex concepts.  They can both reflect and shape our attitudes. The metaphors of journal metrics started with “impact.” Impact[1]:       a : to […]