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Eleven researchers at Stockholm University among the most cited

In the end of November, the annual list “Highly Cited Researcher-2020” was published. World class researchers are selected for their exceptional research performance and significant influence. This year, eleven researchers from Stockholm University are on the list.

Södra huset. Photo: Eva Dalin
Photo: Eva Dalin


The list is published by the analytics agency Clarivate. The researchers performance is measured by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science™.

The eleven researchers from Stockholm University are, in alphabetical order:

Stephan Barthel – Stockholm Resilience Centre
Reinette Oonsie Biggs – Stockholm Resilience Centre
Örjan Bodin – Stockholm Resilience Centre
Ian Cousins – Department of Environmental Science
Thomas Elmqvist – Stockholm Resilience Centre
Carl Folke – Stockholm Resilience Centre
Stefano Manzoni – Department of Physical Geography
Per Olsson – Stockholm Resilience Centre
Garry D Peterson – Stockholm Resilience Centre
Johan Rockström – Stockholm Resilience Centre
Monika Winder – Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences

In the list, more than 6000 Highly Cited Researchers (HCRs) are named in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences.  

The 2020 Highly Cited Researchers list and executive summary can be found at:
https://recognition.webofscience.com/awards/highly-cited/2020/