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Recognizing the true pioneers in their fields over the last decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science™. Of the world’s scientists and social scientists, Highly Cited Researchers truly are one in 1,000.


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Experts from the Institute for Scientific Information™ provide exclusive insight into the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2020, including the methodology, country, and institutional breakdowns, and much more.