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Nine researchers from An-Najah University have been featured among World’s Top 2% Scientists List created by Stanford University. The list identifies the top scholars in their own areas of specialty and whose publications are most frequently cited by other authors around the globe.


The report prepared by experts at Stanford University, has listed over 186,000 Scientists, whose published research manuscripts have accelerated progress in their respective fields and influenced the productivity of other researcher’s work as well.

The database report on field specific analysis was prepared by Stanford University, USA, and was published in PLOS Biology, which is a prestigious publication forum. The submitted research journals in PLOS Biology publication get a wide spectrum of readers as the publication focusses on publishing highly selective research papers across the various global research reports.

The analysis was conducted using citations from Scopus along with data assessing scientists for career-long citation impact and for citation impact during a single calendar year.

The database was created to provide updated analyses and a publicly available database of 186,000 top Scientists that provide standardized information on citations, h-index (an index to measure an individual’s scientific research output), co-authorship-adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions, and a composite indicator. Such citation metric provides a basis to measure and reflect the impact of a published journal.

Speaking about the contributions made by An-Najah University's researchers, Prof. Abdel Naser Zaid, An-Najah President said, “This recognition of the University's researchers in the world’s top 2% of Scientists List has placed An-Najah in the global map of Science and has brought great pride to the University. I congratulate our researchers for their hard-work and commitment to furthering Science.”

To read more information about the report and see the results, please visit the following link: https://elsevier.digitalcommonsdata.com/datasets/btchxktzyw/3

 


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