A new list of 2% of top scientists worldwide has identified 1,494 scientists in India, out of which 3 are from Centre for Ecological Sciences [Raghavendra Gadagkar (Subject: Entomology), Raman Sukumar (Subject: Ecology), Ramachandra T.V. (Subject: Energy)], Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru. The prestigious list was prepared by Stanford University and published in the journal PLOS Biology. The full list contains over one lakh scientists worldwide who are ranked based on how many research papers have been published, plus their lifetime contribution to the specific fields of research. The database provide updated analyses and a “publicly available database of 100,000 top scientists that provide standardised information on citations, h-index [an index to measure an individual’s scientific research output], a co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions and a composite indicator.” The citation metric provides a basis to measure and reflect the impact of research through publications in peer reviewed journals.
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Subject-wise ranking of top 2% Scientists from India (all fields)
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Note world-wide full list of top 2% (all countries) can be found at shorturl.at/qHIJ4
IISc has largest number of top scientists among Indian institutions. Visit the following link for details
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