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Eight Illinois researchers rank among world’s most influential

Plant biology professors Lisa Ainsworth, Stephen P. Long, and Donald Ort are three of eight Illinois faculty members on the Clarivate Analytics / Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list, 2016.

The list identifies scientists “whose research has had significant global impact within their respective fields of study,” according to a statement from Clarivate Analytics, “formerly the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters.”

The list is based on an analysis of journal article publication and citation data, an objective measure of a researcher’s influence over the past 11 years.

Read the full article at the Illinois News Bureau

Publication Date: 11/19/2016
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Editor: Diana Yates