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Two ICTA-UAB researchers among the most cited worldwide 

02 Dec 2019
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This year’s classification of “Highly Cited Researchers”, conducted by Clarivate Analytics, lists once again Esteve Corbera and Margarita-Triguero Mas from the ICTA-UAB, among the most cited researchers worldwide. 

Margarita Triguero & Esteve Corbera

The 2022 Highly Cited Researchers list, released 15 November by the Web of Science Group, identifies social scientists who have demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year. Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year. 

The 2022 list includes 6,938 highly cited researchers in various fields from more than 69 nations. The methodology behind the list draws on the data and analysis performed by bibliometric experts from the Institute for Scientific Information at the Web of Science Group. 

A total of 3,981 researchers are recognised for their performance in the 21 ESI fields, and 3,244 for cross-field performance. 

For the forth consecutive time, ICREA research professor at ICTA-UAB Esteve Corbera is listed in the cross-field category. Esteve is an environmental social scientist and political ecologist who studies human-nature relationships, and the impact of social, policy and environmental change on resource governance. Specifically, he has conducted research on how international policies for biodiversity conservation and climate change mitigation have affected the land-use systems, institutions and livelihoods of rural peoples in the global South. 

Margarita Triguero Mas is also listed in the cross-field category for the third consecutive year. Margarita holds a Doctorate in Biomedicine and a Master in Public Health from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.