The 2015 Highly Cited Researcher list contained on this site is not final and should not be used for promotional purposes at this time. We are currently vetting researchers’ institutional affiliations, which will continue until December 1. Please ensure you and your university do not publicly announce your inclusion on this list until the final list has been publicized in mid-December.

Highly Cited Researchers 2015 represents some of world’s most influential scientific minds. About three thousand researchers earned this distinction by writing the greatest number of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers — ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact.

As of October 30, we have updated the 2015 Highly Cited Researcher list with the feedback received to date. The list will continue to remain open for feedback until December 1, 2015. Please note that the website will be updated only twice: On October 30 and in mid-December when the Final Highly Cited Researcher list is published. As a reminder, we will not accept additional feedback after December 1, so please contact us to confirm that we have listed your correct institutional affiliations as soon as possible.

To update your primary or secondary affiliation, please contact us at Tech Support - Telephone numbers and hours. As part of your request, please be sure to include your full name and your institutional email address as well as one of the following:

• ResearcherID, ORCID, Google Scholar profile that publicly displays your preferred affiliation.

• A public webpage that describes your connection with the institution, such as a lab, working group, departmental or faculty website.

• A press release or webpage from your preferred affiliation that describes your connection with the institution.

No updates will be accepted for the 2014 and 2001 lists, which will remain available in the Archives section. Only updates for 2015 will be accepted.

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