The University of Adelaide is proud home to 12 of the world’s most influential researchers – including four from Waite – named among the Highly Cited Researchers 2019  from the Web of Science Group.

The Who’s Who of influential researchers is produced annually and lists scientists and social scientists who produced multiple papers ranking in the top 1% of citations in 21 broad research fields.

It is a measure of the number of times their research is referenced by other researchers – demonstrating significant research impact among their peers.

“Congratulations to these 12 top talent researchers, recognised globally for the incredible impact they have on their fields of research,” says Professor Anton Middelberg, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research.

“These researchers are on this list both because of the quality of their research and their significant outputs – they are helping shape our future and advancing society – making a better world.”

Waite-based recipients include:

  • Professor Andrew Smith, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine – Cross-Field;
  • Emeritus Professor Sally Smith, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine – Cross-Field;
  • Professor Matthew Gilliham, Director, Waite Research Institute – Plant and Animal Science;
  • Professor Dabing Zhang, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine (with Shanghai Jiao Tong University) – Plant and Animal Science.

Click here to view the full list of Highly Cited Researchers from the University of Adelaide.

Pictured top: Professor Andrew Smith, Professor Sally Smith
Pictured bottom: Professor Dabing Zhang, Professor Matt Gilliham

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