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Seventeen Bristol academics named in Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list

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Press release issued: 23 November 2020

The Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list recognises 17 University of Bristol researchers reaching the highest sphere of influence in research.

The citation analysis, now in its seventh year, identifies those who have published a high number of papers that rank in the top one per cent most cited works in their field. This year 6,389 researchers are named in the Highly Cited List

The 17 researchers on the list (whose primary affiliation is with Bristol) this year are listed below. Two of the researchers are also affiliated with Cabot Institute for the Environment. 

Dr Jo House, School of Geographical Sciences and Cabot Institute for the Environment

Professor Jonathan Bamber, School of Geographical Sciences and Cabot Institute for the Environment

Professor Jerry Nolan, Bristol Medical School
Dr Jane Ferrie, Bristol Medical School
Professor David Gunnell, Bristol Medical School
Professor Matthew Hickman, Bristol Medical School
Professor Marcus Munafo, School of Psychological Science
Professor Kate Tilling, Bristol Medical School
Professor Jules Hancox, School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Professor Eamonn Kelly, School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Dr Stephen Lolait, Bristol Medical School
Professor Neil Marrion, School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Professor Craig McArdle, Bristol Medical School
Professor Philip Donoghue, School of Earth Sciences
Professor Julian Higgins, Bristol Medical School
Professor Deborah Lawlor, Bristol Medical School
Professor Jonathan Sterne, Bristol Medical School 


Placement on the list, which is based on qualitative and quantitative data from the Web of Science, is a significant achievement for those named.  

Further information

Web of Science is the world’s most trusted and largest publisher-neutral citation index, powering global discovery and citation analytics across the sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities. With over 1.4 billion cited references going back to 1900 and millions of users per day – from leading government and academic institutions and research-intensive corporations – the Web of Science citation network serves as the foundation for the Journal Impact Factor, InCites and other powerful and trusted citation-impact measures. The Web of Science helps researchers, research institutions, publishers and funders discover and assess the citation impact of over a century of research publications found in the most prestigious books, conference proceedings and journals.

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