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UK loses ground to China in ranking of highly cited research

Image: Finn Årup Nielsen [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimdia Commons

Global list sees Oxford break into top 10 for number of highly cited researchers hosted

The UK is home to almost 500 of the world’s most cited researchers, placing it third globally, behind the US and mainland China, according to the annual Highly Cited Researchers ranking.

The US tops the list published by Clarivate* today, with 2,622 of the 6,600 featured highly cited researchers based there, while mainland China boasts 935.

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