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HIH News

Citation ranking "Web of Science” lists HIH

According to this year's citation list from Clarivate Analytics, Professor Ulf Ziemann is one of the most cited scientists.

When publications are cited, it means that the published results have advanced the research of other scientists in the field. Frequently cited articles are of high importance and give the authors a high international visibility.

In addition to many other criteria such as the impact factor or important international awards, where HIH scientists always score high, citation frequency is an important indicator of scientific reputation and excellence.

According to the "Web of Science" 2020 list, Professor Ulf Ziemann, Director of the Department Neurology and Stroke at the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, is one of the most cited scientists.

This list is compiled once a year by the information and technology company Clarivate Analytics. For this purpose, the company evaluates its "Web of Science" citation data bank. The current ranking lists 6400 scientists. Among them 345 scientists from Germany. The fact that HIH scientists are repeatedly awarded prizes demonstrates the institute's excellence and innovative strength.

Further information on the ranking is available at:



Prof. Ulf Ziemann

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