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Date: Nov 15, 2022

Highly cited Bonn researchers Three researchers of the Agricultural Faculty are prominently represented in "Highly Cited Researchers 2022" ranking

With a total of 13 researchers, the University of Bonn is represented this year in the international ranking "Highly Cited Researchers" - including three researchers from the Faculty of Agriculture. According to the creators of the ranking, the individuals on this list of "Highly Cited Researchers" are among the world's most influential one percent of their field.


Viel zitiert - Prof. Dr. Matin Qaim

Highly cited - Prof. Dr. Matin Qaim is one of the highly cited researchers of the year. (© Photo: Volker Lannert / Uni Bonn)


The benchmark is the frequency with which their scientific publications were cited by other researchers in the past decade (period from 2010 to 2020). The ranking is published annually by the "Web of Science Group" and includes around 7,200 scientists from 69 different countries.

The most cited researchers at the University of Bonn are:

  • Wulf Amelung, Cross-Field
  • Thomas Erben, Space Sciences
  • Frank Ewert, Agricultural Science
  • Armin Falk, Economics and Business
  • Stefan Grimme, Chemistry
  • Hendrik Hildebrandt, Space Sciences
  • Norbert Langer, Space Sciences
  • Eicke Latz, Immunology
  • Matin Qaim, Cross-Field
  • Andreas Schlitzer, Cross-Field
  • Moritz Schularick, Economics and Business


Furthermore, the most cited researchers include two more scientists who are primarily affiliated with other institutions but academically linked to the University of Bonn:

  • Frank Neese, Chemistry, Max Planck Society
  • Joachim L. Schultze, Cross-Field, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)



... to the press release of the University of Bonn: | 15.11.2022


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