Two researchers affiliated with the School of Public Health Sciences (SPHS) – Sharon Kirkpatrick and Geoffrey Fong (cross-appointed from Psychology) – made the Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers list again this year, along with 10 others from the University of Waterloo.

Clarivate, a global analytics firm, uses both quantitative and qualitative analysis to identify individuals who have demonstrated significant and broad influence in their chosen fields of research. Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top one per cent by citations for field and publication year in the company’s global citation index.

A total of 7,125 researchers from around the world were recognized in 2023.