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Ten of our researchers feature in the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list.

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The 2020 list of Highly Cited Researchers recognises the world's most influential researchers of the past decade. This is demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1 percent by citations for field and year in Web of Science.

These are the researchers from our Department who have been recognised in this list:

Jesper Andersson

Timothy Behrens

Saad Jbabdi

Mark Jenkinson

Heidi Johansen-Berg

Karla Miller

Peter Rothwell

Stephen Smith

Angela Vincent

Patrick Waters

There are 52 University of Oxford researchers included in the 2020 list – the highest in the UK and the second highest in Europe.

Read more about the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list.

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