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16 November 2021

IoPPN researchers feature in 2021 Highly Cited Researcher List

The IoPPN is proud to announce that 28 of our academics have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researcher 2021 list from Clarivate released today.

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The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) is proud to announce that 28 of our academics have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researcher 2021 list from Clarivate released today.

The highly anticipated annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science™ citation index.

It is fantastic to see so many of our researchers featured on this year’s list. I congratulate all our highly cited researchers – it’s a testament to how prolific IoPPN is, and a recognition of the impact our work has.

Professor Ian Everall, Executive Dean, IoPPN

This year’s list continues to recognise researchers whose citation records position them in the very highest strata of influence and impact, including 24 Nobel laureates.

King’s College London has 34 entries in this year’s list, with 28 of those working at the IoPPN. These are:

Peter Goadsby, Professor of Experimental Medicine & Therapeutics

Carmine Pariante, Professor of Biological Psychiatry

Louise Arseneault, Professor of Developmental Psychology

Dr Ilaria Bonoldi, Honorary Clinical Research Fellow

Avshalom Caspi, Professor of Personality Development

Andrea Danese, Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Paola Dazzan, Professor of Neurobiology of Psychosis & Vice Dean (International)

Helen Fisher, Professor of Developmental Psychopathology

Paolo Fusar-Poli, Professor of Preventive Psychiatry

Francesca Happe, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience

Oliver Howes, Professor of Molecular Psychiatry

Philip McGuire, Professor of Psychiatry & Cognitive Neuroscience

Craig Morgan, Professor of Social Epidemiology

Sir Robin Murray, Professor of Psychiatric Research

Carmine Pariante, Professor of Biological Psychiatry

Jim Van Os, Visiting Professor

Dr Joaquim Radua, Honorary Research Associate

Daniel Stahl, Professor of Medical Statistics & Statistical Learning

Dr Brendon Stubbs, NIHR Clinical Lecturer

Sir Graham Thornicroft, Professor of Community Psychiatry

Dr Lucia Valmaggia, Reader in Clinical Psychology and Digital Mental Health

Sir Simon Wessely, Regius Professor of Psychiatry

Terrie Moffitt, Chair in Social Behaviour & Development

Dr Valeria Mondelli, Clinical Reader in Psychoneuroimmunology

Martin Prince, Professor of Epidemiological Psychiatry

Fiona Gaughran, Professor of Physical Health & Clinical Therapeutics in Psychiatry

Allan Young, Chair of Mood Disorders & Vice Dean (Academic Psychiatry)

Dag Aarsland, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry

Colleagues from other King’s faculties appearing on the list were:

Dr Hak-Keung Lam, Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences

Dr Jordana T. Bell, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine

Professor Tim D. Spector, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine

Professor Frank Kelly, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine

Professor Kevin Whelan, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine

Professor Irene Higginson, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care

It is increasingly important for nations and institutions to recognize and support the exceptional researchers who are driving the expansion of the world’s knowledge. This list identifies and celebrates exceptional individual researchers at King’s College London who are having a significant impact on the research community as evidenced by the rate at which their work is being cited by their peers. The research they have contributed is fueling the innovation, sustainability, health and security that is key for our society’s future.

David Pendlebury, Senior Citation Analyst at the Institute for Scientific Information at Clarivate

The full 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list and executive summary can be found online here.