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Clarivate Citation Laureates formerly Thomson Reuters Citation Laureates is a list of candidates considered likely to win the Nobel Prize in their respective field. The candidates are so named based on the citation impact of their published research. The list of awardees is announced annually prior to the Nobel Prize ceremonies of that year. In October 2016, Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property and Science Business was acquired by Onex and Baring Asia and the newly independent company was named as Clarivate.
|Clarivate Citation Laureates|
|Awarded for||Outstanding contributions in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, and Economics|
|Currently held by||Various winners|
|Website||Hall of Citation Laureates|
Thomson Reuters Citation Laureates was established in 1989. The list pertains to likely Nobel Prize winners in medicine, chemistry, physics, and economics. There appears to be a correlation between high citation rates for a published researcher and the award of prestigious accolades. Furthermore, citation rates disclose researchers furnishing instrumental contributions that advance the science of their respective field. Finally, choosing one tenth of one percent (0.1%) of the highest impact papers winnows the analysis to the topics and people most likely to be selected by Nobel selection committee.
However, the selection process of the Nobel selection committee is more complex than the above. At least one from the list of Thomson Reuters Citation Laureates has won a Nobel Prize each year since 1989, except for 1993 and 1996. From 2002 to 2017, 43 Nobel Prize winners were produced from 300 Thomson Reuters Citation Laureates.
List of Citation Laureates
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Citation Laureates have been cited so often in the last two or more decades that these scientists typically rank in the top 0.1% in their research areas. Not only do Citation Laureates have stratospheric citation totals, they also typically write multiple high-impact reports, and do so over many years.
- "Identifying extreme impact in research, Clarivate Analytics uses citations to forecast Nobel Prize winners". Clarivate Analytics. September 20, 2017.
In 15 years, 43 Citation Laureates have gone on to receive Nobel honors
- "Hall of Citation Laureates". Clarivate Analytics. Archived from the original on 2017-10-28. Retrieved 2017-09-20.
- "2014 Predictions". Thomson Reuters.
- "2015 Citation Laureates Infographic". Thomson Reuters.
- "Web of Science Predicts 2016 Nobel Prize Winners". Thomson Reuters. September 21, 2016. Archived from the original on September 21, 2016. Retrieved September 21, 2016.
- "The 2017 Clarivate Citation Laureates". Clarivate Analytics. Archived from the original on 2017-09-20. Retrieved 2017-09-20.
- "The 2018 Clarivate Citation Laureates" (PDF). Clarivate Analytics.
- "The 2019 Clarivate Citation Laureates" (PDF). Clarivate Analytics.
- "Clarivate Reveals 2020 Citation Laureates - Annual List of Researchers of Nobel Class". PR Newswire. September 23, 2020.
- "Clarivate Reveals 2021 Citation Laureates - Annual List of Researchers of Nobel Class". PR Newswire. September 22, 2021.
- "Clarivate Reveals Citation Laureates 2022 - Annual List of Researchers of Nobel Class". Clarivate Plc. 21 September 2022.