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Bradford academics make their mark on global ‘citations’ rankings 

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Bradford academics ranked among the best in the world

University of Bradford academics have ranked highly in a global database which lists over 150,000 leading scientists and the number of papers authored by them.

The Science-wide Author Database, published by data analytics experts Elsevier, compares a number of fields including citations in academic journals, co-authored articles and overall impact within specialism.

The University of Bradford has more than a dozen mentions across a broad range of subjects, from chemical physics and toxicology to acoustics and civil engineering.

Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Zahir Irani is among those included on the list and the highest ranked at the University, placing him at an impressive 37th out of a field of 16,581 for Information Systems, penning 336 papers between 1997 and 2020.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Shirley Congdon said: "I am delighted to see our academics ranked among the best in the world across a range of disciplines. We are committed to applying our research for the benefit of society, tackling the major global challenges of our age.  The University of Bradford has three core research themes: Advanced Health Care, Innovative Engineering and Sustainable Societies. Some 96 per cent of our research was rated world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised in the latest Research Excellence Framework."

The table below shows: name of the academic, their title and area of expertise and overall ranking within their field.

Anderson, Diana

Prof- Toxicology

164/45,124

Anderson, Neil

Prof - Business & Management

281/36,319

Ashour, Ashraf

Prof - Civil Engineering

252/42,054

Barry, Brian

Emeritus Prof - Pharmacology

85/94,611

Beedham, Christine

Teaching Practitioner - Pharmacology

1,941/94,611

Bibby, Michael

Emeritus Prof - Oncology

3,513/230,678

Duncan, Simon

Emeritus Prof - Sociology

201/7,606

Edwards, Howell

Emeritus Prof- Chemical Physics

313/73,903

Elliott, David

Prof - Ophthalmology

275/52,338

Irani, Zahir

Prof - Information Systems

37/16,581

Lam, Dennis

Prof - Civil Engineering

378/42,054

Mohammed, Mohammed

Prof - General & Internal Medicine

1,539/106,795

Mujtaba, Iqbal

Prof - Chemical Engineering

1,091/55,697

Randall, Valerie

Emeritus Prof - Dermatology

598/41,196

Rimmer, Stephen

Prof - Polymers

1,271/80,670

Apostolos Vourdas

Prof - Head of Computing

47/4956

Seaward, Mark

Honorary Visiting Prof - Plant Biology

1,577/11,3961

Watts, Greg

Emeritus Prof - Acoustics

481/27,952

Wright, Colin

Prof - Medicinal & Biochemistry

508/80,622

York, Peter

Emeritus Prof - Pharmacy

187/94,611

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