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Four Professors from the University of Kelaniya among the Stanford-Elsevier list of the World’s Top 2% of Scientists

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Four Professors from our Faculty of Medicine, Janaka de Silva (Department of Medicine), Nilanthi de Silva (Vice-Chancellor and Department of Parasitology), Anuradhani Kasturiratne (Department of Public Health) and Asita de Silva (Department of Pharmacology) are ranked among World’s Top 2% Scientists in the updated Science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators published on 10th of October 2022. The analysis was performed by a team from Stanford University, USA using Scopus data provided by Elsevier. The four professors are among 38 scientists based in Sri Lanka who were included in the list.
Scientists are classified into 22 scientific fields and 176 sub-fields. Field- and subfield-specific percentiles are provided for all scientists with at least 5 papers. Single recent year data pertain to citations received during calendar year 2021. The selection was based on the top 100,000 scientists by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above in the sub-field. Calculation was performed using all Scopus author profiles as of 1st of September 2022. The database of top-cited scientists provides standardized information on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions and a composite indicator (c-score).

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