Issue 10
Monday, 07 December 2020
Charles Darwin University
E-news
Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods academic Dr Alan Andersen was one of the CDU scientists recognised on the list
Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods academic Dr Alan Andersen was one of the CDU scientists recognised on the list

CDU academics among world’s most influential

By Carl Pfeiffer

Charles Darwin University academics have been named as some of the most influential scientists in the world as part of newly-released database compiled by Stanford University. 

The 21 scholars, from a range of fields including biomedicine, ecology, zoology, engineering, IT, psychology and public health appeared on the list, which highlights the top two per cent of the world’s most influential scientists. 

The database features more than 200,000 of the top scientists of the world and was compiled based on the citation impact during the calendar year of 2019. 

CDU Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Research and Innovation Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, who himself made the list, said he was extremely proud of the researchers who made the cut. 

“These talented scientists have been recognised globally for the incredible impact they have on their fields of research,” he said. 

“It’s a testament to the quality of staff we have here at CDU and a terrific accomplishment. 

“These academics are on this list both because of the quality of their research and their significant outputs – they are helping shape our future.”

The CDU scientists to make the list are: 

Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Research (Menzies School of Health Research)

Professor Bart Currie, Professor Anne Chang AM, Professor Ric Price, Associate Professor Steven Tong, Professor Nicholas Anstey, Professor Joshua Davis, Professor Alan Cass, Professor Peter Morris and Professor Amanda Leach

Ecology, Zoology, Forestry and Ornithology (Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods)

Dr Alan Andersen, Professor John Woinarski, Professor Stephen Garnett, Dr Jeremy Russell-Smith and Professor Keith Christian

Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences (College of Engineering, IT & Environment)

Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Dr Erwin Chan, Professor Jim Mitroy (deceased) and Dr Mamoun Alazab 

Public Health and Social Psychology (College of Health and Human Sciences)

Dr Douglas Paton and Professor Dominic Upton

Accounting and Business (Asia Pacific College of Business and Law)

Professor Indra Abeysekera 

The full list can be downloaded by visiting this link.