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Clarivate Analytics has announced the India Research Excellence - Citation Awards 2017

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Clarivate Analytics India Reseach Excellence - Citation Awards 2017
Clarivate Analytics India Reseach Excellence - Citation Awards 2017

Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in trusted insights and analytics for research and innovation, has announced the 6 th edition of the India Research Excellence – Citation Awards to recognize and honour research excellence in the country. The awards were held at Sheraton, New Delhi on November 3, 2017. Clarivate Analytics has instituted these awards toidentify the most influential researchers and institutions for their outstanding and pioneering research contribution to the country. Highly cited research publications that imply high impact research were an important criterion amongst others for the analysis. Data was derived from the Web of Scienceand InCitesscholarly research analytical solutions.
A remarkable event, driven by powerful discussions, included exemplary addresses by David Pendlebury, Biblometric Expert, Clarivate Analytics, and Jessica Turner, Global Head of Scientific and Academic Research, Clarivate Analytics who talked about how Indian institutions can effectively leverage research to propagate growth and development.  The event became even more captivating with impressive talks by Dr. R Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Govt. of India, Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), and Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, who shared their views on the significance of driving research excellence and the progress achieved in India.
The highlight of the evening was the award ceremony that felicitated distinguished researchers and institutions for their exemplary research contributions. The much awaited list of winners of institution awards includes Tata Institute of Fundamental Researchfor ‘ Institutions Established for over 15 years’; Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Punefor ‘ Institutions Established within 15 years’, National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR)for ‘ Natural Sciences’ , Jawaharlal Nehru Centre of Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)for ‘Engineering & Technology’ , Tata Memorial Hospitalfor ‘Medical & Health Sciences’, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)for ‘Agricultural Sciences’ and IIT Roorkeefor ‘Interdisciplinary Sciences and Social Sciences’.
In the individual research awards, Prof. Kalyanmoy Debwas conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award and Dr. Mukesh Jainwith Young Achiever Award.  In addition, awards in select subject categories were presented to Dr. Ayyappan Pillai Ajaya Ghoshfor ‘Natural Sciences’ , Prof. Avinash Kumar Agarwalfor ‘Engineering & Technology’, Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamyfor ‘Medical and Health Sciences’ , Prof. (Dr.) Narendra Tutejaand Dr.Sarvajeet Singh Gillfor ‘Agricultural Sciences’and Prof. Harini Nagendrafor ‘Interdisciplinary Sciences and Social Sciences’.
Arvind Pachhapur, South Asia Head Clarivate Analytics,stated, “We believe that impactful research holds great potential to address many of the local challenges and create significant growth and development opportunities in the country.  With these awards we are glad to have contributed to recognition of the research excellence demonstrated by many outstanding researchers and institutions, whose research work has already been highly acknowledged by the global research community through substantial research citations, comprehensively captured in Web of Science.”
Clarivate Analytics is the global leader in trusted insights and analytics that accelerate the pace of innovation. Trusted by the world’s top universities, corporations and brands, the company’s analytics based solutions portfolio and comprehensive content trace their roots to foundational discoveries in information science. Today, Clarivate Analytics is on a bold entrepreneurial path to help customers accelerate how quickly they turn new ideas into solutions that improve lives. About Clarivate Analytics

Clarivate Analyticsaccelerates the pace of innovation by providing trusted insights and analytics to customers around the world, enabling them to discover, protect and commercialize new ideas faster. We own and operate a collection of leading subscription-based services focused on scientific and academic research, patent analytics and regulatory standards, pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence, trademark protection, domain brand protection and intellectual property management. Clarivate Analytics is now an independent company with over 4,000 employees, operating in more than 100 countries and owns well‐known brands that include Web of Science, Cortellis, Derwent, CompuMark, MarkMonitor and Techstreet, among others. For more information, visit

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Published on November 04, 2017

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