UCL School of Pharmacy


Abdul Basit, Alvaro Goyanes and Simon Gaisford ranked amongst world’s most influential researchers

24 November 2020

For the second year in a row, Professors Abdul Basit, Simon Gaisford, and Dr Alvaro Goyanes, academics from the UCL School of Pharmacy, have been listed amongst the World’s Most Highly Cited Researchers by the Clarivate Web of Science™ group.

Since 2001, the Highly Cited Researchers™ list has identified global research scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated exceptional influence in their field, reflected through publications of multiple papers frequently cited by their peers during the last decade. 

Abdul Basit and his research group

In 2020, fewer than 0.1% of the world’s researchers across 21 research fields have earned this exclusive disctinction. Recognised for their exceptional research influence, Professor Abdul Basit, Professor Simon Gaisford and Dr Alvaro Goyanes of the UCL School of Pharmacy have received the honour of being Highly Cited Researchers for a second year in a row. 

Professor Abdul Basit shared “We are delighted to receive this prestigious recognition from the Web of Science group. We aim to continue translational and cutting-edge research to deliver improved therapies for patients.” 

Further information:

Web of Science: https://recognition.webofscience.com/awards/highly-cited/2020/ 
Basit Research Group: https://basitresearchgroup.org 

Prof. Abdul Basit: a.basit@ucl.ac.uk 
Prof Simon Gaisford: s.gaisford@ucl.ac.uk
Dr Alvaro Goyanes: a.goyanes@ucl.ac.uk