Best Animal Science and Veterinary Scientists in China

The 2nd edition of ranking of the best researchers in the field of Animal Science and Veterinary relies os data combined from various data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for estimating the citation-based metrics were collected on 21-12-2022. Position in the ranking is based on a researcher’s D-index (Discipline H-index), which takes into account only publications and citation data for an examined discipline.
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The focus of our Animal Science and Veterinary research
Our best scientists ranking is a reliable account of leading scientists from the area of Animal Science and Veterinary, established by means of a thorough examination of 166,880 scholars discovered from a variety of bibliometric data sources. For the discipline of Animal Science and Veterinary, over 40040 scientists were examined.

What is D-index inclusion threshold for Animal Science and Veterinary
The D-index threshold for including a researcher to be examined is set to 20 if most of their publications are in the area of Animal Science and Veterinary. The approval requirements for scholars to be considered into the ranking of top researchers are based on the D-index, ratio of the contributions made within the given area plus the awards and achievements of the scientists. The D-index threshold for including top scientists is set as an increment of 10 depending on the total number of researchers projected for each scientific field whilst ensuring that the top 1% of leading scholars are incorporated into the list. We expect a proximity of 30% or less between a scientist’s general H-index and their D-index.

Extra verification rules
Because our main mission is to ensure that only actual scientists are listed in ranking we believe that numbers are never supposed to be a complete measure to assess the contributions of scientists. Because of that we manually check every profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a varied range of trustworthy sources. Even though it’s not a metric defining a researcher’s position in ranking, the amount of papers published in major journals and conference proceedings should constitute a reliable secondary signal of their contribution to research in a selected discipline. Position in the ranking is based on each scholar’s D-index using metrics gathered from OpenAlex and CrossRef, which are the most credible and well-known bibliometric databases of this type available to the research community. A comprehensive overview of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Our goal
Our aim is to inspire scientists, companies and politicians around the world to explore where prominent experts are heading and to provide an opportunity for the entire research community to discover who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in different countries, or even within research institutions are.
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Key findings for Animal Science and Veterinary
With 24 researchers China ranks in spot 19 globally.

As far as institutions are concerned, the institution with the highest number of top scholars in China is City University of Hong Kong with 4 scientists affiliated with it being present in Animal Science and Veterinary ranking. It is followed by City University of Hong Kong with 3 researchers. Ranking thirds is China Agricultural University with 2 scholars.

Prominent scholars featured in China are associated with Chinese Academy of Sciences, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Henan Agricultural University, Zhejiang University, Nanjing Agricultural University, Northwest A&F University, City University of Hong Kong, China Agricultural University, Shanxi Agricultural University, University of Hong Kong.

Professor Yulong Yin from Chinese Academy of Sciences is highlighted as the best scholar in China in our ranking with a D-index of 83. Ranking on the second place in China is Dirk U. Pfeiffer from City University of Hong Kong with a D-index of 75. The third position in China is occupied by Ning Li from China Agricultural University with a D-index of 54.

The average D-index for the top 5% scholars is 83 against an average of 38 for all 24 scientists listed in ranking.

The average number of publications within the field of Animal Science and Veterinary for the top 5% of researchers in the ranking is 643 in comparison to an average of 195 for all 24 scholars.

The average number of citations for the top 10% scientists is 24290 against an average of 6839 for all 24 scholars.

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D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
22 World 1 National D-index 83 Citations 27,649 643
49 World 2 National D-index 75 Citations 20,932 473
248 World 3 National D-index 54 Citations 12,381 369
314 World 4 National D-index 50 Citations 9,447 172
316 World 5 National D-index 50 Citations 9,027 249
366 World 6 National D-index 46 Citations 9,543 142
457 World 7 National D-index 42 Citations 6,036 210
490 World 8 National D-index 41 Citations 4,746 122
502 World 9 National D-index 40 Citations 6,620 253
610 World 10 National D-index 37 Citations 5,028 174
710 World 11 National D-index 34 Citations 6,805 468
805 World 12 National D-index 33 Citations 4,616 80
809 World 13 National D-index 33 Citations 4,507 170
893 World 14 National D-index 32 Citations 4,404 123
948 World 15 National D-index 32 Citations 3,304 99
1153 World 16 National D-index 30 Citations 2,734 63
1161 World 17 National D-index 29 Citations 5,725 73
1260 World 18 National D-index 29 Citations 2,802 66
1266 World 19 National D-index 29 Citations 2,676 75
1291 World 20 National D-index 28 Citations 4,121 56
1439 World 21 National D-index 27 Citations 3,557 299
1451 World 22 National D-index 27 Citations 3,307 213
1862 World 23 National D-index 24 Citations 2,522 66
1927 World 24 National D-index 24 Citations 1,657 44

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