Best Neuroscience Scientists in Russia

The 2nd edition of ranking of the best scientists in the discipline of Neuroscience was created using data combined from various data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for devising the citation-based metrics were gathered on 21-12-2022. Position in the ranking is based on a researcher’s D-index (Discipline H-index), which only includes papers and citation metrics for an examined discipline.
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The range of our Neuroscience research
Our best scientists ranking is a credible list of leading scientists from the field of Neuroscience, established by means of a meticulous analysis of 166,880 scientists discovered from multiple bibliometric data sources. For the field of Neuroscience, more than 27400 scholars were analysed.

What is D-index acceptance threshold for Neuroscience
The D-index threshold for accepting a scientist to be examined is set to 30 if most of their publications are in the discipline of Neuroscience. The approval criteria for scientists to be considered into the ranking of top scholars are based on the D-index, proportion of the publications made within the given field of study plus the awards and achievements of the researchers. The D-index threshold for including leading scientists is set as an increment of 10 depending on the overall number of researchers assessed for each area od study whilst guaranteeing that the top 1% of leading researchers are considered into the list. We expect a proximity of 30% or less between a scholar’s general H-index and their D-index.

Additional verification methods
As our main aim is to ensure that only genuine scientists are included in ranking we believe that numbers are never meant to be a full measure to evaluate the output of scientists. This is why we manually check every profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a broad range of credible sources. Even though it’s not a metric impacting a scientist’s position in ranking, the amount of papers published in well-known journals and conference proceedings should be a valuable secondary implication of their contribution to research in a given area of science. Position in the ranking is determined by every researcher’s D-index with the help of data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef, which are the most prominent and well-known bibliometric databases of this kind open to the scientific community. A detailed explanation of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Our goal
Our objective is to inspire scholars, entrepreneurs and politicians around the world to explore where leading experts are heading and to give a way for the entire scientific community to find out 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 Neuroscience
With 7 scientists Russia ranks in spot 32 in the world.

As far as institutions are concerned, the institution with the highest number of leading scholars in Russia is Ural Federal University with 1 scholars affiliated with it being listed in the Neuroscience ranking. It is followed by Sechenov University with 1 scholars. Ranking thirds is Kazan Federal University with 1 researchers.

Prominent scientists ranking in Russia are affiliated with Ural Federal University, Sechenov University, Kazan Federal University, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Pavlov Institute of Physiology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences, Kurchatov Institute.

Professor Allan V. Kalueff from Ural Federal University is highlighted as the best scientist in Russia in our ranking with a D-index of 77. Ranking on spot no. 2 in Russia is Alfredo Ardila from Sechenov University with a D-index of 70. The third place in Russia is occupied by Roustem Khazipov from Kazan Federal University with a D-index of 61.

The average D-index for the top 3% researchers is 51 in comparison to an average of 51 for all 7 scientists listed in the ranking.

The average number of published articles in the discipline of Neuroscience for the top 5% of researchers in the ranking is 186 against an average of 186 for all 7 researchers.

The average number of citations for the top 10% scholars is 19627 against an average of 11543 for all 7 scientists.

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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.
1056 World 1 National D-index 77 Citations 19,627 297
1457 World 2 National D-index 70 Citations 17,239 303
2163 World 3 National D-index 61 Citations 13,067 152
4267 World 4 National D-index 42 Citations 12,588 171
6076 World 6 National D-index 35 Citations 5,349 105
7002 World 7 National D-index 31 Citations 4,894 173

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