Best Neuroscience Scientists in Turkey

The 2nd edition of ranking of the best researchers in the discipline of Neuroscience relies os data consolidated from various data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for estimating the citation-based metrics were acquired on 21-12-2022. Position in the ranking is based on a scholar’s D-index (Discipline H-index), which includes exclusively papers and citation metrics for an examined discipline.
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The scope of our Neuroscience research
Our best scholars ranking is a trustworthy account of leading scientists from the area of Neuroscience, created using a meticulous examination of 166,880 scientists determined from various bibliometric data sources. For the discipline of Neuroscience, as many as 27400 scientists were analysed.

What is D-index acceptance threshold for Neuroscience
The D-index threshold for accepting a researcher to be examined is placed at 30 if most of their publications are in the discipline of Neuroscience. The approval requirements for scholars to be considered into the ranking of top scientists are based on the D-index, proportion of the publications made within the selected field of study as well as the awards and achievements of the scholars. The D-index threshold for considering best scholars is set as an increment of 10 depending on the overall number of scholars projected for each area od study whilst ensuring that the top 1% of leading scholars are added into the list. We estimate a proximity of 30% or less between a scholar’s general H-index and their D-index.

Extra verification practices
As our main aim is to ensure that only credible researchers are included in the ranking we are aware that raw data are never meant to be a complete means to assess the work of scientists. This is why we manually check each profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a broad range of reliable sources. While it’s not a factor contributing to a researcher’s position in ranking, the quantity of documents published in major journals and conference proceedings should constitute a credible secondary indication of their contribution to research in a specific discipline. Position in the ranking is determined by every researcher’s D-index using information collected from OpenAlex and CrossRef, which are the most trustworthy and well-established bibliometric databases of this kind accessible to the scientific community. A thorough overview of our research policy can be found on our methodology page.

Our goal
Our objective is to inspire researchers, entrepreneurs and decision-makers worldwide to explore where top experts are heading and to give a way for the whole research community to discover who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in various countries, or even within research institutions are.
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Key findings for Neuroscience
With 6 scientists Turkey ranks in spot 33 globally.

As far as scientific affiliations are concerned, the institution with the highest number of top researchers in Turkey is Istanbul Kültür University with 1 scientists affiliated with it being present in our Neuroscience ranking. It is followed by Hacettepe University with 1 scholars. Ranking thirds is Ege University with 1 researchers.

Prominent researchers present in Turkey are associated with Istanbul Kültür University, Hacettepe University, Ege University, Koç University, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medipol University.

Professor Erol Başar from Istanbul Kültür University is featured as the best scientist in Turkey in our ranking with a D-index of 80. Ranking second in Turkey is Turgay Dalkara from Hacettepe University with a D-index of 50. The third spot in Turkey is occupied by Cumhur Ertekin from Ege University with a D-index of 36.

The average D-index for the top 5% scholars is 44 in comparison to an average of 44 for all 6 researchers listed in ranking.

The average number of published papers in the area of Neuroscience for the top 3% of scholars in the ranking is 190 against an average of 190 for all 6 researchers.

The average number of citations for the top 1% researchers is 9056 against an average of 9056 for all 6 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.
934 World 1 National D-index 80 Citations 20,598 366
3317 World 2 National D-index 50 Citations 13,925 156
5757 World 3 National D-index 36 Citations 5,798 183
5870 World 4 National D-index 36 Citations 4,294 166
6019 World 5 National D-index 35 Citations 5,968 137
6901 World 6 National D-index 32 Citations 3,755 135

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