Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Animal Science and Veterinary Ranking

Norway Established: 1859 Scholars: 15
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all top researchers from the Animal Science and Veterinary discipline and affiliated with Norwegian University of Life Sciences. There are a total of 15 researchers included with 10 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in Norwegian University of Life Sciences is 404 with a mean value for the h-index of 26.93. The total sum of publications for top scientists in Norwegian University of Life Sciences is 1,056 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 70.40.

Overview

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Norwegian University of Life Sciences is a public research university in Viken, Norway. Established in 1859, it was originally called the Higher Agricultural College. Following several name changes, it adopted its current name after having received university status in 2005. Since its merger with Norwegian School of Veterinary Science in 2014, Norwegian University of Life Sciences has become the only institution of higher education in Norway authorized to offer veterinary medicine.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences Key Statistics

The university’s academic structure is composed of seven faculties. These faculties encompass a broad range of study areas including biosciences, economics, science and technology, and veterinary medicine. The university offers programs in both undergraduate and postgraduate.

As for its population, the university’s community is made up of approximately 5,200 students. It also employs around 1,700 staff spread across two campuses. Campus Ås, the main campus, covers nearly 1,500 acres of land. It is also where the majority of academic buildings and facilities are located. Meanwhile, Campus Adamstuen houses the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

The other Norwegian University of Life Sciences key statistics include its various academic and service facilities such as the University Animal Hospital, several parks, the Ås Farm, a number of historical buildings, and two libraries—one on each campus.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences Research

As a leading institution when it comes to studies that aim to contribute to environmental development and global sustainability, Norwegian University of Life Sciences offers administrative assistance to researchers, especially in terms of finding funding sources for European Union projects. Furthermore, external funding is also available for international research fellowships through various partner organizations, such as the Peder Sather Grant Programme, Fulbright, the Norway-America Association, The Royal Society, and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

The top fields of Norwegian University of Life Sciences research are biology, ecology, and genetics. Several of its research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like Science, P.L.O.S. One, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Moreover, its researchers have participated in major scholarly conferences such as the International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Web Science, and Intelligent Robots and Systems.

The most cited Norwegian University of Life Sciences research work has 2,852 citations, thus far. The study “European phenological response to climate change matches the warming pattern” by Menzel et al. has been published in 2006 in the Global Change Biology journal.

Meanwhile, a study by Minekus et al. has become the university’s second most cited publication. The research study is called “A standardised static in vitro digestion method suitable for food – an international consensus.” It was published in 2014 in the Food and Function journal and currently has 2,549 citations.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is the “Infiltration-RNAseq: Transcriptome profiling of agrobacterium-mediated infiltration of transcription factors to discover gene function and expression networks in plants” by Bond et al. This study was published in Plant Methods in 2016 and has been cited 1,851 since then.

In addition, the university houses three laboratories and 14 research centers. These include the Bioenergy Innovation Centre, the Centre for Integrative Genetics, and the Center for Evidence-Based Public Health.
World
National
Scholar
H-index
Citations
Publications
175 World 1 National Eystein Skjerve

Eystein Skjerve

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 44 Citations 5,878 123
502 World 3 National Bjørn Gjerde

Bjørn Gjerde

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 30 Citations 3,260 65
526 World 4 National Birger Svihus

Birger Svihus

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 29 Citations 5,181 69
541 World 5 National Bjørg Heringstad

Bjørg Heringstad

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 29 Citations 3,230 74
582 World 6 National Knut Egil Bøe

Knut Egil Bøe

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 29 Citations 3,475 97
607 World 7 National Ruth C. Newberry

Ruth C. Newberry

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 28 Citations 4,234 63
652 World 8 National Olav Østerås

Olav Østerås

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 28 Citations 3,361 70
807 World 9 National Gunnar Klemetsdal

Gunnar Klemetsdal

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 26 Citations 3,132 74
904 World 10 National Margareth Øverland

Margareth Øverland

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 25 Citations 2,341 74
929 World 11 National Adroaldo J. Zanella

Adroaldo J. Zanella

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 25 Citations 2,271 44
957 World 12 National Bjarne O. Braastad

Bjarne O. Braastad

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 25 Citations 1,893 43
1033 World 13 National Jørgen Ødegård

Jørgen Ødegård

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 24 Citations 2,089 64
1142 World 15 National Inger Lise Andersen

Inger Lise Andersen

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 24 Citations 2,464 64
1379 World 17 National Gerd E. Vegarud

Gerd E. Vegarud

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 22 Citations 5,075 47
1708 World 18 National Angela Schwarm

Angela Schwarm

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 21 Citations 1,753 68
1783 World 21 National Snorre Stuen

Snorre Stuen

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
H-index 20 Citations 1,792 60

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

We list only scientists having Microsoft Academic Graph H-Index >= 20 within the area of Animal Science and Veterinary. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.