Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from
OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.
This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Environmental Sciences discipline and
affiliated with Trent University.
There are a total of 8 researchers included with 3 of them also being included in the global ranking.
The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists
in Trent University is 487 with a mean value for
the h-index of 60.88. The total sum of
publications for the best scientists in Trent University is 1,566 with the
mean value for publications per scientist of 195.75.
Trent University is a public liberal arts university in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1964 through the Trent University Act, 1962–63. Renowned for its Oxbridge college system, the university is regarded as the leading undergraduate institution in Ontario. It is recognized for its academic and research programs in biology, mathematics, and environmental science.
Trent University Key Statistics
The university comprises several degree-granting colleges. These include Julian Blackburn College, Peter Robinson College, Peter Gzowski College, and Catharine Parr Traill College. Trent offers more than 100 academic programs in various fields, mostly at the undergraduate level, although it also has master’s and Ph.D. course offerings.
Trent University's student population is approximately 11,748, with 11,048 undergraduates and 700 postgraduates. Of these, 405 are indigenous students, while 1,070 are International students. It has a 20:1 student-to-faculty ratio and employs 1,705 academic and administrative staff in its two campuses: the main Peterborough campus and the branch Oshawa/Durham GTA campus.
Other Trent University key statistics include its various academic and student facilities such as the Student Center and its university library system, composed of the Trent University Library & Archives, the Thomas J. Bata Library, the Oshawa Campus Library.
Notable alumni and faculty include two Nobel laureates, James Orbinkski and Chris Furgal, and five Rhodes Scholars. Trent has produced 54,000 graduates worldwide.
Trent University Research
The university is a research-intensive Canadian institution. With nationally-recognized research programs, Trent holds 10 Canada Research Chairs, such as Global Change of Freshwater Ecosystems, Environmental Archaeology, Physics of Biomaterials, and Integrative Wildlife Conservation. Likewise, its research projects are primarily funded by three federal research granting agencies, namely, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
The top fields of Trent University research are biology, environmental science, and ecology. Its research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Environmental Science & Technology, and Science of the Total Environment.
Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as ICMS: International Congress on Mathematical Software, MoDELS: Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems, and INTERACT: International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction.
The most cited Trent University research publication is Taylor et al.'s (1997) Disorders of Affect Regulation: Alexithymia in Medical and Psychiatric Illness. This book has been cited 3,455 times to date.
The university’s second most cited publication is Tranvik et al.'s (2009) “Lakes and reservoirs as regulators of carbon cycling and climate,” which was featured in Limnology and Oceanography and has received 2,055 citations.
Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Conners et al.'s (1998) “The revised Conners' Parent Rating Scale (CPRS-R): Factor structure, reliability, and criterion validity,” which was published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology and has been cited 1,848 times.
In addition, the university is home to several research centers and institutes. Some of its research centers are the Archaeological Research Centre, Canadian Environmental Modeling Centre, Centre for Health Studies, and Centre for Materials Research. Its research institutes include the Indigenous Environmental Institute, the Institute of Integrative Conservation Biology, and the Institute for Watershed Science.
Moreover, Trent is part of the Collaborative Research Consortium Program (CRCP) – An EaRTH Initiative, along with other Canadian universities.
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.
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.
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