Harokopio University

Harokopio University

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Greece Established: 1990 Scholars: 3
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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 Medicine discipline and affiliated with Harokopio University. There are a total of 3 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Harokopio University is 290 with a mean value for the h-index of 96.67. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Harokopio University is 1,981 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 660.33.


Harokopio University

Harokopio University of Athens (HUA) is a public research university located in Kallithea, Athens, Greece. It was founded in 1990 and gained the status of a university in 1990. The university is named after the national benefactor Panagis Harokopos. The 18th state university established in the country, HUA is ranked amongst the educational institutions in the Hellenic Republic.

Harokopio University Key Statistics

The university is organized into three schools, which are further divided into four undergraduate departments. These include the School of Environment, Geography, and Applied Economics, the School of Health Science and Education, the Department of Home Economics and Ecology, and the Department of Informatics and Telematics.

Moreover, it offers four postgraduate programs in sustainable development, applied nutrition and dietetics, applied geography and spatial management, and education and culture.

HUA has a population of 1,000 undergraduate students. It employs about 120 academic and research staff and 80 administration staff.

Its Library and Information Center houses a collection of 22,000 books, 431 titles of Greek and foreign print journals, and specific scientific e-journals of about 18 international publishers.

Other Harokopio University key statistics include its bilateral agreements with various European and North American universities such as the University of Bristol, the University of Manchester, the City University London, Université Paris Descartes, Yale University, and Harvard University.

Harokopio University Research

Research at HUA is focused on areas including home economics and ecology, geography, nutritional sciences, and dietetics, as well as informatics and telematics. Funding support comes primarily from the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, the General Secretariat of Research and Technology, and the European Research Council.

The university's top three research fields are medicine, biology, and genome. Its researchers have published in publications like Nature, Public Health Nutrition, and The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Its researchers had been invited to attend and/or present papers at international conferences such as Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Grid and Pervasive Computing, and the Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

The most cited publication from Harokopio University research is Zhou et al.’s (2016) “Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: A pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants,” published in The Lancet. It has been cited a total of 2,793 times to date. The second most cited paper is Dupuis et al.’s (2010) “New genetic loci implicated in fasting glucose homeostasis and their impact on type 2 diabetes risk,” published in Nature Genetics. It has received a total of 2,187 citations.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited paper is Willer et al.’s (2003) “Discovery and refinement of loci associated with lipid levels,” published in Nature Genetics. It has been cited by papers, articles, and other publications around 2,132 times so far.

Its research laboratories include the Laboratory of Human and Applied Geography, the Physical Geography Laboratory, the Geoinformatics and Cartography Laboratory, the Laboratory of Applied Economics and Sustainable Development, and the Laboratory of Human Ecology.

In addition, HUA also houses the Laboratory of Sustainable Tourism and Culture, the Laboratory of Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, and Microbiology, and the Laboratory of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Physical Chemistry of Foods.
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.
3802 World 9 National
Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos

Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos

Harokopio University, Greece
D-index 106 Citations 44,771 1,067
6555 World 14 National
George Dedoussis

George Dedoussis

Harokopio University, Greece
D-index 93 Citations 50,994 314
7196 World 16 National
Yannis Manios

Yannis Manios

Harokopio University, Greece
D-index 91 Citations 42,301 600

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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