Andrew Weaver cited for being citable

Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA Dr. Andrew Weaver is one of the world’s most highly cited scientists of 2014

  • Jun. 23, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Dr. Andrew Weaver is one of the world’s most highly cited scientists of 2014 says a report issued last week by Thomson Reuters.

“This is a profound honour, and I wish to extend congratulations to all the scientists and researchers who have been noted today, especially those in Canada” said Weaver. “Ironically this comes in a week where the Prime Minister is trumping science as the reasoning for approving the Northern Gateway project. This from a government which has slashed funding for research, muzzled federal researchers from speaking publicly and closing vital libraries”

Weaver is the only Canadian of 159 globally to receive this distinction in the broad field of geoscience.

He shares the accolade with 91 Canadian scientists in fields ranging from agriculture to space. A total of 3,215 scientists and researchers were listed worldwide for 2014.

 

More than 3,000 researchers earned the Highly Cited Researchers 2014 distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers – ranking among the top one per cent most cited for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact.

 

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

VIDEO: Saanich councillor takes residents along for virtual e-bike ride through the CRD

Coun. Colin Plant is taking route requests for future cycling videos

Innovative free fitness program targets Victoria Royals fans

Program shows impressive results during follow-ups with the men who participate

Personal, business bankruptcies down in British Columbia

New 2019 figures were released before COVID-19 pandemic

Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert

‘In moments of crisis, fear is very real and palpable,’ says SFU’s Peter Chow-White

West Shore woman’s dog found in Colwood more than two weeks after going missing

Isla went missing on March 10 and was found 17 days later

B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada, and there’s a few reasons why

British Columbia was one of the first to see rise in COVID-19 cases, and has also switched up testing

COVID-19: A message from the publisher

We will be making some changes to our print editions during these unprecedented times

Canada could face legal trouble over refugee deportations amid COVID-19 crisis: advocates

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said any refugees crossing border would be turned back

B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic

Ferry corporation says ridership down 70-80 per cent over the last week and a half

Sewers stitch masks to free up supplies for front-line health-care workers

“We have little old ladies sewing up a storm,” said Joan Davis

Experts weigh in on best handling of groceries during COVID-19 pandemic

Study suggests the virus can live for up to 24 hours on cardboard and up to three days on plastic

COVID-19 world update: Enforceable quarantine in NYC?; France orders 1 billion masks

Spain warns EU’s future at stake; New York governor calls Trump’s idea ‘federal declaration of war

B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care

Outbreak action underway in 12 long-term care homes

B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners

Vets expect to continue giving your fur buddies the help they need while social distancing

Most Read