Clarivate Analytics has Announced the India Research Excellence - Citation Awards 2017. The awards acknowledged some of the best institutions and researchers in India for research excellence
A remarkable event, driven by powerful discussions, included exemplary addresses by David Pendlebury, Biblometric Expert, Clarivate Analytics, and Jessica Turner, Global Head of Scientific and Academic Research, Clarivate Analytics who talked about how Indian institutions can effectively leverage research to propagate growth and development. The event became even more captivating with impressive talks by Dr. R Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Govt. of India, Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), and Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, who shared their views on the significance of driving research excellence and the progress achieved in India.
The highlight of the evening was the award ceremony that felicitated distinguished researchers and institutions for their exemplary research contributions. The much awaited list of winners of institution awards includes Tata Institute of Fundamental Research for ‘Institutions Established for over 15 years’; Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune for ‘Institutions Established within 15 years’, National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR) for ‘Natural Sciences’, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre of Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) for ‘Engineering & Technology’, Tata Memorial Hospital for ‘Medical & Health Sciences’, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) for ‘Agricultural Sciences’ and IIT Roorkee for ‘Interdisciplinary Sciences and Social Sciences’.
In the individual research awards, Prof. Kalyanmoy Deb was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award and Dr. Mukesh Jain with Young Achiever Award. In addition, awards in select subject categories were presented to Dr. Ayyappan Pillai Ajaya Ghosh for ‘Natural Sciences’, Prof. Avinash Kumar Agarwal for ‘Engineering & Technology’, Dr. Jayakumar Rangasamy for ‘Medical and Health Sciences’, Prof. (Dr.) Narendra Tuteja and Dr.Sarvajeet Singh Gill for ‘Agricultural Sciences’ and Prof. Harini Nagendra for ‘Interdisciplinary Sciences and Social Sciences’.
Arvind Pachhapur, South Asia Head Clarivate Analytics, stated, “We believe that impactful research holds great potential to address many of the local challenges and create significant growth and development opportunities in the country. With these awards we are glad to have contributed to recognition of the research excellence demonstrated by many outstanding researchers and institutions, whose research work has already been highly acknowledged by the global research community through substantial research citations, comprehensively captured in Web of Science.”
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