June 13, 2023 | University Partners

Two Staffordshire University researchers now feature in the 2023 Edition of Best Scientists in the world

Professor Chris Gidlow and Professor Martin Jones have been included in the Research.com rankings list, which is based on a D-index (Discipline H-index) metric for papers and citation values of at last 20 for discipline areas.

Data has been drawn for a wide range of sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for evaluating the citation-based metrics were gathered at the end of December 2022.

Professor Jones is ranked #659 in the world ranking and #107 in United Kingdom in the area of Political Science. He is recognised for research in the political science field of state, politics, political economy, restructuring and economic governance. His state studies combine topics in areas such as economic growth, performance studies, globalisation and Public administration, also integrating fields such as politics and relational space.

Under Professor Jones’s leadership, research excellence sits at the heart of Staffordshire University’s strategic plan as the institution aspires to be one of the leading UK modern universities for research excellence.

Professor Gidlow is ranked #4954 in the world ranking and #824 in the United Kingdom in the area of Social Sciences. His scientific interests cover health improvement and health inequalities, with a growing interest in multiple disadvantage and homelessness.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kevin Hetherington, commented:

“This is a great achievement for our University as an internationally recognised research institution. Our research is increasing its quantity and quality and this recognition for Chris and Martin is confirmation that we are delivering significant academic impact as well as contributing to our broader society”.