How good is Estonian science? Estonian World
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Twenty five scientists from Estonian universities belong to the top one per cent of the most cited scientists in the world. Twenty of them are from the University of Tartu.
By Kristiina Kruuse
The most referenced among them are Risto Näätänen, a professor of cognitive neuroscience at the University of Tartu, and Ülo Niinemets, a professor of plant physiology at the Estonian University of Life Sciences. The most cited research fields in which researchers from the University of Tartu have reached the top one per cent include chemistry, clinical medicine, etiology and botanics, environmental sciences and ecology, general social sciences, biosciences, material sciences, geosciences and technology.