Konstanz scientists among the world’s most influential

Two collective behaviour researchers, Iain Couzin and Damien Farine, have been named in the Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list from the Web of Science Group.

The annual list identifies scientists and social scientists whose work was most often cited in the last decade, underlining the influence and impact the researchers have had in their fields.

Couzin and Farine – from the Max Planck institute of Animal Behavior (MPIAB), Department of Collective Behaviour, and also the Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour (CASCB) and Department of Biology at the University of Konstanz – were both named in the HCR list’s “cross-field” category, which recognizes individuals who publish highly cited papers (in the top 1%) across several fields.

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