Highly Cited Paper Award
- Eligibility Criteria
- Selection of Recipients
- Award Benefits
- Implementation, Compliance, and Reporting
- Document Amendment Information
The purpose of these guidelines is to support the administration of the Highly Cited Paper Award (the award).
- These guidelines apply to the Highly Cited Paper that has been highly cited (i.e., 250 citations, not including self-citations) according to Scopus.
- These guidelines apply to all KFUPM faculty members and researchers.
|CHPE||Committee for Honours and Public Events|
|DROC||Deanship of Research Oversight and Coordination|
|KFUPM||King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals|
|VPRI||Vice President of Research and Innovation|
The objectives of the award are to:
- recognize KFUPM faculty members and researchers who have generated publications that have received a high level of recognition by other researchers;
- encourage KFUPM faculty and researchers to carry out seminal work that attracts interest from other researchers.
5. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
- All KFUPM faculty members and researchers are eligible for the award where:
- they have published a paper that has been highly cited (i.e., 250 citations, not including self-citations) according to Scopus;
- their paper was published while the applicant was affiliated with KFUPM, and the affiliation appears on the publication;
- their paper has at least 50% authors from KFUPM;
- the first author or corresponding author is from KFUPM.
- their paper has major contribution to UN SDG (https://blog.scopus.com/posts/sustainable-development-goals-sdgs-on-scopus).
- their paper has an international co-author;
- Where an applicant has previously received an award for a highly cited publication, they are eligible for a second award where the publication accumulates an additional 250 citations (not including self-citations) according to Scopus.
Applications are not required
7. SELECTION OF RECIPIENTS
- The awards will be based on the number of citations for publications indexed in Scopus.
- DROC will monitor Scopus, determine award recipients and make awards throughout the academic year.
- DROC will inform award recipients.
8. AWARD BENEFITS
9. IMPLEMENTATION, COMPLIANCE, AND REPORTING
- DROC is responsible for monitoring the implementation of these guidelines using the following performance indicators:
- the number of awards allocated, annually;
- the number of issues reported in relation to the awards scheme.
- The Dean of Research is responsible for ensuring compliance with these guidelines.
- Non-compliance with these guidelines shall be immediately reported to VPRI.
10. DOCUMENT AMENDMENT INFORMATION
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