Prof Barry Halliwell conferred Citation Laureate for 2021
Professor Barry Halliwell, Senior Advisor (Academic Appointments and Research Excellence), NUS Office of the Senior Deputy President and Provost, has been conferred Citation Laureate for 2021. The distinction is awarded by information and insights company Clarivate to researchers whose work has been deemed to be of “Nobel Class” as they are among the most highly cited and influential, even transformative, in their fields.
Prof Halliwell, who is also Distinguished Professor at NUS Biochemistry, was one of only three named in the category of Chemistry. He was cited for pioneering research in free-radical chemistry, including the role of free radicals and antioxidants in human disease.
Prof Halliwell is one of 16 scientists around the world listed in the Hall of Citation Laureates this year. Citation Laureate candidates are selected from authors of the 0.01 per cent of some 52 million articles and proceedings that have been cited 2,000 times or more.