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Materials group confirmed as one of the world’s most influential research groups

Published: 7 December 2011Origin: Engineering

Recent paper download data has confirmed that the Materials Research Group at the University of Southampton is one of the world's most influential research groups in the field of structural materials.

Recent 'Most Read Articles' data for leading international journal, Materials Science and Engineering A, shows one third of all recent most read articles are co-authored by a researcher from the Materials group. 

The academics cited are Professor Terry Langdon, Dr Nong Gao and Professor Marco Starink.

Based on total citations Materials Science and Engineering A is the world's most influential journal dedicated to studies related to the load-bearing capacity of materials and is in the top 3% of all materials journals.

Head of group Professor Philippa Reed comments: "I am delighted to see that our world-leading activity in this area is influencing so many other researchers in the field, as shown by our work being downloaded at such a rate"


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