AD Scientific Index (Alper-Doger Scientific Index), a ranking and analysis system that ranks scientists and universities worldwide, has released the ranking of scientists/lecturers for 2021.
The rankings are based on the scientific performance and the added value of the scientific productivity of individual scientists.
Fifty Ghanaian lecturers from some of the top universities in the country were also included in the rankings. A total of 706,043 scientists/lecturers from 190 countries and 11,592 universities, worldwide, were ranked.
Out of 50 lecturers that were ranked, 26 are based at the University of Ghana, 10 at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), and 7 at the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS).
The University of Cape Coast (UCC) had 3, while the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), the Koforidua Technical University (KTU), the Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) and the Catholic University College (CUC), had one each.
According to the rankings, Dr Dwomoa Adu of the University of Ghana, whose subject area is Medical and Health Science/Dentistry, placed first in Ghana, first in the university and 73rd in Africa.
Prof. Fred Binka of the UHAS whose subject area is Medical and Health Sciences/Epidemiology came second in Ghana, first in his university, 80th in Africa.
Prof Seth Owusu Agyei (UHAS), Prof John Gyapong (UHA), and Prof George Dei (UEW) placed third, fourth and fifth in Ghana, respectively.
See the full rankings below:
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