CRADLE Director Alfred Deakin Professor David Boud recognised as a national and global leader in research

CRADLE’s Foundation Director and Alfred Deakin Professor David Boud has again been recognised as the top Australian researcher in three field areas and named in Clarivate’s Highly Cited Researcher list 2022 as one of the world’s most influential researchers.

The achievements of Australia’s top researchers has been celebrated in The Australian’s Research Magazine 2023 for the fifth year in a row. The magazine reports on the top researchers and institutions in 250 fields of research to honour our nation’s academics and their outstanding endeavours.

Congratulations go to CRADLE’s Director Alfred Deakin Professor David Boud who has, for the fourth year running, been recognised as the top Australian researcher in Higher Education research. David is also the leading Australian researcher in Education and Academic and Psychological Testing for the second year in a row. See page 38 of the report for more details.

The Australian’s 2023 Research Magazine uses the number of citations for papers published in the top 20 journals in each field over the past five years to determine the top researcher and top research institution in each field of research. The citation metrics for David significantly contribute to Deakin’s position as a global leader in the fields of Higher Education for the third year running and Education research for the seond year running. This is a significant indicator of CRADLE’s research impact and contribution in these areas.

Further congratulations go to David after he was named in the Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers 2022. He is recognised for having multiple highly-cited Social Sciences papers that rank globally in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science. David is one of the Highly Cited Researchers who have demonstrated considerable impact, broad influence and significant global reach which is reflected by multiple highly cited papers.

About David Boud

Alfred Deakin Professor David Boud is the Director of Deakin’s Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE). He has been involved in research and teaching development in adult, higher and professional education for over 30 years and has contributed extensively to the literature.

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