Australia's top researchers 2019
The Australian's latest Education Suppliement has listed the top researcher and research institution in each field, selected based on the number of citations for papers published in the top 20 journals in each field over the past five years. Google Scholar is the source of the citation data.
Humanities, Arts & Literature
Australia’s Research Field Leaders
Field: Language & Linguistics
Field leader: Evan Kidd, ANU
Lead institution: ANU
The methodology gives the humanities, arts and literature discipline far more space than they receive in most traditional university ranking systems, which lean towards science and technology. This flows from the decision to use Google Scholar’s taxonomy in constructing our tables.