Introducing the award

This award is an initiative of Elsevier Publishing that aims to recognize the talent and dedication of researchers worldwide.

The winners of the 2013 Algeria Scopus Awards and the institutional winners of the SciVal Awards were announced on November 14th 2013.

Elsevier and Algerian Ministry of Higher Education and Research Announce 2013 Scopus Award Winners


At the wards ceremony, Isabelle Van Tol, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Dutch Embassy in Algeria said, "The Netherlands are known for fine scientists, Nobel prizes, high caliber research institutions and top notch companies such as Elsevier. Elsevier has created an opportunity to work together with Algeria and intensify our global relations in the scientific domains."

"The Scopus Awards are a celebration of the knowledge and scientific contributions of Algeria’s researchers and institutions," said Olivier Dumon, Managing Director of Academic and Government Research Markets at Elsevier. "Elsevier is proud to be partners with the Algerian Ministry of Higher Education and Research in bringing recognition to the scientific performance and discoveries of an extraordinary nation."

Winners of the Scopus awards were selected based on quantity of publications, citations, and H-index. Elsevier provided quantitative analysis using data from SciVerse Scopus, the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.



Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la
Recherche scientifique Algérie