FABI was delighted to hear that Prof. Mike Wingfield has been included on the Clarivate Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers (2022/2023) for the sixth consecutive year. He is one of only two such honoured academics at the University of Pretoria, the other being the economist Prof. Rangan Gupta. Ten academics from South African higher learning institutes were included in this year’s list from a total of 6938 biophysical and social scientists globally “who demonstrate significant and broad influence among their peers in their chosen field(s) of research”. Their highly-cited publications rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Clarivate Web of Science. The other South African awardees are from the University of Cape Town (three), and one each from the Northwest University, Stellenbosch University, Tshwane University of Technology, University of the Western Cape and the University of the Witwatersrand.