Covenant Best Globally in the Field of Housing; Satisfaction; Residential Satisfaction
Latest computations by Elsevier SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide, have placed Covenant University at the apex on the list of the top 5 institutions globally, by scholarly output, in the field of Housing; Satisfaction; Residential Satisfaction.
According to the computations spanning the period between 2014 and 2017, the overall research performance globally was 260 scholarly outputs, 4068 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 338. Covenant, however, emerged No. 1 with 11 scholarly outputs, 204 citation count, and a field-weighted citation impact of 0.15.
Second in the list was Universiti Teknologi Malaysia with 11 scholarly outputs, 167 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 0.56, while another Nigerian institution, Obafemi Awolowo University, emerged 3rd courtesy of her 10 scholarly outputs, 112 views count, and a field-weighted impact of 0.68. The University of Johannesburg and International Islamic University Malaysia were 4th and 5th respectively.
The leading author on this topic at Covenant University, Professor Eziyi Ibem of the Department of Architecture, was ranked second in the list of the top 5 authors in the world having amassed 6 scholarly outputs, 128 views count, and field-weighted impact of 0.27. Sustainable Human Settlements and Construction Procurement Practices, Post-Occupancy Evaluation, and Environment-Behaviour are Professor Ibem’s research interests.
He was second to Professor Clinton Aigbavboa of the University of Johannesburg, who had 9 scholarly outputs, 166 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 1.05.
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