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Year 2010: Top Rankings for Countries in Cites, Papers, Cites Per Paper, & Overall World Impact

In these profiles for the year 2010, ScienceWatch.com from Clarivate Analytics offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse at research coming out of highly cited countries according to the Essential Science IndicatorsSM database. In addition, ScienceWatch.com provides selected overall and field rankings for some of the feature data.

Country Features for the Year 2010

 
 

DECEMBER 2010

Top 20 Countries in ALL FIELDS, 2000-August 31, 2010

Droplets of morning dew hang onto the leaves of crops in a field in the village of Founex near Geneva October 27, 2006. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse.

For the ninth consecutive year, ScienceWatch.com Webmaster Spyder Schafer presents the annual "Top 20" listings of the countries which, as of the latest bimonthly update of Essential Science IndicatorsSM, achieved particular distinction based on their papers published in Thomson Reuters-indexed journals from January 2000 through August 31, 2010, a 10-year plus 8-month period (fourth bimonthly).
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NOVEMBER 2010

National Rankings in Physics; January 2000-June 30, 2010

This month from ScienceWatch.com, we have listed our "top 20" national rankings in Physics by total citations. The data were extracted from the Essential Science IndicatorsSM database from Clarivate Analytics. This database, currently covering the period January 1, 2000-June 30, 2010, surveys only journal articles (original research reports and review articles) indexed by Clarivate Analytics.
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OCTOBER 2010

National Rankings for Canada, 2000-June 30, 2010

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According to Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Clarivate Analytics, among the 147 top-performing countries in all fields, Canada ranked #6 for citations (5,414,223), #7 for papers (442,016), and #17 (12.83) for citations per paper. Average citation rates are across all nations for all papers published by field. Time period: 2000-June 30, 2010 (third bimonthly period of 2010).
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SEPTEMBER 2010

National Rankings in Molecular Biology & Genetics; January 2000-April 30, 2010

DNA

ScienceWatch.com, has listed our "top 20" national rankings in Molecular Biology & Genetics by total citations. The data were extracted from the Essential Science IndicatorsSM database from Clarivate Analytics. Source dates currently covering the period are January 1, 2000-April 30, 2010, surveys only journal articles (original research reports and review articles) indexed by Clarivate Analytics.
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AUGUST 2010

National Rankings in Neuroscience & Behavior; January 2000-April 30, 2010

Italy's Rosso performs a routine on the balance beam during the women's artistic gymnastics team final at the Almeria 2005 Mediterranean Games. Italy's Ilaria Rosso performs a routine on the balance beam during the women's artistic gymnastics team final at the Almeria 2005 Mediterranean Games June 25, 2005. Italy's team won the gold medal with France taking the silver and Spain taking the bronze. REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo.

This month from ScienceWatch.com, we have listed our "top 20" national rankings in Neuroscience & Behavior by total citations. The data were extracted from the Essential Science Indicators database from Clarivate Analytics. This database, currently covering the period January 1, 2000-April 30, 2010, surveys only journal articles (original research reports and review articles) indexed by Clarivate Analytics.
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JULY 2010

Japan Institutions: Most Prolific in Materials Science, and Space Science

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In terms of specialty areas, two fields stand out: materials science and space science. Japan’s contribution to world literature in materials science constitutes one of its highest areas of concentration. ScienceWatch.com presents takes a closer at these two fields, ranking individual Japan-based institutions according to their average citations per paper, based on reports indexed by Clarivate Analytics between 2005 and 2009.
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JUNE 2010

National Rankings for Russia, 2000-February 2010

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According to Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Clarivate Analytics, among the 122 top-performing countries in all fields, Russia ranked #20 for citations (1,124,720), #11 for papers (254,848), and #127 (4.41) for citations per paper. Average citation rates are across all nations for all papers published by field. Time period: 2000-February 28, 2010 (first bimonthly period of 2010).
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MAY 2010

National Rankings in Environment/Ecology; 1999-December 31, 2009

University Of Illinois

We have listed our country rankings in Environment/Ecology by total citations. The data were extracted from the Essential Science Indicators database from Clarivate Analytics. This database, currently covering the period January 1999 through December 31, 2009, surveys only journal articles (original research reports and review articles) indexed by Clarivate Analytics.
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APRIL 2010

National Rankings in Social Sciences, general; 1999-December 31, 2009

Women devotees pray after taking a holy dip in the Sangam, the confluence of three rivers, the Ganges, the Yamuna and the Saraswati during the Hindu festival of Sheetala Ashtami in the northern Indian city of Allahabad June 16, 2009.

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ScienceWatch.com, has listed our ranking in Social Sciences, general by total citations. The data were extracted from the Essential Science Indicators database from Thomson Reuters. This database, currently covering the period January 1999 through December 31, 2009, surveys only journal articles (original research reports and review articles) indexed by Thomson Reuters.
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MARCH 2010

National Rankings in Clinical Medicine 1999-October 31, 2009

This month from ScienceWatch.com, we have listed our rankings in Clinical Medicine by total citations. The data were extracted from the Essential Science Indicators database from Clarivate Analytics. This database, currently covering the period January 1999 through October 31, 2009, surveys only journal articles (original research reports and review articles) indexed by Clarivate Analytics.
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FEBRUARY 2010

National Rankings in Biology & Biochemistry 1999-October 31, 2009

Test tubes of cultures wait to be checked by a scientist for signs of the H1N1 swine flu virus and other respiratory diseases at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in Baltimore, September 3, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES HEALTH).

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES HEALTH).

ScienceWatch.com has listed our rankings in Biology & Biochemistry by citations per paper. The data were extracted from the Essential Science Indicators database from Thomson Reuters. This database, currently covering the period January 1999 through October 31, 2009, surveys only journal articles (original research reports and review articles) indexed by Thomson Reuters.
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JANUARY 2010

Most-Cited Paper From the Top 20 Countries, 1999-August 31, 2009

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Last month ScienceWatch.com presented its annual "Top 20" listings of countries (across all 22 fields), which as of the latest bimonthly update of Essential Science Indicators, achieved particular distinction based on their papers published in Clarivate Analytics-indexed journals from January 1999 through August 31, 2009, a 10-year plus 8-month period. This month we present the highest-cited paper from each of the top 20 countries. The countries are listed in the same order as they were last month–by total citations. In this ranking, all of the paper's authors are based in the given country, as opposed to multinational collaborations.
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