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NEW ENTRANTS

April 2008

As of March 1, 2008, the Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Thomson Scientific data were updated to cover an 11-year period, from January 1997 to December 31, 2007. With this update, the data pool expanded to include an additional 1,914 scientists, 202 institutions, 20 countries, and 42 journals that are either entirely new to Essential Science Indicators, or new to one of the database’s 22 fields. ScienceWatch.com presents a listing of those New Entrants who showed the greatest total citations.

Of the 1,914 scientists or research groups new to the database or its fields, the following had the highest total citations in each of the 22 fields:

Scientist Field
HAYTOWITZ, DB Agricultural Sciences
MALEK, JA Biology & Biochemistry
NOBLE, RD Chemistry
DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM RES G Clinical Medicine
HUBER, T Computer Science
GEYSKENS, I Economics & Business
MOJUMDAR, SC Engineering
RANDERSON, JT Environment/Ecology
CHANGNON, SA Geosciences
BETTELLI, E Immunology
WILLIAMS, RS Materials Science
GINZBURG, V Mathematics
ZHANG, ZQ Microbiology
LI, XM Molecular Biology & Genetics
ZHU, H Multidisciplinary
LEE, SY Neuroscience & Behavior
PETERSEN, DR Pharmacology & Toxicology
EGGLETON, BJ Physics
BHARTI, AK Plant & Animal Science
STROUP, TS Psychiatry/Psychology
ALTMAN, DG Social Sciences, general
CONSELICE, CJ Space Science

 

The institutions new to a field of the database are as follows:

Institution Field
TECH UNIV DRESDEN Agricultural Sciences
SUNG KYUN KWAN UNIV Biology & Biochemistry
FUZHOU UNIV Chemistry
RADBOUD UNIV NIJMEGEN Clinical Medicine
STOCKHOLM UNIV Computer Science
UNIV MANNHEIM Economics & Business
NARUTO UNIV EDUC Engineering
SUNY BUFFALO Environment/Ecology
FISHERIES & OCEANS CANADA Geosciences
SWEDISH INST INFECT DIS CONTROL Immunology
HEWLETT PACKARD CORP Materials Science
BEIJING NORMAL UNIV Mathematics
GESELL BIOTECHNOL FORSCH MBH Microbiology
UNIV MEDITERRANEE Molecular Biology & Genetics
CHILDRENS HOSP Multidisciplinary
UNIV NAPLES FEDERICO II Neuroscience & Behavior
UNIV FED SANTA CATARINA Pharmacology & Toxicology
UNIV MARIBOR Physics
BRITISH TRUST ORNITHOL Plant & Animal Science
UNIV MAINZ Psychiatry/Psychology
UNIV SHERBROOKE Social Sciences, general
UNIV FLORIDA Space Science


The 12 countries entering the top 50% in their fields are given below:

Country Field
ECUADOR Agricultural Sciences
COTE IVOIRE Biology & Biochemistry
SENEGAL Chemistry
BANGLADESH Computer Science
SUDAN Microbiology
YUGOSLAVIA Multidisciplinary
ARMENIA Neuroscience & Behavior
ALGERIA Pharmacology & Toxicology
SERBIA MONTENEG Physics
PERU Psychiatry/Psychology
URUGUAY Social Sciences, general
COLOMBIA Space Science

 

The journals in the table below have entered the database with the highest total citations:

Journal Field
INT J FOOD PROP Agricultural Sciences
J RADIAT RES Biology & Biochemistry
IND ENG CHEM RES Chemistry
RESPIR RES Clinical Medicine
ACM TRANSACT DES AUTOMAT EL S Computer Science
REV ECON DYN Economics & Business
PATTERN ANAL APPL Engineering
CLIMACTERIC Geosciences
SOFT MATTER Materials Science
INFIN DIMENS ANAL QUANTUM P R Mathematics
ANTIVIR CHEM CHEMOTHER Microbiology
BMC GENOMICS Molecular Biology & Genetics
THESCIENTIFICWORLDJOURNAL Multidisciplinary
DRUG FUTURE Pharmacology & Toxicology
SCANNING Physics
FISHERIES MANAG ECOL Plant & Animal Science
J CONSUM PSYCHOL Psychiatry/Psychology
LANGUAGE Social Sciences, general
C R MEC Space Science

For details on citation scores, papers, and time-series performance for these New Entrants, see Essential Science Indicators.



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