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NEW ENTRANTS

February 2008

As of January 1, 2008, Essential Science IndicatorsSM data were updated to cover a 10-year plus 10-month period, from January 1997 to October 31, 2007. With this update, the data pool expanded to include an additional 2,473 scientists, 349 institutions, 19 countries, and 43 journals that are either entirely new to Essential Science Indicators, or new to one of the database’s 22 fields.

Of the 2,473 scientists new to the database or its fields, the following had the highest total citations in each field:

Scientist Field
ROCHE, JR Agricultural Sciences
JONES, AD Biology & Biochemistry
KRSTINA, J Chemistry
NARITA, M Clinical Medicine
SHARAN, R Computer Science
RIVKIN, JW Economics & Business
TENENBAUM, JB Engineering
GU, BH Environment/Ecology
CHEN, L Geosciences
DAVIES, ME Immunology
MAO, S Materials Science
STEVIC, S Mathematics
ZURTH, K Microbiology
BOUFFARD, GG Molecular Biology & Genetics
PARK, J Multidisciplinary
SAMAD, TA Neuroscience & Behavior
KIM, D Pharmacology & Toxicology
ECKMANN, R Physics
ROBL, JM Plant & Animal Science
DAWSON, DA Psychiatry/Psychology
MCDOUGALL, I Social Sciences, general
HELOU, G Space Science

 

The 22 institutions entering the top 1% in their fields are listed in the table below:

Institution Field
GAZIANTEP UNIV Agricultural Sciences
NOVARTIS RES FDN Biology & Biochemistry
INST SYST BIOL Chemistry
ISTANBUL UNIV Clinical Medicine
INRA Computer Science
UNIV LONDON IMPERIAL COLL SCI TECHNOL & MED Economics & Business
KARADENIZ TEKNIK UNIV Engineering
UNIV TARTU Environment/Ecology
GEOL SURVEY ISRAEL Geosciences
LEUKOSITE INC Immunology
UNIV MAINE LE MANS Materials Science
RICE UNIV Mathematics
MONASH UNIV Microbiology
UNIV SO DENMARK Molecular Biology & Genetics
UNIV MINNESOTA Multidisciplinary
NORWEGIAN UNIV SCI & TECHNOL Neuroscience & Behavior
UNIV LOUISVILLE Pharmacology & Toxicology
UNIV LOUISVILLE Physics
ZOOL SOC SAN DIEGO Plant & Animal Science
UNIV MARYLAND BALTIMORE CTY Psychiatry/Psychology
UNIV HAMBURG Social Sciences, general
OSSERV ASTRON BRERA Space Science

 

The 10 countries new to a field in Essential Science Indicators are as follows:

Country Field
BULGARIA Immunology
LITHUANIA Economics & Business
GHANA Microbiology
LEBANON Environment/Ecology
PAPUA N GUINEA Multidisciplinary
KYRGYZSTAN Geosciences
UZBEKISTAN Molecular Biology & Genetics
MONACO Biology & Biochemistry
GUADELOUPE Neuroscience & Behavior
SERBIA MONTENEG Mathematics

 

The following journals have entered the top 50% in their fields with the highest total citations:

Journal Field
N Z J CROP HORTICULT SCI Agricultural Sciences
J BIOCHEM MOL TOXICOL Biology & Biochemistry
CALPHAD-COMPUT COUP PHASE DIA Chemistry
REPROD BIOMED ONLINE Clinical Medicine
IEEE PERVASIVE COMPUT Computer Science
FEM ECON Economics & Business
PROG ELECTROMAGN RES Engineering
RENEW SUSTAIN ENERGY REV Environment/Ecology
VADOSE ZONE J Geosciences
AUTOIMMUNITY Immunology
APPL COMPOS MATER Materials Science
ACTA MATH SIN-ENGLISH SERIES Mathematics
ADVAN PARASITOL Microbiology
ANN SCI Multidisciplinary
DEVELOP PSYCHOBIOL Neuroscience & Behavior
VASC PHARMACOL Pharmacology & Toxicology
PROG THEOR PHYS SUPPL Physics
ZOOTAXA Plant & Animal Science
HISPAN J BEHAV SCI Psychiatry/Psychology
CARIBB J SCI Social Sciences, general

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



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