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RISING STARS

July 2008

Following the latest bimonthly update to Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Clarivate Analytics, ScienceWatch.com has produced a listing of the scientists, institutions, countries, and journals that have achieved the highest percentage increase in total citations from the sixth bimonthly period of 2007 to the first bimonthly period of 2008—that is, from December 2007 to February 2008. These entities are singled out as Rising Stars in their respective fields.

The scientists named as Rising Stars in each of the database's 22 field are as follows:

Scientist Field
CROFT, KD Agricultural Sciences
RON, D Biology & Biochemistry
EMSLEY, P Chemistry
RUOSLAHTI, E Clinical Medicine
GOLDSMITH, A Computer Science
ROTHAERMEL, FT Economics & Business
SALAVATI-NIASARI, M Engineering
KNOWLTON, N Environment/Ecology
POSFAI, M Geosciences
HILTON, DJ Immunology
ROWLEY, JA Materials Science
STEVIC, S Mathematics
SAHL, HG Microbiology
BOUFFARD, GG Molecular Biology & Genetics
HOGENESCH, JB Multidisciplinary
SEELEY, RJ Neuroscience & Behavior
LEE, SY Pharmacology & Toxicology
WATARI, T Physics
WEISSENBACH, J Plant & Animal Science
STINSON, FS Psychiatry/Psychology
BACH, PB Social Sciences, general
CHARLOT, S Space Science

 

The 22 institutions achieving the highest percent increase in total citations are given in the table below:

Institution Field
CHINA AGR UNIV Agricultural Sciences
APPL BIOSYST INC Biology & Biochemistry
UNIV TEXAS DALLAS Chemistry
UT SOUTHWESTERN MED CTR Clinical Medicine
BIODESIGN INST Computer Science
UNIV CENT FLORIDA Economics & Business
QUAID I AZAM UNIV Engineering
UNIV TARTU Environment/Ecology
IST NAZL GEOFIS & VULCANOL Geosciences
MILLENNIUM PHARMACEUT INC Immunology
WUHAN UNIV Materials Science
CHINESE UNIV HONG KONG Mathematics
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV Microbiology
INST SYST BIOL Molecular Biology & Genetics
SALK INST BIOL STUDIES Multidisciplinary
ERASMUS MED CTR Neuroscience & Behavior
NORTHEASTERN UNIV Pharmacology & Toxicology
YESHIVA UNIV Physics
GHENT UNIV Plant & Animal Science
CTR ADDICT & MENTAL HLTH Psychiatry/Psychology
AGCY HEALTHCARE RES & QUAL Social Sciences, general
LORAND EOTVOS UNIV Space Science

 

The complete list of countries named as Rising Stars is given below:

Country Field
OMAN Agricultural Sciences
IRAN Biology & Biochemistry
SERBIA MONTENEG Chemistry
BOTSWANA Clinical Medicine
LUXEMBOURG Computer Science
IRAN Economics & Business
PAKISTAN Engineering
VIETNAM Environment/Ecology
SINGAPORE Geosciences
IRAN Immunology
LIECHTENSTEIN Materials Science
SERBIA MONTENEG Mathematics
BERMUDA Microbiology
YUGOSLAVIA Molecular Biology & Genetics
CROATIA Multidisciplinary
JORDAN Neuroscience & Behavior
CAMEROON Pharmacology & Toxicology
SERBIA MONTENEG Physics
IRAN Plant & Animal Science
TRINID & TOBAGO Psychiatry/Psychology
LITHUANIA Social Sciences, general
NAMIBIA Space Science

 

Several journals are enjoying repeat visits to the Rising Stars list, including Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, FEBS Journal, JAIDS, the New Journal of Physics, and Astrobiology. The full listing of journals achieving the highest percent increase in total citations is as follows:

Journal Field
MOL NUTR FOOD RES
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Agricultural Sciences
FEBS J
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Biology & Biochemistry
ARKIVOC Chemistry
PLOS MED Clinical Medicine
BRIEF BIOINFORM Computer Science
ORGAN RES METHODS Economics & Business
PROG ELECTROMAGN RES Engineering
DIVERS DISTRIB Environment/Ecology
VADOSE ZONE J Geosciences
JAIDS
Featured Journal Interview
Immunology
SOFT MATTER Materials Science
BIOSTATISTICS Mathematics
NAT REV MICROBIOL Microbiology
CELL CYCLE
Featured Journal Interview
Molecular Biology & Genetics
SCIENCE Multidisciplinary
NAT REV NEUROSCI Neuroscience & Behavior
J PHARMACOL SCI Pharmacology & Toxicology
NEW J PHYS Physics
ZOOTAXA Plant & Animal Science
J CLIN CHILD ADOLESC PSYCHOL Psychiatry/Psychology
BMC PUBLIC HEALTH Social Sciences, general
ASTROBIOLOGY
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Space Science

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