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RISING STARS

November 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 second to the third bimonthly periods of 2008—that is, April to June 2008. These entities are singled out as Rising Stars in their respective fields.

The 22 scientists whose work has garnered Rising Star status are listed in the following table:

Scientist Field
BARR, AG Agricultural Sciences
FOLEY, JJ Biology & Biochemistry
SHELDRICK, GM Chemistry
TONTONOZ, P Clinical Medicine
TROYANSKAYA, OG
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Computer Science
MCALEER, M Economics & Business
LIN, Y Engineering
SAVAGE, VM Environment/Ecology
MEIBOM, A Geosciences
TANAKA, H Immunology
LIEBER, CM
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Materials Science
STEVIC, S Mathematics
ROBERTS, A Microbiology
LARSSON, NG Molecular Biology & Genetics
NAGATA, S Multidisciplinary
BROBERGER, C Neuroscience & Behavior
JONKER, JW Pharmacology & Toxicology
GEIM, AK Physics
GEIDER, RJ Plant & Animal Science
FRITH, U
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Psychiatry/Psychology
WHITE, TD
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Social Sciences, general
TAKAHASHI, T Space Science

 

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

Institution Field
AGR VICTORIA Agricultural Sciences
COLL FRANCE Biology & Biochemistry
UNIV ROSTOCK Chemistry
UNIV AALBORG Clinical Medicine
WHITEHEAD INST BIOMED RES Computer Science
CITY UNIV HONG KONG Economics & Business
NANJING UNIV AERONAUT & ASTRONAUT Engineering
SANTA FE INST Environment/Ecology
JAXA Geosciences
UNIV CALGARY Immunology
HARVARD UNIV Materials Science
ACAD SCI CZECH REPUBL Mathematics
CHINESE ACAD SCI Microbiology
ADDENBROOKES HOSP Molecular Biology & Genetics
ROCKEFELLER UNIV Multidisciplinary
RHEIN WESTFAL TH AACHEN Neuroscience & Behavior
UNIV AMSTERDAM Pharmacology & Toxicology
THOMAS JEFFERSON NATL ACCELERATOR FACIL Physics
INST ESPANOL OCEANOG Plant & Animal Science
TECH UNIV DRESDEN Psychiatry/Psychology
UNIV BIELEFELD Social Sciences, general
INAF Space Science

 

Iran and the Republic of Georgia have achieved Rising Star status in multiple fields. The full list of countries is given below:

Country Field
MALI Agricultural Sciences
SRI LANKA Biology & Biochemistry
SERBIA MONTENEG Chemistry
IRAN Clinical Medicine
LITHUANIA Computer Science
COSTA RICA Economics & Business
PAKISTAN Engineering
BOTSWANA Environment/Ecology
THAILAND Geosciences
BULGARIA Immunology
NIGERIA Materials Science
THAILAND Mathematics
IRAN Microbiology
BURKINA FASO Molecular Biology & Genetics
SLOVAKIA Multidisciplinary
REP OF GEORGIA Neuroscience & Behavior
REP OF GEORGIA Pharmacology & Toxicology
SERBIA MONTENEG Physics
TUNISIA Plant & Animal Science
PERU Psychiatry/Psychology
GUATEMALA Social Sciences, general
NAMIBIA Space Science

 

The 22 journals with the highest percentage increase in total citations are listed in the table below:

Journal Field
LWT-FOOD SCI TECHNOL Agricultural Sciences
NAT CHEM BIOL Biology & Biochemistry
J CHEM THEORY COMPUT Chemistry
CLIN GASTROENTEROL HEPATOL Clinical Medicine
INT J INNOV COMPUT INF CONTRO
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Computer Science
ORGAN RES METHODS Economics & Business
PROG ELECTROMAGN RES Engineering
CHEM BIODIVERS Environment/Ecology
VADOSE ZONE J Geosciences
NAT REV IMMUNOL Immunology
SCIENCE Materials Science
NONLINEAR ANAL-REAL WORLD APP Mathematics
NAT REV MICROBIOL Microbiology
CELL METAB Molecular Biology & Genetics
THESCIENTIFICWORLD-JOURNAL Multidisciplinary
NEUROSCIENTIST Neuroscience & Behavior
EXPERT OPIN THER TARGETS Pharmacology & Toxicology
J PHYS CHEM C Physics
BIOL INVASIONS Plant & Animal Science
SCIENCE Psychiatry/Psychology
BMC HEALTH SERV RES Social Sciences, general
C R MEC Space Science

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