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RISING STARS

September 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 first to the second bimonthly period of 2008—that is, from February to April 2008. These entities are singled out as Rising Stars in their respective fields.

The following table lists the 22 scientists named as Rising Stars in their fields:

Scientist Field
HEINRICHS, AJ Agricultural Sciences
EISERICH, JP Biology & Biochemistry
TAKADA, K Chemistry
NUSSENZWEIG, MC Clinical Medicine
WU, BL Computer Science
SONMEZ, T Economics & Business
BEIERSDORFER, P Engineering
ARAI, T Environment/Ecology
ZHANG, ZM Geosciences
HAWIGER, D Immunology
DAI, ZR Materials Science
PARK, CG Mathematics
VEAZEY, RS Microbiology
WOODGETT, JR Molecular Biology & Genetics
LIEBER, CM Multidisciplinary
KIM, KS Neuroscience & Behavior
SHISHODIA, S Pharmacology & Toxicology
NAKAMURA, M Physics
CUNNINGHAM, AA Plant & Animal Science
COHEN, JD Psychiatry/Psychology
LIEBERMAN, DE Social Sciences, general
LEFLOCH, E Space Science

 

The institutions gaining Rising Star status in this update are as follows:

Institution Field
MTT AGRIFOOD RES FINLAND Agricultural Sciences
INST SYST BIOL Biology & Biochemistry
CAMBRIDGE DISPLAY TECHNOL Chemistry
RADBOUD UNIV NIJMEGEN Clinical Medicine
AIST Computer Science
UNIV ZURICH Economics & Business
HIGH ENERGY ACCELERATOR RES ORG Engineering
FINNISH ENVIRONM INST Environment/Ecology
NW UNIV XIAN Geosciences
KEIO UNIV Immunology
GEORGIA INST TECHNOL Materials Science
UNIV AUTONOMA BARCELONA Mathematics
MURDOCH UNIV Microbiology
LA JOLLA INST ALLERGY & IMMUNOL Molecular Biology & Genetics
NCI Multidisciplinary
RUSH UNIV Neuroscience & Behavior
UNIV HALLE WITTENBERG Pharmacology & Toxicology
HIGH ENERGY ACCELERATOR RES ORG Physics
ZOOL SOC LONDON
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Plant & Animal Science
PRINCETON UNIV Psychiatry/Psychology
UNIV SAO PAULO Social Sciences, general
STANFORD UNIV Space Science

 

The list of countries with the highest percent increase in total citations is given below, and includes some countries with this distinction in multiple fields, including Pakistan, Nigeria, and the United Arab Emirates.

Country Field
TUNISIA Agricultural Sciences
NIGERIA Biology & Biochemistry
SERBIA MONTENEG Chemistry
IRAN Clinical Medicine
PAKISTAN Computer Science
U ARAB EMIRATES Economics & Business
PAKISTAN Engineering
IRAN Environment/Ecology
ZAMBIA Geosciences
NIGERIA Immunology
PAKISTAN Materials Science
PAKISTAN Mathematics
TUNISIA Microbiology
THAILAND Molecular Biology & Genetics
SINGAPORE Multidisciplinary
ARMENIA Neuroscience & Behavior
U ARAB EMIRATES Pharmacology & Toxicology
SERBIA MONTENEG Physics
PAKISTAN Plant & Animal Science
TRINID & TOBAGO Psychiatry/Psychology
BRAZIL Social Sciences, general
NAMIBIA Space Science

 

Several journals are experiencing return visits to our Rising Star listing, including Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, Briefings in Bioinformatics, Soft Matter, and Zootaxa. The complete list of the journals gaining Rising Star status is given below:

Journal Field
MOL NUTR FOOD RES
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Agricultural Sciences
NAT CHEM BIOL Biology & Biochemistry
J CHEM INF MODEL Chemistry
CLIN GASTROENTEROL HEPATOL Clinical Medicine
BRIEF BIOINFORM Computer Science
ORGAN RES METHODS Economics & Business
PROG ELECTROMAGN RES Engineering
CHEM BIODIVERS Environment/Ecology
ACTA PETR SIN Geosciences
NAT REV IMMUNOL Immunology
SOFT MATTER Materials Science
COMPUT STAT DATA ANAL Mathematics
NAT REV MICROBIOL Microbiology
BMC GENOMICS Molecular Biology & Genetics
THESCIENTIFICWORLDJOURNAL Multidisciplinary
APPETITE Neuroscience & Behavior
EXPERT OPIN THER TARGETS Pharmacology & Toxicology
J PHYS CHEM C Physics
ZOOTAXA
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Plant & Animal Science
AIDS BEHAV Psychiatry/Psychology
REV SAUDE PUBL Social Sciences, general
ADV SPACE RES Space Science

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