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RISING STARS

January 2009

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

The 22 scientists whose work has garnered Rising Star status are as follows:

Scientist Field
VANLOEY, A Agricultural Sciences
HUBBARD, SR Biology & Biochemistry
DEKKER, C
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Chemistry
PUGH, CW Clinical Medicine
SLADEK, J Computer Science
STULZ, RM Economics & Business
HUANG, GH Engineering
WOFSY, SC Environment/Ecology
LUTHER, GW Geosciences
ALEXANDER, WS Immunology
WHITE, SR Materials Science
STEVIC, S Mathematics
KIM, S Microbiology
CAUDY, AA Molecular Biology & Genetics
KARIN, M Multidisciplinary
THOMPSON, AJ Neuroscience & Behavior
VALKO, M Pharmacology & Toxicology
GEIM, AK
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Physics
MEWES, HW Plant & Animal Science
PETERMANN, F Psychiatry/Psychology
WHITE, TD
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Social Sciences, general
ODEGARD, N Space Science

 

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

Institution Field
CONSEJO NACL INVEST CIENT & TECN Agricultural Sciences
UNIV COLL DUBLIN Biology & Biochemistry
DSM RES Chemistry
NORFOLK & NORWICH UNIV HOSP Clinical Medicine
UNIV NOTRE DAME Computer Science
UNIV ARKANSAS
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Economics & Business
QUAID I AZAM UNIV Engineering
ZOOL SOC LONDON
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Environment/Ecology
HADLEY CTR CLIMATE PREDICT & RES Geosciences
UNIV WESTERN AUSTRALIA Immunology
NE NORMAL UNIV Materials Science
UNIV AUCKLAND Mathematics
UNIV BONN Microbiology
SUNY STONY BROOK Molecular Biology & Genetics
NHGRI Multidisciplinary
NEW YORK STATE INST BASIC RES DEV DISABIL Neuroscience & Behavior
BEIJING UNIV Pharmacology & Toxicology
UNIV ANTWERP Physics
NATL INST AGROBIOL SCI Plant & Animal Science
BROWN UNIV Psychiatry/Psychology
AGCY HEALTHCARE RES & QUAL Social Sciences, general
INAF Space Science

 

Iran and Pakistan have achieved Rising Star status in multiple fields. The full list of countries is given in the following table:

Country Field
ECUADOR Agricultural Sciences
IRAN Biology & Biochemistry
SERBIA Chemistry
IRAN Clinical Medicine
PAKISTAN Computer Science
LITHUANIA Economics & Business
PAKISTAN Engineering
NEW CALEDONIA Environment/Ecology
TANZANIA Geosciences
BULGARIA Immunology
SERBIA MONTENEG Materials Science
SERBIA Mathematics
IRAN Microbiology
GAMBIA Molecular Biology & Genetics
THAILAND Multidisciplinary
MALAYSIA Neuroscience & Behavior
ETHIOPIA Pharmacology & Toxicology
CAMEROON Physics
LUXEMBOURG Plant & Animal Science
PERU Psychiatry/Psychology
MOROCCO Social Sciences, general
U ARAB EMIRATES Space Science

 

Several journals are enjoying repeat visits to the Rising Star lists, including LWT-Food Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biodiversity, Zootaxa, and Astrobiology. The full list of journals with the highest percentage increase in total citations is as follows:

Journal Field
LWT-FOOD SCI TECHNOL Agricultural Sciences
NAT CHEM BIOL Biology & Biochemistry
J CHEM THEORY COMPUT Chemistry
COCHRANE DATABASE SYST REV Clinical Medicine
INT J INNOV COMPUT INF CONTRO Computer Science
J RETAIL Economics & Business
PROG ELECTROMAGN RES Engineering
CHEM BIODIVERS
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Environment/Ecology
GEOTEXT GEOMEMBRANE Geosciences
NAT REV IMMUNOL Immunology
SOFT MATTER Materials Science
MULTISCALE MODEL SIMUL Mathematics
NAT REV MICROBIOL Microbiology
CELL METAB Molecular Biology & Genetics
AN ACAD BRASIL CIENC Multidisciplinary
BRAIN BEHAV IMMUN Neuroscience & Behavior
PHARMACOGENET GENOMICS Pharmacology & Toxicology
J PHYS CHEM C Physics
ZOOTAXA
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Plant & Animal Science
AIDS BEHAV Psychiatry/Psychology
NATURE Social Sciences, general
ASTROBIOLOGY
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Space Science

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