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RISING STARS

May 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 fifth to the sixth bimonthly periods of 2008—that is, October to December 2008. These entities are singled out as Rising Stars in their respective fields.

The scientists named as Rising Stars are as follows:

Scientist Field
ARNOLD, JG Agricultural Sciences
LYNCH, M Biology & Biochemistry
JONSSON, JA Chemistry
PLASS, C Clinical Medicine
HIGGINS, DG Computer Science
FOLTA, TB Economics & Business
MOJUMDAR, SC Engineering
FIERER, N Environment/Ecology
LUTHER, GW Geosciences
WANG, YH Immunology
GAO, H Materials Science
STEVIC, S Mathematics
DWEK, RA Microbiology
ALLEN, E Molecular Biology & Genetics
ZHUANG, XW Multidisciplinary
DIANO, S Neuroscience & Behavior
RICE, KC Pharmacology & Toxicology
NOVOSELOV, KS
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Physics
JANZEN, DH Plant & Animal Science
PETERMANN, F Psychiatry/Psychology
PALLONI, A Social Sciences, general
WEST, AA Space Science

 

The list of institutions achieving Rising Star status is as follows:

Institution Field
HUNGARIAN ACAD SCI Agricultural Sciences
TOKYO METROPOLITAN UNIV Biology & Biochemistry
COMMISS EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES Chemistry
UNIV SCHLESWIG HOLSTEIN Clinical Medicine
AIST Computer Science
QUEENS UNIV Economics & Business
ALCOA INC Engineering
UNIV AALBORG Environment/Ecology
UNIV SALAMANCA Geosciences
UNIV CAPE TOWN Immunology
BEIJING UNIV CHEM TECHNOL Materials Science
CITY UNIV HONG KONG Mathematics
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIV Microbiology
UNIV HONG KONG Molecular Biology & Genetics
UNIV TOKYO Multidisciplinary
RUSH UNIV Neuroscience & Behavior
UNIV HALLE WITTENBERG Pharmacology & Toxicology
UNIV SIEGEN Physics
LEIBNIZ INST PLANT BIOCHEM Plant & Animal Science
ZUCKER HILLSIDE HOSP Psychiatry/Psychology
RADBOUD UNIV NIJMEGEN Social Sciences, general
INAF Space Science

 

Lithuania, Iran, Bangladesh, and Pakistan have been named Rising Stars in more than one category. The full list of countries is given below:

Country Field
HUNGARY Agricultural Sciences
NIGERIA Biology & Biochemistry
SERBIA Chemistry
IRAN Clinical Medicine
BANGLADESH Computer Science
LITHUANIA Economics & Business
QATAR Engineering
IRAN Environment/Ecology
ECUADOR Geosciences
BULGARIA Immunology
PAKISTAN Materials Science
SERBIA Mathematics
IRAN Microbiology
IRAN Molecular Biology & Genetics
MALAYSIA Multidisciplinary
GUADELOUPE Neuroscience & Behavior
BANGLADESH Pharmacology & Toxicology
SERBIA MONTENEG Physics
PAKISTAN Plant & Animal Science
TRINID & TOBAGO Psychiatry/Psychology
LITHUANIA Social Sciences, general
U ARAB EMIRATES Space Science

 

Nature Reviews Immunology, PLOS Genetics, BMC Microbiology, and Zootaxa have been named as Rising Stars in their fields multiple times over the past year. All of the journals earning Rising Star status are listed below:

Journal Field
CEREAL RES COMMUN Agricultural Sciences
NAT PROTOC Biology & Biochemistry
J CHEM THEORY COMPUT Chemistry
COCHRANE DATABASE SYST REV Clinical Medicine
INT J INNOV COMPUT INF CONTRO Computer Science
ENTREP THEORY PRACT Economics & Business
PROG ELECTROMAGN RES Engineering
RENEW SUSTAIN ENERGY REV Environment/Ecology
NAT HAZARDS EARTH SYST SCI Geosciences
NAT REV IMMUNOL Immunology
MATER TODAY Materials Science
NONLINEAR ANAL-REAL WORLD APP Mathematics
BMC MICROBIOL Microbiology
PLOS GENET Molecular Biology & Genetics
AN ACAD BRASIL CIENC Multidisciplinary
APPETITE Neuroscience & Behavior
NATURE Pharmacology & Toxicology
J PHYS CHEM C Physics
ZOOTAXA
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Plant & Animal Science
EMOTION Psychiatry/Psychology
ANN N Y ACAD SCI Social Sciences, general
GEOPHYS ASTROPHYS FLUID DYNAM Space Science

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