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RISING STARS

May 2010

Following the latest bimonthly update to Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Thomson Reuters, 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 bimonthly period of 2009 to the sixth bimonthly period of 2009—that is, from October 2009 to December 2009. These entities are singled out as Rising Stars in their respective fields.

The Rising Stars among the scientists are listed in the table below:

Scientist Field
GALVEZ, A Agricultural Sciences
SCHLUTER, D Biology & Biochemistry
NOROUZI, P Chemistry
STEVENSON, M Clinical Medicine
MCWILLIAM, H Computer Science
GRIFFITH, DA Economics & Business
CHRISTENSEN, TH Engineering
STURM, M Environment/Ecology
ZHANG, ZM Geosciences
NGUYEN, T Immunology
CUI, Y Materials Science
LI, SX Mathematics
ZHANG, ZQ Microbiology
SCORRANO, L Molecular Biology & Genetics
MILINSKI, M Multidisciplinary
CASTELLANOS, FX Neuroscience & Behavior
JHOTI, H Pharmacology & Toxicology
TITOV, M Physics
SCHELLER, HV Plant & Animal Science
CHUN, MM Psychiatry/Psychology
CRIMMINS, E Social Sciences, general

 

The institutions named as Rising Stars in their fields are as follows:

Institution Field
NANJING AGR COLL Agricultural Sciences
PHARMACIA & UPJOHN INC Biology & Biochemistry
GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Chemistry
UNIV TEXAS HLTH SCI CTR SAN ANTONIO Clinical Medicine
UNIV COLL DUBLIN Computer Science
UNIV LEEDS Economics & Business
NATL INST TECHNOL Engineering
UNIV EXTREMADURA Environment/Ecology
CHINESE ACAD GEOL SCI Geosciences
UNIV COLOGNE Immunology
UNIV TEXAS DALLAS Materials Science
UNIV PISA Mathematics
BERNHARD NOCHT INST TROP MED Microbiology
AUSTRALIAN NATL UNIV Molecular Biology & Genetics
CALTECH Multidisciplinary
MED UNIV VIENNA Neuroscience & Behavior
GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Pharmacology & Toxicology
HARBIN INST TECHNOL Physics
UNIV AGR FAISALABAD Plant & Animal Science
UNIV BASEL Psychiatry/Psychology
GERMAN INST HUMAN NUTR Social Sciences, general
UNIV PARIS DIDEROT Space Science

 

Serbia has been named as a Rising Star in multiple fields. The full list of countries is given in the following table:

Country Field
JORDAN Agricultural Sciences
SERBIA Biology & Biochemistry
SERBIA Chemistry
SERBIA Clinical Medicine
SERBIA Computer Science
ESTONIA Economics & Business
SERBIA Engineering
IRAN Environment/Ecology
SRI LANKA Geosciences
MOZAMBIQUE Immunology
SERBIA Materials Science
SERBIA Mathematics
GHANA Microbiology
GAMBIA Molecular Biology & Genetics
CROATIA Multidisciplinary
SERBIA Neuroscience & Behavior
SERBIA Pharmacology & Toxicology
SERBIA Physics
PAKISTAN Plant & Animal Science
TANZANIA Psychiatry/Psychology
MALAWI Social Sciences, general
SLOVENIA Space Science

 

The Nature Publishing Group of journals is well represented this period, with five journals on the list. Nature Photonics is enjoying a repeat visit to the listing, along with Astrophysical Journal Letters. The full list of journals achieving Rising Star status is below:

Journal Field
FOODBORNE PATHOG DIS Agricultural Sciences
NAT PROTOC Biology & Biochemistry
ACS NANO Chemistry
J STRENGTH COND RES Clinical Medicine
INT J INNOV COMPUT INF CONTRO Computer Science
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAG Economics & Business
IND ENG CHEM RES Engineering
ECOL INDIC Environment/Ecology
NAT GEOSCI Geosciences
CLIN VACCINE IMMUNOL Immunology
MAT SCI ENG C-BIOMIM SUPRAM S Materials Science
GEOM TOPOL
Journal Interview
Mathematics
CELL HOST MICROBE Microbiology
NAT METHODS Molecular Biology & Genetics
ADV COMPLEX SYST Multidisciplinary
GENES BRAIN BEHAV Neuroscience & Behavior
NATURE Pharmacology & Toxicology
NAT PHOTONICS Physics
BMC PLANT BIOL Plant & Animal Science
QUART J EXP PSYCHOL Psychiatry/Psychology
J OPER MANAG Social Sciences, general
ASTROPHYS J LETT Space Science

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