Rising Stars> January 2011

SCIENTISTS, INSTITUTIONS, COUNTRIES, & JOURNALS WITH THE LARGEST INCREASE IN TOTAL CITATIONS

COOKIES 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 third bimonthly period of 2010 to the fourth bimonthly period of 2010—that is, from June to August 2010.

These entities are singled out as Rising Stars in their respective fields.

 

Select from the tabs above to view the list of Rising Stars for January 2011.

For full citation details on all these Rising Stars, please see Essential Science Indicators.

SCIENTISTS

Among the scientists, the Rising Stars are:

Scientist Field
SHINGFIELD, KJ Agricultural Sciences
WU, P Biology & Biochemistry
COLEMAN, JN Chemistry
BENEZRA, R Clinical Medicine
GERSTEIN, M Computer Science
BRUTON, GD Economics & Business
RABCZUK, T Engineering
MYERS, RA Environment/Ecology
KARL, TR Geosciences
KIM, JM Immunology
HAN, EH Materials Science
ROYSTON, P Mathematics
BARBE, V Microbiology
REED, SI Molecular Biology & Genetics
LOEB, LA Multidisciplinary
DIANO, S Neuroscience & Behavior
WOREK, F Pharmacology & Toxicology
LIU, JC Physics
HYATT, AD Plant & Animal Science
SEEMAN, TE Psychiatry/Psychology
ROSEN, S Social Sciences, general
GOLD, B Space Science

INSTITUTIONS

The institutions named as Rising Stars include the following:

Institution Field
YALE UNIV Agricultural Sciences
CHARITE UNIV MED BERLIN Biology & Biochemistry
CHARLES UNIV PRAGUE Chemistry
UNIV HOSP N NORWAY Clinical Medicine
INST GENET & BIOL MOL & CELLULAIRE Computer Science
UNIV SYDNEY Economics & Business
VILNIUS GEDIMINAS TECH UNIV Engineering
DALHOUSIE UNIV Environment/Ecology
UNIV ZURICH Geosciences
ERASMUS MED CTR Immunology
UNIV TEHRAN Materials Science
ZHEJIANG UNIV Mathematics
CEA Microbiology
ADDENBROOKES HOSP Molecular Biology & Genetics
SALK INST BIOL STUDIES Multidisciplinary
CHARITE UNIV MED BERLIN Neuroscience & Behavior
GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Pharmacology & Toxicology
HARBIN INST TECHNOL Physics
ZOOL SOC LONDON Plant & Animal Science
UNIV COLOGNE Psychiatry/Psychology
HOWARD UNIV Social Sciences, general
UNIV PARIS DIDEROT Space Science

COUNTRIES

Once again, Serbia has achieved the highest percent increase in total citations in multiple fields. Pakistan has also achieved Rising Star status in two fields. The full list of institutions named as Rising Stars for this period is given below:

Country Field
SERBIA Agricultural Sciences
SERBIA Biology & Biochemistry
SERBIA Chemistry
SERBIA Clinical Medicine
SERBIA Computer Science
LITHUANIA Economics & Business
SERBIA Engineering
GHANA Environment/Ecology
SAUDI ARABIA Geosciences
BULGARIA Immunology
SERBIA Materials Science
SERBIA Mathematics
PAKISTAN Microbiology
YUGOSLAVIA Molecular Biology & Genetics
WALES Multidisciplinary
SERBIA Neuroscience & Behavior
SERBIA Pharmacology & Toxicology
SERBIA Physics
PAKISTAN Plant & Animal Science
TRINID & TOBAGO Psychiatry/Psychology
ETHIOPIA Social Sciences, general
SERBIA Space Science

JOURNALS

ACS Nano is making its sixth visit to this list this period. Other journals enjoying multiple listings include: Biogeosciences, Nature Geoscience, Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, the Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, Cell Host Microbe, and EPL. The full list of journals named as Rising Stars is as follows:

Journal Field
INT J BEHAV NUTR PHYS ACT Agricultural Sciences
NAT METHODS Biology & Biochemistry
ACS NANO Chemistry
PLOS ONE Clinical Medicine
SCIENCE Computer Science
JCMS-J COMMON MARK STUD Economics & Business
IND ENG CHEM RES Engineering
BIOGEOSCIENCES Environment/Ecology
NAT GEOSCI Geosciences
CLIN VACCINE IMMUNOL Immunology
MAT SCI ENG C-BIOMIM SUPRAM S Materials Science
COMMUN NONLINEAR SCI NUMER SI Mathematics
CELL HOST MICROBE Microbiology
BMC GENOMICS Molecular Biology & Genetics
NAT METHODS Multidisciplinary
BMC NEUROSCI Neuroscience & Behavior
MOL PHARM Pharmacology & Toxicology
EPL Physics
ANIMAL Plant & Animal Science
ANN N Y ACAD SCI Psychiatry/Psychology
BODY IMAGE Social Sciences, general
J COSMOL ASTROPART PHYS Space Science
 

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