Rising Stars> May 2011

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

A technician monitors a manufacturing process control at the production line of a new factory manufacturing high power light emitting diodes for general lighting applications. REUTERS/Oleg Popov 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 bimonthly period of 2010 to the sixth bimonthly period of 2010—that is, from October to December 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 May 2011.

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

SCIENTISTS

Scientists named as Rising Stars during this period include:

Scientist Field
HARMEL, RD Agricultural Sciences
HANNON, GJ Biology & Biochemistry
UCHIDA, S Chemistry
YILMAZ, E Clinical Medicine
WONG, WH Computer Science
HOEGL, M Economics & Business
SHAO, ZP Engineering
KARL, TR Environment/Ecology
SANDER, R Geosciences
FREED, DC Immunology
SCHARBER, MC Materials Science
BERTOIN, J Mathematics
GUPTA, R Microbiology
WASHBURN, MP Molecular Biology & Genetics
WILLERSLEV, E Multidisciplinary
MOSER, T Neuroscience & Behavior
CONN, PJ Pharmacology & Toxicology
WANG, JF Physics
TAKEDA, K Plant & Animal Science
CALL, J Psychiatry/Psychology
MELLARS, P Social Sciences, general
COX, P Space Science

INSTITUTIONS

Those institutions named as Rising Stars are given in the table below:

Institution Field
S CHINA UNIV TECHNOL Agricultural Sciences
COLD SPRING HARBOR LAB Biology & Biochemistry
UNIV TEXAS DALLAS Chemistry
SUNGKYUNKWAN UNIV Clinical Medicine
INST GENET & BIOL MOL & CELLULAIRE Computer Science
BOCCONI UNIV Economics & Business
KOCAELI UNIV Engineering
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATL LAB Environment/Ecology
UNIV KUOPIO Geosciences
MERCK & CO INC Immunology
UNIV CHICAGO Materials Science
UNIV OREGON Mathematics
LOS ALAMOS NATL LAB Microbiology
SPANISH NATL CANC CTR Molecular Biology & Genetics
UNIV LONDON IMPERIAL COLL SCI TECHNOL & MED Multidisciplinary
MED UNIV VIENNA Neuroscience & Behavior
BRIGHAM & WOMENS HOSP Pharmacology & Toxicology
UNIV POLITECN VALENCIA Physics
ZOOL SOC SAN DIEGO
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Plant & Animal Science
UNIV BREMEN Psychiatry/Psychology
UNIV LONDON QUEEN MARY & WESTFIELD COLL Social Sciences, general
CARDIFF UNIV Space Science

COUNTRIES

Serbia, Pakistan, and New Caledonia have been named a Rising Star in multiple fields. The full list of Rising Stars among the nations is as follows:

Country Field
SERBIA Agricultural Sciences
NEW CALEDONIA Biology & Biochemistry
SERBIA Chemistry
SERBIA Clinical Medicine
SERBIA Computer Science
ESTONIA Economics & Business
SERBIA Engineering
NEW CALEDONIA Environment/Ecology
CAMEROON Geosciences
PAKISTAN Immunology
SERBIA Materials Science
PAKISTAN Mathematics
BARBADOS Microbiology
IRAN Molecular Biology & Genetics
VIETNAM Multidisciplinary
MALAYSIA Neuroscience & Behavior
SERBIA Pharmacology & Toxicology
SERBIA Physics
SERBIA Plant & Animal Science
NEPAL Psychiatry/Psychology
CYPRUS Social Sciences, general
VATICAN Space Science

JOURNALS

There are several journal enjoying repeat visits to the Rising Star listings, including ACS Nano, Nature Geoscience, Nature Methods, Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, the Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, the European Journal of Pain, Molecular Pharmacology, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, the ISME Journal, and Chinese Physics C. The full list of Rising Stars among the journals is given below:

Journal Field
ANN N Y ACAD SCI Agricultural Sciences
NAT PROTOC Biology & Biochemistry
ACS NANO
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Chemistry
CELL STEM CELL
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Clinical Medicine
INT J INF TECHNOL DECIS MAK Computer Science
EXPLOR ECON HIST Economics & Business
NATURE Engineering
MOL ECOL RESOUR Environment/Ecology
NAT GEOSCI
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Geosciences
CLIN VACCINE IMMUNOL Immunology
ACS APPL MATER INTERFACES Materials Science
COMMUN NONLINEAR SCI NUMER SI Mathematics
ISME J Microbiology
NAT METHODS Molecular Biology & Genetics
TRANS ROY SOC SOUTH AUST Multidisciplinary
EUR J PAIN Neuroscience & Behavior
MOL PHARM Pharmacology & Toxicology
CHIN PHYS B Physics
AFR J MAR SCI Plant & Animal Science
ANNU REV CLIN PSYCHOL Psychiatry/Psychology
LANG SCI Social Sciences, general
J COSMOL ASTROPART PHYS Space Science
 

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