Rising Stars> September 2011

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

Gymnasts play in a fountain to cool down in hot weather, on the second day of the World Gymnaestrada in Lausanne July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud. 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 first bimonthly period of 2011 to the second bimonthly period of 2011—that is, from February 2011 to April 2011. 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 September 2011.

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

SCIENTISTS

The following table lists the scientists singled out as Rising Stars in their fields:

Scientist Field
VELISEK, J Agricultural Sciences
MEISTER, G Biology & Biochemistry
KAWATA, S Chemistry
YILMAZ, E Clinical Medicine
LIBRADO, P Computer Science
LUNDE, A Economics & Business
SHAO, ZP Engineering
WELKER, JM Environment/Ecology
DEBAAR, HJW Geosciences
LEE, JJ Immunology
VACANTI, JP Materials Science
GE, GN Mathematics
WATERS, AP Microbiology
JIANG, HY Molecular Biology & Genetics
ORTEL, TL Multidisciplinary
KRAMER, AF Neuroscience & Behavior
ROMANIOUK, A Physics
NGUYEN, M Plant & Animal Science
HAYES, AF Psychiatry/Psychology
LIEBERMAN, DE Social Sciences, general
LONGO, F Space Science

INSTITUTIONS

Among the institutions, the Rising Stars are as follows:

Institution Field
STANFORD UNIV Agricultural Sciences
TOKYO METROPOLITAN UNIV Biology & Biochemistry
TARBIAT MODARES UNIV Chemistry
CHINESE CTR DIS CONTROL & PREVENT Clinical Medicine
INST GENET & BIOL MOL & CELLULAIRE Computer Science
HONG KONG POLYTECH UNIV Economics & Business
JIANGNAN UNIV Engineering
CHINA AGR UNIV Environment/Ecology
NATL OCEANOG CTR SOUTHAMPTON Geosciences
UNIV GRONINGEN Immunology
UNIV TEHRAN Materials Science
SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIV Mathematics
UNIV S DENMARK Microbiology
NATL LIB MED Molecular Biology & Genetics
ROCKEFELLER UNIV Multidisciplinary
GLAXOSMITHKLINE INC Neuroscience & Behavior
BRIGHAM & WOMENS HOSP Pharmacology & Toxicology
HARBIN INST TECHNOL Physics
INST PLANT GENET & CROP PLANT RES Plant & Animal Science
UNIV BASEL Psychiatry/Psychology
SILA SCI Social Sciences, general
IST NAZL FIS NUCL Space Science

COUNTRIES

Serbia's citation rise continues, as it achieves the highest percent citation increase in multiple fields yet again. Iran, Pakistan, and Vietnam also distinguish themselves with Rising Star status in two fields each. The full list is given below:

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

JOURNALS

ACS Nano is making its ninth visit to the Rising Star lists. Other journals enjoying repeat visits this month include PLoS One, Molecular Ecology Resources, Behavior Research Methods, ISME Journal, the Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, and Appetite. The full list of journals named as Rising Stars is as follows:

Journal Field
J FOOD AGRIC ENVIRON Agricultural Sciences
N/A Biology & Biochemistry
ACS NANO
ScienceWatch.com Interview
Chemistry
PLOS ONE Clinical Medicine
J STAT SOFTW Computer Science
SERV IND J Economics & Business
NATURE Engineering
MOL ECOL RESOUR
ScienceWatch.com Interview
Environment/Ecology
SOILS FOUND Geosciences
CLIN VACCINE IMMUNOL
ScienceWatch.com Interview

Immunology
NAT NANOTECHNOL Materials Science
COMMUN NONLINEAR SCI NUMER SI Mathematics
ISME J Microbiology
J PROTEOME RES Molecular Biology & Genetics
HFSP J Multidisciplinary
APPETITE Neuroscience & Behavior
SCIENCE Pharmacology & Toxicology
JPN J APPL PHYS Physics
PAKISTAN J BOT Plant & Animal Science
BEHAV RES METHODS Psychiatry/Psychology
ENERGY EDUC SCI TECHNOL-PT B Social Sciences, general
J COSMOL ASTROPART PHYS Space Science
 

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Gymnasts play in a fountain to cool down in hot weather, on the second day of the World Gymnaestrada in Lausanne July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud.