Rising Stars> Janaury 2012

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

COOKIESFollowing 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 second bimonthly period of 2011 to the third bimonthly period of 2011—that is, from June 2011 to August 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 January 2012.

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

SCIENTISTS

The Rising Stars among the scientists for this period are given in the table below:

Scientist Field
YANG, B Agricultural Sciences
BARBE, V Biology & Biochemistry
LI, N Chemistry
TURNBAUGH, PJ Clinical Medicine
VOLBERDA, HW Economics & Business
CHENG, S Engineering
CHARNOCK, JM Environment/Ecology
BOETIUS, A Geosciences
CHANDLER, P Immunology
BAUGHMAN, RH Materials Science
ZHOU, Y Mathematics
BOND, DR Microbiology
SMITH, RD Molecular Biology & Genetics
COLLINGE, J Multidisciplinary
FRISTON, KJ Neuroscience & Behavior
ZHU, CZ Pharmacology & Toxicology
MAJUMDAR, A Physics
WORM, B Plant & Animal Science
WATSON, JM Psychiatry/Psychology
MCGLOIN, JM Social Sciences, general
MORSELLI, A Space Science

INSTITUTIONS

The institutions singled out as Rising Stars are as follows:

Institution Field
UNIV SAINS MALAYSIA Agricultural Sciences
N CAROLINA STATE UNIV Biology & Biochemistry
NATL CTR NANOSCI & TECHNOL Chemistry
MEIR MED CTR Clinical Medicine
PEKING UNIV Economics & Business
UNIV CALIF SANTA CRUZ Engineering
ROYAL HOLLOWAY UNIV LONDON Environment/Ecology
AERODYNE RES INC Geosciences
MED COLL GEORGIA Immunology
UNIV TEXAS DALLAS Materials Science
UNIV HELSINKI Mathematics
UNIV JENA Microbiology
UNIV S DENMARK Molecular Biology & Genetics
NEW YORK UNIV Multidisciplinary
MED UNIV VIENNA Neuroscience & Behavior
SUN YAT SEN UNIV Pharmacology & Toxicology
UNIV MISSISSIPPI Physics
DALHOUSIE UNIV Plant & Animal Science
UNIV MANNHEIM Psychiatry/Psychology
UNIV ROVIRA & VIRGILI Social Sciences, general
STOCKHOLM UNIV Space Science

COUNTRIES

Serbia's citation rise continues, as it achieves the highest percent citation increase in six fields. Pakistan also distinguishes itself with Rising Star status in three fields. The full list is as follows:

Country Field
SERBIA Agricultural Sciences
SERBIA Biology & Biochemistry
LUXEMBOURG Chemistry
SERBIA Clinical Medicine
REUNION Computer Science
PERU Economics & Business
SERBIA Engineering
MADAGASCAR Environment/Ecology
COLOMBIA Geosciences
PAKISTAN Immunology
IRELAND Materials Science
MALAYSIA Mathematics
PAKISTAN Microbiology
YUGOSLAVIA Molecular Biology & Genetics
INDONESIA Multidisciplinary
UGANDA Neuroscience & Behavior
PAKISTAN Pharmacology & Toxicology
SERBIA Physics
SAUDI ARABIA Plant & Animal Science
SERBIA Psychiatry/Psychology
REP OF GEORGIA Social Sciences, general
VATICAN Space Science

JOURNALS

In this period, Nature Chemistry topples ACS Nano off its pedestal, claiming the Rising Star slot among journals in Chemistry. Other journals enjoying repeat visits this month include Nature Geoscience, the Journal of Proteome Research, BMC Plant Biology, Nature Protocols, Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, and the Journal of Statistical Software. The full list of journals named as Rising Stars is given below:

Journal Field
FOOD BIOPROCESS TECHNOL Agricultural Sciences
NAT PROTOC Biology & Biochemistry
NAT CHEM Chemistry
NAT METHODS Clinical Medicine
J STAT SOFTW Computer Science
TECHNOL ECON DEV ECON Economics & Business
PROC NAT ACAD SCI USA Engineering
ENERGY ENVIRON SCI Environment/Ecology
NAT GEOSCI Geosciences
CLIN VACCINE IMMUNOL Immunology
NAT NANOTECHNOL Materials Science
ANN APPL STAT Mathematics
VIROL J Microbiology
J PROTEOME RES Molecular Biology & Genetics
SCI AMER Multidisciplinary
BMC NEUROSCI Neuroscience & Behavior
MOL PHARM Pharmacology & Toxicology
JPN J APPL PHYS Physics
BMC PLANT BIOL Plant & Animal Science
PROC NAT ACAD SCI USA Psychiatry/Psychology
J PHYS ACT HEALTH Social Sciences, general
ASTROPHYS J LETT Space Science
 

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