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INSTITUTIONAL INTERVIEWS - 2009

In these interviews and essays, ScienceWatch.com from Clarivate Analytics offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse at research coming out of highly cited institutions and organizations. In addition, ScienceWatch.com provides selected overall and field rankings as well as pertinent statistics on the principles behind the data.

Featured Institutions in 2009:


December  2009

Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS)

A recent analysis of Essential Science IndicatorsSM data from Clarivate Analytics, showed that the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) entered the top 1% among institutions publishing in the field of Environment & Ecology with the highest total citations, with 124 papers cited a total of 1,706 times between January 1, 1999 and June 30, 2009. In this article, ScienceWatch.com Editorial Coordinator Jennifer Minnick takes a closer look at VIMS, its history and research projects, and talks with some of the scientists who have contributed to its citation achievements.
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October  2009

INAF INAF

A recent analysis of Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Clarivate Analytics showed that INAF had the highest percent increase in citations from February to May of this year in the field of Space Science. Their current record in the database includes 1,217 papers cited a total of 15,081 times between January 1, 1999 and June 30, 2009. In this interview, ScienceWatch.com talks with the INAF's Dr. Tommaso Maccacaro and Dr. Paolo Vettolani about the organization's history and citation achievements.
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Ohio State University Ohio State University

This month, ScienceWatch.com highlights Ohio State University's citation achievements with a look at the university's 20 most-cited papers and its statistics across the 22 fields of the Essential Science IndicatorsSM database from Thomson Reuters.
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August  2009

Harvard University The Most-Cited Institutions Overall, 1999-2009

This month, ScienceWatch.com presents a listing of the top 20 institutions which, as of the second bimonthly update of Essential Science IndicatorsSM (January 1, 1999-April 30, 2009) attracted the highest total citations to their papers published in Clarivate Analytics-indexed journals over all 22 fields in the database.
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July  2009

Zoological Society of San Diego Zoological Society of San Diego, (Part 3)

Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Clarivate Analytics recently named the Zoological Society of San Diego a Rising Star in the field of Plant & Animal Science. The Zoo's current record in this field includes 236 papers cited a total of 1,609 times between January 1, 1999 and April 30, 2009. In the third and final part of this feature, ScienceWatch.com's Jennifer Minnick explores the Zoo's dedication to the conservation of animals throughout the world and in our own backyards.
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June  2009

Zoological Society of San Diego Zoological Society of San Diego, (Part 2)

The Zoological Society of San Diego, which was recently named a Rising Star in the field of Plant & Animal Science in Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Clarivate Analytics, is the subject of a three-part series focusing on its work. In this second installment, ScienceWatch.com's Jennifer Minnick takes a closer look at the Zoo's efforts to aid in the psychological well-being and breeding success of the animals in its collection, by both natural and artificial means, as well as some unique animal communications studies.
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May  2009

Zoological Society of San Diego Zoological Society of San Diego, (Part 1)

The Zoological Society of San Diego was recently named a Rising Star in the field of Plant & Animal Science in Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Clarivate Analytics. The Zoo's current record in this field includes 228 papers cited a total of 1,545 times between January 1, 1999 and February 28, 2009. In this first of a three-part series, ScienceWatch.com's Jennifer Minnick takes a virtual tour of the Zoo and its various research projects and conservation efforts.
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April  2009

MIT Face Recognition Research, the Top 20 Institutions

This month, ScienceWatch.com presents a listing of the top 20 institutions which, according to our Special Topic on face recognition, attracted the highest total citations to their papers published on the topic in Thomson Reuters-indexed journals.
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March  2009

Johns Hopkins Epigenetics Research, the Top 20 Institutions

ScienceWatch.com presents a listing of the top 20 institutions which, according to our Special Topic on Epigenetics, attracted the highest total citations to their papers published on the topic in Thomson Reuters-indexed journals. These institutions are the top 20 ranked by total cites out of a pool of 4,877 institutions publishing on this topic, based solely on the keyword "epigenet*" in the titles, abstracts, and keywords sections of papers.
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February  2009

Institut Pasteur Tuberculosis Research, Top 20 Institutions

In this article, ScienceWatch.com presents a listing of the top 20 institutions ranked by total citations which, according to our Special Topic on tuberculosis (TB), attracted the highest total citations to their papers published on the topic in Clarivate Analytics-indexed journals.
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January 2009

University of Leeds University of Leeds

According to a recent analysis of Essential Science IndicatorsSM data from Clarivate Analytics, the University of Leeds has entered the top 1% in the field of Economics & Business. In this interview, ScienceWatch.com talks with Professor Peter Buckley about the University's citation achievements in this field.
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