Institutional Interviews> 2011

Year 2011

In these interviews and essays for the year 2011, 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 from Essential Science IndicatorsSMas well as pertinent statistics on the principles behind the data.

Institutional Interviews and Profiles: 2011

 
 

DECEMBER  2011

Roberto Battiston Discusses Space Research at INFN

University of Basel

A recent analysis of Essential Science IndicatorsSM data from Clarivate Analytics identified Italy's INFN (Istituto Nationale de Fisica Nucleare) as a highly cited institution in the field of Space Science. Authors from INFN have contributed to 1,321 papers in this field that have received 15,679 citations from January 1, 2001 to August 31, 2011. To find out more about INFN and its highly cited papers in Space Science, ScienceWatch.com correspondent Simon Mitton interviewed Professor Roberto Battiston, President of INFN's Commission II.
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NOVEMBER  2011

oRalph Hertwig on the University of Basel’s Advances in Psychology

University of Basel

According to a recent analysis of Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Thomson Reuters, the University of Basel had the highest percent increase in total cites among institutions in the field of Psychiatry & Psychology. The university's current record in this field includes 467 papers cited a total of 4,526 times between January 1, 2001 and June 30, 2011. In this interview, Prof. Dr. Ralph Hertwig, Dean of the Department of Psychology, talks with ScienceWatch.com about Basel's citation achievements.
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SEPTEMBER  2011

John Ferraris on Advances in Chemistry at UT Dallas

John Ferraris

In May of this year, the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) was named a Rising Star among institutions in the field of Chemistry by Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Thomson Reuters, meaning that the university showed the highest percent increase in total citations among institutions in this field. UTD's current record in this field includes 271 papers cited a total of 9,342 times from January 1, 2001 to April 30, 2011. This month, ScienceWatch.com talks with Chemistry Professor and Department Head John P. Ferraris about UTD's highly cited work in this field.
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MARCH  2011

Durham University's Citation Achievements in Space Science

Durham University

In Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Thomson Reuters, the work of Durham University ranks at #22 among the 140 institutions comprising the top 1% in the field of Space Science. Durham's record in this field includes 1,278 papers cited a total of 48,057 times between January 1, 2000 and October 31, 2010. In this interview, ScienceWatch.com correspondent Simon Mitton talks with Durham Professors Carlos Frenk and Ray Sharples about the highly cited research of the cosmology group.
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FEBRUARY  2011

Johns Hopkins University, Department of Psychiatry and the Mood Disorders Center, James Potash

James Potash

In Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Thomson Reuters, Johns Hopkins University ranks at #29 among the 405 institutions comprising the top 1% in the field of Psychiatry & Psychology. JHU's current record in this field includes 1,868 papers cited a total of 28,227 times between January 1, 2000 and October 31, 2010. This month, ScienceWatch.com correspondent Gary Taubes talks with Dr. James Potash, the Director of Mood Disorders Research Programs and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, about the highly cited work in this field going on at Johns Hopkins.
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JANUARY  2011

Heavy-Ion Collisions & Other High-Energy Physics News from Brookhaven National Lab

Steven Vigdor from Brookhaven National Laboratory

In Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Thomson Reuters, Brookhaven National Lab ranks at #20 among the 681 institutions comprising the top 1% in the field of Physics. According to our Special Topics analysis on Hadron Colliders research over the past decade, Brookhaven ranks at #1 by total cites and #2 by number of papers. In this interview, ScienceWatch.com correspondent Gary Taubes talks with Dr. Steven Vigdor, the Associate Lab Director for Nuclear & Particle physics at Brookhaven, about the Lab's achievements in physics in recent years.
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