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in-cites, September 2005
Citing URL:  http://www.in-cites.com/most_imp/
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Rising Stars

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September 2005

In-cites has produced a listing of most-improved scientists, institutions, countries, and journals from the latest bimonthly update to the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product. These "most-improved" entities are those that show the largest percentage increase in total citations from the first bimonthly period of 2005 to the second bimonthly period of 2005—that is, from February 2005 to April 2005—across ISI Essential Science Indicators’ 22 fields.

The 22 most-improved scientists are as follows:

Scientist

Field

RAUHA, JP

Agricultural Sciences

WEBER, K

Biology & Biochemistry

BRINKER, CJ

Chemistry

NARITA, M

Clinical Medicine

BOTSTEIN, D

Computer Science

BROCK, WA

Economics & Business

MATTHEWS, GF

Engineering

PAERL, HW

Environment/Ecology

LANDRY, MR

Geosciences

WANG, L

Immunology

WEST, JL

Materials Science

NEWMAN, MEJ

Mathematics

BERRIMAN, M

Microbiology

WEISSMAN, AM

Molecular Biology & Genetics

HOFFMANN, JA

Multidisciplinary

RUDY, B

Neuroscience & Behavior

HAGENBUCH, B

Pharmacology & Toxicology

PENDRY, JB

Physics

MCNAMARA, JM

Plant & Animal Science

SQUIRE, LR

Psychiatry/Psychology

DERRICO, F

Social Sciences, general

BERNARDI, M

Space Science

Among the institutions, both Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (AIST) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have distinguished themselves with most-improved performances in three separate fields each. The most-improved institutions across the 22 fields are listed below:

Institution

Field

CHINESE ACAD SCI

Agricultural Sciences

UNIFORMED SERV UNIV HLTH SCI

Biology & Biochemistry

UNIV SO DENMARK

Chemistry

VET AFFAIRS SAN DIEGO HEALTHCARE SYST

Clinical Medicine

POLISH ACAD SCI

Computer Science

WASHINGTON STATE UNIV

Economics & Business

AIST

Engineering

CTR ECOL & HYDROL

Environment/Ecology

MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM RES INST

Geosciences

KYUSHU UNIV

Immunology

AIST

Materials Science

CHINESE ACAD SCI

Mathematics

LONDON SCH HYG & TROP MED

Microbiology

CHINESE ACAD SCI

Molecular Biology & Genetics

BAYLOR COLL MED

Multidisciplinary

CHILDRENS HOSP PHILADELPHIA

Neuroscience & Behavior

NETHERLANDS CANC INST

Pharmacology & Toxicology

AIST

Physics

NATL INST AGROBIOL SCI

Plant & Animal Science

CTR ADDICT & MENTAL HLTH

Psychiatry/Psychology

UNIV LONDON IMPERIAL COLL SCI TECHNOL & MED

Social Sciences, general

UNIV PITTSBURGH

Space Science

Iran and Jordan have each achieved the highest percent increase in total citations in multiple fields. The full list is as follows:

Country

Field

GHANA

Agricultural Sciences

JORDAN

Biology & Biochemistry

UZBEKISTAN

Chemistry

VIETNAM

Clinical Medicine

JORDAN

Computer Science

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

Economics & Business

KENYA

Engineering

ECUADOR

Environment/Ecology

IRAN

Geosciences

COSTA RICA

Immunology

IRAN

Materials Science

LEBANON

Mathematics

TANZANIA

Microbiology

BELARUS

Molecular Biology & Genetics

TURKEY

Multidisciplinary

COLOMBIA

Neuroscience & Behavior

SLOVENIA

Pharmacology & Toxicology

BOSNIA & HERCEGOVINA

Physics

BERMUDA

Plant & Animal Science

SAUDI ARABIA

Psychiatry/Psychology

IRAN

Social Sciences, general

CROATIA

Space Science

Several journals are continually increasing in terms of citations, as indicated by their repeated presence in the most-improved listings. These journals include Nano Letters, Nature Reviews Immunology, Proteomics, and Nature Reviews Neuroscience. The most-improved journals are given below:

Journal

Field

LEBENSM-WISS TECHNOL-FOOD SCI

Agricultural Sciences

CANCER CELL

Biology & Biochemistry

NANO LETT

Chemistry

AM J TRANSPLANT

Clinical Medicine

PROC NAT ACAD SCI USA

Computer Science

ENVIRON RESOUR ECON

Economics & Business

INT J THERM SCI

Engineering

MOL ECOL NOTES

Environment/Ecology

REV MINERAL GEOCHEM

Geosciences

NAT REV IMMUNOL

Immunology

NAT MATER

Materials Science

ANN APPL PROBAB

Mathematics

MICROBIOLOGY-SGM

Microbiology

PROTEOMICS

Molecular Biology & Genetics

SCI AMER

Multidisciplinary

NAT REV NEUROSCI

Neuroscience & Behavior

NAT REV DRUG DISCOV

Pharmacology & Toxicology

OPT EXPRESS

Physics

ANNU REV PLANT BIOL

Plant & Animal Science

PROC NAT ACAD SCI USA

Psychiatry/Psychology

TEACH SOCIOL

Social Sciences, general

NEW ASTRON REV

Space Science

Full citation details of all of these most-improved entities can be seen in the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product. View the Product Tour for ISI Essential Science Indicators!

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