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in-cites, December 2001 - Citing URL:

Go behind the scenes of highly cited research in these interviews and first-person essays featuring highly cited researchers, papers, institutions, journals and countries in a variety of fields. Updated monthly.

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Dr. Tony PawsonDr. Tony Pawson relates how he decided to become a scientist and discusses the events in his career that have led to his work becoming highly cited. Dr. Pawson has contributed to 26 Multidisciplinary papers which have been cited a total of 6,295 times to date, placing him among the 25 most-cited authors of the past decade. Dr. Pawson also ranks among the top 30 Molecular Biology researchers in the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web...Read the article
Nature NeuroscienceNature Neuroscience is currently ranked at #70 among the journals in the Neurosciences, showing 572 papers cited a total of 8,661 times to date. In this interview, editor Charles Jennings discusses the journal’s citation record and its editorial aims...Read the article
Dr. Keith Crandall is the lead author of "Considering evolutionary processes in conservation biology," (Trends in Ecology & Evolution 15[7]: 290-5, July 2000), which has been selected by ISI Essential Science Indicators as a Fast-Breaking Paper in Environment/Ecology, a paper published in the past two years that has received the most citations in its particular field. Dr. Crandall is the Director...Read the article
Switzerland's world share of science and social-science papers over a recent five-year period, expressed as a percentage of papers in each of 21 fields in the ISI database. Also, Switzerland's relative citation impact compared to the world average in each field, in percentage terms...Read the article


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