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in-cites, July 2002
Citing URL:  http://www.in-cites.com/most_imp/july2002.html

Rising Stars

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July 2002

In-cites has produced a listing of most-improved scientists, institutions, countries, and journals from the bimonthly update to ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product. These "most-improved" entities are those that show the largest percentage increase in total citations from the sixth bimonthly period of 2001 to the first bimonthly period of 2002—that is, from December 2001 to February 2002—across ISI Essential Science Indicators’ 22 fields.

The most-improved scientists across the 22 fields are as follows (please note that there was a tie in the field of Economics & Business):

Scientist

Field

COOPER, M

Agricultural Sciences

EVANS, RM

[Classic Interview]

Biology & Biochemistry

IIJIMA, S

Chemistry

HARLEY, CB

Clinical Medicine

SIEGELMANN, HT

Computer Science

SHUEN, A

Economics & Business

PISANO, G

FIELD, DJ

Engineering

DONOVAN, TM

Environment/Ecology

WHITE, JWC

Geosciences

PETERSON, PA

Immunology

LIEBER, CM

Materials Science

NICHOLS, JD

Mathematics

BERGER, EA

Microbiology

VENTER, JC

[Classic Interview]

Molecular Biology & Genetics

WEISS, S

Multidisciplinary

TANZI, RE

Neuroscience & Behavior

EVANS, RJ

Pharmacology & Toxicology

SMALLEY, RE

Physics

FITZWATER, SE

Plant & Animal Science

BADDELEY, A

Psychiatry/Psychology

EARLS, F

Social Sciences, general

FRAIL, DA

Space Science

Among the institutions, the Russian Academy of Sciences has distinguished itself with most-improved performances in four separate fields. The University of Nijmegen holds this position in three different fields. The 22 most-improved institutions are listed below:

Institution

Field

RUSSIAN ACAD SCI

Agricultural Sciences

HOWARD HUGHES MED INST

Biology & Biochemistry

UNIV NIJMEGEN

Chemistry

NINDS

Clinical Medicine

RUSSIAN ACAD SCI

Computer Science

STOCKHOLM SCH ECON

Economics & Business

UNIV LONDON QUEEN MARY & WESTFIELD COLL

Engineering

INST ECOSYST STUDIES

Environment/Ecology

UNIV ICELAND

Geosciences

MIT

Immunology

UNIV NIJMEGEN

Materials Science

RUSSIAN ACAD SCI

Mathematics

SUNY BUFFALO

Microbiology

UNIV LAVAL

Molecular Biology & Genetics

RUSSIAN ACAD SCI

Multidisciplinary

NINDS

Neuroscience & Behavior

MIT

Pharmacology & Toxicology

JOINT RES CTR ATOM TECHNOL

Physics

CALTECH

Plant & Animal Science

UNIV NIJMEGEN

Psychiatry/Psychology

CSIC

Social Sciences, general

UNIV SPACE RES ASSOC

Space Science

The standings for the 22 most-improved countries are as follows, with Belarus gaining this distinction in 2 different fields:

Country

Field

NEPAL

Agricultural Sciences

LEBANON

Biology & Biochemistry

ESTONIA

Chemistry

SENEGAL

Clinical Medicine

BELARUS

Computer Science

GHANA

Economics & Business

NIGER

Engineering

UGANDA

Environment/Ecology

FRENCH POLYNESIA

Geosciences

SENEGAL

Immunology

CHILE

Materials Science

BELARUS

Mathematics

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Microbiology

COSTA RICA

Molecular Biology & Genetics

ETHIOPIA

Multidisciplinary

ALGERIA

Neuroscience & Behavior

BOLIVIA

Pharmacology & Toxicology

UZBEKISTAN

Physics

BERMUDA

Plant & Animal Science

IRAN

Psychiatry/Psychology

ETHIOPIA

Social Sciences, general

IRELAND

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 Nature Neuroscience, Toxicological Sciences, Physical Review B, Plant Ecology, and Trends in Cognitive Science. The most-improved journals are as follows:

Journal

Field

NUTR CYCL AGROECOSYST

Agricultural Sciences

AMER J PHYSIOL-ENDOCRINOL MET

Biology & Biochemistry

PHYS CHEM CHEM PHYS

Chemistry

AMER J PHYSIOL-HEART CIRC PHY

Clinical Medicine

INTERNET RES

Computer Science

TOURISM MANAGE

Economics & Business

INT APPL MECH-ENGL TR

Engineering

PLANT ECOL

Environment/Ecology

DEEP-SEA RES PT II-TOP ST OCE

Geosciences

J INTERFERON CYTOKINE RES

Immunology

MICROPOROUS MESOPOROUS MAT

Materials Science

SIAM J OPTIMIZATION

Mathematics

MICROBIOL MOL BIOL REV

Microbiology

NAT CELL BIOL

Molecular Biology & Genetics

SYNTHESE

Multidisciplinary

NAT NEUROSCI

Neuroscience & Behavior

TOXICOL SCI

Pharmacology & Toxicology

PHYS REV B

Physics

CURR OPIN PLANT BIOL

Plant & Animal Science

TRENDS COGN SCI

Psychiatry/Psychology

TOB CONTROL

Social Sciences, general

ASTROPART PHYSICS

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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