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in-cites, July 2003
Citing URL:  http://www.in-cites.com/most_imp/july2003.html

Rising Stars

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July 2003

In-cites has produced a listing of most-improved scientists, institutions, countries, and journals from the 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 sixth bimonthly period of 2002 to the first bimonthly period of 2003—that is, from December 2002 to February 2003—across ISI Essential Science Indicators’ 22 fields.

The most-improved scientists across the 22 fields are as follows:

Scientist

Field

LAZARUS, SA

Agricultural Sciences

KORZUS, E

Biology & Biochemistry

WEISS, S

Chemistry

EISEN, MB

Clinical Medicine

JAKOBSEN, IB

Computer Science

HOFFMAN, DL

Economics & Business

SNEAD, LL

Engineering

VALENTINI, R

Environment/Ecology

STIMPFLE, RM

Geosciences

FORSTER, R

Immunology

MALLOUK, TE

Materials Science

ZUMBRUN, K

Mathematics

BARBAS, CF

Microbiology

STEITZ, TA

Molecular Biology & Genetics

BROWN, PO

Multidisciplinary

SUZUKI, M

Neuroscience & Behavior

DIMARZO, V

Pharmacology & Toxicology

STACHYRA, AL

Physics

DENBOER, BGW

Plant & Animal Science

HECHTMAN, L

Psychiatry/Psychology

BABOR, TF

Social Sciences, general

LUPTON, RH

Space Science

Among the institutions, the Japanese Science & Technology Corporation has distinguished itself with most-improved performances in four separate fields. The Danish Institute of Agricultural Science holds this position in two different fields. The 22 most-improved institutions are listed below:

Institution

Field

DANISH INST AGR SCI

Agricultural Sciences

JAPAN SCI & TECHNOL CORP

Biology & Biochemistry

JAPAN SCI & TECHNOL CORP

Chemistry

OSAKA MED CTR MATERNAL & CHILD HLTH

Clinical Medicine

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIV

Computer Science

UNIV ARKANSAS

Economics & Business

FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM KARLSRUHE

Engineering

LOS ALAMOS NATL LAB

Environment/Ecology

GEN SCI CORP

Geosciences

TULARIK INC

Immunology

JAPAN SCI & TECHNOL CORP

Materials Science

RUSSIAN ACAD SCI

Mathematics

DANA FARBER CANC INST

Microbiology

ETH ZURICH

Molecular Biology & Genetics

UNIV MICHIGAN

Multidisciplinary

HUMBOLDT UNIV BERLIN

Neuroscience & Behavior

NOVARTIS PHARMA AG

Pharmacology & Toxicology

JAPAN SCI & TECHNOL CORP

Physics

DANISH INST AGR SCI

Plant & Animal Science

UNIV HONG KONG

Psychiatry/Psychology

INST HUMAN ORIGINS

Social Sciences, general

CEA SACLAY

Space Science

Several countries have distinguished themselves with the highest percent increase in total citations in multiple fields, including Vietnam, Lebanon, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, and Ghana. The full list is as follows:

Country

Field

VIETNAM

Agricultural Sciences

LEBANON

Biology & Biochemistry

GEORGIA

Chemistry

CZECH REPUBLIC

Clinical Medicine

ESTONIA

Computer Science

GHANA

Economics & Business

CUBA

Engineering

BANGLADESH

Environment/Ecology

CZECH REPUBLIC

Geosciences

GHANA

Immunology

MOLDOVA

Materials Science

LITHUANIA

Mathematics

VIETNAM

Microbiology

LEBANON

Molecular Biology & Genetics

SLOVENIA

Multidisciplinary

LEBANON

Neuroscience & Behavior

PHILIPPINES

Pharmacology & Toxicology

AZERBAIJAN

Physics

BELARUS

Plant & Animal Science

COSTA RICA

Psychiatry/Psychology

INDONESIA

Social Sciences, general

SLOVENIA

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, The Journal of Planning and Education Research, The Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and Ecology Letters. The most-improved journals are as follows:

Journal

Field

EUR FOOD RES TECHNOL

Agricultural Sciences

AMER J PHYSIOL-REGUL INTEGR C

Biology & Biochemistry

J MOL STRUC-THEOCHEM

Chemistry

WORLD J GASTROENTEROL

Clinical Medicine

IEEE COMMUN LETT

Computer Science

J ACAD MARK SCI

Economics & Business

TRANSPORT RES C-EMERG TECHNOL

Engineering

ECOL LETT

Environment/Ecology

PROC NAT ACAD SCI USA

Geosciences

NAT IMMUNOL

Immunology

MICROPOROUS MESOPOROUS MAT

Materials Science

MATH RES LETT

Mathematics

CURR OPIN MICROBIOL

Microbiology

NAT REV MOL CELL BIOL

Molecular Biology & Genetics

NATURWISSENSCHAFTEN

Multidisciplinary

NAT NEUROSCI

Neuroscience & Behavior

CURR PHARM DESIGN

Pharmacology & Toxicology

OPT EXPRESS

Physics

AQUAC RES

Plant & Animal Science

PSYCHIAT PRAX

Psychiatry/Psychology

J PLAN EDUC RES

Social Sciences, general

NEW ASTRON

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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