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March 2002

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 based product. These “most-improved” entities are those that show the largest percentage increase in total citations from the fourth to the fifth bimonthly period of 2001—that is, from August 2001 to October 2001—across ISI Essential Science Indicators’ 22 fields.

The most-improved scientists in 22 fields are listed in the table below (note: there was a tie in the field of Computer Science:

Scientist

Field

HEINONEN, M

Agricultural Sciences

PESTELL, RG

Biology & Biochemistry

CHANKVETADZE, B

Chemistry

GOLDBERG, SN

Clinical Medicine

POSADA, D

Computer Science

CRANDALL, KA

Computer Science

WESTPHAL, JD

Economics & Business

MILLER, MI

Engineering

WANG, WX

Environment/Ecology

KULMALA, M

Geosciences

KAWAI, T

Immunology

BLANFORD, CF

Materials Science

ZWORSKI, M

Mathematics

SUTCLIFFE, J

Microbiology

COX, NJ

Molecular Biology & Genetics

EISEN, MB

Multidisciplinary

DALE, AM

Neuroscience & Behavior

BOND, JA

Pharmacology & Toxicology

NAVAS, S

Physics

BEAMISH, RJ

Plant & Animal Science

JOLICOEUR, P

Psychiatry/Psychology

CHUTE, CG

Social Sciences, general

FUKUGITA, M

Space Science

Among institutions, the USDA, the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, the University of Munich, and the University of Helsinki showed significant improvement in several fields. The most-improved institutions in all 22 fields are listed below:

Institution

Field

USDA

Agricultural Sciences

UNIV KUOPIO

Biology & Biochemistry

UNIV COMPLUTENSE MADRID

Chemistry

BARNES JEWISH HOSP

Clinical Medicine

AARHUS UNIV

Computer Science

HONG KONG UNIV SCI & TECHNOL

Economics & Business

UNIV AALBORG

Engineering

USDA

Environment/Ecology

AARHUS UNIV

Geosciences

UNIV HELSINKI

Immunology

UNIV COMPLUTENSE MADRID

Materials Science

UNIV COMPLUTENSE MADRID

Mathematics

UNIV HELSINKI

Microbiology

UNIV MUNICH

Molecular Biology & Genetics

UNIV MUNICH

Multidisciplinary

UNIV COMPLUTENSE MADRID

Neuroscience & Behavior

UNIV COMPLUTENSE MADRID

Pharmacology & Toxicology

UNIV COMPLUTENSE MADRID

Physics

USDA

Plant & Animal Science

UNIV HELSINKI

Psychiatry/Psychology

UNIV COMPLUTENSE MADRID

Social Sciences, general

US Navy

Space Science

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

Country

Field

ICELAND

Agricultural Sciences

BOLIVIA

Biology & Biochemistry

GEORGIA

Chemistry

SLOVENIA

Clinical Medicine

COLOMBIA

Computer Science

KUWAIT

Economics & Business

PAKISTAN

Engineering

UGANDA

Environment/Ecology

SOUTH KOREA

Geosciences

SENEGAL

Immunology

THAILAND

Materials Science

COLOMBIA

Mathematics

KUWAIT

Microbiology

PAKISTAN

Molecular Biology & Genetics

ESTONIA

Multidisciplinary

SOUTH KOREA

Neuroscience & Behavior

MOROCCO

Pharmacology & Toxicology

INDONESIA

Physics

UKRAINE

Plant & Animal Science

ESTONIA

Psychiatry/Psychology

VIETNAM

Social Sciences, general

PORTUGAL

Space Science

Several journals are rapidly increasing in terms of citations, as indicated by their continued presence in the most-improved listings. These journals include Nature Neuroscience, Organic Letters, and the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. The most-improved journals are listed below.

Journal

Field

NUTR CYCL AGROECOSYST

Agricultural Sciences

AMER J PHYSIOL-REGUL INTEGR C

Biology & Biochemistry

ORG LETT
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Chemistry

AMER J PHYSIOL-HEART CIRC PHY

Clinical Medicine

BIOINFORMATICS
Read a profile of journal rankings for Bioinformatics

Computer Science

INT J OPER PROD MANAGE

Economics & Business

J THERM ANAL CALORIM

Engineering

PLANT ECOL

Environment/Ecology

J ATMOS SOL-TERR PHYS

Geosciences

J INTERFERON CYTOKINE RES

Immunology

MICROPOROUS MESOPOROUS MAT

Materials Science

APPL COMPUT HARMONIC ANAL

Mathematics

MICROBIOL MOL BIOL REV

Microbiology

NAT CELL BIOL

Molecular Biology & Genetics

CHIN SCI BULL

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

J AMER MED INFORM ASSOC

Social Sciences, general

MON NOTIC ROY ASTRON SOC

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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