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in-cites, May 2002
Citing URL:  http://www.in-cites.com/most_imp/may2002.html

Rising Stars

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May 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 product. These "most-improved" entities are those that show the largest percentage increase in total citations from the fifth to the sixth bimonthly period of 2001—that is, from October 2001 to December 2001—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 Computer Science):

Scientist

Field

CORNISH, GB

Agricultural Sciences

ARAVIND, L

Biology & Biochemistry

DIELE, S

Chemistry

KVIEN, TK

Clinical Medicine

CRANDALL, KA

Computer Science

POSADA, D

Computer Science

KOTHARI, SP

Economics & Business

SCHICK, C

Engineering

BURKHOLDER, JM

Environment/Ecology

ROELOFS, GJ

Geosciences

DAVOUST, J

Immunology

DIELE, S

Materials Science

BAUER, P

Mathematics

LUNDKVIST, A

Microbiology

FIRE, A

Molecular Biology & Genetics

WANG, ZY

Multidisciplinary

ALI, SF

Neuroscience & Behavior

GOZES, I

Pharmacology & Toxicology

ISHINO, H

Physics

BURKHOLDER, JM

Plant & Animal Science

PRESCOTT, CA

Psychiatry/Psychology

WECHSLER, H

Social Sciences, general

FUKUGITA, M

Space Science

Among the institutions, the Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico has distinguished itself with most-improved performances in four separate fields. Pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly & Company has also shown a significant percentage increase in total citations in more than one field. The 22 most-improved institutions are listed below:

Institution

Field

UNIV NEW ENGLAND

Agricultural Sciences

UNIV NAPLES FEDERICO II

Biology & Biochemistry

UNIV NACL AUTONOMA MEXICO

Chemistry

PHARMACIA & UPJOHN INC

Clinical Medicine

MICROSOFT CORP

Computer Science

HONG KONG UNIV SCI & TECHNOL

Economics & Business

LUCENT TECHNOL

Engineering

CHINESE ACAD SCI

Environment/Ecology

SOUTHAMPTON OCEANOG CTR

Geosciences

MAYO CLIN & MAYO FDN

Immunology

UNIV NACL AUTONOMA MEXICO

Materials Science

UNIV GRANADA

Mathematics

PENN STATE UNIV

Microbiology

MAYO CLIN & MAYO FDN

Molecular Biology & Genetics

DANA FARBER CANC INST

Multidisciplinary

ELI LILLY & CO

Neuroscience & Behavior

UNIV NAPLES FEDERICO II

Pharmacology & Toxicology

UNIV NACL AUTONOMA MEXICO

Physics

UNIV NACL AUTONOMA MEXICO

Plant & Animal Science

ELI LILLY & CO

Psychiatry/Psychology

COVENTRY UNIV

Social Sciences, general

UNIV WASHINGTON

Space Science

The 22 most-improved countries are listed below, with Lithuania and Pakistan each turning up in more than one field:

Country

Field

RUSSIA

Agricultural Sciences

BOLIVIA

Biology & Biochemistry

COSTA RICA

Chemistry

LITHUANIA

Clinical Medicine

LITHUANIA

Computer Science

VENEZUELA

Economics & Business

LEBANON

Engineering

ESTONIA

Environment/Ecology

PANAMA

Geosciences

TURKEY

Immunology

THAILAND

Materials Science

PAKISTAN

Mathematics

TUNISIA

Microbiology

PAKISTAN

Molecular Biology & Genetics

PANAMA

Multidisciplinary

CROATIA

Neuroscience & Behavior

CUBA

Pharmacology & Toxicology

INDONESIA

Physics

BOLIVIA

Plant & Animal Science

SLOVENIA

Psychiatry/Psychology

SENEGAL

Social Sciences, general

PORTUGAL

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, Organic Letters, Bioinformatics, and the Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics. The most-improved journals are as follows:

Journal

Field

NUTR CYCL AGROECOSYST

Agricultural Sciences

AMER J PHYSIOL-ENDOCRINOL MET

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

J ACCOUNT RES

Economics & Business

PROC INST MECH ENG H

Engineering

PLANT ECOL

Environment/Ecology

J ATMOS SOL-TERR PHYS

Geosciences

IMMUNITY

Immunology

MICROPOROUS MESOPOROUS MAT

Materials Science

J AMER MATH SOC

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

NURS SCI QUARTERLY

Social Sciences, general

ADV SPACE RES

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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