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in-cites, May 2003
Citing URL:  http://www.in-cites.com/most_imp/may2003.html

Rising Stars

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May 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 fifth to the sixth bimonthly periods of 2002—that is, the period ending October 31, 2002 to the period ending December 31, 2002—across ISI Essential Science Indicators’ 22 fields.

The 22 scientists gaining the highest percent increase in total citations are listed below:

Scientist

Field

MEINKE, H

Agricultural Sciences

BILLETER, M

Biology & Biochemistry

GAUB, HE

Chemistry

MARZO, I

Clinical Medicine

JAKOBSEN, IB

Computer Science

NEALE, MA

Economics & Business

MAEDA, H

Engineering

BARRETT, SCH

Environment/Ecology

CHAMEIDES, WL

Geosciences

LEE, J

Immunology

FAN, SS

Materials Science

TAYLOR, R

Mathematics

SKEHEL, JJ

Microbiology

DEVERAUX, QL

Molecular Biology & Genetics

MASSAGUE, J

Multidisciplinary

PIOMELLI, D

Neuroscience & Behavior

RADOMSKI, MW

Pharmacology & Toxicology

BRADLEY, DDC

Physics

WILMUT, I

Plant & Animal Science

COPLAN, JD

Psychiatry/Psychology

MCHENRY, HM

Social Sciences, general

IVEZIC, Z

Space Science

The table below lists the most-improved institutions in terms of total citations across our 22 fields:

Institution

Field

AJINOMOTO CO INC

Agricultural Sciences

NATL LIB MED

Biology & Biochemistry

ECOLE POLYTECH FED LAUSANNE

Chemistry

EASTMAN DENT INST

Clinical Medicine

ECOLE POLYTECH FED LAUSANNE

Computer Science

HONG KONG UNIV SCI & TECHNOL

Economics & Business

ECOLE POLYTECH FED LAUSANNE

Engineering

SWISS FED INST ENVIRONM SCI & TECHNOL

Environment/Ecology

UNIV HELSINKI

Geosciences

GENENTECH INC

Immunology

ECOLE POLYTECH FED LAUSANNE

Materials Science

UNIV ROMA TOR VERGATA

Mathematics

NATL INST MED RES

Microbiology

RIKEN

Molecular Biology & Genetics

MASSACHUSETTS GEN HOSP

Multidisciplinary

UNIV ROMA TOR VERGATA

Neuroscience & Behavior

KANAZAWA UNIV

Pharmacology & Toxicology

UNIV LUND

Physics

IACR ROTHAMSTED

Plant & Animal Science

UNIV SOUTHAMPTON

Psychiatry/Psychology

HOWARD UNIV

Social Sciences, general

UNIV MASSACHUSETTS

Space Science

There are only 21 countries in our most-improved listing. During this period, Slovenia attained the distinction of the highest percent increase in total citations in both Economics & Business and Social Sciences. Complete details are below:

Country

Field

UGANDA

Agricultural Sciences

COLOMBIA

Biology & Biochemistry

IRAN

Chemistry

SLOVAKIA

Clinical Medicine

ALGERIA

Computer Science

SLOVENIA

Economics & Business

ARGENTINA

Engineering

ROMANIA

Environment/Ecology

TURKEY

Geosciences

CUBA

Immunology

MOLDOVA

Materials Science

JORDAN

Mathematics

MALAYSIA

Microbiology

NIGERIA

Molecular Biology & Genetics

LATVIA

Multidisciplinary

COLOMBIA

Neuroscience & Behavior

KUWAIT

Pharmacology & Toxicology

ECUADOR

Physics

BENIN

Plant & Animal Science

NEPAL

Psychiatry/Psychology

SLOVENIA

Social Sciences, general

WALES

Space Science

Organic Letters continues its reign as the most-improved journal in the field of Chemistry. Other journals maintaining a steady presence on this list include Bioinformatics and Nature Neuroscience. The full list follows:

Journal

Field

EUR FOOD RES TECHNOL

Agricultural Sciences

J MOL GRAPH MODEL

Biology & Biochemistry

ORG LETT

Chemistry

CLIN ORTHOP RELATED RES

Clinical Medicine

BIOINFORMATICS

Computer Science

TOTAL QUAL MANAGE

Economics & Business

SCIENCE

Engineering

ENVIRON MICROBIOL

Environment/Ecology

EARTH PLANETS AND SPACE

Geosciences

NAT IMMUNOL

Immunology

SCIENCE

Materials Science

J ROY STAT SOC SER B-STAT MET

Mathematics

CURR OPIN MICROBIOL

Microbiology

AMER J PHYSIOL-CELL PHYSIOL

Molecular Biology & Genetics

SCIENCE

Multidisciplinary

NAT NEUROSCI

Neuroscience & Behavior

TOXICOL SCI

Pharmacology & Toxicology

ACTA PHYS SIN-CHINESE ED

Physics

FISHERIES OCEANOGR

Plant & Animal Science

PROC NAT ACAD SCI USA

Psychiatry/Psychology

AIDS PATIENT CARE STDS

Social Sciences, general

ASTRON REP

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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