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in-cites, November 2002
Citing URL:  http://www.in-cites.com/most_imp/november2002.html

Rising Stars

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November 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 second to the third bimonthly periods of 2002—that is, from April 2002 to June 2002—across ISI Essential Science Indicators’ 22 fields.

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

Scientist

Field

KOOHMARAIE, M

Agricultural Sciences

MULLER, G

Biology & Biochemistry

KIANG, CH

Chemistry

ISHII, N

Clinical Medicine

JAFARKHANI, H

Computer Science

LERNER, J

Economics & Business

BELL, AJ

Engineering

WARD, JV

Environment/Ecology

BUESSELER, KO

Geosciences

ZHOU, LJ

Immunology

KUPERMAN, A

Materials Science

ROBINSON, PM

Mathematics

SKEHEL, JJ

Microbiology

MAYER, BJ

Molecular Biology & Genetics

AGUZZI, A

Multidisciplinary

MERRILL, JE

Neuroscience & Behavior

BRILEY, EM

Pharmacology & Toxicology

BETZIG, E

Physics

CHAPPELL, J

Plant & Animal Science

BADDELEY, A

Psychiatry/Psychology

TAYLOR, M

Social Sciences, general

BAHCALL, NA

Space Science

Among the institutions, the University of Maastricht has distinguished itself with most-improved performances in five separate fields. The most-improved institutions across all 22 fields are shown below:

Institution

Field

UNIV MAASTRICHT

Agricultural Sciences

UNIV MAASTRICHT

Biology & Biochemistry

NIH

Chemistry

UNIV DUBLIN TRINITY COLL

Clinical Medicine

LUCENT TECHNOL

Computer Science

UNIV MAASTRICHT

Economics & Business

SALK INST BIOL STUDIES

Engineering

UNIV ZURICH

Environment/Ecology

UNIV WALES COLL CARDIFF

Geosciences

TECH UNIV MUNICH

Immunology

UNIV IOWA

Materials Science

CNR

Mathematics

NATL INST MED RES

Microbiology

PURDUE UNIV

Molecular Biology & Genetics

HARVARD UNIV

Multidisciplinary

AMGEN INC

Neuroscience & Behavior

FISONS PLC

Pharmacology & Toxicology

JAPAN SCI & TECHNOL CORP

Physics

NATL INST SERICULTURAL & ENTOMOL SCI

Plant & Animal Science

UNIV MAASTRICHT

Psychiatry/Psychology

UNIV MAASTRICHT

Social Sciences, general

MAX PLANCK INST ASTRON

Space Science

The countries that improved the most in total citations in the 22 fields are shown below:

Country

Field

NEPAL

Agricultural Sciences

SAUDI ARABIA

Biology & Biochemistry

JAMAICA

Chemistry

SLOVAKIA

Clinical Medicine

MEXICO

Computer Science

UGANDA

Economics & Business

OMAN

Engineering

ROMANIA

Environment/Ecology

ETHIOPIA

Geosciences

SOUTH KOREA

Immunology

ESTONIA

Materials Science

JORDAN

Mathematics

NIGERIA

Microbiology

PAKISTAN

Molecular Biology & Genetics

SINGAPORE

Multidisciplinary

LEBANON

Neuroscience & Behavior

MOROCCO

Pharmacology & Toxicology

SINGAPORE

Physics

U ARAB EMIRATES

Plant & Animal Science

SLOVENIA

Psychiatry/Psychology

CAMEROON

Social Sciences, general

GEORGIA

Space Science

Several journals have shown their steadily increasing citation rate by appearing as the most-improved entity in their field in multiple updates. These journals include: Organic Letters in Chemistry, Ecosystems in Environment/Ecology, Nature Neuroscience in Neuroscience & Behavior, and Physical Review B in Physics. Nature is the most-improved journal in two fields in this update—Materials Science and Pharmacology & Toxicology. The complete list of the most-improved journals is as follows:

Journal

Field

AMER J ENOL VITICULT

Agricultural Sciences

AMER J PHYSIOL-REGUL INTEGR C

Biology & Biochemistry

ORG LETT

Chemistry

AMER J PHYSIOL-RENAL PHYSIOL

Clinical Medicine

IEEE COMMUN LETT

Computer Science

J ACAD MARK SCI

Economics & Business

J MANUF SCI ENG

Engineering

ECOSYSTEMS

Environment/Ecology

APPL CLAY SCI

Geosciences

J INTERFERON CYTOKINE RES

Immunology

NATURE

Materials Science

J ROY STAT SOC SER B-STAT MET

Mathematics

CURR OPIN MICROBIOL

Microbiology

AMER J PHYSIOL-CELL PHYSIOL

Molecular Biology & Genetics

PROC NAT ACAD SCI USA

Multidisciplinary

NAT NEUROSCI

Neuroscience & Behavior

NATURE

Pharmacology & Toxicology

PHYS REV B

Physics

WEED TECHNOL

Plant & Animal Science

SCIENCE

Psychiatry/Psychology

PSYCHIATR REHABIL J

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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