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in-cites, September 2002
Citing URL:  http://www.in-cites.com/most_imp/september2002.html

Rising Stars

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September 2002

In-cites has produced a listing of most-improved scientists, institutions, countries, and journals from the bimonthly update to ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product. These "most-improved" entities are those that show the largest percentage increase in total citations from the first to the second bimonthly periods of 2002—that is, from February 2002 to April 2002—across ISI Essential Science Indicators’ 22 fields.

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

Scientist

Field

FRANZ, R

Agricultural Sciences

THORENS, B

Biology & Biochemistry

WENNERSTROM, O

Chemistry

BOTSTEIN, D

Clinical Medicine

ROGAWAY, P

Computer Science

IMBENS, GW

Economics & Business

ADE, H

Engineering

GRENFELL, BT

Environment/Ecology

STIMPFLE, RM

Geosciences

TANAKA, N

Immunology

AKSAY, IA

Materials Science

FIOL, MA

Mathematics

DAQUILA, RT

Microbiology

TAYA, Y

Molecular Biology & Genetics

ZHOU, ZH

Multidisciplinary

CITRON, M

Neuroscience & Behavior

BILSKY, EJ

Pharmacology & Toxicology

EBBESEN, TW

Physics

BUESSELER, KO

Plant & Animal Science

CALABRESE, JR

Psychiatry/Psychology

SUWA, G

Social Sciences, general

YORK, DG

Space Science

Among the institutions, the Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico has distinguished itself with most-improved performances in seven separate fields. The University of Strasbourg 1 also gains most-improved status in multiple fields. The most-improved institutions across all 22 fields are shown below:

Institution

Field

STATE UNIV GHENT

Agricultural Sciences

UNIV STRASBOURG 1

Biology & Biochemistry

UNIV NACL AUTONOMA MEXICO

Chemistry

BETH ISRAEL MED CTR

Clinical Medicine

LUCENT TECHNOL

Computer Science

CHINESE UNIV HONG KONG

Economics & Business

UNIV NACL AUTONOMA MEXICO

Engineering

UNIV NACL AUTONOMA MEXICO

Environment/Ecology

UNIV NACL AUTONOMA MEXICO

Geosciences

SCHERING PLOUGH CORP

Immunology

UNIV NACL AUTONOMA MEXICO

Materials Science

UNIV STRASBOURG 1

Mathematics

UNIV NACL AUTONOMA MEXICO

Microbiology

UNIV STRASBOURG 1

Molecular Biology & Genetics

ACAD SINICA

Multidisciplinary

MT SINAI MED CTR

Neuroscience & Behavior

RHONE POULENC RORER

Pharmacology & Toxicology

UNIV STRASBOURG 1

Physics

UNIV NACL AUTONOMA MEXICO

Plant & Animal Science

UNIV CINCINNATI

Psychiatry/Psychology

BETH ISRAEL MED CTR

Social Sciences, general

PENN STATE UNIV

Space Science

The countries that improved in the 22 fields are shown below, with Romania gaining most-improved status in both Environment/Ecology and Space Science:

Country

Field

SLOVENIA

Agricultural Sciences

MONACO

Biology & Biochemistry

MACEDONIA

Chemistry

PEOPLES R CHINA

Clinical Medicine

COLOMBIA

Computer Science

CZECH REPUBLIC

Economics & Business

OMAN

Engineering

ROMANIA

Environment/Ecology

MONGOLIA

Geosciences

SLOVAKIA

Immunology

CROATIA

Materials Science

AZERBAIJAN

Mathematics

UGANDA

Microbiology

ESTONIA

Molecular Biology & Genetics

ERITREA

Multidisciplinary

SAUDI ARABIA

Neuroscience & Behavior

KUWAIT

Pharmacology & Toxicology

ARMENIA

Physics

BERMUDA

Plant & Animal Science

IRAN

Psychiatry/Psychology

ETHIOPIA

Social Sciences, general

ROMANIA

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, Nature Neuroscience in Neuroscience & Behavior, Toxicological Sciences in Pharmacology & Toxicology, and Physical Review B in Physics. Nature is the most-improved journal in two fields in this update—Psychiatry/Psychology and Social Sciences. The complete list of the most-improved journals is below:

Journal

Field

JPN J CROP SCI

Agricultural Sciences

AMER J PHYSIOL-REGUL INTEGR C

Biology & Biochemistry

ORG LETT

Chemistry

AMER J PHYSIOL-RENAL PHYSIOL

Clinical Medicine

COMPUT NETW

Computer Science

IND RELAT

Economics & Business

INT APPL MECH-ENGL TR

Engineering

ECOSYSTEMS
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Environment/Ecology

CURR SCI

Geosciences

ANN N Y ACAD SCI

Immunology

MATER RES INNOV

Materials Science

DOKL AKAD NAUK

Mathematics

CURR OPIN MICROBIOL

Microbiology

AMER J PHYSIOL-CELL PHYSIOL

Molecular Biology & Genetics

SYNTHESE

Multidisciplinary

NAT NEUROSCI

Neuroscience & Behavior

TOXICOL SCI

Pharmacology & Toxicology

PHYS REV B

Physics

NATURWISSENSCHAFTEN

Plant & Animal Science

NATURE

Psychiatry/Psychology

NATURE

Social Sciences, general

PUBL ASTRON SOC AUSTRALIA

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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