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in-cites, September 2003
Citing URL:  http://www.in-cites.com/most_imp/september2003.html

Rising Stars

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September 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 first to the second bimonthly period of 2003—that is, from February 2003 to April 2003—across ISI Essential Science Indicators’ 22 fields.

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

Scientist

Field

KERRY, JP

Agricultural Sciences

HANSEN, J

Biology & Biochemistry

TJANDRA, N

Chemistry

SAUTER, B

Clinical Medicine

HUELSENBECK, JP

Computer Science

NORDHAUS, WD

Economics & Business

TAMANO, T

Engineering

FAN, SM

Environment/Ecology

MAECHLING, CR

Geosciences

XIE, QW

Immunology

LU, YF

Materials Science

DIECI, L

Mathematics

GHAZAL, P

Microbiology

EISEN, MB

Molecular Biology & Genetics

PRUSINER, SB

Multidisciplinary

BECKMAN, JS

Neuroscience & Behavior

MASCIA, MP

Pharmacology & Toxicology

GATTESCHI, D

Physics

CALLIS, J

Plant & Animal Science

MELTZER, H

Psychiatry/Psychology

BURSTIN, HR

Social Sciences, general

BRINKMANN, J

Space Science

The Danish Institute of Agricultural Science holds on to its most-improved status from the previous bimonthly period in the field of Agricultural Sciences. The complete list of most-improved institutions is below:

Institution

Field

DANISH INST AGR SCI

Agricultural Sciences

UNIV TAMPERE

Biology & Biochemistry

ZHEJIANG UNIV

Chemistry

BRITISH BIOTECHNOL LTD

Clinical Medicine

ARIZONA STATE UNIV

Computer Science

UNIV POMPEU FABRA

Economics & Business

POLYTECH UNIV

Engineering

WASHINGTON UNIV

Environment/Ecology

HOKKAIDO UNIV

Geosciences

JAPAN SCI & TECHNOL CORP

Immunology

UNIV NEW MEXICO

Materials Science

CHINESE UNIV HONG KONG

Mathematics

UNIV UPPSALA

Microbiology

UNIV CALIF SANTA CRUZ

Molecular Biology & Genetics

VANDERBILT UNIV

Multidisciplinary

RUSSIAN ACAD SCI

Neuroscience & Behavior

UNIV COLORADO

Pharmacology & Toxicology

UNIV FED RIO DE JANEIRO

Physics

NATL MUSEUM NAT HIST

Plant & Animal Science

UNIV LEEDS

Psychiatry/Psychology

UNIV TROMSO

Social Sciences, general

UNIV MASSACHUSETTS

Space Science

Both Iran and Kuwait have distinguished themselves with the highest percent increase in total citations in two fields each. The most-improved countries are below:

Country

Field

SRI LANKA

Agricultural Sciences

COSTA RICA

Biology & Biochemistry

OMAN

Chemistry

LEBANON

Clinical Medicine

CYPRUS

Computer Science

MACAO

Economics & Business

U ARAB EMIRATES

Engineering

BOLIVIA

Environment/Ecology

VIETNAM

Geosciences

KUWAIT

Immunology

IRAN

Materials Science

EGYPT

Mathematics

LITHUANIA

Microbiology

NIGERIA

Molecular Biology & Genetics

IRELAND

Multidisciplinary

URUGUAY

Neuroscience & Behavior

KUWAIT

Pharmacology & Toxicology

ECUADOR

Physics

IRAN

Plant & Animal Science

LATVIA

Psychiatry/Psychology

GREECE

Social Sciences, general

WALES

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, Nature Immunology, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, IEEE Communications Letters, Aquaculture Research, and Ecology Letters. The most-improved journals are as follows:

Journal

Field

EUR FOOD RES TECHNOL

Agricultural Sciences

AMER J PHYSIOL-ENDOCRINOL MET

Biology & Biochemistry

J MOL STRUC-THEOCHEM

Chemistry

CLIN ORTHOP RELATED RES

Clinical Medicine

IEEE COMMUN LETT

Computer Science

J ACAD MARK SCI

Economics & Business

IEEE INTELL SYST APPL

Engineering

ECOL LETT

Environment/Ecology

ANN GLACIOL

Geosciences

NAT IMMUNOL

Immunology

NATURE

Materials Science

J ROY STAT SOC SER B-STAT MET

Mathematics

INT J ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS

Microbiology

NAT REV MOL CELL BIOL

Molecular Biology & Genetics

NATURE

Multidisciplinary

NAT NEUROSCI

Neuroscience & Behavior

NATURE

Pharmacology & Toxicology

ACTA PHYS SIN-CHINESE ED

Physics

AQUAC RES

Plant & Animal Science

SPORT PSYCHOL

Psychiatry/Psychology

INT J GEOGR INF SCI

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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