Bold ideas and critical thoughts on science.

Authorship revised

Do you want a piece of the cake? Making a compromise between 2.1 and 1.268

Putting data before the carrot

Self-citations and academic assessments: Including the s-index as an additional metric thus provides important context to guide decisions based on academic value.

Chemically linked authors

Bibliometrics for the subject areas Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, as well as Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Pharmaceutics for the 20 highest performing authors

The Arts and the authorship

Bibliometrics for the subject areas Arts and Humanities as well as Social Sciences for the 20 highest performing authors.

11000111 authors

Bibliometrics for the subject areas Computer Science and Decision Sciences for the 20 highest performing authors.

Small organisms, high citation rates

On average, Immunology and Microbiology, Neuroscience as well as Biochemistry, Genetics, and Molecular Biology have the highest citation rates.

Earth, Environment, and authors

Bibliometrics of the 20 highest performing authors in Earth and Planetary Sciences as well as Environmental Sciences.

Old MacDonald had coauthors

Bibliometrics of the 20 highest performing authors in Agricultural and Biological Sciences as well as Veterinary Science.

Authorship in business and economy

Bibliometrics of the 20 highest performing authors in Business, Management, and Accounting as well as Economics, Econometrics, and Finance.

Authorship in engineering

Bibliometrics of the 20 highest performing authors in Energy, Engineering, and Materials Science.

Doctor coauthor

The 20 highest performing authors in Medicine published more than 7700 articles in seven years.

Factory science

How many authors does it really need to write a paper?

How to analyse authorship

Methodology for analysing the number of authors per article using meta data from Scopus.

Et alia mille

On average, the 20 highest performing authors in Physics and Astronomy have more than 1200 coauthors per article.