Scientists are increasingly expected to engage with the public. At the same time, they face increasing hostility when they speak out. Female scientists, as a more frequent target of sexist hostility, fear being attacked and enjoy speaking out less than their male counterparts. The question arises: Is science communication really feasible for everyone in the current hostile environment? This short analysis focuses on female scientists as a subgroup of a large survey sample and how their assessment of public engagement differs from that of their male counterparts.
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Bibliometrics for the 20 highest performing authors in Multidisciplinary Science.
The 20 highest performing authors in Mathematics publish third most articles but have comparably low bibliometrics.
Bibliometrics for the subject areas Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, as well as Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Pharmaceutics for the 20 highest performing authors
Bibliometrics for the subject areas Arts and Humanities as well as Social Sciences for the 20 highest performing authors.
Bibliometrics for the subject areas Computer Science and Decision Sciences for the 20 highest performing authors.
Bibliometrics for the subject areas Dentistry, Health Professions, Nursing, and Psychology for the 20 highest performing authors.
On average, Immunology and Microbiology, Neuroscience as well as Biochemistry, Genetics, and Molecular Biology have the highest citation rates.
Bibliometrics of the 20 highest performing authors in Earth and Planetary Sciences as well as Environmental Sciences.
Bibliometrics of the 20 highest performing authors in Agricultural and Biological Sciences as well as Veterinary Science.
Bibliometrics of the 20 highest performing authors in Business, Management, and Accounting as well as Economics, Econometrics, and Finance.
Bibliometrics of the 20 highest performing authors in Energy, Engineering, and Materials Science.
The 20 highest performing authors in Medicine published more than 7700 articles in seven years.
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Methodology for analysing the number of authors per article using meta data from Scopus.
On average, the 20 highest performing authors in Physics and Astronomy have more than 1200 coauthors per article.