MDS-AOS Award Winner

MDS-AOS Secretary among 12 researchers recognized at Philippines Promising Star Awards 2016

Raymond RosalesAsianScientist (July 29, 2016) - MDS-AOS Secretary Raymond Rosales, MD, PhD, was among 12 Philippines-based researchers recognized recently for producing world-class research. Prof. Rosales was honored at the Philippines Promising Star Awards 2016, organized by the Intellectual Property & Science (IP & Science) business of Thomson Reuters.

The Philippines Promising Star Awards 2016 recognizes researchers of Filipino nationality based in the Philippines who have produced world-class research papers in their respective fields as indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection. Using data in the Web of Science Core Collection, over 13,500 research papers produced in the Philippines from 2006 to 2015 were identified. There were 1,261 of these papers that were found to rank within the top 10% of their category worldwide by citation count and 97 of these top papers have a Philippine reprint author named.

By considering the number of top papers that the author has written, a total of 46 Filipino authors across 17 broad subject areas were identified. The number of recipients in each subject category is determined by the square root of the number of eligible winners in each category rounded down. For example, if there were seven eligible authors in Social Sciences, two recipients will be identified in this category. This year's recipients represent nine broad fields spanning the following categories: social science, computer science, clinical medicine, plant and animal science, neuroscience and behavior, economics and business, molecular biology and genetics, materials science and environment/ecology.

The full list of recipients includes:

Social Science
Professor Clarissa C. David, University of the Philippines, Diliman
Associate Professor Armand Salvador Mijares, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Computer Science
Associate Professor Aristotle T. Ubando, De La Salle University, Manila
Associate Professor Joseph M. Pasia, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Clinical Medicine
Dr. Emmanuel P. Estrella (MD), University of the Philippines, Manila
Dr. Maria Czarina Acelajado (MD), University of the Philippines, Manila

Plant & Animal Science
Professor Windell L Rivera, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Neuroscience & Behavior
Professor Raymond L Rosales, University of Santo Tomas

Economics & Business
Assistant Professor Krista Danielle Yu, De La Salle University, Manila

Molecular Biology & Genetics
Dr. Maria Corazon A. De Ungria, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Materials Science
Professor Menandro N. Acda, University of the Philippines Los Baños

Environment/Ecology
Associate Professor Augustus C. Resurreccio, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Source: Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science; Photo: Ken Wilson Lee/Flickr/CC. Disclaimer: This article does not necessarily reflect the views of AsianScientist or its staff Read more from Asian Scientist Magazine.

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