Publications and technology transfer

Publication of papers in top science journals maintains Scion’s international standing and visibility as a leading research institute in our focus areas. The 5-year weighted average H-index for Scion publications during the year was 70.46 (56.89 in 2016-17).

During 2017-18 Scion scientists had 119 papers published in peer reviewed publications and 12 book chapters.

Listed below are the top seven papers based on the journal’s H-index, which is an international measure of the impact of scholarly publications.

Seebens, H, Blackburn, T M, Dyer, E E, Genovesi, P, Hulme, P E, Jeschke, J M, Pagad, S, Pyšek, P, van Kleunen, M, Winter, M, Ansong, M, Arianoutsou, M, Bacher, S, Blasius, B, Brockerhoff, E G, Brundu, G, Capinha, C, Causton, C E, Celesti-Grapow, L, Dawson, W, Dullinger, S, Economo, E P, Fuentes, N, Guénard, B, Jäger, H, Kartesz, J, Kenis, M, Kühn, I, Lenzner, B, Liebhold, A M, Mosena, A, Moser, D, Nentwig, W, Nishino, M, Pearman, D, Pergl, J, Rabitsch, W, Rojas-Sandoval,, J, Roques, A, Rorke, S, Rossinelli, S, Roy, H E, Scalera, R, Schindler, S, Štajerová, K, Tokarska-Guzik, B, Walker, K, Ward, D, Yamanaka, T, Essl, F. (2018, February). Global rise in emerging alien species results from increased accessibility of new source pools. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. doi:10.1073/pnas.1719429115

Bertelsmeier, C, Ollier, S, Liebhold, A M, Brockerhoff, E G, Ward, D, Keller, L. (2018, April). Recurrent bridgehead effects acclerate global alien ant spread. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. doi:10.1073/pnas.1801990115

Wijeyekoon, S, Carere, C, West, M A, Nath, S, Gapes, D J. (2018, April). Mixed culture polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) synthesis from nutrient rich wet oxidation liquors. Water Research volume no. 140, 1-11. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2018.04.017

Yousefifar, A, Baroutian, S, Farid, M M, Gapes, D J, Young, B R. (2017). Fundamental mechanisms and reactions in non-catalytic subcritical hydrothermal processes: A review. Water Research 123, 607-622. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2017.06.069

Liu, Y, Feng, Y, Cheng, D, Xue, J, Wakelin, S A, Hu, H, Li, Z. (2017, November). Gentamicin degradation and changes in fungal diversity and physicochemical properties during composting of gentamicin production residue. Bioresource Technology 244(Pt 1) , 905-912. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2017.08.057.

Liu, Y, Feng, Y, Cheng, D, Xue, J, Wakelin, S A, Li, Z. (2018, April). Dynamics of bacterial composition and the fate of antibiotic resistance genes and mobile genetic elements during the co-composting with gentamicin fermentation residue and lovastatin fermentation residue. Bioresource Technology 261, 249-256. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2018.04.008

Baroutian, S, Syed, A M, Munir, M T, Gapes, D J, Young, B R. (2018, August). Effect of hydrodynamic mixing conditions on wet oxidation reactions in a stirred vessel reactor. Bioresource Technology 262, 333-337. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2018.05.029