Wednesday, December 31, 2008

End of the Year Stats

Here's what visits and visitors to Women in Science looked like in 2008:

Most Visited Posts

1. Pardis Sabeti: Cool Super-Scientist
2. First Korean Astronaut Yi So-Yeon
3. Scientiae Carnival: Fools and Foolishness
4. Virologist Francoise Barre-Sinoussi
5. Invisible Computers
6. Jennifer Hooper McCarty on Colbert
7. 2008 L'Oreal UNESCO For Women in Science Awards
8. Interviews with Australian Scientists
9. Carla Schatz to Head Stanford Bio-X Program
10. New US Postage Stamp Honoring Scientist Gerty Cori

Top Search Terms

1. yi so-yeon/yi so yeon/so-yeon yi
(there were a lot of these searches when Women in Science was made a Blogger Blog of Note)
3. pardis sabeti
4. women in science
5. jennifer hooper mccarty
6. françoise barré-sinoussi/francoise barre-sinoussi
7. carla schatz
8. kiss my math
9. women in science blog
10. elizabeth sulzman

Top referring Sites
(excluding Google, Stumbleupon, BlogCatalog and the like)

1. Blogger Blogs of Note
2. Female Science Professor
3. ScienceWomen
4. Scientiae Carnival
5. Shakesville
6. Blog Around The Clock
7. Thus Spake Zuska
8. Am I a woman scientist?
9. Khandaniha
10. Rants of a Feminist Engineer

Thanks for the links!

Top 10 Countries
Visits from the US outnumbered visits from Canada and the UK by a factor of ten.

1. United States
2. Canada
3. United Kingdom
4. India
5. Australia
6. Germany
7. Philippines
8. France
9. Netherlands
10. Malaysia

Top 10 Cities
Some of the cities were listed twice by Google Analytics. I've combined their numbers.

1. London, UK
2. New York, NY
3. Chicago, IL
4. Washington, DC
7. Sydney, Australia
5. San Francisco, CA
10. Seattle, WA
6. Cambridge, MA
8. Vancouver, Canada
9. Houston, TX

Brooklyn (NY), Champaign (IL), and Philadelphia (PA) were close behind.

Browser and OS

46% Internet Explorer
43% Firefox
8% Safari

79% Windows
18% Mac
3% Linux

Thanks to everyone who stopped by in 2008!