Renowned institutions reign over the research ranks, except when high-quality research is considered as a proportion of total research.
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Nature Index 2019 Annual tables
The Nature Index 2019 Annual Tables highlights the institutions and countries which dominated research in the natural sciences in 2018. This supplement features not only the Nature Index Global Top 100 institutions across all sectors but also the top 10 institutions for top-quality research output by subject, in life sciences, chemistry, the physical sciences and Earth and environmental sciences. Also included is a normalized ranking derived by considering an institutions top quality output as a proportion of its total output in the natural sciences.
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From the top 10 by discipline to the top 20 overall, a graphical representation showing the institutions that dominate research in the life sciences, physical sciences, chemistry and Earth and environmental sciences.
The United States reigns as the colossus but China is taking up ever more space, squeezing out European stalwarts.
These institutions were the largest contributors to papers published in the past year in the 82 leading journals tracked by the Nature Index across all sectors.
Among the world’s academic institutions, these were the largest contributors to articles in the top-quality natural-sciences journals tracked by the Nature Index.
This ranking shows which institutions might be punching above their weight in producing high-quality research.
These institutions were the largest contributors to life-sciences papers published in the 82 leading journals tracked by the Nature Index in 2018.
These 10 institutions in the Nature Index were the largest contributors to chemistry papers published in 82 leading journals in 2018.
These institutions were the largest contributors to physical-science papers for 2018 published in the 82 leading journals tracked by the Nature Index.
These 10 institutions in the Nature Index were the largest contributors to papers in Earth and environmental sciences published in 82 leading journals in 2018.
The University of Chinese Academy of Sciences has always been leader in education and research. The integration of discovery and teaching makes it a unique institution.