XMU ranks 9th among China's universities in Nature Index 2018

Posted: 2018-01-25   Visits: 932

Recently, Nature Publishing Group has updated the Nature Index for 2018 (the reference period starts from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017). XMU ranks 9th among Chinese mainland universities, remaining flat compared to a year ago (December 1, 2015~ November 30, 2016). But this time, XMU’s global ranking has shot up to 55th, climbing 21 places compared with last year. The top 10 Chinese mainland universities are ranked in the following order: Peking University, Nanjing University, Tsinghua University, University of Science and Technology of China, University of Chinese Academy of Science, Zhejiang University, Fudan university, Nankai University, Xiamen University, Shanghai Jiaotong University.



Latest 2018 Nature Index of TOP 10 Universities in Mainland China

Rank

Institution

Position in Global University Rankings

Counts of Papers

Score of Papers

Weighted Total Score of Papers

1

Peking University

8

1902

322.93

294.43

2

Nanjing University

10

677

298.13

269.16

3

Tsinghua University

11

859

275.02

268.35

4

University of Science and Technology of China

18

682

250.87

236.29

5

University of Chinese Academy of Science

30

1057

195.60

181.56

6

Zhejiang University

37

404

159.79

159.79

7

Fudan university

52

345

130.09

129.05

8

Nankai University

53

374

128.64

128.54

9

Xiamen University

55

241

129.91

126.02

10

Shanghai Jiaotong University

57

440

129.15

124.17


The Nature Index is a global indicator that is used to evaluate the output of high-quality research results by universities and research institutes from across the world based on the statistical analysis of the number of research papers published in 68 leading science journals. It tracks the affiliations of approximately 60,000 high-quality research articles, which amount to 20,000 universities and research institutes worldwide.

  

The selected 68 science journals cover four fields, namely chemistry, life sciences, earth and environment sciences, and physical sciences. According to the latest index, XMU is ranked 8th and 22nd among the universities at home and across the globe respectively in chemistry; 9th and 158th in life sciences; 12th and 114th in earth and environment sciences; and 21st and 180th in physics.




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Edited by Yang Min & Yin Jingtong