USTC Ranks 12th in 2019 Nature Index Ranks Global Universities

  • [2019-07-02]

    The Nature Index of 2019 was updated on June 20th, which is based on the articles published from January 1st, 2018 to December 30th, 2018. University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) ranked 12th among the universities around the world with six places up from last year and fourth among universities in mainland China, with total 970 papers  in 82 kinds of natural science journals with a fractional count (FC) of 338.94. 

    The global ranking of USTC in Nature Index FC from 2016 to 2019

    Top 20 institutions in the world (2018.1.1-2018.12.31)  

    In the field of chemistry, USTC ranked fourth in global universities and fourth in mainland universities. For physics, USTC ranked ninth in the world and third in mainland. As for field of geosciences and environment, USTC ranked 12th in the world and fifth in mainland.

    Top 10 mainland universities according to the Natural Index of Chemistry

    Top 10 mainland universities according to the Natural Index of Physics

    The Nature Index plays an important role in evaluating the international high level academic output of scientific research institutions. The analysis of the Natural Index is based on the number of research papers published in 82 kinds of natural science journals. The papers published in these journals, to some extent, represent the high level research results of the world.

    (Written by LU Hongyu, edited by YE Zhenzhen, USTC news center)



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On May 11, the Nature Publishing Group released Nature Publishing Index 2010 China, remarking “a dramatic rise in the quality of research being published by China”. University of Science and Technology of China is ranked 3rd of TOP 10 Institutions in Index 2010 China.


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