Nature Publishing Index 2012 Asia-Pacific

Nature Publishing Index 2012 Asia-Pacific

Embargo: 18.00 London Time (GMT) Wednesday 20 March / 03.00 Japanese Standard Time Thursday 22 March / 05.00 Australian Eastern Daylight Time Thursday 21 March 2013

The Nature Publishing Index 2012 Asia-Pacific provides a unique insight into the quality and impact of Asia-Pacific science and is published as a supplement to Nature on Thursday 21 March 2012. It measures the output of research articles from nations and institutes in terms of publications in the 18 Nature-branded primary research journals in 2012.

The top post is an overview page, with a link to the editorial content of the supplement, and links to the press releases. Below are the press releases – an overview release for the Asia-Pacific region, and releases for individual countries: Japan, China, Australia, Korea and Singapore

Thursday 21 March

On Thursday 21 March 2013 (AEDT) Nature Publishing Group released the Nature Publishing Index 2012 Asia-Pacific as a supplement to Nature. The Index measures the output of research articles from nations and institutes in terms of publications in the 18 Nature-branded primary research journals in 2012. Read the full article →

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Thursday 21 March 2013

Japan continues to lead the Asia-Pacific in research output. But it could be overtaken by China in the coming years. The top institution in the region in 2012 was The University of Tokyo, but it will almost certainly lose its crown to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2013. Indeed on a rolling 12-month window to mid-March, the CAS has a substantial lead.

These are the lead conclusions of the 2012 Nature Publishing Index (NPI) 2012 Asia-Pacific, published today in Nature. Read the full article →

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Thursday 21 March 2013

Australia ranks third in the Asia-Pacific for overall research, and top in earth and environmental sciences, according to the Nature Publishing Index 2012 Asia-Pacific released today.

The University of Melbourne cemented top spot in Australia and also improved its regional ranking to sixth across the Asia-Pacific. The Australian National University (ANU) took second place nationally, rising above the University of Queensland, which dropped to third with a slightly decreased output. Read the full article →

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PRESS RELEASE FROM NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP

Thursday 21 March 2013

Japan continues to lead the Asia-Pacific in research output. But it could be overtaken by China in the coming years. The top institution in the region in 2012 was The University of Tokyo, but it will almost certainly lose its crown to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2013. Indeed on a month by month basis the CAS is already in front.

These are the lead conclusions of the Nature Publishing Index (NPI) 2012 Asia-Pacific supplement published today in Nature. Read the full article →

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Thursday 21 March 2013

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) just failed to overtake The University of Tokyo as Asia-Pacific’s top research institution in 2012. But it will almost certainly achieve top rank in 2013.  Indeed, on a rolling 12-month window to mid-March, the CAS has a substantial lead, and its rise is typical of China’s impressive research output growth. Read the full article →

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Thursday 21 March 2013

Singapore’s science output has grown faster in 2012 than any of the major science-producing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the Nature Publishing Index (NPI) Asia-Pacific 2012. The NPI 2012 Asia-Pacific has been released as a supplement to Nature today. Read the full article →

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Thursday 21 March 2013

Yonsei University topped the national institutional research rankings in South Korea for the first time, according to the Nature Publishing Index (NPI) Asia-Pacific 2012. Yonsei overtook traditional leader Seoul National University which took second place. The Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) completes the top three. The NPI Asia-Pacific 2012 has been released as a supplement to Nature today. It measures the output of research articles from nations and institutes published in the 18 Nature-branded primary research journals over the calendar year. Read the full article →

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