How Indians are publishing Their works in Nature

Previously, i talked about how Indian news paper used to publish scientific news. Now, lets see how Indian researchers are publishing their work.  The Nature Publishing Index Asia-Pacific (NPI-AP)is a institution that tracks research published in Nature and other monthly journals from nature publishing group from the Asia-Pacific region during the past 12 months, and is updated weekly. Thus, the  NPI-AP  highlights the highest-quality basic research emerging from the rapidly developing in countries of Asia-Pacific region.These rankings of NPI-AP are based on the number of papers that were published within the a year. These rankings  include papers that were published as research articles or reviews in Nature and/or other monthly research journals of nature publishing group. NPI-AP makes ranking list country and institutes by the number of articles publishes by them. Interestingly, there is a good tools to track them also.
  Now, lets consider the latest rank of NPI-AP. India acquire 10th position in both list of research article and reviews. Japan topped the list in research article ranking while Australia was number 1 in review article publishing. 
Top 10 countries list
Top 3 institutes which publishes in Nature in Asia-pacific region were 
  • The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China
  • Kyoto University, Japan
while top Indian Institutes are 
  • Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), India (54)
  • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), India (69)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, India (99)

values in brackets are their rank in all listed 666 institutes. In last 12 year, japan has been far ahead of any other countries in Asia-pacific regions. China has been increasing its quality of sciences since 2006 as it reflected in their tremendously increased number of articles in nature. Finally, you may love too see the journal citation index (journal impact factor of 2012) HERE

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