Science production in top 20 UK universities is catching-up with the US universities (2007)

Author(s): Andras P, Herald NDJ, Charlton BG

    Abstract: Measuring science production and stimulating top scientific performance are hotly debated internationally. It is commonly believed that there is a widening gap between UK and US universities in both quantity and quality of scientific output. We measured science production of UK and US universities using the ISI Web of Science data for the period 1975 – 2004. Surprisingly, we found that the top 20 UK universities are now catching-up with the US universities.

      • Date: October 2007
      • Series Title: School of Computing Science Technical Report Series
      • Pages: 12
      • Institution: School of Computing Science, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
      • Publication type: Report
      • Bibliographic status: Published

      Keywords: scientometrics, international comparison, science economics


      Professor Peter Andras
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