2013 tables: Institutions

Table criteria

The 2013 tables are based on Nature Index data from 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2012.

2012 Institution WFC 2012
1 Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE), Ecuador 1.95
2 EcoMinga Foundation, Ecuador 0.5
3 National Polytechnic School (EPN), Ecuador 0.5
4 Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF), Ecuador 0.22
5 Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Ecuador 0.17
6 Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL), Ecuador 0.04

Each year, the Nature Index publishes tables based on counts of high-quality research outputs in the previous calendar year. It is important for users to understand that the data behind the tables are based on a relatively small proportion of total research papers, that they cover the natural sciences only and that outputs are non-normalized (that is, they don’t reflect the size of the country or institution, or its overall research output). We encourage users to combine the free-to-access Nature Index data with information from other sources.

The tables were last updated on 30 August 2017 with the most recent institution and article corrections.

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