2014 tables: Institutions

Table criteria

The 2014 tables are based on Nature Index data from 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013.

2013 Institution WFC 2012 WFC 2013
1 National Polytechnic School (EPN), Ecuador 0.5 1.02
2 Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF), Ecuador 0.22 0.37
3 Universidad Tecnológica Indoamérica (UTI), Ecuador 0.33
4 Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE), Ecuador 1.95 0.33
5 National Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (INAMHI), Ecuador 0.14
6 Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Ecuador 0.17 0.12
7 Ecuadoran Military Geographic Institute (IGM-EC), Ecuador 0.07
8 Consorcio para el Desarrollo Sostenible de la Ecorregión Andina (CONDESAN), Ecuador 0.05
9 Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL), Ecuador 0.04 0.04
10 Geoinformática & Sistemas, Cia. Ltda. (GeoIS), Ecuador 0.02
11 Universidad Estatal Amazónica (UEA), Ecuador 0.01
12 Central University of Ecuador (UCE), Ecuador 0.01
13 Universidad Técnica del Norte (UTN), Ecuador 0
14 Museo Ecuatoriano de Ciencias Naturales (MECN), Ecuador 0
15 EcoMinga Foundation, Ecuador 0.5

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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