2017 tables: Institutions

The 2017 tables are based on Nature Index data from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016.

Table criteria

# Institution Share 2015 Share 2016 Count 2016 Change in Adjusted Share 2015-2016*
1 Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore 254.33 234.67 510 -5.4%
2 National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore 212.58 209.52 576 1.1%
3 Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore 88.48 75.69 288 -12.3%
4 Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore 5.96 11.11 28 91.2%
5 Singapore Health Services Pte. Ltd. (SingHealth), Singapore 5.35 4.78 43 -8.2%
6 Singapore Ministry of Education, Singapore 1.31 1.42 23 11.1%
7 Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE), Singapore 1.36 1.20 22 -9.8%
8 Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP), Singapore 0.58 0.79 2 38.6%
9 Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), Singapore 0.59 0.64 2 10.3%
10 PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency, Singapore 0.86 0.58 1 -30.8%
11 Gerstel LLP, Singapore 0.33 1 N/A
12 National University Cancer Institute (NCIS), Singapore 0.28 0.30 21 9.1%
13 Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Singapore 0.28 2 N/A
14 Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), Singapore 0.25 1 N/A
15 National Healthcare Group (NHG), Singapore 0.48 0.18 6 -60.5%
16 National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS), Singapore 0.26 0.16 16 -39.6%
17 DSO National Laboratories, Singapore 0.35 0.14 1 -58.3%
18 Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore 0.11 2 N/A
19 Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), Singapore 0.06 1 N/A
20 Amplus Communication Pte Ltd., Singapore 0.05 1 N/A
21 Concord Cancer Hospital, Singapore 0.04 1 N/A
22 Science Centre Singapore, Singapore 0.02 1 N/A
23 Changi General Hospital, Singapore 0.00 1 N/A
24 Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore 0.00 1 N/A

Footnote

Each year, the Nature Index publishes tables based on counts of high-quality research outputs in the previous calendar year. Users please note:

  1. The data behind the tables are based on a relatively small proportion of total research papers, they cover the natural sciences only and outputs are non-normalized (that is, they don’t reflect the size of the country or institution, or its overall research output).
  2. The Nature Index is one indicator of institutional research performance. The metrics of Count and Share used to order Nature Index listings are based on an institution’s or country’s publication output in 82 natural-science journals, selected on reputation by an independent panel of leading scientists in their fields.
  3. Nature Index recognizes that many other factors must be taken into account when considering research quality and institutional performance; Nature Index metrics alone should not be used to assess institutions or individuals.
  4. Nature Index data and methods are transparent and available under a creative commons licence at natureindex.com.

The Nature Index database undergoes regular updating, corrections, adjustment of institutional hierarchies, and removal of retracted papers and thus the live website can differ from the frozen annual tables.

*The change in adjusted Share accounts for the small annual variation in the total number of articles in Nature Index journals. Share values have been adjusted to 2020 levels to calculate the percentage change. For more information on the adjustment, please see the Adjusted metric explainer.