2018 tables: Institutions - physical sciences - academic

The 2018 tables are based on Nature Index data from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017.

Table criteria

# Institution Share 2016 Share 2017 Count 2017 Change in Adjusted Share 2016-2017*
1 University of Warsaw (UW), Poland 18.28 17.32 148 -6.4%
2 Jagiellonian University (UJ), Poland 14.08 15.40 119 8.1%
3 Wrocław University of Science and Technology (WRUT), Poland 3.56 4.45 15 23.6%
4 Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań (AMU), Poland 4.63 3.81 26 -18.8%
5 University of Wrocław (UWr), Poland 10.10 3.77 25 -63.1%
6 AGH University of Science and Technology (AGH UST), Poland 3.82 2.93 137 -24.1%
7 University of Silesia (US), Poland 1.98 2.79 16 39.5%
8 Warsaw University of Technology (WUT), Poland 1.60 2.38 79 46.9%
9 Gdańsk University of Technology (GUT), Poland 1.78 2.22 10 23.8%
10 University of Gdańsk (UG), Poland 1.92 1.92 11 -1.0%
11 Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (NCU), Poland 4.12 1.53 17 -63.3%
12 University of Białystok (UWB), Poland 1.03 1.34 16 28.4%
13 University of Lodz (UL), Poland 1.97 1.23 13 -38.1%
14 Poznan University of Technology (PUT), Poland 0.78 1.07 5 35.6%
15 University of Zielona Góra (UZ), Poland 0.73 0.81 16 9.8%
16 Pedagogical University of Krakow (UP), Poland 0.04 0.67 1 1,612.8%
17 Silesian University of Technology (SUT), Poland 0.25 0.47 2 85.3%
18 Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Poland 0.06 0.46 2 624.6%
19 University of Rzeszów, Poland 0.38 0.45 2 15.1%
20 The Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce (UJK), Poland 0.26 0.41 6 58.0%
21 Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (UMCS), Poland 4.93 0.30 4 -94.0%
22 University of Szczecin (USZ), Poland 1.04 0.25 1 -76.3%
23 Wroclaw Medical University, Poland 0.20 1 N/A
24 Tadeusz Kościuszko Cracow University of Technology (CUT), Poland 0.24 0.13 3 -49.0%
25 Military University of Technology, Poland 0.05 1 N/A
26 Poznań University of Economics and Business (PUEB), Poland 0.25 0.03 3 -88.0%
26 Poznan University of Medical Sciences (PUMS), Poland 0.03 3 N/A
26 Poznań University of Life Sciences (PULS), Poland 0.03 3 N/A
27 University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn (UWM), Poland 0.03 1 N/A
28 Opole University, Poland 0.01 0.00 1 -77.7%
29 Maritime University of Szczecin (MUS), Poland 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.
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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.