South Africa

1 December 2017 - 30 November 2018

Subject/journal group: All

The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for South Africa published between 1 December 2017 - 30 November 2018 which are tracked by the Nature Index.

Hover over the donut graph to view the FC output for each subject. Below, the same research outputs are grouped by subject. Click on the subject to drill-down into a list of articles organized by journal, and then by title.

Note: Articles may be assigned to more than one subject area.

AC FC
328 87.38

Outputs by subject (FC)

Subject AC FC
Life Sciences 103 24.60
Physical Sciences 138 27.32
Earth & Environmental Sciences 68 17.46
Chemistry 40 20.81

1 December 2017 - 30 November 2018

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Percentage of collaboration by FC

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Top 10 collaborators by FC

  • South Africa
  1. 20.51
    51.09
  2. 16.35
    28.67
  3. Germany (29.97)
    10.05
    19.92
  4. China (20.42)
    7
    13.42
  5. France (19.59)
    6.30
    13.28
  6. Italy (16.89)
    5.15
    11.74
  7. India (15.96)
    6.29
    9.67
  8. 5.83
    10.10
  9. Canada (15.19)
    6.55
    8.65
  10. 4.42
    7.04

Collaboration is determined by the combined fractional count (FC) of South Africa and the collaborating country.

Top 10 institutions from South Africa

Institution AC FC
1. Stellenbosch University (SU) 48 15.04
2. University of Cape Town (UCT) 137 13.45
3. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (Wits University) 108 8.92
4. University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) 43 7.91
5. University of Johannesburg (UJ) 82 6.02
6. University of Pretoria (UP) 28 3.93
7. Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit (ACRU), UKZN 8 3.72
8. National Institute for Theoretical Physics (NITheP) 12 3.58
9. Nelson Mandela University (NMU) 8 2.46
10. Africa Health Research Institute 7 2.31

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