South Africa

1 June 2019 - 31 May 2020

Subject/journal group: All

The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for South Africa published between 1 June 2019 - 31 May 2020 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.

Count Share
407 87.94

Outputs by subject (FC)

Subject Count Share
Earth & Environmental Sciences 94 20.97
Life Sciences 159 26.57
Chemistry 47 18.82
Physical Sciences 156 29.50

1 June 2019 - 31 May 2020

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Percentage of collaboration by Share

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Top 10 collaborators by Share

  • South Africa
  1. 29.08
    78.44
  2. 19.90
    41.06
  3. Germany (38.51)
    11.64
    26.88
  4. China (28.52)
    10.20
    18.32
  5. France (25.55)
    8.99
    16.56
  6. Australia (20.54)
    7.97
    12.57
  7. Italy (15.48)
    3.57
    11.90
  8. India (14.39)
    5.20
    9.19
  9. 4.50
    9.16
  10. Canada (13.52)
    6.37
    7.15

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

Top 10 institutions from South Africa

Institution Count Share
1. University of Cape Town (UCT) 162 16.46
2. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (Wits University) 117 11.36
3. Stellenbosch University (SU) 57 10.34
4. University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) 47 6.96
5. University of Johannesburg (UJ) 76 4.42
6. University of the Free State (UFS) 18 4.29
7. Durban University of Technology (DUT) 10 3.38
8. Rhodes University (RU) 23 3.03
9. University of Pretoria (UP) 39 2.84
10. National Institute for Theoretical Physics (NITheP) 11 2.55

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