South Africa

1 December 2018 - 30 November 2019

Subject/journal group: All

The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for South Africa published between 1 December 2018 - 30 November 2019 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
403 80.22

Outputs by subject (FC)

Subject Count Share
Physical Sciences 181 31.36
Life Sciences 131 21.89
Earth & Environmental Sciences 87 18.35
Chemistry 44 15.73

1 December 2018 - 30 November 2019

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Collaborations between countries

Percentage of collaboration by Share

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Top 10 collaborators by Share

  • South Africa
  1. 23.04
    72.98
  2. 19.95
    42.73
  3. Germany (43.38)
    11.74
    31.64
  4. France (23.42)
    8.54
    14.88
  5. Australia (22.01)
    7.88
    14.13
  6. China (21.52)
    7.90
    13.62
  7. India (16.57)
    5.53
    11.04
  8. Canada (16.24)
    6.12
    10.12
  9. Italy (15.88)
    3.32
    12.55
  10. Sweden (15.21)
    5.07
    10.14

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) 167 15.06
2. Stellenbosch University (SU) 48 8.94
3. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (Wits University) 122 8.64
4. University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) 43 7.10
5. University of Johannesburg (UJ) 90 5.37
6. University of the Free State (UFS) 17 3.39
7. National Institute for Theoretical Physics (NITheP) 14 3.36
8. DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology 8 3.18
9. Rhodes University (RU) 31 3.06
10. University of Pretoria (UP) 36 2.76

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