United Kingdom (UK)

1 September 2020 - 31 August 2021

Subject/journal group: All

The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for United Kingdom (UK) published between 1 September 2020 - 31 August 2021 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
7835 3626.68

Outputs by subject (FC)

Subject Count Share
Life Sciences 3576 1626.02
56 12.39
9 2.81
36 16.07
69 23.73
10 3.73
15 5.44
26 12.68
101 49.65
26 13.81
43 17.95
12 7.01
29 15.69
13 6.95
92 51.11
45 28.22
44 12.09
31 10.77
88 49.59
44 20.84
59 20.76
151 63.70
19 4.26
17 8.53
9 2.79
879 382.37
54 17.56
19 7.28
60 21.52
17 5.46
20 9.27
16 7.79
32 15.99
60 33.29
87 45.60
379 172.08
170 90.48
A neck-like vertebral motion in fish.
2021-08-25
0.50
A reassessment of the enigmatic diapsid Paliguana whitei and the early history of Lepidosauromorpha.
2021-08-25
0.50
Episodic-like memory is preserved with age in cuttlefish.
2021-08-25
0.33
Fungal microbiomes are determined by host phylogeny and exhibit widespread associations with the bacterial microbiome.
2021-08-25
0.91
Habitat patches providing south-north connectivity are under-protected in a fragmented landscape.
2021-08-25
1
Increase in marine provinciality over the last 250 million years governed more by climate change than plate tectonics.
2021-08-25
0.20
Relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning proxies strengthen when approaching chemosynthetic deep-sea methane seeps.
2021-08-25
0.09
An observer model of tilt perception, sensitivity and confidence.
2021-08-11
0.25
Growth acceleration results in faster telomere shortening later in life.
2021-08-11
1
Kin-mediated plasticity in alternative reproductive tactics.
2021-08-11
0.38
Parallel evolution of Varroa resistance in honey bees: a common mechanism across continents?
2021-08-11
1
Plicidentine and the repeated origins of snake venom fangs.
2021-08-11
0.06
Using the Goldilocks Principle to model coral ecosystem engineering.
2021-08-11
0.70
What happened? Do preschool children and capuchin monkeys spontaneously use visual traces to locate a reward?
2021-08-11
0.83
Why don't all animals avoid inbreeding?
2021-08-11
0.67
Characterizing the modern light environment and its influence on circadian rhythms.
2021-07-28
0.33
Growth strategies of a model picoplankter depend on social milieu and pCO2.
2021-07-28
0.50
Improving pandemic mitigation policies across communities through coupled dynamics of risk perception and infection.
2021-07-28
0.25
Late Holocene spread of pastoralism coincides with endemic megafaunal extinction on Madagascar.
2021-07-28
0.08
More than words: word predictability, prosody, gesture and mouth movements in natural language comprehension.
2021-07-28
0.80
The human visual system preserves the hierarchy of two-dimensional pattern regularity.
2021-07-28
0.50
The skin crawls, the stomach turns: ectoparasites and pathogens elicit distinct defensive responses in humans.
2021-07-28
0.05
Three-dimensional modelling, disparity and ecology of the first Cambrian apex predators.
2021-07-28
1
Complex macroevolutionary dynamics underly the evolution of the crocodyliform skull.
2021-07-14
0.67
Food talk: 40-Hz fin whale calls are associated with prey biomass.
2021-07-14
0.06
Human sickness detection is not dependent on cultural experience.
2021-07-14
0.18
Palaeoproteomic analyses of dog palaeofaeces reveal a preserved dietary and host digestive proteome.
2021-07-14
0.40
Quantifying variation in female internal genitalia: no evidence for plasticity in response to sexual conflict risk in a seed beetle.
2021-07-14
0.07
The influence of temperature on the seasonality of historical plague outbreaks.
2021-07-14
0.17
Age and sex influence social interactions, but not associations, within a killer whale pod.
2021-06-30
0.50
Climate variability and parent nesting strategies influence gas exchange across avian eggshells.
2021-06-30
1
Deep-time biodiversity patterns and the dinosaurian fossil record of the Late Cretaceous Western Interior, North America.
2021-06-30
1
Diel oxygen fluctuation drives the thermal response and metabolic performance of coastal marine ectotherms.
2021-06-30
0.50
Ecosystem function after the K/Pg extinction: decoupling of marine carbon pump and diversity.
2021-06-30
0.60
Hosts elevate either within-clutch consistency or between-clutch distinctiveness of egg phenotypes in defence against brood parasites.
2021-06-30
0.55
Juvenile ecology drives adult morphology in two insect orders.
2021-06-30
0.05
Noise matters: elephants show risk-avoidance behaviour in response to human-generated seismic cues.
2021-06-30
0.60
Seed dispersers shape the pulp nutrients of fleshy-fruited plants.
2021-06-30
0.29
The evolution of trait correlations constrains phenotypic adaptation to high CO2 in a eukaryotic alga.
2021-06-30
0.29
Vertically migrating Isoxys and the early Cambrian biological pump.
2021-06-30
0.63
Wavelength-dependent effects of artificial light at night on phytoplankton growth and community structure.
2021-06-30
0.93
Anticipation of common buzzard population patterns in the changing UK landscape
2021-06-09
0.88
The transition from hunting–gathering to agriculture in Nubia: dental evidence for and against selection, population continuity and discontinuity
2021-06-09
0.50
Social selection is density dependent but makes little contribution to total selection in New Zealand giraffe weevils
2021-06-02
0.33
Ten-year projection of white-nose syndrome disease dynamics at the southern leading-edge of infection in North America
2021-06-02
0.11
Agri-environment scheme nectar chemistry can suppress the social epidemiology of parasites in an important pollinator
2021-05-26
1
Faecal metabarcoding reveals pervasive long-distance impacts of garden bird feeding
2021-05-26
0.83
A critical evaluation of the index of patch quality
2021-05-19
1
Artificial shorelines lack natural structural complexity across scales
2021-05-19
0.70
Drought-driven wildfire impacts on structure and dynamics in a wet Central Amazonian forest
2021-05-19
0.15
Episodes of opposing survival and reproductive selection cause strong fluctuating selection on seasonal migration versus residence
2021-05-19
0.91
The concomitant effects of self-limiting insect releases and behavioural interference on patterns of coexistence and exclusion of competing mosquitoes
2021-05-19
1
A non-coding indel polymorphism in the fruitless gene of Drosophila melanogaster exhibits antagonistically pleiotropic fitness effects
2021-05-12
0.80
Birth timing generates reproductive trade-offs in a non-seasonal breeding primate
2021-05-12
0.33
Exploring the phylogeography and population dynamics of the giant deer (Megaloceros giganteus) using Late Quaternary mitogenomes
2021-05-12
0.35
Quantitative assessment of tarsal morphology illuminates locomotor behaviour in Palaeocene mammals following the end-Cretaceous mass extinction
2021-05-12
0.50
Transgenerational fitness effects of lifespan extension by dietary restriction in Caenorhabditis elegans
2021-05-12
1
Fossils improve phylogenetic analyses of morphological characters
2021-05-05
0.67
Multi-level social organization and nest-drifting behaviour in a eusocial insect
2021-05-05
0.75
A bird's-eye view on turbulence: seabird foraging associations with evolving surface flow features
2021-04-28
0.67
A century of genetic homogenization in Baltic salmon-evidence from archival DNA.
2021-04-28
0.13
A deepening understanding of animal culture suggests lessons for conservation.
2021-04-28
0.48
Eusociality through conflict dissolution.
2021-04-28
0.50
Evolutionary simulations clarify and reconcile biodiversity-disturbance models.
2021-04-28
1
From foraging trails to transport networks: how the quality-distance trade-off shapes network structure.
2021-04-28
0.57
Functional constraints during development limit jaw shape evolution in marsupials
2021-04-28
0.92
The effect of resource limitation on the temperature dependence of mosquito population fitness
2021-04-28
0.88
Town population size and structuring into villages and households drive infectious disease risks in pre-healthcare Finland.
2021-04-28
0.13
Craniofacial development illuminates the evolution of nightbirds (Strisores)
2021-04-14
0.46
Habitat loss, predation pressure and episodic heat-shocks interact to impact arthropods and photosynthetic functioning of microecosystems.
2021-04-14
0.63
Species packing and the latitudinal gradient in beta-diversity.
2021-04-14
0.02
Characteristics of urban environments and novel problem-solving performance in Eurasian red squirrels.
2021-03-31
0.08
Ecological dynamics of terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems across three mid-Phanerozoic mass extinctions from northwest China.
2021-03-31
0.11
Ecological opportunity and the rise and fall of crocodylomorph evolutionary innovation.
2021-03-31
0.67
Evidence for an Allee effect in a declining fur seal population.
2021-03-31
0.75
Sex ratio and the evolution of aggression in fruit flies.
2021-03-31
1
Testing hypotheses of marsupial brain size variation using phylogenetic multiple imputations and a Bayesian comparative framework.
2021-03-31
0.14
The modularity of a social group does not affect the transmission speed of a novel, socially learned behaviour, or the formation of local variants.
2021-03-31
1
Variable dosage compensation is associated with female consequences of an X-linked, male-beneficial mutation.
2021-03-31
1
Warming indirectly increases invasion success in food webs.
2021-03-31
0.17
Wild insect diversity increases inter-annual stability in global crop pollinator communities.
2021-03-31
0.22
Covariation in population trends and demography reveals targets for conservation action.
2021-03-10
0.20
Cuttlefish exert self-control in a delay of gratification task.
2021-03-10
0.50
Evolutionary versatility of the avian neck.
2021-03-10
1
Mesocarnivore community structuring in the presence of Africa's apex predator.
2021-03-10
0.07
Sex differences in condition dependence of natal dispersal in a large herbivore: dispersal propensity and distance are decoupled.
2021-03-10
0.08
Turning turtle: scaling relationships and self-righting ability in Chelydra serpentina.
2021-03-10
0.80
Where the wild things were: intrinsic and extrinsic extinction predictors in the world's most depleted mammal fauna.
2021-03-10
0.60
Conservation and turnover of miRNAs and their highly complementary targets in early branching animals.
2021-02-24
0.04
Evolutionary biomechanics: hard tissues and soft evidence?
2021-02-24
1
Group size increases inequality in cooperative behaviour.
2021-02-24
0.42
Non-numerical strategies used by bees to solve numerical cognition tasks.
2021-02-24
0.45
Positive selection and gene duplications in tumour suppressor genes reveal clues about how cetaceans resist cancer.
2021-02-24
0.42
Single-cell immune repertoire and transcriptome sequencing reveals that clonally expanded and transcriptionally distinct lymphocytes populate the aged central nervous system in mice.
2021-02-24
0.06
Spatial sampling heterogeneity limits the detectability of deep time latitudinal biodiversity gradients.
2021-02-24
1
Within-trio tests provide little support for post-copulatory selection on major histocompatibility complex haplotypes in a free-living population.
2021-02-24
1
Cost-free lifespan extension via optimization of gene expression in adulthood aligns with the developmental theory of ageing.
2021-02-10
0.80
Dragondrop: a novel passive mechanism for aerial righting in the dragonfly.
2021-02-10
1
Information overload for (bounded) rational agents.
2021-02-10
0.67
Mammalian intestinal allometry, phylogeny, trophic level and climate.
2021-02-10
0.14
No severe genetic bottleneck in a rapidly range-expanding bumblebee pollinator.
2021-02-10
1
The patterns and modes of the evolution of disparity in Mesozoic birds.
2021-02-10
0.25
Three-dimensional geometric morphometric analysis of the skull of Protoceratops andrewsi supports a socio-sexual signalling role for the ceratopsian frill.
2021-02-10
1
Aerial photogrammetry and tag-derived tissue density reveal patterns of lipid-store body condition of humpback whales on their feeding grounds.
2021-01-27
0.47
Biomechanical analyses of Cambrian euarthropod limbs reveal their effectiveness in mastication and durophagy.
2021-01-27
0.14
Coevolution of female fidelity and male help in populations with alternative reproductive tactics.
2021-01-27
0.17
Cretophengodidae, a new Cretaceous beetle family, sheds light on the evolution of bioluminescence.
2021-01-27
0.25
Functional assessment of morphological homoplasy in stem-gnathostomes.
2021-01-27
0.67
Self-clearance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection: implications for lifetime risk and population at-risk of tuberculosis disease.
2021-01-27
0.71
Supplemented nutrition decreases helminth burden and increases drug efficacy in a natural host-helminth system.
2021-01-27
0.83
Touch inhibits touch: sanshool-induced paradoxical tingling reveals perceptual interaction between somatosensory submodalities.
2021-01-27
0.54
Anomalous invasion dynamics due to dispersal polymorphism and dispersal-reproduction trade-offs.
2021-01-13
1
Deep-diving beaked whales dive together but forage apart
2021-01-13
0.13
The evolution of patterning during movement in a large-scale citizen science game.
2021-01-13
1
Breeding season length predicts duet coordination and consistency in Neotropical wrens (Troglodytidae).
2020-12-23
0.20
Do sex hormones at birth predict later-life economic preferences? Evidence from a pregnancy birth cohort study.
2020-12-23
0.17
Familiarity breeds success: pairs that meet earlier experience increased breeding performance in a wild bird population.
2020-12-23
0.83
Lack of phenological shift leads to increased camouflage mismatch in mountain hares.
2020-12-23
0.33
Mercury exposure in an endangered seabird: long-term changes and relationships with trophic ecology and breeding success.
2020-12-23
0.75
Negative density-dependent parasitism in a group-living carnivore
2020-12-23
0.58
A phenotypic switch in the dispersal strategy of breast cancer cells selected for metastatic colonization
2020-12-09
1
Atlantic walrus signal latitudinal differences in the long-term decline of sea ice-derived carbon to benthic fauna in the Canadian Arctic.
2020-12-09
0.25
Habitat loss alters effects of intransitive higher-order competition on biodiversity: a new metapopulation framework.
2020-12-09
0.33
Limb work and joint work minimization reveal an energetic benefit to the elbows-back, knees-forward limb design in parasagittal quadrupeds.
2020-12-09
0.50
Personality-specific carry-over effects on breeding.
2020-12-09
0.42
Two decades of carbonate budget change on shifted coral reef assemblages: are these reefs being locked into low net budget states?
2020-12-09
0.25
Behavioural flexibility and reputation formation.
2020-11-25
0.50
Emotion in animal contests.
2020-11-25
0.88
Foraging behaviour alters with social environment in a juvenile songbird.
2020-11-25
0.71
Maternally derived anti-helminth antibodies predict offspring survival in a wild mammal.
2020-11-25
1
The smell of cooperation: rats increase helpful behaviour when receiving odour cues of a conspecific performing a cooperative task.
2020-11-25
0.17
The value of teaching increases with tool complexity in cumulative cultural evolution.
2020-11-25
1
Bumblebees moving up: shifts in elevation ranges in the Pyrenees over 115 years.
2020-11-11
0.33
Contrasted histories of organelle and nuclear genomes underlying physiological diversification in a grass species
2020-11-11
0.86
Genotype and sex-based host variation in behaviour and susceptibility drives population disease dynamics.
2020-11-11
0.50
Homing behaviour by destructive crown-of-thorns starfish is triggered by local availability of coral prey.
2020-11-11
0.10
Host behaviour alteration by its parasite: from brain gene expression to functional test.
2020-11-11
0.20
Individual variability and versatility in an eco-evolutionary model of avian migration.
2020-11-11
0.23
Morphological divergence in giant fossil dormice.
2020-11-11
0.79
New Caledonian crows plan for specific future tool use.
2020-11-11
0.37
Pollen feeding in Heliconius butterflies: the singular evolution of an adaptive suite.
2020-11-11
1
The signature of competition in ecomorphological traits across the avian radiation.
2020-11-11
0.94
Bird wings act as a suspension system that rejects gusts
2020-10-28
0.93
Captive-bred Atlantic salmon released into the wild have fewer offspring than wild-bred fish and decrease population productivity.
2020-10-28
0.20
Chernobyl-level radiation exposure damages bumblebee reproduction: a laboratory experiment.
2020-10-28
0.75
High-resolution characterization of male ornamentation and re-evaluation of sex linkage in guppies.
2020-10-28
0.33
Microplastic exposure interacts with habitat degradation to affect behaviour and survival of juvenile fish in the field.
2020-10-28
0.10
Sex-specific variation in the use of vertical habitat by a resident Antarctic top predator.
2020-10-28
0.50
The direct and indirect effects of environmental toxicants on the health of bumblebees and their microbiomes.
2020-10-28
0.10
Young frigatebirds learn how to compensate for wind drift
2020-10-28
0.57
Contrasting stripes are a widespread feature of group living in birds, mammals and fishes.
2020-10-14
0.25
Neighbourhood wealth, not urbanicity, predicts prosociality towards strangers.
2020-10-14
1
Personality composition determines social learning pathways within shoaling fish.
2020-10-14
0.50
Postcopulatory sexual selection and the evolution of shape complexity in the carnivoran baculum.
2020-10-14
1
Does conspicuousness scale linearly with colour distance? A test using reef fish.
2020-09-30
0.14
Dwarf mongoose alarm calls: investigating a complex non-human animal call.
2020-09-30
0.18
Exceptional preservation of reproductive organs and giant sperm in Cretaceous ostracods.
2020-09-30
0.14
Eye size and investment in frogs and toads correlate with adult habitat, activity pattern and breeding ecology
2020-09-30
0.50
Feeding specialization and longer generation time are associated with relatively larger brains in bees.
2020-09-30
0.03
Morphological convergence obscures functional diversity in sabre-toothed carnivores.
2020-09-30
0.60
Navigating cross-cultural research: methodological and ethical considerations.
2020-09-30
0.05
Seasonal niche tracking of climate emerges at the population level in a migratory bird.
2020-09-30
0.06
Social competition stimulates cognitive performance in a sex-specific manner
2020-09-30
1
The costs and benefits of paternal care in fish: a meta-analysis.
2020-09-30
0.75
The increasing diversity and complexity of the RNA-binding protein repertoire in plants.
2020-09-30
0.33
Echolocation call frequency variation in horseshoe bats: molecular basis revealed by comparative transcriptomics.
2020-09-09
0.17
Honeybees solve a multi-comparison ranking task by probability matching
2020-09-09
0.83
Oxidative costs of cooperation in cooperatively breeding Damaraland mole-rats.
2020-09-09
0.14
Transmission efficiency drives host-microbe associations
2020-09-09
1
Trinidadian guppies use a social heuristic that can support cooperation among non-kin
2020-09-09
1
104 43.07
144 61.80
47 16.38
51 29.23
39 22.91
13 5.61
341 177.77
Physical Sciences 2357 982.85
Chemistry 1676 926.12
Earth & Environmental Sciences 1260 515.28

1 September 2020 - 31 August 2021

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Top 10 collaborators by Share

  • United Kingdom (UK)
  1. 824.36
    1124.53
  2. Germany (936.39)
    451.32
    485.07
  3. China (767.23)
    289.57
    477.66
  4. France (479.75)
    257.83
    221.93
  5. Italy (361.38)
    191.29
    170.09
  6. Australia (347.53)
    181.29
    166.25
  7. Switzerland (332.21)
    175.12
    157.08
  8. Netherlands (303.81)
    170.31
    133.49
  9. Spain (291.24)
    171.01
    120.23
  10. Canada (243.80)
    132.60
    111.20

Collaboration is determined by the combined fractional count (Share) of United Kingdom (UK) and the collaborating country.

Top 10 institutions from United Kingdom (UK)

Institution Count Share
1. University of Oxford 1406 433.90
2. University of Cambridge 1313 407.80
3. Imperial College London (ICL) 925 241.68
4. UCL 933 214.70
5. The University of Manchester (UoM) 522 139.09
6. The University of Edinburgh 579 136.35
7. University of Bristol (UoB) 452 118.54
8. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) 693 93.76
9. King's College London (KCL) 432 91.80
10. Durham University 239 78.04

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