Nanyang Technological University (NTU)


Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

​​​Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally (QS World University Ranking 2018). It is also the world’s top young university.​

NTU offers engineering, science, business, humanities, arts and social sciences, and medicine through its medical school set up jointly with Imperial College London.

Helmed by Professor Bertil Andersson, winner of the Wilhelm Exner Medal, an honour bestowed on the world’s best scientists, NTU is a melting pot of international award-winning scientists, young talents and eminent global partners.

Its network of top overseas universities includes Imperial College London, University of California, Berkeley, Northwestern University and Australian National University. NTU also has joint research labs on campus with industry leaders such as BMW, Rolls-Royce and Lockheed Martin.

Known for its cutting-edge research and technological innovation, NTU is number 1 amongst the top Asian universities in normalised research citation impact (Clarivate Analytics InCites 2015). It is also placed 32nd globally and seventh in Asia, among universities in the Nature Index 2016 Annual table and is the highest-ranked Singaporean institution on the list.

NTU is home to world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute, Energy Research Institute @ NTU and the Institute on Asian Consumer Insight.

A cosmopolitan hub of more than 100 nationalities, the NTU community comprises 33,000 students and 4,000 faculty and researchers. The University’s main campus has been named one of the Top 15 Most Beautiful in the World (Travel + Leisure). NTU also has a campus in Novena, Singapore’s medical district.

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1 November 2016 - 31 October 2017

Region: Global
Subject/journal group: All

The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for Nanyang Technological University (NTU) published between 1 November 2016 - 31 October 2017 which are tracked by the Nature Index.

Hover over the donut graph to view the WFC 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.

413 181.92 181.91

Outputs by subject (WFC)

Subject AC FC WFC
Earth & Environmental Sciences 19 6.34 6.34
Life Sciences 67 12.60 12.60
Physical Sciences 172 74.25 74.24
Chemistry 241 127.48 127.48

1 November 2016 - 31 October 2017

International vs. domestic collaboration by WFC

  • 17.93% Domestic
  • 82.07% International

Note: Hover over the graph to view the percentage of collaboration.

Note: Collaboration is determined by the weighted fractional count (WFC), which is listed in parentheses.

Affiliated joint institutions and consortia

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