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Annual tables 2018: China and Japan lead in chemistry

19 July 2018

Gemma Conroy

Institutions in China and Japan dominate the chemistry top 10 in the Nature Index.

2018 Annual Tables: Tsinghua joins elite group of research universities

7 June 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

Two Beijing-based universities are among the top 10 academic institutions in the Nature Index.

The rise and rise of Chinese universities

7 February 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

China climbs the THE Asian university rankings, but Singapore is still first.

China leads BRICS university rankings

23 November 2017

Smriti Mallapaty

7 out of the top 10 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2018 are in the east-Asian nation.

Chart: China's top 10 research universities

15 July 2016

Nicky Phillips

The country's contribution to top journals continues to grow.

China's diaspora key to science collaborations

23 June 2016

Peng Tian

Links formed by mainland China's large scientific diaspora and its increasing output of high-quality research make it an emerging centre of international collaboration.