Top 10 institutions in Beijing

The Nature Index 2017 Science Cities tables show each city’s leading institutions for high-quality science, ordered by WFC, AC and CS for 2016. Also shown are WFC from 2012, the change in WFC between 2012 and 2016 and the AC for 2016. Collaboration tables rank the top intra-city institution pairs by their bilateral collaboration score in 2016.

Rank Institution WFC
2012
WFC
2016
Change in WFC
2012-2016
1 Peking University (PKU) 212.1 295.9
2 Tsinghua University (TH) 178.6 252.2
3 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) 65.0 127.2
4 Institute of Chemistry (ICCAS), CAS 112.5 124.1
5 Institute of Physics (IOP), CAS 81.3 76.1
6 Beijing Normal University (BNU) 36.7 56.5
7 Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) 15.2 44.4
8 People's Liberation Army (PLA) 31.9 42.4
9 National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST), CAS 24.9 38.4
10 Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (TIPC), CAS 26.5 36.7
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