BGI Ranked 119 of Global Top 200 Scientific Institutions in 2012
Publish Date: 2013-06-20

On June 20, 2013, Nature Publishing Group released Nature Publishing Index 2012 Global. BGI was ranked 119 of Global Top 200 Scientific Institutions in 2012.

NPI 2012 Global presents the first global overview of high quality research output from the world’s many countries and institutions based on the Nature Publishing Index (NPI), which tracks the number and affiliations of primary research. With 303 articles and a corrected count of 151.83, China was listed 6th of Global Top 100 for its national contributions to the NPI. Subject areas in which China achieved its corrected count are life sciences, chemistry, physical sciences and earth& environmental sciences. The growth in China’s contribution to the Nature Publishing Index since 2011 indicates the increase in quality scientific output.

Moreover, China has nine institutions —up from just three a year earlier, on Global Top 200 scientific institutions. Nine Chinese institutions listed are Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Tsinghua University, Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, BGI, Zhejiang University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Fudan University.

Nature Publishing Index 2012 Global