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COUNTRY PROFILES - 2008

In these profiles from the year 2008, ScienceWatch.com from Clarivate Analytics offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse at research coming out of highly cited countries according to the Essential Science IndicatorsSM database. In addition, ScienceWatch.com provides selected overall and field rankings for the feature data.

Featured Countries in 2008:

December 2008

Top 20 Countries in ALL FIELDS, 1998-August 31, 2008

For the seventh year, ScienceWatch.com presents its annual "Top 20" listings of the countries which, as of the latest bimonthly update of Essential Science Indicators, achieved particular distinction based on their papers published in Clarivate Analytics-indexed journals from January 1998 through August 31, 2008, a 10-year plus 8-month period.
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November 2008

Top 20 Countries in Mathematics

The top 20 countries in Mathematics from the last decade according to the Essential Science Indicators database.
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October 2008:

Australia Australia

According to Essential Science Indicators, among the 148 top-performing countries in all fields, Australia ranked #11 for citations (2,662,008), #9 for papers (261,001), and #25 (10.20) for citations per paper. This feature includes rankings in all fields for Australia.
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September 2008:

The People's Republic of China The People's Republic of China

According to Essential Science Indicators, among the 148 top-performing countries in all fields, the People's Republic of China ranked #12 for citations (2,294,868), #5 for papers (529,279), and #116 (4.34) for citations per paper. This feature includes rankings in all fields for the People's Republic of China.
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August 2008:

The Top 20 Countries in Clinical Medicine

The top 20 countries in Clinical Medicine from the last decade according to the Essential Science Indicators database.
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 July 2008:

Canada

According to Essential Science Indicators, among the 147 top-performing countries in all fields, Canada ranked #6 for citations (4,279,170), #7 for papers (388,471), and #15 (11.02) for citations per paper. This feature includes rankings in all fields for Canada.
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 June 2008:

France

According to Essential Science Indicators, among the 147 top-performing countries in all fields, France ranked #5 for citations, #5 for papers, and #23 for citations per paper. This feature includes rankings in all fields for France.
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 May 2008:

Geosciences The Top 20 Countries in Geosciences

The top 20 countries in Geosciences from the last decade according to the Essential Science Indicators database.
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 April 2008:

Chemistry Top 10 Countries in Chemistry Including Most Cited Paper

The top 20 countries in Physics from the last 11-year period, from 1998-February 29, 2008 (10-year + 2-month period) according to the Essential Science Indicators database. Also included is the country's highest-cited paper where all of the paper's authors are based in the given country, as opposed to multinational collaborations.
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 March 2008:

Physics Top 20 Countries in Physics

The top 20 countries in Physics from the last 11-year period, 1997-2007 according to the Essential Science Indicators database.
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 February 2008:

Flag of Spain Spain

According to Essential Science Indicators, among the 147 top-performing countries in all fields, Spain ranked #10 for citations, #9 for papers, and #40 for citations per paper. This feature includes rankings in all fields for Spain.
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