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CSU Geosciences Enters Global Top 1% of ESI
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The latest data of Essential Science Indicators (ESI) of Clarivate Analytics (the former Intellectual Property & Science Business of Thomson Reuters) updated on Jan. 11, 2018 (Beijing time) reveals that Geosciences of Central South University (CSU) enters for the first time the global top 1% disciplines listed in ESI. So far, the number of disciplines of CSU that have been listed in ESI global top 1% reaches 14, improving the ranking of CSU among the universities under “Double First-Class” construction in China from the 14th to the 12th.

After this data update, the time period for article search in the database is Jan. 1, 2007 – Oct. 31, 2017. Statistics shows that CSU Geosciences published totally 894 ESI papers during this time period which have been cited 5,815 times, ranking the 633rd among 642 research institutions whose geosciences discipline has entered global top 1%. According to the analysis of historical data, CSU Geosciences has developed rapidly in recent years, with the increment in the number of citation times being 1247 (estimated), and become the 22nd discipline listed in ESI global top 1% in China.

On the whole, the number of ESI papers of CSU has increased to 32,262 and citation times to 277,136, with the citation number per paper reaching 8.59, improving the ESI ranking (by total citation times) of CSU among 5,701 institutions listed in ESI global top 1% from the 451st in Nov. 2017 to the 443rd.

For detailed data of the 22 disciplines subjected to data updating, please stay tuned for the weekly information bulletin and research report to be issued by the Office of First-Class Universities and Academic Programs this week.

Attachment: Number of Disciplines Listed in ESI Global Top 1% of Universities under Double First-Class Construction

Ranking in   China

University   name

Number of   listed disciplines

Increment   this time

1

Peking University

21

2

Zhejiang University

18

2

Sun Yat-sen   University

18

4

Fudan University

17

4

Tsinghua University

17

1

4

Shanghai Jiao Tong   University

17

7

Nanjing University

16

7

Wuhan University

16

9

Huazhong University   of Science and Technology

15

9

Shandong University

15

-1

9

Sichuan University

15

1

12

Central   South University

14

1

12

Beijing Normal   University

14

12

Xi’an Jiaotong   University

14

15

Lanzhou University

12

15

Xiamen University

12

15

University of   Science and Technology of China

12

1

18

Southeast   University

11

18

Harbin Institute of   Technology

11

18

East China Normal   University

11

18

Jilin University

11

18

Tongji University

11

23

Nankai University

10

23

China Agricultural   University

10

25

Dalian University   of Technology

9

25

South China   University of Technology

9

25

Ocean University of   China

9

28

Tianjin University

8

1

29

Hunan University

7

30

Beijing Institute   of Technology

6

1

30

University of   Electronic Science and Technology of China

6

30

Northwest A & F   University

6

30

Zhengzhou   University

6

1

34

Beihang University

5

34

Chongqing   University

5

36

Northeastern   University

4

36

National University   of Defense Technology

4

36

Northwestern   Polytechnical University

4

39

Yunnan University

3

40

Renmin University   of China

2

41

Xinjiang University

1

Source: Office of First-Class Universities and Academic Programs

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