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Environmental Science and Ecology of CSU Enters for the First Time the ESI Global Top 1%, the 15th CSU Discipline to Be Listed
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The latest data of Essential Science Indicators (ESI) of Clarivate Analytics (the former Intellectual Property & Science of Thomson Reuters) updated on Nov. 15, 2018 (Beijing time) reveals that Environmental Science and Ecology 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 15, lifting the ranking of CSU among the universities under “Double First-Class” construction in China from the 12th to the 11th.

After this data update, the time period for article search in the database is Jan. 1, 2008 – Aug. 31, 2018. Statistics shows that CSU Geosciences published totally 470 ESI papers during this time period which have been cited 4343 times, ranking the 881st among 932 research institutions of which the discipline of Environmental Science and Ecology has entered global top 1%. According to the analysis of historical data, Environmental Science and Ecology of CSU has developed rapidly in recent years, with the increment in the number of citation times being 1,751 (estimated).

On the whole, the number of ESI papers of CSU has increased to 36,619 and citation times to 345,904, with the citation per paper reaching 9.45, improving the ESI ranking (by total citation times) of CSU among 5,757 institutions listed in ESI global top 1% from the 405th in Sep. 2018 to the 400th.

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

Ranking

University name

Number of listed disciplines

Increment

1

Peking University

21

0

2

Sun   Yat-sen University

19

0

2

Tsinghua University

19

1

2

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

19

1

5

Zhejiang University

18

0

5

Fudan University

18

0

7

Nanjing University

17

1

8

Sichuan University

16

0

8

Wuhan University

16

0

8

Shandong University

16

1

11

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

15

0

11

Central South University

15

1

11

Xiamen University

15

2

14

Beijing Normal University

14

0

14

Xi’an Jiaotong University

14

0

16

University of Science and Technology of China

13

0

17

Lanzhou University

12

0

18

Southeast University

11

0

18

Harbin Institute of Technology

11

0

18

East China Normal University

11

0

18

Jilin University

11

0

18

Nankai University

11

0

18

Tongji University

11

0

24

China Agricultural University

10

0

25

Dalian University of Technology

9

0

25

South China University of Technology

9

0

25

Ocean University of China

9

0

28

Tianjin University

8

0

29

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China  

7

0

29

Hunan University

7

0

29

Chongqing University

7

0

32

Beijing Institute of Technology

6

0

32

Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University

6

0

32

Zhengzhou University

6

0

35

Beijing University of Aeronautics and   Astronautics

5

0

36

Northeastern University

4

0

36

National University of Defense Technology

4

0

36

Northwestern Polytechnical University

4

0

39

Renmin University of China

3

0

40

Yunnan University

2

0

41

Xinjiang University

1

0

42

Minzu University of China

0

0

Source: Office of First-Class Universities and Academic Programs

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