Navigation Links
China's Research Output More Than Doubled Since 2004, Thomson Reuters Study Reveals
Date:11/2/2009

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A study from Thomson Reuters released today shows explosive growth in research output from China, far outpacing research activity in the rest of the world.

At this pace, China will overtake the USA within the next decade.

The study, Global Research Report: China, informs policymakers about the research and collaboration potential of China and its current place in world science. The study is part of the Global Research Report series from Thomson Reuters that illustrates the changing landscape and dynamics of global research around the world.

"If China's research growth remains this rapid and substantial, European and North American institutions will want to be part of it," said Jonathan Adams, director of research evaluation at Thomson Reuters. "China no longer depends on links to traditional G8 partners to help its knowledge development. When Europe and the USA visit China they can only do so as equal partners."

The study draws on data found in Web of Science®, available on the Web of Knowledge(SM) platform -- the world's largest citation environment of the highest quality scholarly literature. Key findings include:

  • China's output increased from just over 20,000 research papers in 1998 to nearly 112,000 in 2008, The nation doubled its output since 2004 alone. China surpassed Japan, the UK and Germany in 2006 and now stands second only to the USA.
  • China is heading to overtake the USA in output within the next decade.
  • China's research is concentrated in the physical sciences and technology. Materials science, chemistry and physics predominate. Looking toward the future, rapid growth can be seen in agricultural sciences and life sciences fields such as immunology, microbiology, and molecular biology and genetics.
  • The USA stands out in terms of collaboration with China., US-based authors contributed to nearly 9 percent of papers from China-based institutions between 2004 and 2008.
  • Regional collaboration expansion is notable, especially with Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Australia.

For more information, please visit http://researchanalytics.thomsonreuters.com/grr/.

For members of the media wanting a copy of the full report, please contact Susan Besaw at susan.besaw@thomsonreuters.com.

Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, healthcare and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs more than 50,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: TRI) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TRI). For more information, go to www.thomsonreuters.com.

SOURCE Thomson Reuters


'/>"/>
SOURCE Thomson Reuters
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Lupus Research Institute: Benlysta(TM) Trial Results in an Historic Research Breakthrough and Victory for People With Lupus
2. Pitt-led researchers create nanoparticle coating to prevent freezing rain buildup
3. Berkeley researchers find new route to nano self-assembly
4. BioWa and NKTT Announce Licensing of BioWas POTELLIGENT(R) Technology For Use in Antibody Research and Development
5. GreenHouse and Allard Research and Development Partner to Revolutionize Large-Scale Ethanol Fuel Systems
6. Researcher honored for experimental work in nanotechnology
7. Elseviers BrainNavigator Research Tool to Launch new Features at Neuroscience 2009 Show
8. BioInformatics, LLC New Report - The Market Outlook for Research Products in FY2010
9. Clinical Force Announces that Stiris Research has Selected the Clinical Force CTMS to Manage Clinical Trials
10. Small ... smaller ... smallest? ASU researchers create molecular diode
11. SpectraScience Engages European Contract Research Organization to Manage Clinical Trials
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... ... largest Asian exhibitions for analytical and scientific instruments. This year’s symposium, organized by ... Approaches in Mass Spectrometry for Bioanalytical Applications.” This dynamic presentation will discuss novel ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... Kenall, ... modular downlights designed to stay tightly sealed and perform efficiently for years. The ... wet location listings just aren't enough, such as: hospitals; behavioral health facilities; cleanrooms; ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... Coffea arabica ... biotic and abiotic factors. During this educational webinar, participants will learn about the ... as gain a better understanding of how genomics is important for coffee breeding ...
(Date:8/14/2017)... ... 14, 2017 , ... Every year, millions of dollars are ... community have recently come together to address this antibody crisis and develop standards ... , The team at Thermo Fisher Scientific has arranged for an ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/5/2017)... April 4, 2017 KEY FINDINGS ... expand at a CAGR of 25.76% during the forecast ... the primary factor for the growth of the stem ... https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/4807905/ MARKET INSIGHTS The global stem cell ... application, and geography. The stem cell market of the ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... ANGELES , March 30, 2017  On April ... Hack the Genome hackathon at Microsoft,s ... exciting two-day competition will focus on developing health and ... Hack the Genome is the ... been tremendous. The world,s largest companies in the genomics, ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... , March 29, 2017  higi, the health IT ... North America , today announced a ... the acquisition of EveryMove. The new investment and acquisition ... of tools to transform population health activities through the ... data. higi collects and secures data today ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):