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Materials Science makes into ESI top 5‰



According to the latest data released by Clarivate Analytics on November 15, Shaanxi Normal University’s discipline of Materials Science has made into the Essential Science Indicators top 5‰ in the world for the first time.

It ranks the 411th among the top 1% 835 research institutions in materials

Currently, SNNU has four ESI top 1% disciplines, i.e. Chemistry, Materials Science, Agriculture and Engineering. Two of them, Chemistry and Materials Science, are among the top 5, with 8019 listed research papers, 66857 citations, and 76 most-cited papers, showing increases of 14.3#, 25.8% and 49% respectively over the same period last year.

ESI (Essential Science Indicators) is a Clarivate Analytics database that is based on  a multidisciplinary selection of more than 11,000 journals from around the world, which is available as a ten-year rolling file and covers 10 million articles in 22 specific fields of research, and is updated every two months.

It analyzes research performance of companies, institutions, countries, and journals; ranks top countries, journals, scientists, institutions and companies by field of research and identifies significant trends in the sciences and social sciences, providing a unique analytical tool for government policy makers, university or corporate research administrators, analysts, researchers, or information specialists in government, academia, industry, publishing, financial services, and research foundations.

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