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India maintains scientific edge despite static funding

Researchers in India are increasingly authoring articles published in ‘high-quality scientific publications’ despite continued stagnation in Indian government spending for research, according to a new Nature Index analytics report.

In 2014, India ranked 13th globally in the number of papers published in top journals, with a ‘weighted fractional count’ of 921.8 articles, up nearly 8% from 2012. Noting that India has a ‘historic love affair with chemistry’, the report says half of India’s index rating comes from chemistry papers.

Read more: http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/2015/12/india-science-research-funding

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December 21, 2015 at 8:14 am

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