Jan 30, 2019, 11:55 PM
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Iran ranks 18th in publishing world top articles

Tehran, Jan 30, IRNA - Head of the Islamic World Science Citation Center said Iranian researchers in 2018 for the first time ranked first among 57 Islamic countries and ranked 18th in the publication of top articles in the world.

Mohammad Javad Dehqani said on Wednesday that Essential Science Indicators is one of sub-groups of Clarivate Analytics Institute that provides important, authoritative, and detailed information about the top countries, subject areas, scientists, magazines and organizations based on the number of articles and citations.

According to this Iranian official, top articles are considered as a qualitative indicator in world science products. Also, in terms of the quantity and production of science, it shows the latest data from the “Web of Science”.

Dehqani underlined, “Iranian researchers by the end of 2018, with over 51,000 scientific degrees and contributing about two percent of the world's most scientific publications, have ranked 16th in the world.

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