Lately, Nature Publishing Group has published the Nature Index 2018 based on the data tracked from January 1, 2017 to December 30, 2017. With an outstanding performance in the ranking, SCU ranks the 81th among global universities and the 95th among global research institutions and universities. Compared to the 126th place in Nature Index 2017(from January 1, 2016 to December 30, 2016), SCU has made a remarkable progress and first time entered in global top 100 Universities.
In November 2014, Nature Publishing Group, for the first time, released the global "Nature Index" by a metric called weighted fractional count (WFC). Natural index analysis is based on high-quality papers published in 68 top-tier journals including Nature series, Science, Cell and so on in the previous year. It tracks the affiliations of approximately 60,000 high-quality research articles, covering 20,000 universities and research institutes worldwide. The 68 science journals selected by two independent selection panels consisting of in-service scientists, are divided into four fields, namely chemistry, earth and environment sciences, life sciences and physical sciences. According to the latest index, SCU ranks 39th in chemistry , 246th in physics and 270th in life sciences globally.
Nature Index 2018 Global Top 100 Universities
Nature Index 2018 Global Top 100 Research Institutions and Universities