Academic & Government

A Snapshot view of East Africa

Intellectuals have a special contribution to make to the development of a nation, and to Africa. And I am asking that their knowledge, and the greater understanding that they should possess, should be used for the benefit of the society of which we are all members. Julius Kambarage Nyerere, first president of Tanzania, from his […]

Rising Stars from Essential Science Indicators

Essential Science Indicators from Clarivate Analytics provides citation rankings of scientists, institutions, countries, and journals broken out by broad fields of science. A citation threshold is applied to each field ranking; scientists and institutions are selected if they are in the top 1% by total citations in a given field, and countries and journals must […]

Recognizing the Malaysian Research Stars 2017

Clarivate Analytics produced a report to provide an overview of the scientific and innovation output of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries in 2016 using Web of Science, Derwent World Patents Index and other sources of Clarivate data. The data showed that Malaysia is a rapidly growing country in terms of scientific output […]

Information overload is a problem unique to today. Or is it?

“We hear more and more these days about a so-called crisis in scientific literature…There is a literal deluge of literature published each year, and it is increasing in geometric proportions.” Information overload is a problem unique to today. Or is it? What if there was a way to objectively and efficiently sort through the information […]

How does understanding emerging research inform choices in a research portfolio?

Understanding and monitoring the emergence of research areas is of vital importance to policy makers because it allows one to make informed choices about the future and to effectively nurture the growth of new research fields. This understanding and monitoring can be facilitated using Clarivate Analytics Research Fronts, an established methodology for identifying high-impact research […]

Commemoration and Celebration of the life of Eugene Garfield

On Friday September 15th and Saturday September 16th, Clarivate Analytics hosted a commemoration and celebration of the life of Dr. Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI) and the visionary information scientist who created the first citation index for the scientific literature.  In doing so, he changed the way researchers discover […]

A Closer Look at the Journal Impact Factor Numerator

The Journal Impact Factor is the brainchild of our late founder, Dr. Eugene Garfield, and has been the mainstay of journal analysis since its inception. In this video, we will look at the calculation of the Journal Impact Factor and take a deeper dive into what makes up the numerator of the calculation.     […]

Recent Advances & Trends – South Africa’s Top 5 Innovative Universities

What are the recent advances and trends in the scientific research and innovation outputs of South African universities? We have taken a retrospective look at the Top 5 Innovative Universities in South Africa, examining what these institutions are doing in relation to collaborative and industry partners and their conversion of science into innovation. North-West University […]

Updated for 2017: The 100 Most Innovative Universities

To highlight the world’s universities that are most successfully melding their research and strategic partnerships into measurable achievement in innovation, Reuters has once again turned to data from Clarivate Analytics. The result is the third annual Reuters ranking of “The Top 100 Most Innovative Universities.” This latest listing of standout institutions can be accessed here. […]