Highly Cited Paper 2017

Table1 Japanese Institutes' Highly-Cited Paper (HCP) Ranking 2017

InstitutionsWeb of Science DocumentsCitesCites/PaperHighly-Cited PapersPercentile of Highly-Cited Papers(%)Ranking
UNIV TOKYO 84,132 1,453,861 17.28 1326 1.58 1
KYOTO UNIV 61,697 973,047 15.77 764 1.24 2
RIKEN 26,425 582,841 22.06 623 2.36 3
OSAKA UNIV 49,029 772,451 15.75 540 1.10 4
TOHOKU UNIV 48,421 657,063 13.57 497 1.03 5
NAGOYA UNIV 33,046 487,888 14.76 395 1.20 6
AIST 26,613 411,810 15.47 327 1.23 7
KYUSHU UNIV 34,008 425,472 12.51 319 0.94 8
TOKYO INST TECHNOL 26,363 358,878 13.61 304 1.15 9
NIMS 14,515 238,997 16.47 303 2.09 10
UNIV TSUKUBA 21,231 289,699 13.65 252 1.19 11
HOKKAIDO UNIV 32,719 408,788 12.49 233 0.71 12
OKAYAMA UNIV 15,303 207,461 13.56 186 1.22 13
HIROSHIMA UNIV 17,916 235,405 13.14 186 1.04 14
WASEDA UNIV 11,829 146,858 12.42 165 1.39 15
KOBE UNIV 15,191 195,230 12.85 158 1.04 16
KEIO UNIV 17,814 248,707 13.96 153 0.86 17
NINS 12,779 236,777 18.53 148 1.16 18
NATL CANC CTR 6,392 131,824 20.62 133 2.08 19
KEK 6,245 109,638 17.56 132 2.11 20

Data Source: 2016 sixth version of ESI.


Table2 Okayama University's Number of HCP in Different Research
Fields and Their Rankings in the Japanese Universities 2017

Research FieldsWeb of Science DocumentsPercentile of HCP(%)Highly-Cited PapersRanking*
PLANT & ANIMAL SCIENCE 1,068 3.28 35 4
CLINICAL MEDICINE 4,207 1.07 45 9
MICROBIOLOGY 275 0.73 2 10
PHYSICS 2,130 2.96 63 11
GEOSCIENCES 522 0.77 4 11
SOCIAL SCIENCES, GENERAL 153 1.31 2 12
BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY 1,147 0.44 5 14
Enviroment & Ecology 197 1.02 2 14
CHEMISTRY 1,693 0.65 11 17
ENGINEERING 439 0.68 3 17
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY & GENETICS 670 0.90 6 20
IMMUNOLOGY 248 0.81 2 20
MATHMATICS 193 0.52 1 21
NEUROSCIENCE & BEHAVIOR 733 0.27 2 24
MATERIALS SCIENCE 432 0.46 2 24
MULTIDISCIPLINARY 10 10.00 1 6

Data Source: 2016 sixth version of ESI.
*As for Ranking, the number of HCP is priority #1 and that of Cites is priority #2.