Iran ranks 20th in world’s 2013 science production

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran stood 20th in the world in terms of producing science and technology by the end of 2013, presenting 27,388 scientific articles, the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) said.

Iranian researchers have submitted 2,474 articles, regardless of the number of conferences, since early 2014, ranking 16th in the world, the Iranian students’ news agency reported.

The number of Iranian scientific papers and articles is on the rise since early 2014. The number of articles and conferences registered in ISI totaled 25.960 in January.

The US is producing 1.27 percent of the world’s scientific papers, submitting 36,415 documents, titling 1st in the world. China, Britain, the UK and Germany respectively follow the US with 21.160, 9.379, 8.205, 6.464 papers.

France, Canada, Italy, Spain and India were the next five countries respectively produced 5.841, 5.705, 5.576, 5.216, 5.034 papers.

The other countries are Australia with 4.787 papers, South Africa with 4. 354, Holland with 3.325, Brazil with 2.821 and Taiwan with 2.501 articles.

By Fars News Agency


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