The University of Tokyo, a domestic research institute, has the highest number of highly cited papers in the field of natural science, according to a summary by global information service company Thomson Reuters (New York, USA). .. 2nd place is Kyoto University and 3rd place is RIKEN.In Japan as a whole, it ranked 10th in each country in the world and was exempted.
It has a great presence in the fields of epidemiology, material science and physics.

 In the survey, the number of papers with the top 1% of citations was calculated by each research institution and compared.According to the report, the University of Tokyo is at the top of the comprehensive field of natural science, with a high number of highly cited papers of 1,303.This was followed by Kyoto University, RIKEN, Osaka University, and Tohoku University.The best 20 includes 12 national universities, 2 private universities, 4 national research institutes, and 2 university joint-use institutes.

 In the field of immunology, Osaka University is the top with 64 papers. The University of Tokyo came in second and Kyoto University came in third.In materials science, the National Institute for Materials Science ranked first in 2 papers, followed by Tohoku University and the University of Tokyo.In science, the University of Tokyo with 3 papers is ranked first, followed by Kyoto University and Osaka University.
The University of Tokyo's 352 papers are the top in physics.Kyoto University ranked second and RIKEN ranked third.In biology and biochemistry, the University of Tokyo ranked first with 2 papers, Kyoto University ranked second, and RIKEN ranked third.

 In plant and zoology, RIKEN ranked first with 157 papers.The University of Tokyo and the National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences follow.In molecular biology, the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, which has 1 papers, occupies the top position, with the University of Tokyo in second place and Osaka University in third place.

reference:[Thomson Reuters] Announcement of ranking of Japanese research institutes by analyzing the number of high-impact papers

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