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The Nature Index for 2014 of Xiangtan University Ranks 55th in Chinese Colleges


On December 17th, 2014, for the first time, Nature Publishing Group issued the Nature Index of the top 200 scientific institutions and colleges in the world. According to the latest figures, the Nature Index for 2014 of Xiangtan University ranks 55th in Chinese colleges (including colleges in Hong Kong and Macau). Hunan University, National University of Defense Technology, and Xiangtan University are the top three universities in universities of Hunan province, and Xiangtan University ranks the first in provincial universities.

The Nature Index for 2014 is based on the data of last year (from January to December, 2013). It lays focus on the countries and institutions which contributed scientific research thesis of the highest quality all around the world in last year. Its worth mentioning that the research outputs and quality of China is rising steadily. The Nature Index for 2014 of China ranks the second in the world after the U.S..

Science and Technology Department