Spotlighting some of the standout researchers of the last decade, Thomson Reuters has launched Highly Cited Researchers, a compilation of influential names in science. Deriving from InCites...

Global Research Report - The G20 Nations

In recent years the phenomenon of globalization has transformed many spheres of activity, not least of them the pursuit of science and technology. To assess how the international landscape of...

Research Fronts 2013

When scientists cite each other's work, they—sometimes unknowingly—link related or identical topics within their scientific research. These "invisible colleges" identify emerging trends and...

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Korea—the BRICK nations—have repeatedly been noted for their growing influence in the global economy and research landscape, and are often referred to as "...

Global Research Report - Neglected Tropical Diseases

As their name implies, neglected tropical diseases are underserved and often nebulous. This report reviews the global research landscape to uncover an unusually complex tapestry of outputs and...

Global Research Report - United Kingdom

By integrating external government and international data sources with Thomson Reuters data, this report presents a dynamic analysis of research input, capacity and output in the United Kingdom....

Global Research Report - Materials Science & Technology

Materials science grew the fastest among all physical sciences during the last three decades, and the field holds great potential for 21st century manufacturing and innovation. The global research...

Global Research Report - Middle East

The Arabian, Persian and Turkish Middle East produces only 4% of the world's scientific literature but output is growing rapidly, exceeding Asia and Latin America in rate of increase. The report...

Global Research Report - United States

The 20th century was largely dominated by the US as a major powerhouse of scientific research and innovation, with 40% of the papers indexed in Web of Science fielded by US scientists in the 90's...

Global Research Report - Brazil. Photo: REUTERS/Kim Kyung Hoon

For years Japan has been known for its world-class universities, established government laboratories and several Nobel Prizes. Yet despite being a long-standing innovation leader, the latest...

Global Research Report - Africa. Photo: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Three nations dominate while others regress. What, if anything, can be learned by analyzing performance across more than 50 nations? And can lessons learned lift an entire continent to compete...

Global Research Report - Australia and New Zealand. Photo: REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Did New Zealand and Australia meet their respective research agendas? Thomson Reuters tracks a continued strength in earth science, environment, and biology—yet both are slipping in global output...

Global Research Report - Russia. Photo: REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Russia's scientific output has been largely in decline since 1994, and recent uptake still falls within flat relative growth. The Thomson Reuters profile reveals a broad atrophy that extends to...

Global Research Report - China. Photo: CHINA OUT REUTERS (CHINA)

China's explosive scientific growth continues to reshape the international research base. What fields offer nations the best opportunity to align with Chinese interests? Thomson Reuters provides...

Global Research Report - India. Photo: REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Thomson Reuters predicts that India's research productivity will be on par with most G8 nations within 7 to 8 years and could overtake them between 2015 and 2020. What does this mean for...

Global Research Report - Brazil. Photo: REUTERS/Clarissa Cavalheiro

Brazil's research output has doubled in 10 years with a continued strength in life sciences. The Thomson Reuters report helps prime important questions: What is the significance of the emerging...