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Scientific publications as science development indicator

Razumova, A.Y. and Kuznetsov, I.K. (2007) Scientific publications as science development indicator. Nanotechnologies in Russia, Volume 2 (11-12). pp. 28-39.

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The work studies scientific publications in Russia and world leading countries. The number of publications is chosen as an indicator of the science development in a country. Publications in several priority areas for the scientific and technological complex of Russia were analyzed, namely: Living Systems, Energy and Energy saving, Industry of Nanosystems and Materials. The latter one shows a 21 % annual increase in a number of articles published in the world during last 4 years. The same parameter in Russia equals 3 %. High level of concentration of research in a number of scientific centers was demonstrated. Usage statistics of scientific information was analyzed for the resources subscribed within the science information system recently developed in Russia to support national higher education and research. Comparison of the data on a number of downloaded and published articles shows a strong correlation between those two factors.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Social and Political Science > Societal and ethical aspects of nanotechnology
ID Code:2120
Deposited By:Prof. Alexey Ivanov
Deposited On:19 Dec 2008 13:14
Last Modified:16 Feb 2009 21:09

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