Xiangya Hospital Central South University Ranks the 4th in SCIE Indexes in 2016
2017/10/31 15:58:29
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On October 31, China’s Scientific Papers Statistical Results Press Conference was held by Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China. Xiangya Hospital is ranked the 4th in the number of outstanding international papers (international papers with outstanding performance), papers included in Medline database and international co-authored papers with Xiangya staff as the first author and the 5th in the number of papers included in the SCIE database among all medical institutions in China in 2016. This is another breakthrough Xiangya has made in scientific research outputs following the achievement of being ranked the 4th in the number of NSFC Projects in 2017.




Xiangya Hospital Central South University Ranks the 4th in SCIE Indexes in 2016

According to the data released, in 2016, Xiangya faculty and staff published a total of 570 papers (including articles and reviews) in SCI journals, which was an increase of 95 over 2015 and was ranked the 5th among all medical institutions in China (the 9th in 2015); the number of excellent international papers (international papers with outstanding performance) was 253, an increase of 60 over 2015 and was ranked the 4th among all medical institutions in China (the 9th in 2015); Xiangya was ranked the 4th in the number of papers included in Medline database and international co-authored papers with Xiangya staff as the first author. The above data show that Xiangya Hospital has significantly improved the scientific papers published by its staff both in quantity and quality.

In recent years, in order to promote the construction of first-class university and disciplines, Xiangya Hospital’s leadership team has adhered to the internationalization strategy and, with scientific innovation as the guidance, disciplinary construction as the core and talent cultivation as the focus, has made a series of reform measures and promotion plans so that it has established a scientific innovation system in line with the development of the hospital; the overall scientific research strength of the hospital has improved greatly. In addition, Xiangya has taken a series of measures towards its goal of internationalization. For example, it has signed cooperation agreements with internationally renowned universities, sponsored young and middle-aged backbones to study at prestigious medical schools overseas, brought in international academic masters, increased the number of introduced talents, encouraged interdisciplinary, cross-school and international scientific research cooperation. As a result, in recent years Xiangya has shot up the NatureIndex ranking which represents the quantity and quality of high-level internationally cooperated papers and the ranking of the number of excellent international papers. Xiangya’s internationalization strategy has strongly supported the significant improvement of the hospital’s overall strength. At the same time, Xiangya has made a series of reform plans to increase research investment and facilities, strengthen performance appraisal and project process management, innovate the co-PI model of basic and clinical medicine researchers, increase the staffing of full-time research personnel. With its goals in mind, Xiangya has achieved the improvement of scientific papers both in quantity and quality for years in a row. It has laid a solid foundation for the construction of “domestically first-class and internationally renowned high-level research hospital” and Xiangya has made its own contributions to the advancement of the “Double First-Class” construction of Central South University.

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