A Connected World - Analysis & Data Visualisation

The analysis of collaboration patterns both between institutions and among countries

Scientific collaborations play an increasingly important role in driving world-leading research. Nature Index 2015 Collaborations paints a rich picture of the global research ecosystem, and yields insights into the power and impact of joint research.

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  China is becoming an important partner for the scientific powerhouses of North America and Europe, and a growing hub for international collaboration. - Nature Index

 

China is becoming an important partner for the scientific powerhouses of North America and Europe, and a growing hub for international collaboration. - Nature Index

 
  United States still leads with the higest scores

 

United States still leads with the higest scores

 
  The strongest partnership is between China and the United States. The United States also has the largest domestic contribution at 60%. - Nature Index

 

The strongest partnership is between China and the United States. The United States also has the largest domestic contribution at 60%. - Nature Index

 
  The collaboration network within the African continent is dominated by South Africa, although there are some regional groups. - Nature Index

 

The collaboration network within the African continent is dominated by South Africa, although there are some regional groups. - Nature Index

 
  Data visualisation was also made available in the print edition of Nature Index

 

Data visualisation was also made available in the print edition of Nature Index