G& Research Report Card

G7 Research Report Card - Evaluating the Research Output of the G7 nations

Japan hosts the 2016 G7 Summit, which is taking place on May 26 and 27. To help the leaders prepare for the summit, we used SciVal to develop a "Research Report Card" to benchmark how the G7 nations are doing in terms of research output in a variety of areas.


Sustainable Development

The interest in the topic is growing steadily worldwide and all G7 countries perform above the world's average..

Overall, Italy is the most prominent of the G7 countries in the subject area of Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment.

Field-Weighted Citation Impact (FWCI) per year
Field-Weighted Citation Impact (FWCI) per year
Overall Field-Weighted Citation Impact
Overall Field-Weighted Citation Impact

Health

Overall, all G7 participant countries score above the world's average in terms of field-weighted citation impact in the Health Policy subject area.

International collaboration in the subject area is gradually growing worldwide. Despite fluctuations due to the relatively small size of this field, in 2015 the participant countries cluster into two groups, with Canada, Japan, and the UK leading..

Field-Weighted Citation Impact (FWCI) per year
Field-Weighted Citation Impact (FWCI) per year
Overall Field-Weighted Citation Impact
Overall Field-Weighted Citation Impact

Gender

The interest in both keywords “woman” and “man” is increasing in the subject area of Gender Studies.

Scholarly Output (total value) per year
Scholarly Output (total value) per year

The key word “woman” is more than two times more prominent than “man”.

(Scholarly Output of 1472 versus 695 in 2015).

The UK is leading the way and has the highest overall field-weighted citation impact (1.51) in the field.


International Collaboration (2011-2015)

Japan’s top four European collaborators are G7 countries, namely Germany, the UK, France, and Italy.

Co-authored publications

Germany - 16,770, UK - 15,899, France - 12,225, Italy - 7,998

France’s top four worldwide collaborators are also G7 countries, namely the US, Germany, the UK, and Italy.

Co-authored publications

USA - 67,152, Germany - 44,336, UK - 44,185, Italy - 35,329