As reported by The Times Higher Education, the average number of science citations gained by British research papers is almost as high as those by the US.
The research was conducted by Thomason Reuters and ranked countries in 20 science subjects. Conclusions were based on the amount of times each paper produced in that country was cited between 2005 and 2009. The UK saw impressive results – ranking first in six scientific disciplines and no lower than third in any other.
David Pendlebury, citation analyst at Thomson Reuters stated, UK has really improved in research performance in the past decade.”
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