Top-Ranked Departments, 1991-95

Science  29 Nov 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5292, pp. 1456
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5292.1456b


The Universities of Oxford and Cambridge still have gold-plated reputations in British science, but they do not have a monopoly on the hot papers, according to statistics on citation impact soon to be published by the Institute for Scientific Information. Although Oxford or Cambridge generated the most papers in 13 of the 21 fields surveyed, and Oxford achieved the highest impact in four, Cambridge only came top in one, while four other universities topped two