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Indonesia a rapidly growing research country

  • Hans Pohl and Said Irandoust

Stockholm/Jakarta   /   Fri, January 10 2020   /  01:40 am
Discovered: Adin Okta Triqadafi (left) and Satrio Wiradinata Riady Boer, students of Brawajaya University in Malang, East Java, display a device they invented to track the location of earthquake victims at the university’s laboratory in June 2019. (JP/Aman Rochman)(left) and Satrio Wiradinata Riady Boer, students of Brawajaya University in Malang, East Java, display a device they invented to track the location of earthquake victims at the university’s laboratory in June 2019. (JP/Aman Rochman)

Discovered: Adin Okta Triqadafi (left) and Satrio Wiradinata Riady Boer, students of Brawajaya University in Malang, East Java, display a device they invented to track the location of earthquake victims at the university’s laboratory in June 2019. (JP/Aman Rochman)The academic world is developing rapidly with many new countries becoming significant contributors to research. In a recent study by Hans Pohl for Scientometrics (to be published), on international research collaboration, a new method to compare countries growth and their collaboration networks in research has been presented. This recent study covers all countries with a focus on Indonesia and Sweden. It highlights that Indonesia is the country with the highest growth among all 48 countries with more than 10,000 Scopus publications (the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature) in 2018. The research ...