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FAMU's research publishing growing, says NSF



Florida A&M University remains a mostly undergraduate institution, but its research profile is growing. The historically black state college ranked second among 200 top U.S. universities in growth of global scientific publishing, according to a recently released National Science Foundation study.

The study looks at growth over more than a decade. It found that while the overall number of publications by U.S. scientists remained flat, the publication rate for emerging Asian nations and the European Union has grown. This study was published in the August 3 issue of Science magazine.

FAMU was one of eight universities recognized for growth in U.S. scientific publications, showing a 116-percent increase since the late 1990s. The full list, in rank order:

1. Drew University of Medicine and Science
2. Florida A&M University
3. Clark Atlanta University
4. University of Nevada, Las Vegas
5. University of Montana
6. Colorado School of Mines
7. New Jersey Institute of Tech
8. Georgia Institute of TechnologyFAMU ranks 2nd for increase in scientific publications

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:21am]


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