Korea turns out to be wasting its currentlyreceived edge in fundamental sciences. The scores of main universities corresponding to Korea Complicated establish of Science and Generation (KAIST), Korea University and Seoul National University plummeted in the Nature Index 2016 out closing week.
The index is considered the maximum authoritative barometer for measuring competitiveness in common sciences, scoring universities and studies bodies by way ofexamining articles published in 68 prestigious global journals.
SNU fell from 57th in 2015 to 67th, KAIST from 83rd to 94th. Sungkyunkwan University fell to 221st, Korea University to 250th, Hanyang University to 333rd, Ewha Womans University to 395th, Kyunghee University to 409th, and Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology to 429th.