Brazil Achieves its Second Best Scientific Impact Mark in Thirty Years

"The index is expected to increase," says Minister Weintraub.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the first half of 2019, Brazil achieved its second-best performance in thirty years in the Web of Science indicator, a database managed by the Clarivate Analytics organization, which measures scientific research impact.

In June, the 2019 figure stood at 0.89; the previous highest figure of 0.92 was in 2016, referring to the whole year. The world average is 1.00.

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