Skip to Main Content
Table 3.

The 10 most often occurring categories for articles not associated with social sciences and humanities*

Comparison with Web of Science subject categoriesComparison with Science-Metrix classificationComparison of local classifications
FlandersNorwayFlandersNorwayFlanders
Category#%Category#%Category#%Category#%Category#%
BMED 199.9 54 HEAL 176.2 25 HEAL 268.1 30 HEAL 255.2 21 CMED 224.4 30 
CMED 67.6 18 BMED 155.5 22 OTHE 238.0 26 CMED 167.3 14 HEAL 139.4 19 
HEAL 37.7 10 EARTH 105.3 15 CMED 106.2 12 CIVE 155.4 13 OTHE 87.5 12 
CIVE 18.3 CMED 93.2 13 COM 90.4 10 COM 139.5 12 COM 72.3 10 
EARTH 12.3 COM 68.0 10 CIVE 65.8 ENVE 121.7 10 BMED 64.3 
MAT 10.5 BIO 53.6 ENVE 60.8 EARTH 110.9 MATE 54.9 
COM 6.9 AGR 16.8 MAT 39.5 AGR 101.4 MECH 34.0 
OTHE 5.3 PHYS 9.8 EART 17.8 OTHE 93.2 BIO 33.0 
AGR 4.0 MATE 6.7 BIO 13.7 BIO 47.3 CIVE 22.9 
ENVE 3.8 ENVE 6.3 AGR 3.3 MAT 13.6 OTHHL 9.8 
Total 371.9 100 Total 699.2 100 Total 908.8 100 Total 1212.6 100 Total 752.2 100 
Comparison with Web of Science subject categoriesComparison with Science-Metrix classificationComparison of local classifications
FlandersNorwayFlandersNorwayFlanders
Category#%Category#%Category#%Category#%Category#%
BMED 199.9 54 HEAL 176.2 25 HEAL 268.1 30 HEAL 255.2 21 CMED 224.4 30 
CMED 67.6 18 BMED 155.5 22 OTHE 238.0 26 CMED 167.3 14 HEAL 139.4 19 
HEAL 37.7 10 EARTH 105.3 15 CMED 106.2 12 CIVE 155.4 13 OTHE 87.5 12 
CIVE 18.3 CMED 93.2 13 COM 90.4 10 COM 139.5 12 COM 72.3 10 
EARTH 12.3 COM 68.0 10 CIVE 65.8 ENVE 121.7 10 BMED 64.3 
MAT 10.5 BIO 53.6 ENVE 60.8 EARTH 110.9 MATE 54.9 
COM 6.9 AGR 16.8 MAT 39.5 AGR 101.4 MECH 34.0 
OTHE 5.3 PHYS 9.8 EART 17.8 OTHE 93.2 BIO 33.0 
AGR 4.0 MATE 6.7 BIO 13.7 BIO 47.3 CIVE 22.9 
ENVE 3.8 ENVE 6.3 AGR 3.3 MAT 13.6 OTHHL 9.8 
Total 371.9 100 Total 699.2 100 Total 908.8 100 Total 1212.6 100 Total 752.2 100 
*

For data sets ERIH PLUS (Flanders and Norway) and VABB-NPU (Norway), all SSH publications were classified as SSH also using the ERIH PLUS and the local classifications.

Academic discipline abbreviations. AGR: Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries; BIO: Biological sciences; BMED: Basic medicine; CIVE: Civil engineering; CMED: Clinical medicine; COM: Computer and information sciences; EARTH: Earth and related environmental sciences; ENVE: Environmental engineering; HEAL: Health sciences; MAT: Mathematics; MATE: Materials engineering; MECH: Mechanical engineering; OTHE: Other engineering; OTHHL: Other health sciences; PHYS: Physical sciences.

The third column (%) for each comparison refers to the share of all the articles that were not associated with social sciences and humanities.

Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal