4.1 Publications

The greatest number of publications was attributed to the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens/UOA and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki/AUTH- the country’s largest Higher Education Institutions  - with 2,368 and 1,734 publications in 2010 respectively (Figure 4.1.1). These were followed by 6 other Universities with more than 400 publications in 2010: the University of Patras/ UOP (960 publications), the National Technical University of Athens/NTUA (820), the University of Crete/UOC (786), the University of Ioannina/UOI (714), the University of Thessaly/UTH (452) and the Demokritos University of Thrace/ DUTH (415). The remaining Universities produced less than 250 publications in 2010.

There was a growth trend in the number of publications by Universities from 1996 to 2008, which leveled off for some of them in 2009 and 2010. However, it has been a steady rise for for the Agricultural University of Athens/AUA, the Harokopio University of Athens/HUA, the University of Western Macedonia/UOWM and the University of Piraeus/UNIPI as shown in Figure 4.1.1.

 

Figure 4.1.1

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Figure 4.1.2 demostrates the number of publications and its annual change rate between 1996 and 2010 for each University.

 

Figure 4.1.2

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Focusing on the last 5-year period, Figure 4.1.3 displays, for each University, the number of publications and the (%) share it holds within the category of "Universities". The National & Kapodistrian University of Athens/UOA accounted for 11,311 publications and a share of 27.8%, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki/ AUTH for 8,577 publications and a share of 21.3%, the University of Patras/UOP for 4,989 publications and a share of 12.3% and the National Technical University of Athens/ NTUA for 4,261 publications and a share of 10.5%. Other Universities had a share of less than 10%.

 

Figure 4.1.3

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As shown in Figure 4.1.4, between 2006 and 2010, there was a rise in the number of publications in 17 Universities while 5 of them had a rate of change above the average rate of the category “Universities” (University of Western Macedonia/UOWM, University of Peloponnese/UOP, Harokopio University of Athens/HUA, University of Piraeus/UNIPI and University of Macedonia of Economic and Social Sciences/UOM).

 

Figure 4.1.4

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