عنوان مقاله [English]
This study investigates the relationship between industrial indicators and scientific productivity of Iranian provinces. As an applied research, some scientometrics as well as statistical methods have been utilized. The data were gathered from IRANDOC, SCI and Iranian Annual Fact Book. Descriptive analysis as well as Pierson’s correlation showed that during 2004-2008, Fars, Golestan, Mazandaran, Isfahan and Tehran proved to have more local research indexed in the mentioned databases. Regarding all industrial and mining indicators, Isfahan, Khorasan Razavi, Yazd, Kerman and Tehran provinces stood on top. Small correlation was noticed between the industrial situation of Iranian provinces and their scientific productivity.