Medical research that uses data from Arab patients results in better treatments for local populations.
Four winners of Libyan student excellence awards residing in North America have social missions as well as academic ones.
Recent studies offer promising therapies, but finding enough professionals to deliver them is an uphill battle.
Scientific research in the Arab region faces a lack of funding, but better exchange of information could help.
To get insights into armed conflicts, academics need to conduct research in conflict zones, but such research poses methodological, logistical and ethical challenges.
Research with refugee children is scarce, but what research there is shows a strong need for early intervention, and a risk of perpetuating a cycle of violence.
As the Egyptian pound decreases in value against the dollar, academic disciplines that consider themselves the home of critical thinking say they are at risk.
A biologist is this year’s Qatar recipient of the L’Oréal-Unesco for Women in Science Middle East Fellowship award, for her research on microbiota.
Arab researchers in the social sciences have always faced intense government scrutiny. Now they say it’s getting worse.
The movement toward using the illusions of three-dimensional realities created with computers in education and research is gaining traction in the Arab world.