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.
A Qatari study of thyroid cancer using Australian post-mortem data suggests the disease is being treated too aggressively.
After an arduous journey, Ahmad Sadiddin now works as an agricultural economist in Italy.
After escaping war in Syria, Tarek Kasmieh used his research grant to design a kit for motorizing wheelchairs.