Benjamin was previously editor of an online technology news magazine called The Connectivist, for which he executed a successful editorial strategy that expanded readership, established that publication within the technology world, and ensured high quality. Benjamin’s work has been published by Wired Magazine, CNN Health and Scientific American. He has a master’s degree in journalism from New York University with an advanced certificate in science, health and environmental reporting and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Imperial College, London.
Medical research that uses data from Arab patients results in better treatments for local populations.
Recent studies offer promising therapies, but finding enough professionals to deliver them is an uphill battle.
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.
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.
UNICEF report shows how lessons learned from vocational training for refugees could help Arab students across the region find jobs.
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.
Arab countries are exporting their best researchers instead of building up the scientific enterprise locally, say the authors of chapter in a UNESCO report.
A new fellowship program introduces Arab teachers to best practices, and to each other.