A Jesuit charity and university team up to offer a diploma that can be a steppingstone to a bachelor’s degree, fueling the hopes of refugees who want to help others in their communities.
In a region with a psychiatrist shortage, nonexperts are called on to help refugees cope with psychological trauma. Art therapy is one way this is happening in Iraq.
Countries could do more to ease barriers that keep new arrivals from advancing in their education or employment, says a new UNESCO report.
A researcher at the University of Duhok is experimenting with growing plants in controlled conditions to provide plants to farmers that might resist disease and bear fruit sooner.
In Iraq, researchers hope to find rock layers that yield an understanding of how and why life came back after dinosaurs died out.
The University of Mosul’s professors and students have come back to the campus, but have to cope with demolished and scarred infrastructure and lingering security concerns.
New informal settlements built in Duhok are improving their designs, partly out of fear of government reprisals.
As crises escalate, so does the number of displaced scientists. But a precise overall count is elusive.
In a prescient paper, published posthumously, the sociologist Faleh Abdul Jabar described the social forces at work in recent Iraqi politics.