Administration Development Research Science

Researchers in Oman Attack the Global Food-Waste Problem

Benjamin Plackett | 27 Mar 2019

Food waste is clogging up landfills in Oman, so the government has turned to researchers in search of an alternative.

Arabic Arts & Culture Language

Ancient Cousins of Arabic Survive in Oman—but for How Long?

Edward Fox | 18 Feb 2019

A chance meeting with a speaker of Shahri shines light on the value of indigenous languages and the wealth of cultural knowledge and history they embody.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 08 May 2018

Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.

Health & Medicine Research

Researchers Find Vitamin D Deficiency High In Arab Women

Benjamin Plackett | 04 Oct 2017

Vitamin D deficiency in the region is worryingly high but experts disagree on whether doctors should recommend supplements.

Development Faculty Politics Research Salaries Social Sciences

Tunisian Professors Flee the Country for Better Salaries

Ibtissem Jamel | 28 Jul 2017

Hundreds of Tunisian professors are leaving the country each year, putting the quality of higher education in the country at risk, policy makers say.

Gender Health & Medicine Research Science

An Arabian Tree to Fight Cancer

Benjamin Plackett | 23 Jun 2017

Omani researchers are testing the reputed healing effects of frankincense.

Development Research Science

Researchers’ Recycled Water Meets Farmers’ Suspicion

Benjamin Plackett | 18 May 2017

Evidence supports repurposing household wastewater for agricultural use, but not everyone likes the idea.

Arts & Culture Human Rights Minorities Research

Omani Music Masks A Slave Trading Past

Benjamin Plackett | 30 Mar 2017

Researcher says scholars should recognize the true origin of African sounds in Omani traditional music.

Finances Health & Medicine Research

Oman’s Move Toward Personalized Medicine

Benjamin Plackett | 21 Feb 2017

Medical research that uses data from Arab patients results in better treatments for local populations.

Politics

Five Years After the Arab Spring, Report Warns of New Uprising

Edward Fox | 11 Dec 2016

With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.




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