Finances Internet Research

Qatari Research Shows Environmental Cost of Bitcoin

Benjamin Plackett | 12 Oct 2018

New research shows that the digital currency has a large environmental impact, but not all experts agree that it is a cause for concern.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Research

An Archaeology Project Connects Young Qataris to Their Past

Eman Kamel | 27 Jul 2018

A university-led team is recovering artifacts that shed light on how people lived as modern Qatar emerged from a time when pearl diving was the economic focus.

Critical Thinking Democracy Students

Debate Clubs Catch on at Arab Universities

Eman Kamel | 14 May 2018

The clubs build critical-thinking skills and give students the freedom to express opinions in a structured way.

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.

Data & Surveys Employment Gender

In Education, Gulf Women Don’t Focus on Jobs

Edward Fox | 07 May 2018

Two studies found that women in Gulf countries are not focused on employment in their pursuit of academic degrees, but are optimistic about their futures.

Arts & Culture Curriculum Politics Research

American Studies Gets an Arab Twist

Eman Kamel | 03 May 2018

Despite some skepticism about its purpose, the discipline is gaining presence at Arab universities.

Politics Research Science

The Story Behind the Planets Named After Qatar

Benjamin Plackett | 16 Mar 2018

A Qatari scientist leads a search for planets of other stars that is drawing international attention.

Health & Medicine Research Science

Researcher in Qatar Hunts for New Antibiotics

Benjamin Plackett | 13 Mar 2018

Arab scientist pushing to find new disease-fighting drugs, and new ways of developing them.

Health & Medicine Research

Anxiety and Depression Often Shadow Arab Youth

Benjamin Plackett | 23 Feb 2018

Mental health is a significant problem across the Middle East, experts say, but treatment and support often are not easy to find.

Research Technology & Online Learning

The Arab World’s Often Overlooked Space Research

Benjamin Plackett | 11 Feb 2018

A new book highlights the work of Arab scientists who are making major strides in satellite technology and the discovery of distant planets.




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