Freedom of speech is diminishing globally and Arab countries are leading this trend. But their citizens disagree as to whether fading freedom is a problem.
The department is protesting the Emirates’ denial of visas for two professors and calling on NYU’s president to lobby the U.A.E.’s government to change its visa policies.
Vitamin D deficiency in the region is worryingly high but experts disagree on whether doctors should recommend supplements.
An Al-Fanar Media survey of the quality assurance for higher education in 16 Arab countries found heavy regulation of the licensing of higher-education institutions but little in the way of follow up to monitor quality.
Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.
French researchers will use sociological data to answer the question scientifically—and stir debate about what the term means.
Hundreds of Tunisian professors are leaving the country each year, putting the quality of higher education in the country at risk, policy makers say.
As boycott persists, students face disruptions and officials warn of longer-term impact.
After many Arab countries broke relations with Qatar, Qataris abroad are facing the consequences and Arab students and professors in Qatar also feel threatened.
Analysis of patients’ footprints is providing important clues about the progression of diabetes, and opening the door to earlier intervention.