Situations in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey and Israel are highlighted in a new global report that documents attacks on higher education, including violence and restrictions on sharing ideas.
Ehab Abdel-Rahman, the American University in Cairo’s provost, seeks to develop new ways of teaching physics along with pursuing his passion for energy research.
As crises escalate, so does the number of displaced scientists. But a precise overall count is elusive.
Months of strikes and protests by students and professors who want better conditions and pay threaten to derail the academic year in both countries.
Professors have fled, students are dropping out or struggling to balance study and jobs, and businesses complain that graduates lack skills.
More students are seeking advanced degrees, hoping for academic jobs, but many find only part-time positions.
Thousands of Syrian teachers have arrived in Turkey to escape the war. Still, many of them found it difficult to find a job due several obstacles.
For the third year in a row, Yusuf Al-Qaoud leads two key listings of the most cited researchers in Jordan.
Experts from universities and centers across the region met in Beirut to discuss how to craft professional-development programs that work.
A program at the University of Southampton trains faculty members at the University of Tripoli in new approaches to teaching.