Behind the Numbers: Arab Women in Research

Benjamin Plackett / 06 Aug 2018 / Resources

Arab participation in research is high compared to the rest of the world, but that rate masks difficulties women face in some countries and in male-dominated disciplines.

What Science Says About Getting Good Sleep

Benjamin Plackett / 27 Jun 2018 / Resources

Sleep scientists say research points to specific measures people can take to get a better night’s rest.

An Online Archive of the Egyptian Revolution

Ursula Lindsey / 21 Feb 2018 / Resources

Activists have published nearly a thousand hours of unedited footage of the Egyptian uprising on a new website.

A Student’s Primer on Accreditation

Sarah Wachter / 09 Jan 2018 / Resources

Accreditation is a puzzling term to many, but it can have a critical, lifelong affect on the choices students seeking a higher education make.

Research Results Are Increasingly Available For Free

Edward Fox / 29 Sep 2017 / Resources

A movement to make the fruits of research available without charge has helped students and faculty members gain access to an increasing number of academic articles.

Collaboration is the Future for Arab University Libraries

Wagdy Sawahel / 09 Jan 2017 / Resources

Academic libraries in the Arab world are discovering the benefits of working together in consortia.

Arab Science Needs More Respect

Benjamin Plackett / 22 Sep 2016 / Resources

Arab countries are exporting their best researchers instead of building up the scientific enterprise locally, say the authors of chapter in a UNESCO report.

Arab Youth Survey Suggests Unemployment Drives Terrorism

Rasha Faek / 22 Apr 2016 / Resources

A survey found Arab young people believe religion plays too much of a role in society. But survey respondents said unemployment is driving some youth into the arms of the Islamic State.

Cairo Book Fair: New Titles of Interest

Ursula Lindsey / 07 Feb 2016 / Resources

Ursula Lindsey highlights some of the new books getting attention at the 47th edition of the Cairo Book Fair.

Report Says 2015 Was a Bad Year for Egyptian Students’ Freedom

Wagdy Sawahel / 18 Jan 2016 / Resources

A new infographic details what one organization says were numerous instances in which Egyptian students were expelled, imprisoned and killed illegally.