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.

Improving Educational Opportunities For Youth Inside Syria

David Wheeler / 13 Jun 2018 / Resources

Participants in a Beirut workshop developed recommendations to improve the access of youth inside Syria to quality higher education.

Portal Gives Researchers More Public Exposure

Malak Makki / 08 May 2018 / Resources

A new project is building an open archive of research projects in the Arab region, to make that knowledge more available to the public.

Synaps Seeks to Be a Lab for Ideas in Beirut

Ursula Lindsey / 24 Apr 2018 / Resources

The young organization mentors researchers and publishes articles that mix data, social science and analysis.

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.

Internationally Accredited Universities and Programs

/ 08 Jan 2018 / Resources

Al-Fanar Media has compiled a list of the more than 300 higher-education institutions and programs across the Arab region that are accredited by agencies outside of their home countries.

For Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Precarious Lives

Edward Fox / 11 Dec 2017 / Resources

Syrians who have fled the fighting in their homeland feel increasingly insecure in their host country, surveys from a Lebanese university show.

Half of Refugee Children Are Not in School, Report Says

Sarah Wachter / 30 Oct 2017 / Resources

The crisis in education for refugee children is getting worse, not better, warns the U.N. refugee agency.