Amr is an Egyptian journalist who writes for Al-Masry Al-Youm.
Saudi researchers in the social sciences encounter fewer restrictions on the topics they can study, and can now use more qualitative research methods.
Two Arab universities make conflict medicine part of basic medical education, using a curriculum devised by the surgeon Ghassan Abu-Sittah.
A recent study concluded that American branch campuses cost Gulf countries more than they get in return. But some scholars dispute that finding.
The fire at a hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, highlighted inadequate and unsafe conditions in Iraq’s medical training system.
Four Palestinian architects won first place in an international competition for ideas on how to design and rebuild the destroyed port of Beirut.
Social scientists and humanities scholars were particularly affected by the pandemic because of the restrictions it imposed on their work methods.
Public university professors are electing independent unions to replace the former government-appointed ones. But some are unhappy that the bodies depend on government funding.
Egyptian universities are increasingly interested in business incubators and in teaching entrepreneurship, but funding is a problem.
The Covid-19 pandemic has spurred renewed interest in public health and epidemiological research, especially on coronaviruses.