Amr is an Egyptian journalist who writes for Al-Masry Al-Youm.
Jehan Alswaihli talks about the difficulties she faced after fleeing the conflict in Libya and the need for more support for scholars like her in rebuilding their lives abroad.
As the world observes World Refugee Day, Hadeel Abdelhameed relates how she fled a conflict zone and rebuilt her academic career in Australia.
For the second year in a row, the university held a low position in the QS global rankings. Professors see a lack of research funds as part of the problem.
Elfatih Eltahir, a researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, says solutions should focus on broader issues rather than how to fill a controversial dam.
The Palestinian politician and academic launched an intitiative to teach fellow women prisoners while herself in jail. Now she works to ensure the effort continues.
Some believe single-sex education is the only way girls from conservative families can finish their education. Others think they reinforce gender inequalities.
Three Palestinian libraries in East Jerusalem are involved in a project to index and restore documents that tell the stories of families living there more than a century ago.
The country’s Higher Education Council is raising admission grades to study abroad because Jordan has more graduates than it has jobs for in some disciplines.
The suicide of a talented student at Sana’a University has drawn attention to the lack of psychiatrists and psychological support services in the war-torn country.
Libya has more teaching assistants than its Ph.D. programmes can absorb and no money to send them abroad. It is seeking alternative options for them.