Amr EL-Tohamy

Amr EL-Tohamy

Amr is an Egyptian journalist who writes for Al-Masry Al-Youm.

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Disability Research

Palestinian Scholar Uses Games in Project to Build Mentally Disabled Students’ Skills

Amr EL-Tohamy | 17 Sep 2022

In her master’s degree research at Birzeit University, Dana Qandeel focused on improving the cognitive skills of students with mild mental disabilities.

Research

2 Kuwaiti Researchers Patent Device That Could Improve Efficiency of Power Plants

Amr EL-Tohamy | 12 Sep 2022

Ammar Bahman and Nasser Al-Sayegh’s invention allows scientists to calculate the state of particles suspended in nanofluids, which has applications in thermal systems used in Kuwait.

Policy Research

Kuwait University Speeds Up Patent Process in Step to Improve Research Support

Amr EL-Tohamy | 10 Sep 2022

Researchers welcomed the move, which could improve their ability to market inventions and raise the university’s profile. Still, some say more support is needed.

Policy Social Sciences

Support for Social Sciences Declines as Applied Disciplines Rise at Arab Universities

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Sep 2022

As policy makers focus more on applied sciences, academics worry about the consequences for the social sciences and humanities at Arab universities.

Gender Inequality Profiles

Aminetou Mint El-Moctar Fights Barriers to Women’s Education in Mauritania

Amr EL-Tohamy | 05 Sep 2022

Forced into early marriage and deprived of a university education herself, Aminetou Mint El-Moctar embarked on a lifelong struggle to improve women’s lives in her country.

Climate and Environment Conservation Curriculum Research

Flooding in Sudan Prompts Calls for Early Warning System for Climate-Related Disasters

Amr EL-Tohamy | 31 Aug 2022

Osman Mirghani, a professor at the Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of Khartoum, says Sudan’s universities need to train more specialists in fields related to climate change.

Administration Admissions Employment Health & Medicine Policy Students

Jordan to Allow Private Medical Schools While Cutting Enrolments at Public Ones

Amr EL-Tohamy | 28 Aug 2022

The motivations and effects of two recent decisions have become a subject of debate among education leaders and student advocates.

Faculty Finances Inequality Policy Profiles Research

Safa Nassereldin, of Al-Quds University, Says Lack of Funding Threatens Education Continuity

Amr EL-Tohamy | 27 Aug 2022

The Palestinian academic Safa Nassereldin, a top administrator at Al-Quds University, describes how the university tries to cope with Israeli restrictions and a financial crisis.

Curriculum Employment Teaching

Arab Universities Introduce New Majors Geared Toward Jobs in Demand

Amr EL-Tohamy | 16 Aug 2022

Many Arab universities are introducing new degrees and training programmes to prepare students for careers in high-demand fields. Here is a sampling of 10 new programmes around the region.

Admissions Employment Students

Arab University Admissions System Is Unfair and Needs Updating, Academics Say

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Aug 2022

The current system’s heavy reliance on high school grades is unfair to students and not in tune with labour market needs, several educators say.




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