For many Egyptian universities, the coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity to refocus on supporting research in different fields for the benefit of society.
A new report offers guidelines and assessment tools universities can use as they work out how to reopen safely during the Covid-19 crisis.
Many students in the Arab region are concerned about losing the chance to continue their higher education abroad because of restrictions related to Covid-19.
The Arab region already lagged in government spending on research. Now, with oil prices in decline and Covid-19 taking hold, spending levels could fall further
Anthropologists aren’t surprised at the stigmatizing and blaming that followed Covid-19. It’s a typical human response to events too complicated to grasp.
Here’s a recommended reading list of lighter works to take your mind off Covid-19. Many are inspired by the broad sweep of history across the Middle East and North Africa.
The conference brought together educators, students, entrepreneurs and advocacy groups to discuss how to support young people in the Middle East and other areas.
Sesame, the region’s only synchrotron, is well versed in upheaval. But the pandemic promises more pressure on the project’s shoestring budget.
Exams for students in the final three years of medical training are scheduled in July. With Covid-19 cases on the rise, however, many students are afraid to take them.
Despite delays, a $580 million research partnership between European, North African and Middle Eastern countries hopes for additional funding from the European Union’s next big innovation framework.