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Iraq

Development Research Science

Iraqi Laboratory Engineers Better Crops for Farmers

Benjamin Plackett | 14 Jan 2019

A researcher at the University of Duhok is experimenting with growing plants in controlled conditions to provide plants to farmers that might resist disease and bear fruit sooner.

Research Science

Geologists Search for Clues to Dinosaurs’ Extinction

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Dec 2018

In Iraq, researchers hope to find rock layers that yield an understanding of how and why life came back after dinosaurs died out.

Students Teaching Terrorism

Mosul’s Students Return to a Battered Campus

Benjamin Plackett | 26 Nov 2018

The University of Mosul’s professors and students have come back to the campus, but have to cope with demolished and scarred infrastructure and lingering security concerns.

Architecture Development Research Teaching

Iraqi City Displays Grassroots Urban Planning

Benjamin Plackett | 21 Nov 2018

New informal settlements built in Duhok are improving their designs, partly out of fear of government reprisals.

Architecture Arts & Culture Religion Tourism

Hopeful Vision Rises from An Ancient Iraqi Site

Saad Salloum | 12 Nov 2018

A professor’s visit to a historic church makes him think about using Iraq’s rich history and religious diversity to create economic opportunity.

Arab Spring Data & Surveys Faculty Refugees Research

Refugee Scientists: The Unknown Number

Sean Treacy | 07 Sep 2018

As crises escalate, so does the number of displaced scientists. But a precise overall count is elusive.

Arts & Culture Politics Violence

Artists Share ‘Local Histories’ of War and Exile

Heba Elkayal | 30 Aug 2018

Works by two artists from the Middle East, recently shown in New York, reflect on the effects of conquest, past and present.

Data & Surveys Gender Research Social Sciences

Behind the Numbers: Arab Women in Research

Benjamin Plackett | 06 Aug 2018

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.

Publishing Refugees Schools

How Refugee Children Thrived in an American Classroom

Rasha Faek | 16 Jul 2018

A reporter’s book about a group of refugee children from a variety of backgrounds shows how a good school, and a good teacher, can help.

Politics Religion Social Sciences

Last Words of a Leading Iraqi Scholar

Edward Fox | 19 Jun 2018

In a prescient paper, published posthumously, the sociologist Faleh Abdul Jabar described the social forces at work in recent Iraqi politics.




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