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Kuwait

Research

Young Researchers’ Funding Struggles Magnified in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 08 Aug 2016

A recent study of the difficulties young U.S. researchers face echoes in the Middle East—but the story is slightly different.

Quality Control

Who Defines “Excellence” in Education? And How?

Clara Morgan | 13 May 2016

A more inclusive approach to improving educational quality in the Arab region could be the best solution.

Arabic Teaching

Learning Arabic: Back to Basics May be the Best Innovation

Helen Abadzi | 01 May 2016

A back-to-basics approach to learning could be the most innovative way to improve Arab education.

Arab Spring Democracy Employment Students

Arab Youth Survey Suggests Unemployment Drives Terrorism

Rasha Faek | 22 Apr 2016

A survey found Arab young people believe religion plays too much of a role in society. But survey respondents said unemployment is driving some youth into the arms of the Islamic State.

Fraud

In Kuwait, a War Against Fake University Degrees

Aisha Elgayar | 29 Mar 2016

The Ministry of Education has summoned the holders of fraudulent degrees to court, opening a debate about how such fakes became so prevalent.

Studying Gulf Countries, their Influence and Divides

Ursula Lindsey | 09 Nov 2015

A new academic publication at the University of Oxford is taking an interdisciplinary look at the countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Research

Kuwait Takes a Practical Step Forward in Solar Energy

Aisha Elgayar | 26 Oct 2015

A new project will save the equivalent of 12 million barrels of oil a year, revealing the potential of applied science in the region.

Accreditation Fraud

It’s Time to Shut Down Fake Universities

Dean Hoke | 31 May 2015

Education authorities should fight bogus-degree programs and create real, accredited online alternatives, says Dean Hoke.

Democracy Research Students

Arab Youth Doubt Democracy Will Be Delivered

Benjamin Plackett | 28 Apr 2015

Findings from a region-wide survey reveal the hopes and concerns of university-age adults.

Academic Freedom Faculty Terrorism

Should Terrorists Be Professors? A Kuwaiti Debate

Aisha Elgayar | 31 Mar 2015

Some professors working at Kuwait University are listed internationally as terrorists but continue to teach, sparking controversy.




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