Data analysis by Al-Fanar Media has found that two of the highest research producers in the Arab world—Egypt and Saudi Arabia—also have some of the highest rates of retracted articles, which are often related to scientific misconduct.
With access to a laboratory that houses mice and rats, a researcher in Oman has created a new biological insight into high blood pressure, a major health issue in the Arab region.
This article is an updated companion to our searchable database of internationally accredited higher-education institutions and programs in the Arab world and Turkey. The database has also been refreshed after in-depth research and accredited programs that train teachers and those that teach English have been added.
Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
A researcher finds that more professors are teaching Arabic literature in translation, in courses sprinkled around the world. The next step, she says, is for the teachers to learn from each other.
Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.
Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.
Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.
Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.
A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.