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Tunisian Professors Flee the Country for Better Salaries

Ibtissem Jamel | 28 Jul 2017

Hundreds of Tunisian professors are leaving the country each year, putting the quality of higher education in the country at risk, policy makers say.

Gender Health & Medicine Research Science

An Arabian Tree to Fight Cancer

Benjamin Plackett | 23 Jun 2017

Omani researchers are testing the reputed healing effects of frankincense.

Development Research Science

Researchers’ Recycled Water Meets Farmers’ Suspicion

Benjamin Plackett | 18 May 2017

Evidence supports repurposing household wastewater for agricultural use, but not everyone likes the idea.

Arts & Culture Human Rights Minorities Research

Omani Music Masks A Slave Trading Past

Benjamin Plackett | 30 Mar 2017

Researcher says scholars should recognize the true origin of African sounds in Omani traditional music.

Finances Health & Medicine Research

Oman’s Move Toward Personalized Medicine

Benjamin Plackett | 21 Feb 2017

Medical research that uses data from Arab patients results in better treatments for local populations.

Literature & Translation

New Insights On the Arab World: 2016 Books

Ursula Lindsey | 12 Dec 2016

Ursula Lindsey offers up a cornucopia of fiction and nonfiction in Arabic, English and French for an intellectual feast.

Politics

Five Years After the Arab Spring, Report Warns of New Uprising

Edward Fox | 11 Dec 2016

With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.

Quality Control

New Report Strikes an Optimistic Note on Arab Education

Wagdy Sawahel | 11 Nov 2016

The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.

Quality Control

Survey Gives Panoramic View of Arab Higher Education

Karma El Hassan | 10 Aug 2016

A survey of universities across the MENA region shows many are checking students’ learning outcomes and institutional quality.

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.




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