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Qatar

Research Social Sciences

Social Sciences Growing in the Arab World—But Slowly

Rasha Faek | 24 Mar 2015

A new report found modest growth among the social sciences, but experts fear they are still at risk.

Gender Research

Early Efforts Seek to Solve the Gulf Gender Gap

Eman Kamel, Sarah Lynch | 16 Mar 2015

A new strategy will encourage young Qatari men to enroll in universities, but more is needed to combat the problem regionally.

Qatar’s Universities Are Too Expensive for Many Expats

Eman Kamel, Shereena Qazi | 08 Mar 2015

Hefty price tags at private institutions often drive students into debt or push them out of the country.

Scholarships Technology & Online Learning

How to Avoid Getting Cheated by Phony Scholarships

Benjamin Plackett | 24 Feb 2015

Fraudulent universities use fake scholarships as bait to lure unsuspecting students to part with their money. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Critical Thinking Profiles Research

A Conversation With Zahra Babar: Social Science Research in Qatar

Eman Kamel | 13 Feb 2015

A researcher interested in citizenship and families talks about taking on sensitive topics in Qatar.

Rankings

The Top Five Research Universities in MENA? Maybe

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Feb 2015

A ranking of research institutions in the Arab world by Times Higher Education varies widely from those of other organizations.

Academic Freedom Curriculum Faculty Publishing

Qatar Inspires a Writing Instructor Despite Censorship

Ursula Lindsey | 02 Feb 2015

An American writing instructor 
has helped start a literary 
community in Qatar. But last year her own novel was banned there.

Internet Technology & Online Learning

What Progress is Being Made to Arab “Knowledge Economies”?

Benjamin Plackett | 29 Jan 2015

A recent report provides much needed statistics on the question of whether the Arab world is on route to a knowledge-based economy.

Finances

Qatar’s Private Universities Are the Most Expensive in the Region

David Wheeler | 28 Jan 2015

An Al-Fanar Media survey of private higher-education costs in 13 Arab countries makes it possible to compare average prices.

Administration Employment Finances Gender Quality Control Teaching

Are Private Universities Worth the Money?

Rasha Faek, Sarah Lynch | 23 Jan 2015

Families across the Arab region debate where to send their sons and daughters—public university or private one? There is no easy answer.




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