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Coronavirus Health & Medicine Research Science

Ramadan Fasting in the Covid-19 Era: Researchers Try to Answer Questions

Eman Kamel | 14 Apr 2021

Researchers have found no evidence that Ramadan fasting might make people more susceptible to Covid-19. They worry more about the risks from late nights and social gatherings.

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Democracy Faculty Liberal Arts Students

How Much Academic Freedom Should Students Have?

Jörg Matthias Determann | 01 Apr 2021

A history professor at an American university in Qatar explains how his students have free choice of media for their assignments.

Coronavirus Faculty Health & Medicine Students Teaching

Vaccinating Professors Against Covid-19 Should Be a Priority, Advocates Argue

Rasha Faek | 18 Mar 2021

Vaccinating educators should be a priority, advocates argue, to make classrooms safer and speed the reopening of schools.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts

Qatari Artist Encourages Others to Find Freedom in Their Work

Melanie Swan | 26 Feb 2021

Art was a saving presence for the multidisciplinary artist Ameera AlAji in her youth. Now she hopes to inspire a new generation of Qatari artists to find a similar freedom.

Administration Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Young Art Executive Has a Key Role in Qatar’s Public Art Scene

Melanie Swan | 12 Feb 2021

As the Qatar Foundation’s senior art specialist, Layla Bacha manages an art portfolio that includes major public artworks and museum collections.

Coronavirus Mental Health Students Study Abroad

International Students in the Gulf Cope With the Stress of Isolating in Dorms

Eman Kamel | 28 Jan 2021

Quarantining in their rooms, some students struggle with boredom and increased levels of anxiety. For others, there’s still a sense of community from living in student housing.

Health & Medicine Internet Mental Health Research Social Sciences

Digital Mental Health Tools Increase Access but Need More Study

Alaa Abd-Alrazaq, Arfan Ahmed, Mowafa Househ | 13 Jan 2021

Digital technologies can help overcome stigmas about mental health issues and improve access to care, but challenges for researchers remain, three scientists in Qatar argue.

Coronavirus Faculty Students Technology & Online Learning

Universities in Qatar Help Students Stay Connected in a Remote-Learning World

Eman Kamel | 04 Jan 2021

With less social interaction on campuses, students are feeling more stress. Universities are trying to help them maintain good mental health.

Coronavirus Faculty Publishing Research

Covid-19 Accelerates the Push for Open Access in Research

Eman Kamel | 03 Nov 2020

The concept of open-access publishing has been gaining ground in the Arab world, but progress is still slow.

Coronavirus Disability Students Technology & Online Learning

For Students With Disabilities, the Pandemic Adds Another Barrier

Melanie Swan, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Oct 2020

Covid-19 has largely heightened the inequality that disabled students already face, although for a small proportion of students, it has moved education to their homes and let them study more at their own pace.




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