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Politics Students Study Abroad

Students Lose When Countries Cut Educational Ties

Elizabeth R. Bruce | 24 Sep 2018

The costs go beyond disrupting academic progress. Students also miss out on valuable opportunities for building workplace skills.

Internationalization Politics Students Study Abroad

Saudi Students Are Caught in a Diplomatic Row

Benjamin Plackett | 19 Aug 2018

Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic row with Canada has upended the future of thousands of Saudi students at Canadian universities, forcing them to leave the country just before the new semester starts.

Data & Surveys Gender Research Social Sciences

Behind the Numbers: Arab Women in Research

Benjamin Plackett | 06 Aug 2018

Arab participation in research is high compared to the rest of the world, but that rate masks difficulties women face in some countries and in male-dominated disciplines.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Finances Gender

3 Ways Philanthropy Could Help Saudi Youth

Elizabeth R. Bruce | 31 Jul 2018

A survey of Saudi youth can help to inform how philanthropies working in the kingdom could help steer youth from their university lives to productive employment.

Development Gender Policy

Crown Prince Pushes Change in Saudi Higher Education

Aisha Elgayar, Edward Fox | 19 Jul 2018

Mohammad bin Salman wants universities in the Kingdom to focus on the needs of the private sector, in a break with the free-handed policy of the previous Saudi king.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

Sleepless in Beirut: A Health Risk

Benjamin Plackett | 26 Jun 2018

The Lebanese capital comes alive at night, but experts warn that too many late nights come with health risks.

Data & Surveys Development Politics

Arab Youth See Region Adrift, Survey Finds

Edward Fox | 29 May 2018

An annual poll of young Arab men and women provides private data for policy makers and a public report that reads the pulse of youth opinion in the region.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 08 May 2018

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.

Data & Surveys Employment Gender

In Education, Gulf Women Don’t Focus on Jobs

Edward Fox | 07 May 2018

Two studies found that women in Gulf countries are not focused on employment in their pursuit of academic degrees, but are optimistic about their futures.

Arabic Development Journalism Social Sciences

Journalism Schools Need to Modernize; Sociologists Can Help

Paula El Khoury | 07 Mar 2018

Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.




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