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Tunisia

Arab Spring Development Policy Politics Quality

Repairing Tunisia’s Education System Is Key to Tackling Its Economic Woes

Safwan M. Masri | 23 May 2019

Many of the country’s current problems stem from decisions made by the former despot Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali that undermined educational quality at all levels.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Faculty Teaching

Advanced Interdisciplinary Programs Place New Demands on Professors

Farah Al Qawasmi, Mahjoob Zweiri | 16 Apr 2019

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.

Arts & Culture Democracy Politics Protests

Exhibition Revisits a Revolution Whose Legacy Is Still Uncertain

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Jan 2019

An archival show at Tunisia’s Bardo National Museum chronicles the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring but failed to deliver on many of its promises.

Research Science

Geologists Search for Clues to Dinosaurs’ Extinction

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Dec 2018

In Iraq, researchers hope to find rock layers that yield an understanding of how and why life came back after dinosaurs died out.

Development Research Science

Tunisian Research Seeks to Counter Climate Threats

Ibtissem Jamel | 22 Oct 2018

Scorching summers and dry winters spark increasing interest in studying the effects of climate change and how to cope with it.

Gender Health & Medicine Research

Keeping an Eye on Blindness, A Regional Issue

Benjamin Plackett | 13 Sep 2018

The causes of vision loss in the Arab region are changing, researchers say, and public health policy makers need to listen.

Arab Spring Arts & Culture Human Rights Politics

Tunisian Youth Find a Political Voice in Rap

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Sep 2018

Since the revolution a new art form among Tunisia’s youth has provided a political outlet.

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.

Faculty Finances Health & Medicine Protests Quality

Protests Disrupt Universities in Algeria and Tunisia

Ibtissem Jamel, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 02 Jul 2018

Months of strikes and protests by students and professors who want better conditions and pay threaten to derail the academic year in both countries.

Development Internationalization Research Science

The Quest to Build the Arab Region’s First Atomic Clock

Benjamin Plackett | 15 Jun 2018

A Tunisian researcher wants to be the first in his continent to measure time with atomic precision.




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