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Tunisia

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.

Development Inequality Research

Researchers See Water at Root of Tunisia’s Inequality Problem

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Jun 2018

Tunisia’s rural regions need more water to share in the country’s prosperity, scholars say.

Arabic Language Literature & Translation Publishing

An Increasingly Popular Cultural Lens: Arabic Literature

M. Lynx Qualey | 16 May 2018

A researcher finds that more professors are teaching Arabic literature in translation, in courses sprinkled around the world. The next step, she says, is for the teachers to learn from each other.

Critical Thinking Democracy Students

Debate Clubs Catch on at Arab Universities

Eman Kamel | 14 May 2018

The clubs build critical-thinking skills and give students the freedom to express opinions in a structured way.

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 Health & Medicine Research

AIDS Deaths Soar in the Arab Region

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Apr 2018

Deaths from AIDS are declining globally, but they are increasing in the Middle East and North Africa.

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.

Finances Health & Medicine Students

Mental-Health Care on Arab Campuses is Increasing—Slowly

Asma' Jawabreh, Benjamin Plackett, Ibtissem Jamel, Mahnaz Maktabi, Motiaa Hallak, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 27 Feb 2018

Some universities in the Middle East have added services based on Western models. Others offer no services at all.

Accreditation Politics Quality Control

Tunisian Engineers vs Higher Education Ministry

Khaoula Sliti | 16 Feb 2018

In Tunisia, the biggest group representing engineers has caused controversy by criticizing the country’s higher education ministry over its perceived failure to maintain academic standards.




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