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.
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.
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.
In Iraq, researchers hope to find rock layers that yield an understanding of how and why life came back after dinosaurs died out.
Scorching summers and dry winters spark increasing interest in studying the effects of climate change and how to cope with it.
The causes of vision loss in the Arab region are changing, researchers say, and public health policy makers need to listen.
Since the revolution a new art form among Tunisia’s youth has provided a political outlet.
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.
Months of strikes and protests by students and professors who want better conditions and pay threaten to derail the academic year in both countries.
A Tunisian researcher wants to be the first in his continent to measure time with atomic precision.