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Academic Freedom Politics Research

Of Scholars and Spies

Ursula Lindsey | 06 Dec 2018

Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.

Academic Freedom Politics Research

Spy Conviction May Chill U.A.E. Research

Edward Fox | 27 Nov 2018

Matthew Hedges, a U.K. doctoral student convicted in the United Arab Emirates of spying for Britain, has been pardoned and released. But his experience has provoked anxiety about the safety of foreign researchers in the UAE.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

In Dubai, a New Type of Arts Center

Heba Elkayal | 22 Nov 2018

The Art Jameel foundation’s new museum is the Emirates’ first non-government-run art institution and significantly expands the region’s patronage of the arts.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

Contemporary Art Inspired by Islamic Tradition

Heba Elkayal | 09 Nov 2018

An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London highlights works by a short list of finalists drawn from a wealth of talent across the Islamic world.

Employment Human Rights Inequality

NYU Abu Dhabi Work Force Is at Risk, Report Says

Eric J. Lyman | 15 May 2018

A faculty-student alliance at New York University charges its Abu Dhabi campus is still at high risk of forced-labor practices: A university report has a much more positive view.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Mental Health 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.

Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

Anxiety and Depression Often Shadow Arab Youth

Benjamin Plackett | 23 Feb 2018

Mental health is a significant problem across the Middle East, experts say, but treatment and support often are not easy to find.

Research Technology & Online Learning

The Arab World’s Often Overlooked Space Research

Benjamin Plackett | 11 Feb 2018

A new book highlights the work of Arab scientists who are making major strides in satellite technology and the discovery of distant planets.




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