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NYU Department Cuts Ties With Abu Dhabi Campus

Eric J. Lyman | 12 Nov 2017

The department is protesting the Emirates’ denial of visas for two professors and calling on NYU’s president to lobby the U.A.E.’s government to change its visa policies.

Health & Medicine Research

Researchers Find Vitamin D Deficiency High In Arab Women

Benjamin Plackett | 04 Oct 2017

Vitamin D deficiency in the region is worryingly high but experts disagree on whether doctors should recommend supplements.

Internet Publishing Research

Research Results Are Increasingly Available For Free

Edward Fox | 29 Sep 2017

A movement to make the fruits of research available without charge has helped students and faculty members gain access to an increasing number of academic articles.

Accreditation Data & Surveys Quality Control

A Regional Survey: How Arab Countries Regulate Quality in Higher Education

Rasha Faek | 12 Sep 2017

An Al-Fanar Media survey of the quality assurance for higher education in 16 Arab countries found heavy regulation of the licensing of higher-education institutions but little in the way of follow up to monitor quality.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

In Malnutrition’s Aftermath, Researchers See a Hidden Crisis—Education

Benjamin Plackett | 05 Sep 2017

Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.

Data & Surveys Research Social Sciences

Researchers Ask, Is Dubai Really Cosmopolitan?

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Aug 2017

French researchers will use sociological data to answer the question scientifically—and stir debate about what the term means.

Development Faculty Politics Research Salaries Social Sciences

Tunisian Professors Flee the Country for Better Salaries

Ibtissem Jamel | 28 Jul 2017

Hundreds of Tunisian professors are leaving the country each year, putting the quality of higher education in the country at risk, policy makers say.

Faculty Politics Students Study Abroad Terrorism

Diplomatic Crisis Over Qatar Worries Gulf Educators

Eman Kamel | 27 Jun 2017

As boycott persists, students face disruptions and officials warn of longer-term impact.

Politics Students Study Abroad Terrorism

Arab Students Caught in Regional Conflict With Qatar

Aisha Elgayar | 13 Jun 2017

After many Arab countries broke relations with Qatar, Qataris abroad are facing the consequences and Arab students and professors in Qatar also feel threatened.

Health & Medicine Research Science

UAE Researchers Tackle Diabetes from the Feet Up

Benjamin Plackett | 06 Jun 2017

Analysis of patients’ footprints is providing important clues about the progression of diabetes, and opening the door to earlier intervention.




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