The plan seeks to improve the international competitiveness of Tunisian higher education and research. Some academics question whether a new agency is the answer.
Algerian and Moroccan academics say the decision will have little effect on scholarly output in either country because research collaborations were already rare.
International academic groups are urging the global science community to advocate for helping Ukraine’s displaced scientists and scholars.
International academic groups call on Israel to drop restrictions that would limit foreign scholars’ ability to study and work at universities in the West Bank.
The terms of the University of Khartoum’s new draft law, shared with Al-Fanar Media, stipulate how the university will be run and assert its independence.
The Lebanese University suspended classes after security forces assaulted teachers during a protest against unpaid salaries.
Days after Sudan’s de facto head of state’s dissolved the councils of public universities, the University of Khartoum is advancing a draft law that would guarantee its independence.
Speakers at a webinar sponsored by Scientists for Palestine discuss the problems that hinder academics’ ability to conduct research in the occupied territories.
Palestinian academics say new limits set by Israel seek to isolate their universities from the world and curtail their educational impact.
Egyptian critics and writers discuss a literary trend of revisiting the past through personalized remembrances and novels based on facts.