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Arab Researcher Survey

A survey of researchers working in the Arab world detailed the professional obstacles that they face and revealed the desire of an overwhelming majority to emigrate.
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Why Professors in Algeria Have Given Up on Free Academic Inquiry

Fatimah Bakhouch | 22 Apr 2021

Professors in Algeria have learned that it’s best to endorse the conventional wisdom and not ask new questions, a scholar says.

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In a Climate of Self-Censorship, Social Research Suffers

Fidaa Bou Haidar | 21 Apr 2021

A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”

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When Self-Censorship Means Self-Protection

Maha Bali | 20 Apr 2021

An Egyptian professor explains the complex motives behind her decision to limit her own freedom of expression.

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Academic Self-Censorship Is a ‘Brain Drag’ on Arab Universities and Societies

Robert Quinn | 18 Apr 2021

Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.

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Self-Censorship in Arab Higher Education: an Untold Problem

Rasha Faek | 18 Apr 2021

Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.

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Most Arab-World Researchers Want to Leave, a New Survey Finds

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Dec 2019

A survey by Al-Fanar Media found that many researchers in Arab countries are unhappy with their working conditions and would rather be employed outside of the region.

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Not Just Money: Arab-Region Researchers Face a Complex Web of Barriers

Pakinam Amer | 03 Dec 2019

Researchers working in Arab countries detail the challenges they face, and ways of overcoming them.

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An Iraqi Researcher’s Situation Spotlights the Need for Investment in Research

Benjamin Plackett | 02 Dec 2019

A researcher in Iraq risks the quality of his geological samples when he ships them to Italy for analysis.

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For a Yemeni Researcher, Emigration Is the Only Opportunity

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 02 Dec 2019

A Yemeni researcher wanted to return to her country to do plant research that could help human health. But the war there made research impossible.

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Brain Drain Can Be Reversed, One Lebanese Physician Says

Benjamin Plackett | 02 Dec 2019

Most researchers in Arab countries say they want to leave, but one academic administrator has developed a strategy for bringing those who have left back.




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