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Coronavirus Data & Surveys Finances Politics Research

A Survey Reveals How the Pandemic Has Hurt MENA Research

Gail Buttorff, Marwa Shalaby, Nermin Allam | 23 Sep 2020

A survey of scholars done in the late spring and early summer that included researchers who study the MENA region showed the pandemic’s adverse effects and the occasional beneficial ones on research, the authors of the survey say.

Data & Surveys Faculty Schools Students Violence

Beirut Blast Cripples an Educational and Cultural Capital

Jana Dhaybi, Rasha Faek | 07 Aug 2020

The explosion risks ending hope for Lebanese young people.

Administration Data & Surveys Development Politics Research Science

Land of No Rain: How Jordan Is Facing a Parched Future

Ursula Lindsey | 06 Aug 2020

With limited rainfall and aquifers already over pumped, the kingdom is running out of water. Researchers are tackling some aspects of the problem, but hard choices still lie ahead.

Academic Freedom Conflict Data & Surveys Violence

Middle East Suffers Largest Share of Attacks on Higher Education

Burton Bollag | 16 Jul 2020

Two-thirds of all attacks on campuses and university buildings worldwide over the past five years took place in the Middle East, says a new report on attacks on education.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Employment Refugees Schools

As Refugees’ Plight Worsens, School Becomes a Luxury

Jabeen Bhatti | 14 Jul 2020

Covid-19 has made jobs for refugees in Lebanon, Jordan and other Arab countries even scarcer than before. That’s likely to increase child labor and make schooling a luxury, researchers say.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

Society Through the Lens of a Pandemic: What Anthropologists Are Learning

Eman Kamel | 01 Jul 2020

Anthropologists aren’t surprised at the stigmatizing and blaming that followed Covid-19. It’s a typical human response to events too complicated to grasp.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Disability Inequality Schools Students

New Report Details Where Children Are Excluded From Education

Jabeen Bhatti | 24 Jun 2020

A new report and website give a country-by-country examination of how children are welcomed in schools or shut out from them.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Mental Health Research Students

Covid-19 Puts New Focus on Arab Youths’ Mental Health Needs

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Jun 2020

Young people report higher levels of anxiety and depression since the pandemic arrived. Researchers have begun exploring this phenomenon and determining what types of support are needed.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Where Does Higher Education Go from Here?

Senthil Nathan | 11 May 2020

University leaders in the Middle East share their perspectives on how higher education will adapt in a post-Covid-19 world.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Finances Refugees Technology & Online Learning

Jordan’s Tight Covid-19 Lockdown Also Squeezes Vulnerable Populations

Ursula Lindsey | 14 Apr 2020

Strict restrictions on movement in the kingdom have kept the virus at bay, but refugees and poor Jordanians have difficulty meeting basic needs and accessing online education.




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