Data analysis by Al-Fanar Media has found that two of the highest research producers in the Arab world—Egypt and Saudi Arabia—also have some of the highest rates of retracted articles, which are often related to scientific misconduct.
An increased number of Egyptian doctors are fleeing the country to work abroad, saying they are tired of low salaries, poor facilities and an unsafe working environment.
New research reveals that, despite the Vision 2030 plan, the majority still expect a public-sector job for life. But a shift in approach to education could change that.
The latest edition of an annual academic study shows an increase in the support for the freedom of expression online as long as people don’t criticize their governments.
Women are much more likely to die of heart disease after menopause. A researcher in Oman wants to help find out the reason.
Anorexia and other eating disorders in the Middle East need more academic study, medical and media attention, experts say.
A recent study of Syrian refugees in Jordan found that, with health-care costs rising, pharmacists’ services were having a positive effect on refugee health.
When it comes to the top level of Arab higher education, women are largely missing.
A survey of Syrian students seeking advanced degrees found that many have broad personal and civic ambitions. But they face many obstacles.