Lebanon’s Nayla Tabbara and Iraq’s Saad Salloum, along with their respective organisations, will receive the 2022 Ibn Rushd Prize for their advocacy of religious freedom.
Suhad Yasin, of the University of Duhok, overcame many obstacles during 13 years of interrupted graduate study to continue her research on purifying polluted water.
Mootaz Salman, an Iraqi scientist at the University of Oxford, has won the “Young Scientist Lectureship Award” for his use of innovative technology to treat neurological diseases.
The plan seeks to improve the international competitiveness of Tunisian higher education and research. Some academics question whether a new agency is the answer.
The Egyptian anthropologist says the issue is one of social justice: “Feminist movements did not come to support the elite, but rather to support the majority.”
Muna Al-Ghuraibi, a professor of social studies at King Saud University, says students of faculties that remain too theoretical don’t acquire the skills employers need.
Yusra Mouzughi, president of Bahrain’s Royal University for Women, says Arab students lack the skills the labour market wants. Universities have a responsibility to address this issue, she says.
Fadi Aloul, dean of engineering at the American University of Sharjah, says his college is working in several ways to better prepare graduates for a challenging job market.
A professor suggests three avenues of reform for Algerian universities that can help the nation move toward a more socially secure and economically prosperous future.
The campaign aims to create an environment conducive to mental health that protects and meets the needs of everyone in the campus community.