As crises escalate, so does the number of displaced scientists. But a precise overall count is elusive.
Months of strikes and protests by students and professors who want better conditions and pay threaten to derail the academic year in both countries.
Participants in a Beirut workshop developed recommendations to improve the access of youth inside Syria to quality higher education.
The writer describes the conversation surrounding the relationship between effective teaching and course size.
Professors have fled, students are dropping out or struggling to balance study and jobs, and businesses complain that graduates lack skills.
More students are seeking advanced degrees, hoping for academic jobs, but many find only part-time positions.
Thousands of Syrian teachers have arrived in Turkey to escape the war. Still, many of them found it difficult to find a job due several obstacles.
For the third year in a row, Yusuf Al-Qaoud leads two key listings of the most cited researchers in Jordan.
Experts from universities and centers across the region met in Beirut to discuss how to craft professional-development programs that work.