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Data & Surveys Internet Research Technology & Online Learning

The Researcher Who Wants to Tidy the Web

Benjamin Plackett | 20 Oct 2017

This researcher believes the Internet has expanded without any oversight and wants to correct that.

Internet Publishing Research

Research Results Are Increasingly Available For Free

Edward Fox | 29 Sep 2017

A movement to make the fruits of research available without charge has helped students and faculty members gain access to an increasing number of academic articles.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Internet

Academic Freedom Report Highlights Repression in Turkey

Edward Fox | 26 Sep 2017

A report by Scholars at Risk details more than 250 attacks on academic freedom in 35 countries over the past year.

Internet Literature & Translation Research Science Technology & Online Learning

An Online Movement Translates Academic Articles Into Arabic

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 09 Jun 2017

To meet a need for Arabic versions of publications in science and humanities, volunteers are publishing new translations online.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Internationalization Internet

UAE Jails Economist: The Silence is Deafening

Ursula Lindsey | 05 Apr 2017

A court has sentenced economist and human rights advocate, Nasser Bin Ghaith, to ten years in jail over his Tweets. The “bubble universities” are quiet.

Academic Freedom Internet Protests

Instagram and Broadband Use Are Reshaping Arab Social Media

Benjamin Plackett | 14 Feb 2016

Photo and video social-media channels are on the rise in the Arab region, but users are still worried about their freedom.

Internet Technology & Online Learning

Lousy Internet Speeds? Not for Researchers in the UAE

Benjamin Plackett | 20 Mar 2015

The U.A.E.’s high-speed computational network is helping researchers and educators collaborate.

Internet Technology & Online Learning

What Progress is Being Made to Arab “Knowledge Economies”?

Benjamin Plackett | 29 Jan 2015

A recent report provides much needed statistics on the question of whether the Arab world is on route to a knowledge-based economy.




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