A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”
Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.
Researchers have found no evidence that Ramadan fasting might make people more susceptible to Covid-19. They worry more about the risks from late nights and social gatherings.
Egypt moved 22 mummies to a new home on Saturday. Volunteer researchers studied them first.
The Academic Freedom Index paints a troubling picture of the state of academic freedom in the Arab world.
The recent World Forum for Women in Science stressed the role of science and education in improving refugees’ lives and the world.
Safaa Kumari develops disease-resistant, high-yielding crops to save farmers’ livelihoods and enhance the region’s food security.
Earning a Ph.D. in statistical epidemiology inspired Niveen Abu-Rmeileh to strive to improve the public health sector in Palestine.
The Iraqi landscape architect Jala Makhzoumi bridges academic research and practical support in the quest for a greener region.