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In a Climate of Self-Censorship, Social Research Suffers

Fidaa Bou Haidar | 21 Apr 2021

A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”

Academic Freedom Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys Faculty Human Rights Policy Research

Academic Self-Censorship Is a ‘Brain Drag’ on Arab Universities and Societies

Robert Quinn | 18 Apr 2021

Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.

Coronavirus Health & Medicine Research Science

Ramadan Fasting in the Covid-19 Era: Researchers Try to Answer Questions

Eman Kamel | 14 Apr 2021

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.

Arts & Culture Health & Medicine Research Science

Before a Grand Parade of Mummies, Researchers Learned Much About Them

Amr EL-Tohamy | 03 Apr 2021

Egypt moved 22 mummies to a new home on Saturday. Volunteer researchers studied them first.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Research Students Technology & Online Learning

Arab Region Scores Lowest in the World for Academic Freedom

Burton Bollag | 16 Mar 2021

The Academic Freedom Index paints a troubling picture of the state of academic freedom in the Arab world.

Gender Refugees Research Science

Forum for Women in Science Urges Efforts to Help Refugees

Roufan Nahhas | 15 Mar 2021

The recent World Forum for Women in Science stressed the role of science and education in improving refugees’ lives and the world.

Gender Profiles Refugees Research Science

Safaa Kumari: A Syrian Plant Virologist Seeks to Safeguard Key Agricultural Crops

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 12 Mar 2021

Safaa Kumari develops disease-resistant, high-yielding crops to save farmers’ livelihoods and enhance the region’s food security.

Faculty Gender Health & Medicine Profiles Research Students

Niveen Abu-Rmeileh: Using Statistical Epidemiology to Improve Health in Palestine

Asma' Jawabreh | 11 Mar 2021

Earning a Ph.D. in statistical epidemiology inspired Niveen Abu-Rmeileh to strive to improve the public health sector in Palestine.

Faculty Gender Inequality Profiles Research

Jala Makhzoumi: A Landscape Architect in a Race to Stop Desertification

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 11 Mar 2021

The Iraqi landscape architect Jala Makhzoumi bridges academic research and practical support in the quest for a greener region.

Gender Inequality Profiles Research Science

Amal Amin: An Egyptian Scholar Seeks Equity for All in Research and Science

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Mar 2021

Amal Amin advocates making sure all people who pursue a career in science have equal opportunities to achieve their goals.




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