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Coronavirus Health & Medicine Research

Jordanian Researchers Create a Cheaper, Faster Coronavirus Test

Benjamin Plackett | 06 May 2020

Researchers in Jordan have developed a new way to extract genetic material from a virus to speed up coronavirus tests.

Coronavirus Finances Research Students

Tunisia’s Covid-19 Research Effort Brings Together Many Sectors

Khaoula Sliti | 04 May 2020

Engineering and medical schools are collaborating to design ventilators, and government projects are attracting hundreds of researchers. Industry and investors are helping, too.

Coronavirus Health & Medicine Research

Genetics and Artificial Intelligence Drive Qatar University’s Covid-19 Research

Eman Kamel | 14 Apr 2020

Scientists are using computer simulations to find drugs that might be effective against the new coronavirus and genetics to find out who will be especially susceptible to it.

Arab Spring Conflict Employment Research

A Look at the Evidence: Do Jobs Create Peace?

Benjamin Plackett | 25 Mar 2020

The research is at times conflicting, but experts believe that employment ultimately can help foster social harmony in the right conditions.

Development Gender Internationalization Research Science

A Small Network of Arab and German Academics Aspires to Have a Large Impact

Burton Bollag | 23 Mar 2020

An “academy” of early-career researchers in Germany and Arab countries promotes international, interdisciplinary research projects “on the boundary between science and society.”

Development Research Science

Egypt Hopes to Strengthen Scientific Research Through ‘Science Up’

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 10 Mar 2020

A new government program will use cash incentives, support for laboratory equipment, and a mentoring program to improve science at public universities. The program will focus first on mathematics and physics.

Journalism Research Science

‘Talk to Me,’ Urges a Science Journalist Working in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 05 Mar 2020

A science journalist who has covered the Arab world for six years discovers a stark contrast in communication when he attends a scientific meeting in the United States.

Arabic Data & Surveys Language Research Technology & Online Learning

Artificial Intelligence Speeds Efforts to Enhance Online Arabic Content

Eman Kamel | 28 Feb 2020

The Arabic language is seriously underrepresented online. Computer science researchers in Qatar are developing tools to change that,

Academic Freedom Human Rights Politics Research

Egyptian Human Rights Scholar Detained, Fanning Broader Fears

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 17 Feb 2020

The recent imprisonment of Patrick George Zaki, a human-rights scholar and activist, renews fears about freedom of expression and freedom for researchers in Egypt.

Data & Surveys Publishing Rankings Research

Emirates’ Strong Research Growth Is Charted by New Study

Benjamin Plackett | 13 Feb 2020

The United Arab Emirates has seen an average growth in research produced of 15 percent annually over almost two decades. Its strategy offers lessons for other Arab countries.




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