Outdated curricula and a lack of practical training in medical schools leave many graduates ill-equipped to deal with emergencies.
Saudi researchers in the social sciences encounter fewer restrictions on the topics they can study, and can now use more qualitative research methods.
The authors examine ideas about artificial intelligence that are prevalent in the Arab world and seek to bring them into the wider debate.
Social scientists and humanities scholars were particularly affected by the pandemic because of the restrictions it imposed on their work methods.
Salim Chahine, a professor at the American University of Beirut and a senior official at Lebanon’s central bank, is among the recipients of the 2020 Kuwait Prize.
A history professor in Qatar offers advice for instructors seeking to discuss sensitive social and political issues.
The Covid-19 pandemic has spurred renewed interest in public health and epidemiological research, especially on coronaviruses.
Shafeeq Ghabra chose research and teaching over military, diplomatic and administrative work. His writing sustains him now.
Efforts to remove the last traces of Saddam Hussein’s chemical weapons are cut short, but the reasons are unclear.
Arab universities need to do more to support young researchers, and women in particular, argues the nanotechnologist Amal Amin.