At a gathering of those who do “institutional research” for Arab universities, the importance of their jobs became evident.
A first-of-its kind study surveys disability, illness, and causes of death in the 22 countries of the Arab League.
Sultan Abu-Orabi, secretary general of a higher-education association, talks about the region’s challenges and opportunities.
In tough political and financial times, the university in the premier industrial area in Egypt is forging ahead with research, development and international partnerships.
Participants in an educational-research meeting scrutinized their field and found it wanting: Preoccupied with statistics and avoiding politically-sensitive issues.
One of the foremost figures in the Arab world to use performance measurement to improve higher education talks about institutional research.
Bandits with 4-wheel drives and automatic weapons are overwhelming poorly guarded museums and archaeological sites and depriving Egyptians of the chance to fully understand their past.
The Library of Alexandria’s director says rapid changes in the structure of knowledge should also drive how educational institutions operate.
In Arab academic and publishing circles, there is much talk and at least some action to get more scholarly works translated into Arabic, and to get contemporary Arabic literature translated into other languages.