A student program tries to bridge the gap between academia and industry and encourage innovation.
In Egypt and Lebanon, population growth is exacerbating food and water shortages.
A Moroccan professor who has taught evolution says she is a rarity in the country, an example of a broader debate.
Social scientists working in the Gulf country are learning to adopt their research to the local culture.
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.