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Academic Freedom Politics Research

Of Scholars and Spies

Ursula Lindsey | 06 Dec 2018

Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.

Language Literature & Translation Research

An Online Arabic Dictionary Makes Its Debut

Edward Fox | 28 Nov 2018

A tool created at Birzeit University will take machine translation of Arabic to a higher level.

Academic Freedom Politics Research

Spy Conviction May Chill U.A.E. Research

Edward Fox | 27 Nov 2018

Matthew Hedges, a U.K. doctoral student convicted in the United Arab Emirates of spying for Britain, has been pardoned and released. But his experience has provoked anxiety about the safety of foreign researchers in the UAE.

Architecture Development Research Teaching

Iraqi City Displays Grassroots Urban Planning

Benjamin Plackett | 21 Nov 2018

New informal settlements built in Duhok are improving their designs, partly out of fear of government reprisals.

Development Employment Gender Research

Solar Industry Could Create Opportunities for Arab Women

Elizabeth R. Bruce | 01 Nov 2018

As some Arab countries try to wean themselves from oil and expand alternative energy development, Arab women could benefit. But they need support from corporations and universities.

Health & Medicine Research Schools Students

Books in Bags Lead to Back Pain

Benjamin Plackett | 29 Oct 2018

New research measured the forces on students’ spines created by heavy backpacks, and how poor posture amplifies those forces.

Development Research Science

Tunisian Research Seeks to Counter Climate Threats

Ibtissem Jamel | 22 Oct 2018

Scorching summers and dry winters spark increasing interest in studying the effects of climate change and how to cope with it.

Faculty Research Science

Triple Threat: Administrator, Teacher, Researcher

Amr EL-Tohamy | 17 Oct 2018

Ehab Abdel-Rahman, the American University in Cairo’s provost, seeks to develop new ways of teaching physics along with pursuing his passion for energy research.

Finances Internet Research

Qatari Research Shows Environmental Cost of Bitcoin

Benjamin Plackett | 12 Oct 2018

New research shows that the digital currency has a large environmental impact, but not all experts agree that it is a cause for concern.

Gender Health & Medicine Research

Keeping an Eye on Blindness, A Regional Issue

Benjamin Plackett | 13 Sep 2018

The causes of vision loss in the Arab region are changing, researchers say, and public health policy makers need to listen.




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