The causes of vision loss in the Arab region are changing, researchers say, and public health policy makers need to listen.
Lamis Jomaa studies the food security and nutritional health of refugees, and is passionate about the idea that research can change the status quo.
As crises escalate, so does the number of displaced scientists. But a precise overall count is elusive.
Eqbal Dauqan starts a new research and teaching career in northern Europe after losing hope of returning soon to her war-torn country.
Arab participation in research is high compared to the rest of the world, but that rate masks difficulties women face in some countries and in male-dominated disciplines.
The organization Ettijahat, based in Beirut, offers grants to artists and researchers whose work illuminates the culture of a country in crisis.
Platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn could help counter worrying health trends, but some communities are at risk of being left behind.
A university-led team is recovering artifacts that shed light on how people lived as modern Qatar emerged from a time when pearl diving was the economic focus.
A former colleague recalls the work and forceful personality of a founder of academic refugee studies and a tireless champion for refugees themselves, who died on July 11.