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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.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Refugees Research

A Lebanese Scholar Wants to Improve Refugees’ Lives

Malak Makki | 10 Sep 2018

Lamis Jomaa studies the food security and nutritional health of refugees, and is passionate about the idea that research can change the status quo.

Arab Spring Data & Surveys Faculty Refugees Research

Refugee Scientists: The Unknown Number

Sean Treacy | 07 Sep 2018

As crises escalate, so does the number of displaced scientists. But a precise overall count is elusive.

Conflict Refugees Research Study Abroad

New Beginning for a Yemeni Scholar in Norway

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 24 Aug 2018

Eqbal Dauqan starts a new research and teaching career in northern Europe after losing hope of returning soon to her war-torn country.

Data & Surveys Gender Research Social Sciences

Behind the Numbers: Arab Women in Research

Benjamin Plackett | 06 Aug 2018

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.

Arts & Culture Research

An Eye on the Cultural Landscape of Syria

Ursula Lindsey | 03 Aug 2018

The organization Ettijahat, based in Beirut, offers grants to artists and researchers whose work illuminates the culture of a country in crisis.

Health & Medicine Research Technology & Online Learning

Social Media Can Fight the Arab Health Crisis

Marco Bardus | 30 Jul 2018

Platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn could help counter worrying health trends, but some communities are at risk of being left behind.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Research

An Archaeology Project Connects Young Qataris to Their Past

Eman Kamel | 27 Jul 2018

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.

Human Rights Refugees Research

A Tribute to Barbara Harrell-Bond, A Fierce Advocate for Refugees

Parastou Hassouri | 17 Jul 2018

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.




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