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Health & Medicine Research Science

Dust Left by Beirut’s Massive Explosion May Be a Major Danger to Health

Burton Bollag | 28 Aug 2020

The threat of toxic dust is just one facet of the mammoth task of restoring Beirut after the port blast. Teams of academics have formed to coordinate recovery efforts.

Administration Data & Surveys Development Politics Research Science

Land of No Rain: How Jordan Is Facing a Parched Future

Ursula Lindsey | 06 Aug 2020

With limited rainfall and aquifers already over pumped, the kingdom is running out of water. Researchers are tackling some aspects of the problem, but hard choices still lie ahead.

Coronavirus Faculty Research Science

Egyptian Universities Ramp Up Research to Meet Covid-19 Crisis

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 30 Jul 2020

For many Egyptian universities, the coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity to refocus on supporting research in different fields for the benefit of society.

Finances Policy Research Science

How Policy Makers and Universities Can Help Arab Scientists

Rana Dajani | 21 Jul 2020

Advances by Arab scientists, such as a faster new coronavirus test developed in Jordan, could benefit their home countries and the world. Universities and governments must do more to help put such discoveries into use.

Coronavirus Health & Medicine Research Science

Across the Arab Region, Covid-19 Has Scrambled Scientists’ Plans

Benjamin Plackett | 15 Jun 2020

Arab researchers have changed gears to find a way to help fight Covid-19 or understand its impact.

Development Gender Internationalization Research Science

A Small Network of Arab and German Academics Aspires to Have a Large Impact

Burton Bollag | 23 Mar 2020

An “academy” of early-career researchers in Germany and Arab countries promotes international, interdisciplinary research projects “on the boundary between science and society.”

Development Research Science

Egypt Hopes to Strengthen Scientific Research Through ‘Science Up’

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 10 Mar 2020

A new government program will use cash incentives, support for laboratory equipment, and a mentoring program to improve science at public universities. The program will focus first on mathematics and physics.

Journalism Research Science

‘Talk to Me,’ Urges a Science Journalist Working in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 05 Mar 2020

A science journalist who has covered the Arab world for six years discovers a stark contrast in communication when he attends a scientific meeting in the United States.

Data & Surveys Research Science

Shifting Desert Winds Could Turn Arabian Fisheries Barren

Benjamin Plackett | 23 Jan 2020

Large populations around the Arabian Sea, from India to Yemen, depend on its fish stocks, which are sustained in part by nutrients in wind-borne dust.

Data & Surveys Research Science

As Lebanon’s Forests Burn, Researchers Seek Solutions

Benjamin Plackett | 04 Nov 2019

Lebanon’s forest fires are started by humans and getting worse due to climate change. A solution requires more information and political effort, researchers say.




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