Arab researchers have changed gears to find a way to help fight Covid-19 or understand its impact.
An “academy” of early-career researchers in Germany and Arab countries promotes international, interdisciplinary research projects “on the boundary between science and society.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Workshops in Iraq help scholars in the social sciences and humanities learn how to write for international, English-language academic journals.
In a regular forum, the library gives Qataris a chance to meet world-class researchers face-to-face and have informal discussions that motivate youth to explore science in depth.
Researchers are taking a closer look at rivers and lakes that supply drinking water to cities in northern Iraq. They worry that heavy metal concentrations may pose health hazards.