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Public uproar forces professor to withdraw from research project

Public uproar forces professor to withdraw from research project

A Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) professor has withdrawn from a $700,000 research project following an uproar over her 'disparaging comments' about the people living in Qatar, it is learnt.

Qatari Quality Mark a competitive edge for local companies

Qatari Quality Mark a competitive edge for local companies

The Qatari Quality Mark, launched recently, represents the passport for local companies to go international while strengthening their competitiveness in the local market, a Qatar Foundation (QF) economist has said.

VCUarts Qatar professor publishes book about QF cross-campus collaboration

VCUarts Qatar professor publishes book about QF cross-campus collaboration

The merits of working and studying in Qatar Foundation’s (QF) Education City (EC) is being driven home by the publication of a book written by a Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar ...

New film by Northwestern Qatar professor explores hope, voice, protest

New film by Northwestern Qatar professor explores hope, voice, protest

A new film, ‘The Translator’, written and co-directed by Rana Kazkaz, assistant professor of communication at Northwestern Qatar, has just been named one of 30 indie films to be featured ...

Hong Kong professor arrested after body found in suitcase

Hong Kong professor arrested after body found in suitcase

The associate professor from the Department of Mechanical Engineering had reported his wife missing on August 20.

Bangladeshi academic missing amid spike in disappearances

Bangladeshi academic missing amid spike in disappearances

Mubashar Hasan, an assistant professor of political science at Bangladesh's North South University (NSU), has not been seen since Tuesday afternoon, his family said.

Singapore to expel professor of Chinese descent for being 'foreign agent'

Singapore to expel professor of Chinese descent for being 'foreign agent'

Singapore said Friday it would expel a professor of Chinese descent working at a local university from the city-state, accusing him of acting as an "agent of influence" for a foreign government.

Bangladesh arrests Islamist militant over killing of professor

Bangladesh arrests Islamist militant over killing of professor

Bangladesh police have arrested an Islamist militant charged with the murder of a professor amid a surge in deadly attacks against liberal activists and other minorities, a senior officer said.

Gay rights activist among two hacked to death in Bangladesh

Gay rights activist among two hacked to death in Bangladesh

Two people were hacked to death on Monday at an apartment in Dhaka, police said, with a local television channel identifying one of them as a leading gay rights activist.