Faculty Research and Scholarship

The sustained strength of research and scholarship at NYUAD lies in its outstanding faculty. Attracted to Abu Dhabi from around the world, the University's faculty are leaders in the scholarship of their disciplines, and are committed to developing NYUAD into a leading world center of research, scholarship, and artistic work. More information about our faculty can be found on the divisional pages.

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Arts & Humanities

Rehearsal of the student production of Ramayana at Manarat Al Saadiyat

The Arts and Humanities at NYUAD encompass fields of central importance to human culture and creativity. Students explore fundamental questions of human thought, cultural values, and modes of expression, and they develop their own creative capacities as scholars, writers, and artists in a variety of media.

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Engineering

Engineering

Engineering at NYU Abu Dhabi is designed to create technological leaders with a global perspective, a broad education, and the capacity to think creatively and to innovate. The uniqueness of the program lies in the integration of invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship (i2e) into all phases of study.

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Science

Science

The increasingly interdisciplinary nature of modern scientific research requires that biologists, chemists, computer scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and physicists have a fundamental understanding of one another’s areas. It is important for students engaged in these areas to understand and experience multiple scientific disciplines and their interrelationships.

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Social Science

Social Science

At its core, the multidisciplinary field of Social Science is about people — their individual and collective behaviors and the societies they create. The disciplines in this field seek to deepen our understanding of how people behave in a wide variety of contexts and to assess the consequences of individual, group, and societal decisions.

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Infrastructure and Support

The Office of the Provost promotes faculty research by fostering a supportive research environment, providing funding opportunities, negotiating external collaborations and partnerships, managing grant proposals and award administration, developing appropriate policies and processes, and monitoring research compliance.

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