In Real Time will see works evolve as the show progresses.


Abdulla Saeed AlHemeiri is the first Emirati to receive the honor and the ninth NYUAD recipient.

With a comprehensive range of talks, conferences, and workshops, the lineup promises its audience a wealth of deep insights into contemporary topics.



Research at NYU Abu Dhabi deepens our understanding of the world and ourselves.

Out of This World

Thunder and nanosatellites collide in an innovative mission to study terrestrial gamma ray flashes.

Solving The Riddles of Space and Time

An interdisciplinary initiative at NYU Abu Dhabi spotlights how the Himalayan climate hotspot is jeopardizing the water supply for a quarter of humanity.

Why NYU Abu Dhabi?

NYU Abu Dhabi is one of the most diverse campuses in the world. Our students come from 115 countries and speak more than 100 languages.

Faculty Highlights

NYU Abu Dhabi faculty are researchers, scholars, and artists of extraordinary distinction within and beyond their disciplines.

Fiona Newell, Visiting Professor

Fiona Newell’s main research interests are in human perceptual processes. She leads the "Multisensory Perception and Cognition Group" at the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience. Together with her research team they conduct empirical investigations into perceptual function in humans.


Upcoming Events

NYU Abu Dhabi offers a lively forum for the exchange of ideas with local audiences as well as worldwide academic and research communities. See all upcoming events.

In Real Time

February 22 - June 9, 2024

This is an exhibition about visiting and revisiting, about being physically present in the space, with the traces left by artists who have been there, or hints of those who will be there. 

PETTEE: Storybox, Devised by Deepak Unnikrishnan

April 18-19, 2024

PETTEE, the performance, is about marrying these ideas and conversations together. Dancers and fabricated landscape lead the audience into an immersive world of movement and music and flight.

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