In the News 2019

  • Back to school - for a day

    Save the date: it's time for the class reunion. But the question is: would you go? While some swear they've no desire to catch up with former classmates, others can't wait to 'hear the school bell' again. We find out why the jury is out when it comes to reunion RSVPs.

    Khaleej Times |
  • As Disease Ravages Coral Reefs, Scientists Scramble for Solutions

    As oceans warm, coral reefs are suffering not only from bleaching but from deadly outbreaks of disease. Researchers are developing remedies, but the key question is whether these solutions can work on a large-enough scale to save vast reef systems from Florida to Australia.

    Yale Environment 360 |
  • Why language is so important to cultural diversity

    Ever since he first met people from the Gulf in his student days, Nasser Isleem, a senior Arabic language lecturer at NYUAD, has been fascinated by how languages can splinter and evolve.

    Abu Dhabi World |
  • NYUAD students take on the world for 'J-term'

    Students to go around the world in 21 days as they put their studies in practice to research, among other things, the affect of the refugee crisis on Athens, Greece.

    The National |
  • 50 to follow

    A compilation of what we regard as 50 of the most interesting people active in UAE’s cultural world.

    Magpie |
  • More women are taking up STEM opportunities in UAE

    Issue of STEM subjects as being primarily male preferences is no longer the truth in UAE.

    Gulf News |
  • This is what we’re most excited about in 2019

    2018 was so last year – literally. We’re looking forward to some amazing events and initiatives in the next 12 months.

    Abu Dhabi World |
  • Abu Dhabi unwrapped: Championing arts at its grass roots

    There have been dramatic changes which mean that Abu Dhabi now has a Louvre, it has Abu Dhabi Art, New York University Abu Dhabi and Warehouse421, institutional spaces that were never there before.

    BBC |
  • UAE research suggests 'Actin' is critical in genome regulation during formation of nerve cells

    A new NYU Abu Dhabi study suggests for the first time that Actin, which is a cytoskeleton protein found in the cell, is critical to regulating the genome - the genetic material of an organism - during the formation of "neurons" or nerve cells.

    Emirates 24|7 |