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Akkasah, the Centre for Photography at NYU Abu Dhabi, launches photographs from the collection of prominent film critic.The National | December 30, 2019
Lyne Ismail is helping female footballers hone their skills after making the switch from player to coach.The National | December 29, 2019
Many cultures have interpreted sudden disappearance of the sun as unnatural and hence leading to tragedies.Khaleej Times | December 25, 2019
The picture desk has chosen Associated Press photojournalist Felipe Dana as its agency photographer of the year. We take a closer look at his work.The Guardian | December 23, 2019
Applications for fall semester are open.Gulf News | December 22, 2019
End of the decade: giant strides in business, technology, education and diplomacy have seen the Emirates become a powerful voice.The National | December 21, 2019
Economics and fine art courses are also new to the UAE and wider region.Gulf News | December 20, 2019
Affiliate Professor of Mathematics at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Nader Masmoudi has been awarded The Kuwait Prize for 2019 in the field of Fundamental Sciences (Mathematics).Albawaba | December 17, 2019
NASA has identified over 4,100 exoplanets — planets that orbit stars outside the Solar System — but space researchers at New York University in Abu Dhabi now say that not all exoplanets in habitable zones will be able to maintain hospitable conditions for life.The Sentinel | December 16, 2019
NASA has identified over 4,100 exoplanets — planets that orbit stars outside the Solar System — but space researchers at New York University in Abu Dhabi now say that not all exoplanets in habitable zones will be able to maintain hospitable conditions for life.Daily Hunt | December 16, 2019
Wifag Adnan and colleagues identify challenges in computing the effect of fiscal policy changes on the low- and middle-income households.Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | December 16, 2019
Participation from general public to honour the UAE leader exceeded last year's number in a significant way.Khaleej Times | December 14, 2019
Dana Al Hosani finds a sense of belonging through her passion for volunteering during her travels as a child.The National | December 12, 2019
Rahul Sagar is collating a digital resource that indexes more than 300,000 rare Indian texts.The National | December 09, 2019
As part of Prospect's Books of the Year special, we round up the best books about politics.Prospect | December 07, 2019
NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Class of 2017 graduate Alioune Fall has been selected as a 2021 Schwarzman Scholar. Fall will pursue a Master of Global Affairs at Tsinghua University and spend a year immersed in an international community of thinkers, innovators, and senior leaders in business, politics, and society.Go Dubai | December 07, 2019
The famed concert pianist will lecture on thematic transformation in music after his performance at NYUAD on Thursday.The National | December 04, 2019
Cyclists invited to complete 101 km in community event.Gulf News | December 03, 2019
The Minister of State's private collection explores regional issues and themes.The National | December 03, 2019
Mr. Mesinovic becomes the first Bosnian to be awarded this prestigious scholarship in its 116-year old history and will continue his studies at the University of Oxford.Sarajevo Times | December 02, 2019
Hundreds of journals, published between 1835 and 1947, have been found. They hold lessons.Hindustan Times | December 02, 2019
The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has announced today the names of the winners for its prizes in 2019.Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science | November 30, 2019
How can we augur the shifts that will affect design, diplomacy, art or architecture in the year ahead? Here is a preview of The Forecast.Monocle | November 28, 2019
A new course at NYU – Abu Dhabi is using falconry to teach students about everything from art history to heritage and the role of women in society.The National | November 28, 2019
“Here in Antarctica, the stakes are really big. We are seeing warm waters approaching the most vulnerable glacier and it could bring it to its knees.”CNN | November 28, 2019
Over the years, the stories on the Hekayah stage have illuminated every aspect of life in the Emirates.The National | November 27, 2019
Global Network Associate Professor of Political Science at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Rahul Sagar, has spent the past five years building a significant digital resource for the study of modern India.The SME Times | November 27, 2019
New rules force companies to give up their privacy and steer clear of social networks and Wi-Fi if they want their internet back. Regular citizens still have no access, 113 days into a digital blackout.Foreign Policy | November 26, 2019
The Jewish community will soon have a prominent place to pray in the heart of the Gulf.Gulf News | November 25, 2019
Rahul Sagar details the inspiration and execution of his project to index the contents pages of 255 English-language pre-Independence magazines from India.Scroll In | November 24, 2019
Researchers have shown that we can use the structure of urban road networks to predict their traffic capacity. This information enables urban and transportation planners to quantify how changes will influence traffic volumes.World Economic Forum | November 22, 2019
It is critical to offer our communities the encouragement and resources needed to succeed in STEM.Blavity | November 22, 2019
The sisters are excited to compete in what they regard their most important race, writes Amith Passela.The National | November 22, 2019
People cooperate less when they believe they are interacting with a bot.Nature Middle East | November 22, 2019
ETH researchers have shown that we can use the structure of urban road networks to predict their traffic capacity. This information enables urban and transportation planners to quantify how changes will influence traffic volumes.ETH Zürich | November 19, 2019
Abdulla Alhashmi and Munib Mesinovic were selected as 2020 UAE Rhodes Scholars.The National | November 19, 2019
The David Webb Museum Fellowship will provide an Arabic-speaking alumni from NYU Abu Dhabi with the chance to curate exhibitions and work with scholars at the university.The National | November 18, 2019
The partnership between The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery and David Webb New York has announced its inaugural fellow and first-of-its-kind programme in the Emirates.Abu Dhabi Middle East | November 18, 2019
New York University's first ever provost discusses her return to Saadiyat Island after a decade.The National | November 18, 2019
Titled Go Back to Move Forward, this exhibition navigates the sociopolitical landscapes of the Arab world by bringing together 18 artworks through which artists reimagine reality.Architectural Digest Middle East | November 17, 2019
To perform Chandralekha’s last choreographic work ‘Sharira’ for 15 years with Dhrupad maestros Gundecha brothers was a privilege that will remain unequalled, writes Tishani Doshi in memory of Ramakant Gundecha who passed away on November 8.The Wire | November 15, 2019
Recent technological breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) have made it possible for machines or robots to pass as humans.Khaleej Times | November 15, 2019
A show combining technology, music, and video—with some fifteen performers, 70 puppets, and five cameras on stage bringing this story-without-dialogue to life, working together like a well-oiled machine.The Canadian Business Journal | November 14, 2019
Robots appear more persuasive when pretending to be human.Science Daily | November 12, 2019
The fifth annual interdisciplinary celebration of arts themed around the concept of play will feature six workshops, 20 exhibitions, 19 performances and 28 interactive happenings.Gulf News | November 11, 2019
Scientists believe they have discovered three new species of tiny, colourful fish that are the foundation of the UAE’s coral reefs.The National | November 11, 2019
Former child soldier Arn Chorn-Pond on transforming Cambodia's identity from killing fields to living arts.Khaleej Times | November 08, 2019
Ishmael Beah calls upon leaders to work together to prevent conflict.Gulf News | November 08, 2019
People who burn incense may see a greater probability of oral infections and systemic diseases as the incense changes the composition of oral microbiota, according to research at New York University Abu Dhabi.Dentistry Today | November 06, 2019
New York University Abu Dhabi, NYUAD, will soon host Open Studios, the fifth annual interdisciplinary celebration of arts-themed around the concept of play.Emirates News Agency | November 05, 2019
Researchers have developed a dielectrophoresis (DEP) enabled MicroelectroFluidic Probe (MeFP) that has the ability to sequentially separate and pattern mammalian cells in an open microfluidic system.Science Daily | November 04, 2019
A team of researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi have developed a dielectrophoresis (DEP) enabled MicroelectroFluidic Probe (MeFP) that has the ability to sequentially separate and pattern mammalian cells in an open microfluidic system.ScienMag | November 04, 2019
Study found American citizens were more sympathetic towards individuals who were Christian, female and English-speaking.The National | November 03, 2019
Sheikh Khalifa became president on November 3, 2004 and the UAE of 2019 is a very different place.The National | November 02, 2019
Burning incense at home could be harming your health, potentially increasing your risks of oral infection and other diseases, a new study at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has revealed.Khaleej Times | October 31, 2019
Shady Amin from New York University Abu Dhabi discusses chemical signaling.Academic Minute | October 30, 2019
Professor Adnan examines the illegal trade in work permits in Israel and estimates that 20,000 workers paid $140 million last year, each paying up to around $7000. The profits go to brokers and employers.Haaretz | October 23, 2019
Professor Melina Platas Izama says there are more active discussions and transparency discussions on people’s frustrations and grievances in Uganda compared to many countries in Africa.The Independent | October 18, 2019
Discovery further uncovers the genetic basis for important fruit traits of an essential MENA region food source.Science Daily | October 15, 2019
An analysis of US public views on Syrian refugees reveals religious, gender and age biases.Nature Asia | October 15, 2019
New Delhi-born Amar Kanwar will show across two venues in January.The National | October 15, 2019
Many students receive generous financial support - but still face the challenge of being far from home,The National | October 10, 2019
Dipesh Chaudhury has conducted extensive research on the biological changes that take place when individuals travel.Gulf News | October 10, 2019
Economics at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), a portal campus of New York University, has been ranked the fifth most cited faculty in the Asia region by the bibliographic database Research Papers in Economics RePEc.Trade Arabia | September 30, 2019
UAE Healthy Future Study aims to enroll 20,000 Emirati participants by March 2021.Gulf News | September 30, 2019
That desert dust you often find on your car is not all dirt - it actually sustains marine life in the Arabian Sea, according to a new study at New York University Abu Dhabi.Khaleej Times | September 25, 2019
As part of her solo exhibition Thymesis, which opened on Tuesday, September 24, at NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery’s Project Space, Laura Schneider has installed a phone booth where visitors can share their first memories via audio recordings.The National | September 24, 2019
Scientists and a team of experts are launching an investigation into harmful algal blooms like red tides, and how climate change and extreme weather are fueling them.Chesapeake Bay Magazine | September 23, 2019
Lacertid lizards are adapting to climate change across a wide variety of environments, but they are starting to disappear from cooler regions and won’t be able to cope with rising temperatures forever, according to a new study led by NYU Abu Dhabi.Live Healthy | September 23, 2019
TODAY co-host and meteorologist Al Roker traveled to the Arctic Circle to report on what this means for the planet, following environmental experts and NASA as they collect information.NBC Today Show | September 16, 2019
A team of scientists including NYU Abu Dhabi Assistant Professor of Biology Shady Amin has been awarded a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant worth almost $5 million USD.Middle East and North Africa Financial Network | September 13, 2019
More public resources could be managed as commons without much loss of efficiency.The Economist | September 12, 2019
A study published in the journal Nature Communications found that climate change already adversely affects lacertids in montane and cool, moist environments.Sharjah 24 | September 10, 2019
In my grade alone, 84 different nationalities are represented, writes NYUAD student Aaron Marcus-Willers.Sonoma Index-Tribune | September 09, 2019
The circus is the curtain-raiser for the new performance season at the NYU Abu Dhabi Arts Center.The National | September 07, 2019
In society, the role of the artist is unambiguous: to assert the individual imagination, be curious and forge new questions — the singular power that states fear.Gulf News Asia | September 03, 2019
Twenty-five year-old Joey Bui speaks with a slight American twang, though she assures me with a laugh that she’s been trying to shake it off by watching local TV shows to refamiliarise herself with the vernacular drawl. The Australian-Vietnamese writer is back home in Melbourne for a month in the lead-up to her debut book, Lucky Ticket.Sydney Morning Herald | August 31, 2019
Severe dust storms over the Middle East have been traced back to atmospheric events at the top of the world.Nature Middle East | August 30, 2019
In honour of this year’s Emirati Women’s Day, here are 10 local women who inspire us everyday.Emirates Woman | August 29, 2019
As someone who grew up in Pakistan, the brisk downward spiralling of human relationships on both sides doesn’t feel unlike tragedy. Such political agendas, if allowed to fester, will be difficult to reverse.Independent | August 25, 2019
NYU's David and Denise Holland are in Greenland studying its melting glaciers, and were surprised by Donald Trump's interest in buying Greenland.CBS News | August 18, 2019
Economics and big data have a few tips to find the right place to eat in a new city.Times Live South Africa | August 16, 2019
Professor Nader Masmoudi at New York University Abu Dhabi aims to understand how and why it emerges.The National | August 16, 2019
Despite shocking reports of assault and a social media outcry, there is little sign of stricter laws to protect children, writes Saba Karim Khan, NYU Abu Dhabi social science instructor.The Guardian | August 13, 2019
Local artists are bringing their amazing imaginary landscapes to the gallery.Timeout Abu Dhabi | August 13, 2019
Thirty-two high-achieving secondary school students have been selected to participate in the rigorous 18-month NYU Abu Dhabi Summer Academy enrichment programme as recipients of the 2020 Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Scholarship for Outstanding High School Students.Gulf Today | July 30, 2019
After a TV host in Pakistan made light of the issue days after the wife of Pakistani actor Mohsin Abbas Haider accused him of violence, it’s clear a cultural shift is needed to de-normalise this behaviour.Independent | July 30, 2019
The UAE Healthy Future study, which is seeking to recruit 20,000 volunteers between the ages of 18 and 40, offers Emiratis a unique opportunity to contribute to the well-being of future generations.The National | July 28, 2019
Duolingo’s Arabic language course takes the learner through the teaching process in steps. It introduces the Arabic alphabet with sound exercises.Arab News | July 28, 2019
New York University Abu Dhabi is conducting a comprehensive study of the nation's most pressing health issues.The National | July 26, 2019
Research by Jean Imbs of New York University Abu Dhabi and Laurent Pauwels of the University of Sydney Business School, presented at the European Central Bank’s annual conference in June, finds that services are ever more integrated across European countries.The Economist | July 25, 2019
Researchers have uncovered a process that can control the 'calving' of glaciers.Lab Manager | July 22, 2019
Glaciers are increasingly calving icebergs due to global warming, which then cause sea levels to rise as the ice melts.The National | July 21, 2019
The language platform has finally launched its long-awaited programme in Arabic for English speakers, after being delayed several times.The National | July 17, 2019
An interview with NYUAD alumni Ben Marcus-Willers, a tea master.
As a former ambassador, I know how important it is that diplomats do not resort to vanilla platitudes to err on the side of caution, writes Tom Fletcher.
Researchers say more resilient corals may be less able to support a diverse community of marine life.
Dubai Future Foundation and EmTech MENA have announced the committee of judges for “Innovators Under 35” in its second year.
Our stories define not only who we are as a people, but also what our nation can be. Freedom of expression is an important human right that must be constantly upheld, even if buffeted by attacks from autocrats.
Researchers at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have designed a co-processor that relies on partially homomorphic encrypted (PHE) execution, enabling it to perform computations directly on encrypted data.
Epigenetic events can contribute to liver regeneration, according to studies in mice.
Iraqis suffer the most as lack of electricity and clean water leaves them suffocating.
NYUAD announces exciting arts season schedule in the capital.
A new study by New York University Abu Dhabi concludes that rapid warming of the Gulf is accelerating the transformation of the Arabian Sea into a dead zone that can no longer support fish and plant life.
The campaign is a global movement, which is also active in the UAE.Khaleej Times | June 29, 2019
The keen amateur photographer aims to catch their more candid moments.
The show will feature the work of four UAE-based artists reflecting on the subject of their own environment.
NYU Abu Dhabi researchers have reported a new way in which the liver is primed to regenerate itself.
Researchers have reported a new way in which the liver is primed to regenerate itself. They found that by stripping parts of the epigenome, which play a primary role in repressing 'jumping genes' (i.e. transposable elements), other epigenetic marks were redistributed.
New York University Abu Dhabi held a 12-hour relay to raise awareness of the plight of people displaced by conflicts and disasters across the globe.
New York University Abu Dhabi hosts 12-hour relay event in honour of young refugee girl.
Six exceptional scholars from around the world will come to Princeton University this fall to begin a year of research, writing and collaboration as the seventh cohort of Fung Global Fellows.
NYUAD researchers use computer modelling to study growth of dead zone in Arabian Gulf.
The effects of the Dust Bowl are still present in California.
'NYU Abu Dhabi happens to be incredibly modern and forward-looking,' says Geffen.
Her show of ceramic sculptures opens today at NYUAD's Project Space.
The art spot is opening up a brand new collection today
The show is based on the 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon.
‘OPTING out’ of the success treadmill appears impossible, particularly in the age of social media, where striving for meaningless perfection is the hallmark of a happy life.
Lithuanian siblings who share a unique experience put it down to sheer coincidence.
History and terrorism come together in works by Rand Abdul Jabbar.
During ‘extension’ periods, we used to have mathematics and revision classes. I used to spend about eight hours every day studying, aside from classes and other class assignments.
More than 70 critically-endangered hawksbill hatchlings made their way into the sea.
Abu Dhabi is now home to a customised Buddy Bear that’s spreading a message of tolerance and peace.Abu Dhabi World | May 29, 2019
The two-metre tall sculpture was designed by eight students at NYU Abu Dhabi.
NYU Abu Dhabi’s largest class of graduates will be honoured at a ceremony on Monday evening.
18-year-old Daniel Obaji, a biology major will be starting his PhD in New York this September.
Aladdin's story may, in fact, be based on Syrian storyteller Hanna Diyab own life.
High achieving students get Erasmus Mundus, Fulbright, and Bseisu Cambridge scholarships.
Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi's (NYUAD) chemistry program and colleagues from the University's biology program have developed and studied the biological activity of five new, metal-organic hybrid knotted molecules, termed metal-organic trefoil knots (M-TKs).
A molecule that targets cancer cells is being developed at NYU Abu Dhabi.
Amal Badri is a mechanical engineering student at New York University Abu Dhabi and will be a Fulbright scholar at Penn State University.Khaleej Times | May 20, 2019
There is a growing teleconnection between Indian summer monsoon rainfall and Atlantic sea surface temperature anomalies, said a new study.
Researchers have known for a long time that distant weather parameters called 'teleconnections' can influence the performance of the summer monsoon.
Climate change could significantly impact agriculture, industry and lives.
Swiss artist Zimoun orchestrates visual soundscapes that evoke sounds of nature.
Review reconsiders what delay activity is, where in the brain it is found, what roles it serves and how it may be generated.
Move over El Nino; the Atlantic Nino is here to play tricks with Indian summer monsoon.
An effort to reduce food wastage by New York University students also won an international hackathon earlier this year.
Research led by the university explained how an open body of water formed in the middle of thick ice.
A study led by NYU Abu Dhabi Institute (NYUAD) Research Scientist Diana Francis has helped to unravel the mystery surrounding the occurrence of a mid-sea Polynya — a body of unfrozen ocean — that appeared within the sea-ice pack during the Antarctic winter in mid-September 2017.
The Secretary General of the World Road Association praised a plan which Saif Jabari, of New York University Abu Dhabi, thinks could be rolled out once driverless cars become common.
SatSure, a geospatial data analytics company which leverages advances in satellites, machine learning, and big data analytics, has won the Imkan Innovation Award worth $10,000 at startAD’s Venture Launchpad.
They are planned along the coast of Ras Al Khaimah to create a natural habitat for crabs, algae, molluscs and other marine life.
Using satellite observations and reanalysis data, researchers from NYUAD have found that these ephemeral holes, known as polynyas, appear to be scars from cyclonic storms.
An app created by a global team of students at New York University Abu Dhabi has won the NYUAD Annual International Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World competition.Abu Dhabi World | May 02, 2019
Sectarian conflict could be to blame for the rise in sentiment, scholars say.
Corals in the Arabian Gulf are not immune to extreme heat events associated with global warming that are impacting coral reefs elsewhere in the world, researchers at New York University Abu Dhabi have revealed.
Using historical sources, university lecturers and students are piecing together a reconstruction of a primitive ship that caused a trade revolution in the Arabian Gulf.
Mariet Westermann worked in the capital a decade ago on the development of the campus and hiring the original faculty.
I think all my characters have something of me in them: Tishani Doshi.
Saeed Saeed speaks to choreographer and dancer Camille Brown about her latest production, which examines the African diaspora.
The NYU Abu Dhabi professor on winning a Sheikh Zayed Book Award and why he now considers Abu Dhabi home
Despite making up most of the mass in the universe, the nature of dark matter remains unknown.
Research by NYU Abu Dhabi unravels 43-year-old mystery in Antarctica.
Two-neutrino double electron capture (2νECEC) is a second-order weak-interaction process with a predicted half-life that surpasses the age of the Universe by many orders of magnitude.
Ice melt was not the cause of a vast opening in the Antarctic ice in 2017, as previously thought.
Adam Ramey of NYU Abu Dhabi says the Mueller report did not reveal anything "substantively new" about the Trump administration.
The finding that both men and women prefer leadership traits considered as more masculine could help explain gender inequality in the workplace.
It’s all about opening minds, starting conversations and having a lasting impression with Camille A Brown’s ink.Abu Dhabi World | April 17, 2019
Mangrove ecosystems support a huge variety of wildlife, but also provide huge benefits for cities.
The Hult Prize Foundation staged its first Regional Summit in Manila, with three students from the New York University (NYU)-Abu Dhabi getting the nod of judges for their idea “Loveina” last April at the Samsung Hall SM Aura in Taguig City.
The Indian ambassador to the UAE has translated his grandfather's searing indictment of the British massacre to mark its centenary
Inclusiveness and an appreciation of cultural nuances are key to changing attitudes in a society where harassment is the norm.
For the sixth consecutive year, NYU Abu Dhabi, NYUAD, will join the global movement for raising awareness of autism throughout the month of April. As part of its broader campaign, the university’s dome on campus will be lit blue in support of Autism Awareness Month.
Lama Ahmad is one of only a handful of recipients of the prestigious Luce scholarship, and the first Luce Scholar from New York University Abu Dhabi.Edarabia | April 09, 2019
Alexander MacKay is 1 of 147 students from across the globe named to the 2020 Schwarzman Scholars program.CBC | April 09, 2019
Marieh al-Handawi, a chemist at New York University Abu Dhabi, is developing vaccines to withstand temperature changes during shipping.
The first ever Network of Students in Medicine and Health (NeSMAH) conference shed light on some of the opportunities, challenges, and innovative strategies around the future of the healthcare sector in the UAE.
In debates about the future of work, technology is often portrayed as the villain.
Ozgur Sinanoglu is obsessed with computer chips — a passion born at age 10 when his father brought home a Commodore 64. Now 42 and the associate dean of engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi, Sinanoglu claims that he and his colleagues have designed an unhackable chip.OZY | April 05, 2019
Migration does not represent an existential threat to the strong governments and institutions of North America and Europe. Misperceptions informed by nationalism, populism, and a press more interested in quick scoops and clickbait than in investigative reporting contribute to a sense of threat.
Gates Foundation study in 'The Lancet' shows bad diet kills more people than smoking.
An international team led by an Abu Dhabi-based researcher has made a significant discovery while conducting a study on pumpkin toadlets in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest.Abu Dhabi World | April 04, 2019
In eastern Brazil's Atlantic Forest, poisonous "pumpkin toadlets" use their vivid colors to warn off predators. But these tiny frogs also broadcast a secret visual signal: They glow bright blue under ultraviolet light.
In eastern Brazil's Atlantic Forest, poisonous "pumpkin toadlets" use their vivid colors to warn off predators. But these tiny frogs also broadcast a secret visual signal: They glow bright blue under ultraviolet light.
The week's amphibian photos have been truly... ribbeting.
Fifty-five percent of local angel investors are prioritizing the UAE over other global markets according to the latest research from accelerator startAD.
Around 55 per cent of local angel investors are prioritizing the UAE over other global markets according to the latest research from startAD, the Abu Dhabi-based global accelerator anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi and powered by Tamkeen.
Tiny frogs found in the depths of the Brazilian rainforest have an unusual characteristic – fluorescent skeletons that may help them communicate with each other.
Conservationists in Abu Dhabi are invited to support critically endangered Hawksbill Sea Turtles as part of a protection program called the Turtle Patrol starting on Saturday, 30th March, on Saadiyat beaches.Urdu Point | March 29, 2019
A handful of students visit Britain and Europe, rubbing shoulders with former prime ministers and politicians, in a bid to unpick Brexit.The National | March 28, 2019
Walter Isaacson sits down with Republican strategist Frank Luntz to discuss the toxic rhetoric in America’s politics, and why he’s given up hope for a united America.
Although much calving occurs when the ocean melts the front of the ice, and ice cliff above falls down, a new study presents another method of calving: slumping.
Understanding the roles of touch and sight in day-to-day activities may help develop rehabilitation aids.
New York University Abu Dhabi students have won the Tests in Orbits competition, which invited university students based in the UAE to develop, design, and conduct a "nano-experiment" pertaining to the field of space.Urdu Point | March 20, 2019
Philip Kennedy was nominated in the Arab Culture in Other Languages category.
Event also heard from New Zealand students at the university.
NYU Abu Dhabi has opened applications for its Visiting Undergraduate Research Programme, available to undergraduate students from universities across the UAE.
Alia Al Mansoori, 16, reveals her family - and Brazilian jiu-jitsu - is fuelling her passion for science.
In his ethnography Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys, John O’Brien demonstrates how a group of Muslim boys practicing hip hop live “culturally contested lives.”
Cohort study to evaluate importance of various diabetes risk factors among Emiratis.Gulf News | March 07, 2019
Vice Provost for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Managing Director of StartAD talks to us about entrepreneurship, and how vital it is to the UAE's commercial outlook in this week's episode.
Crossing and Corridors features the work of Saba Qizilbash and Linda Adele Goodine, two artists who deal with harsh geopolitical realities in their work through widely different methods.Architectural Digest | March 06, 2019
If you wish life were a cabaret, then consider yourself among the throngs of people in Abu Dhabi who call Alana Barraj their friend and see her one-woman cabaret at NYUAD this March.
Researchers have found that the availability of both visual and haptic information for a target object significantly improves reach-to-grasp actions, demonstrating that the nervous system utilizes both types of information to optimize movement execution.
The Minister of State for Food Security has become the first government official at ministerial level to feature as a guest lecturer at NYU Abu Dhabi’s (NYUAD) ‘Water, Energy Food Nexus’ course.
The young Emirati will develop her lab skills under the guidance of NYUAD research assistant professor Mohamed Al Sayegh.
Three-day conference will seek to confront issues of pollution and overfishing.
From establishing careers in key sectors including technology, education, and finance, to pursuing prestigious doctorates abroad and graduate degrees at Harvard and Oxford, New York University Abu Dhabi’s, NYUAD, Class of 2018 graduates have distinguished themselves as a pioneering group of over 250 men and women representing 70 countries across the globe.
Researchers from the NYU Abu Dhabi’s Chemistry Programme have developed macroscopic organic crystals that emit light when heated, a process referred to as thermochemiluminescence that was previously reported only in solution.
As it turns out, the UAE has always had a history of being a cosmopolitan hub and a tolerant society ahead of most other countries.
Swiss artist and composer Zimoun has stacked boxes, dangled steel washers and other lo-fi anomalies at NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery (NYUAD).
New species of puddle frog has been discovered by New York University Abu Dhabi researchers.
Richie Santosdiaz takes a look at how the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is prioritizing the education sector, specifically focusing on the higher education sector, in light of the country, and wider region’s, economic development and transformations.
Heat stimulates light-emitting reactions in solid crystals, with potential applications in materials research and life sciences.
Researchers have developed macroscopic organic crystals that emit light when heated, a process referred to as thermochemiluminescence that was previously reported only in solution.
The artist's works are free to see and hear until June and will be on display at New York University Abu Dhabi.
A new study carried out at an Abu Dhabi institute could change the way crops are grown in the UAE.Abu Dhabi World | February 27, 2019
Scientists with New York University Abu Dhabi recently discovered a new frog species that live on Ethiopia’s Bibita Mountain.
Smaller economies such as Cuba and Malta outperform the US, UAE and Saudi Arabia, study finds.
A digital library focusing explicitly on Arabic-language books hit a big milestone this month.
The Music Programme at New York University Abu Dhabi, NYUAD, has announced its first-ever ElectroFest 2019.
The world is becoming an increasingly divided place, but all around us valuable and courageous connections are still being made. Now we must all endeavour to do the same.
Archaeologist Jeff Rose talks about the incredible Paleolithic finds in Oman and their implications for the origins of modern humanity.
Listen to: The Prehistory of the Arabian Peninsula
A new species of puddle frog (order: Anura, family: Phynobatrachidae, genus: Phrynobatrachus), has just been discovered by NYU Abu Dhabi researchers on the unexplored and isolated Bibita Mountain in southwestern Ethiopia.
Whilst conducting fieldwork on Bibita Mountain in southwestern Ethiopia, Sandra Goutte and colleagues from New York University Abu Dhabi came across a previously undescribed frog species.
The new frog was found by Postdoctoral Associates Sandra Goutte and Jacobo Reyes-Velasco, of NYU Abu Dhabi.
DNA sequencing of tissue samples taken from the minute frogs by a team at NYU Abu Dhabi confirmed that it was genetically different from any other species.
A full-blown trade war is on between the US and China, and we shouldn’t be surprised. The US has used tariffs before to protect its industries, with mixed results. Will the US be better off after imposing this latest round of tariffs?
Artist Andrew Moore is famous for his large-format images of cities that celebrate the multi-faceted cacophony of urban life – a subject he will address when he speaks at the NYUAD Institute.
The future of eight reefs in the Arabian Gulf is in doubt after high temperatures and low winds leave corals dying.
Universities must foster a sense of global cooperation and responsibility in their undergraduates and they must start doing it now, says NYU Abu Dhabi Vice Chancellor Alfred Bloom.Times Higher Education | January 30, 2019
To figure out how autonomous vehicles should respond during potentially fatal collisions, a group of scientists set out to learn what decisions human drivers would make.
Chief Curator at New York University Abu Dhabi Maya Allison talks about the the Emirate's thriving arts and culture sector and how it has grown in the past few decades.Architectural Digest Middle East | January 21, 2019
Over-fishing is affecting almost half of all bony fish species in the Arabian Gulf
The first batch of specialists to benefit from the new long-term visas have praised the scheme for making them feel welcome and said it will help attract leading expert in their fields.
Legendary conservationist Jane Goodall, renowned for her pioneering research on wild chimpanzees, is reaching out to a relatively untapped resource in protecting the environment — the children.
To mark the Cultural Foundation’s re-opening, a core group of artists present an exhibit of its past.
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 | January 11, 2019
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.
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 | January 09, 2019
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.
A compilation of what we regard as 50 of the most interesting people active in UAE’s cultural world.Magpie | January 07, 2019
Issue of STEM subjects as being primarily male preferences is no longer the truth in UAE.
2018 was so last year – literally. We’re looking forward to some amazing events and initiatives in the next 12 months.Abu Dhabi World | January 03, 2019
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.
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.