Global Relevance, Local Perspective

Exciting research is happening at NYU Abu Dhabi led by notable faculty from around the world.

Research Highlights

NYU Abu Dhabi research deepens our understanding of the world and ourselves, generates important new knowledge about local history and culture, and facilitates breakthrough discoveries in science and technology.

Think Big Data

What you need to understand about big data, NYU Abu Dhabi Professor of Economics Christian Haefke explains, is that it’s actually small data – lots and lots of it.

Moving Stories

Sociologists and other researchers have moved to Abu Dhabi to study other migrants.

Research Divisions

Research Videos

NYU Abu Dhabi researchers are confronting questions that are important for human progress. 

Seeing falcons differently

Center for Genomics and Systems Biology

A robot that writes perfect Arabic
Mohamad Eid

Mastering self (not selfie) photography
Tarek Al-Ghoussein

Postdoctoral and Undergraduate Research

NYU Abu Dhabi supports careers in research by providing a wide range of opportunities for young researchers.

Student Research

NYU Abu Dhabi students pursue significant research topics during their four years of study.

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