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NYU Abu Dhabi social science faculty and researchers are frequently featured in local and international media.

Flood maps show US vastly underestimates contamination risk at old industrial sites
We started our study by collecting the location and flood risk for former industrial sites in six very different cities facing varying types of flood risk over the coming years
What's Up Newp | August 10, 2022

How flood maps can illuminate the risk from toxic waste sites
The strongest predictor that a neighborhood contains a flood-prone site of former industrial pollution is the proportion of nonwhite and non-English-speaking residents.
Fast Company | August 03, 2022

5 World-Leading Healthcare Projects Happening in Abu Dhabi Right Now
An insight into its current projects and investments that are set to further better the care provided to anyone receiving medical treatments in the nation.
Medium | June 30, 2022

More flooding means more industrial pollution exposure
Increased flooding in the United States is exposing more people to industrial pollution, especially in urban areas that are home to marginalized communities, according to a new study.
Futurity | June 29, 2022

More flooding means more industrial pollution exposure
Flooding is exposing more people to industrial pollution, researchers say. The risks are greatest in cities and for marginalized people.
SCRIBD | June 29, 2022

Twitter’s new strategy to fight climate lies: Give users accurate information first
The platform says it is using prebunks — “reliable, authoritative hubs of information” — to get ahead of misleading narratives.
The Washington Post | November 1, 2021

Where white people go, where Black people go: Cellphone data reveals how segregated Bostonians are in their movements
‘Stunning’ findings from a new atlas of American mobility.
The Boston Globe | October 29, 20201

Revealed: quarter of all tweets about climate crisis produced by bots
Draft of Brown study says findings suggest ‘substantial impact of mechanized bots in amplifying denialist messages’
The Guardian | February 21, 2020