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NYUAD researchers are frequently featured in local and international news media.

As it turns 60 Opec needs to adapt to navigate the transition of energy resources
The oil crises has sowed the seeds of modern renewable energy, efficiency, and energy policy, while halting the post-war paradigm of environmentally unsustainable breakneck growth.
The National | September 14, 2020

Cement, War, and Toxicity: The Materialities of Displacement in Iraq
Huma Gupta and Gabi Kirk, discuss with Kali Rubaii how ecologies of war have produced multiple waves of displacement and have intimately shaped the lives of displaced Iraqis through the materiality of cement.
Jadaliyya | June 8, 2020

Arts & Culture: Tracing the visual history of falconry in the UAE
Anne-Lise Tropato talks to Gulf News about this important fixture in Arabian culture.
Gulf News | May 19, 2020

A Dutchman's quest to translate Bedouin poetry takes him to Ras Al Khaimah
Marcel Kurpershoek is seeking to understand the 17th century writings of folk hero Ibn Dhaher for an English-language book.
The National | March 8, 2020

'The Rise and Fall of Opec' is essential reading to understand the modern energy world and Middle East
Giuliano Garavini's book is a corrective to Western-centric accounts of the organisation, and a rare insight into international diplomacy at work.
The National | January 20, 2020

In Defense of Satan
Dr. Rustom sheds light on the figure of Iblis (or Satan) in the writings of ‘Ayn al-Quzat Hamadani, the 12th century Sufi mystic and jurist. 
Ajam Media Collective | June 23, 2019

The European Qur’an (EuQu) Awarded €10 million ERC Synergy Grant
Dr. Jan Loop, along with an international team of researchers, will study how the Quran has been interpreted, adapted, and used in Christian Europe from the Middle Ages through to early modern history.
European Research Council | October 23, 2018