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

U.A.E. Researcher Joins Quest for Heat-Resistant Vaccines
Marieh al-Handawi, a chemist at New York University Abu Dhabi, is developing vaccines to withstand temperature changes during shipping. 
Al Fanar Media | April 08, 2019

Abu Dhabi student developing heat-proof vaccine to help tackle disease across the globe
An Abu Dhabi student is aiming to tackle diseases across the globe - by developing a cost-effective vaccine which can be transported to remote areas without being damaged by the searing heat.
The National | July 14, 2018

Chemistry Allows Arab Students to Experiment With Fields
When she was a kid, Marieh Al-Handawi's chemist father liked to conduct science experiments, like building a chemical volcano and creating "elephant toothpaste," to entertain her and her brother. Not surprisingly, she grew up with a passion for chemistry. When it came time for college, she chose pharmacy as her major, which she says "forms the backbone of medicinal chemistry."
USNews | Jan 26, 2016