Awards and Grants

Research Award Inquiries and Offers

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NYUAD researchers secure significant support from local and international sponsors, including: 

UAE Sponsors

  • Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge
  • Abu Dhabi Ports
  • Al Jalila
  • Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre
  • Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences
  • Terry Fox Foundation
  • UAE Space Agency

US / International Sponsors

  • American Chemical Society
  • Centre for Economic Policy
  • Government of Switzerland
  • Hua Xin Chuang Zhi Science Technology, LLC
  • Intel Corporation
  • London School of Economics
  • National Security Agency
  • Office of Naval Research
  • Oxford Policy Management
  • UK Department for International Development
  • US Department of State

Examples of Significant Awards for Faculty Research

NYU Abu Dhabi Research by the Numbers