The NYU Abu Dhabi Research Institute promotes innovative research through the support of its cutting-edge centers led by renowned faculty.
From genomics and climate science to the humanities and Arabic literature, these projects benefit from our location in Abu Dhabi and contribute significantly to scholarship, scientific understanding, and artistic creativity.
Institute centers are an integral part of the NYUAD research community and the greater community of Abu Dhabi, the UAE and the broader region.
|Institute Labs and Projects||Division|
|Center for Genomics and Systems Biology||Science|
|Center for Global Sea Level Change||Science|
|Center for Cyber Security||Engineering|
|Center for Prototype Climate Modeling||Science|
|Center for Space Science||Science|
|Computational Modeling of Normal and Abnormal Cortical Processing||Science|
|Global TIES for Children
|Library of Arabic Literature||Arts and Humanities|
|Neuroscience of Language Lab||Science|
|Public Health Research Center||Science|
|Research Fellowships in the Humanities||Arts and Humanities|
Funding for Institute centers and labs has been provided in response to calls for proposals from faculty that address the following criteria:
These projects will produce advanced research and scholarship while also providing opportunities for undergraduate research, foci for graduate research topics, and opportunities for integration with faculty members across the University.
A team of scientists has captured on video a four-mile iceberg breaking away from a glacier in eastern Greenland, an event that points to one of the forces behind global sea-level rise.
Scientific research from NYUAD will help determine if the collapse of the Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica will start in the next few decades or centuries.
NYUAD has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Health — Abu Dhabi to better understand the causes of chronic diseases among Emiratis, including diabetes and heart disease.