Attract and Recognize Leading Scientists and Scholars
Attracting top talent is central to the success of our mission. Our faculty lead cutting-edge research addressing complex challenges of local and global significance.
The initiative aims to endow or provide multi-year support for professors who are responding to the most urgent and inspiring UAE priorities for environmental sustainability and climate change, and who are advancing the UAE’s agenda for COP28.
Research for Impact
Research at NYUAD seeks to expand human knowledge at the vanguard of many fields. Collaboration at NYUAD drives discoveries that are advancing the UAE’s goals of being a knowledge-driven economy and society. Our scientists and scholars are making the world a better place through innovation, curiosity, exploration, and collaboration across the different disciplines required to tackle the causes and consequences of climate change.
The initiative aims to provide endowed and long-term spendable support for our research, with a focus on environmental sustainability and climate change. A wide range of opportunities is available to sponsor our labs, centers, research center directorships, and research fellowships.
Attract Talented Students and Promote Equal Opportunities
NYUAD has built a remarkable, diverse community of students and graduates from the UAE and 120 other countries.
The initiative aims to provide endowed and long- term spendable scholarship support to be awarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate a profound commitment to environmental sustainability and the talent to make change in the climate arena.
Raise Climate Change Awareness in the Community, Abu Dhabi, the UAE, and Beyond
NYUAD is committed to communicating to and engaging with the public through our programs, events, and initiatives. We develop and collaborate on artistic, cultural, and intellectual programming that is regionally relevant and globally recognized.
The Climate Challenge Initiative aims to raise sponsorship to support community-wide activities, from NYUAD Art Gallery exhibitions and public talks, to conferences such as the Student Energy Summit hosted at NYUAD in November 2023 and the International Conference on Desalination, Environment and Sustainability (IDEAS) organized by the Water Research Center of NYUAD in January 2024.