Abu Dhabi University is committed to the highest standards of research and innovation. The promotion of nationally and internationally competitive research is a core strategic goal, supporting the United Arab Emirates in making a significant
contribution in a globally competitive environment in line with Abu Dhabi’s 2030 Vision. The drive to address topics relevant to national development, and to support researchers in the production of knowledge and research-based
problem solving, is at the heart of our research activity.
We endeavor to conduct research that is:
The ORSP was created to help Abu Dhabi University expand its research activities and build a reputation as a research-oriented university recognized nationally, regionally, and internationally.
The mission of the ORSP is to pursue excellence in selected strategic areas of applied research and innovative scholarly pursuits compatible with the socio-economic needs of the UAE. The ORSP seeks strong partnerships with scientific, corporate, and government agencies to identify and explore strategic areas of research. Emerging strategic research areas for the University and the country include, but are not limited to, renewable energy, desalination, environmental science, entrepreneurship, empowerment of women, technology and innovation.
This mission will be achieved through the use of the exceptional talents of research scholars – both professors and students - to extend the boundaries of human knowledge and to use these discoveries to understand and resolve present and future challenges to humanity and the environment.
In achieving its mission, the ORSP provides, nurtures, and supports the research activities of Abu Dhabi University faculty and students. This includes assistance with grant proposal development, submission, and follow-up, as well as a commitment to integration of research into teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
The research mission of Abu Dhabi University is fulfilled through the following:
The goals of the ORSP are to: