Get your thinking caps on this January at NYUAD Institute


From space and physics to healthcare, explore several insightful workshops, talks, conferences and more.

The New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Institute has launched its 2023 in-person public programme with a series of inspiring talks, workshops and conferences throughout January.

The lineup kicks off with a talk titled ‘Uncovering the Underlying Structure of the Universe’, in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi Meeting on Theoretical Physics, a conference co-hosted by The Institute and the UAE Space Agency. Scheduled for 10 January between 6:30pm to 8pm, don’t miss physicists discussing their current understanding of the universe at the NYUAD Campus, Conference Center.

The second talk is titled ‘Black Hole Survival Guide’, organised in collaboration with NYU Abu Dhabi’s Centre for Astro, Particle and Planetary Physics. Astrophysicist and author Janna Levin will discuss her latest namesake book on 20 January 2023 between 6:30pm and 8pm.

The Institute will also be hosting workshops and conferences during January, with the first workshop titled NYU AI in Healthcare Research and Ideation, where NYU professors will be highlighting the challenges and new research directions of AI in healthcare while seeking to create collaborative opportunities within Abu Dhabi for the global research community.

Furthermore, NYUAD Associate Professors of Philosophy Sarah Paul and Matthew Silverstein will run a three-day, Normativity and Reasoning IX workshop. The programme will conclude with a conference organised by the Special Olympics Global Centre for Inclusion in Education in collaboration with the Centre’s Research Collaborative, Special Olympics International Regional Staff, and Special Olympics Programme, where experts will discuss a Global Unified Education System.


NYUAD Campus, Conference Center. For more information, visit nyuad.nyu.edu/



10-27 January



NYUAD Institute


Follow Yalla – Abu Dhabi Life for all the latest news across the capital and beyond

Image source NYU Abu Dhabi

Read more

Sign up to our Yallagram for a chance to win a shopping voucher worth AED 200 every month

(Terms & conditions apply)