AUE Research Strategic goals is to empower and encourage the culture of research excellence focusing on challenges of economic and social development of the United Arab Emirates. In line with this, ORA provides adequate support for faculty participation in scientific conferences, publications, internal research grants and professional development activities.
AUE faculty members are expected to be productive in all three areas of intellectual contributions:
(1) basic or discovery scholarship; (2) applied or integration/application scholarship; and (3) teaching and learning scholarship. Although AUE still places strong emphasis on teaching and learning, emphases in all the three areas of intellectual contributions are critical to the success of AUE as research-led institution.