The UOWD vision is to promote a culture of research innovation and collaboration and establish the University as a leader in research excellence that brings sustainable benefits to business and broader society in the region.
The UOWD Research Committee is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating research strategies, initiatives and activities. UOWD has a dynamic research culture with a number of activities and programs in place to support research innovation The UOWD Research Committee and Library ensure that academics receive the resources and support required to undertake innovative research.
Academic staff collaborate with colleagues in universities and other research centres worldwide to produce knowledge and innovations that contribute to the economic and social development of the UAE, as well as the wider region. UOWD also maintains links with a wide range of organisations such as Maersk, ADNOC, Arabtec, Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Dubai Municipality, Dubai Quality Group, European Foundation of Quality Management (EFQ).