The Grants team supports and manages research and talent grants to enhance research activities and performance of the institution. They also monitor and evaluate research performance outcomes to enable informed decisions to be made for strategic oversight and planning. The team also oversees and supports NUHS core research enablers.
Research Integrity & Compliance
The Research Integrity & Compliance team monitors and performs various tasks to ensure that all research in NUHS is conducted ethically and in compliance with the prevailing regulations and guidelines. The team also reviews and develops policies and SOPs related to integrity and compliance.
Innovation Transfer Office
The Innovation Transfer Office team handles all matters relating to technology transfer to enhance success of healthcare innovation. They provide guidance and service to NUHS research community on matters related to intellectual property protection, negotiating research and licensing contracts, and actively engage partners for sustainable industry and academic partnership.
The Strategy Unit will co-ordinate support the implementation of the 5-year research strategy across NUHS. The 5-year research strategy was articulated in early 2020 and the unit will oversee the translation of the vision to actionable steps that will support the deliverable of 5 practices changing innovations (PCIs) by 2025.
Clinician Scientist Academy
The NUHS Clinician Scientist Academy focuses on nurturing and encouraging aspiring young clinicians to embark on the Clinician Scientist journey as well as provide support to all Clinician Scientist in NUHS. The role of the academy is to develop a strategy for talent development across the whole pipeline as well as to develop a system to guide junior Clinician Scientists in their bid for competitive grants and tenureship.
Research Support Unit
The Research Support team provides academic and analytical support to assist PIs in their research projects such a grant and manuscript writing, training in biostatistics methodologies, etc.
Research Communications and Outreach
The Research Outreach team aims to connect basic and clinician researchers and animate focused research groups such as NUHS Microbiome Networking, through Research Director Meetings as well as other platforms available in NUHS/NUS. For development of action research, our office plans to expand partnerships with NUS faculties, other universities and pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries.
Research Safety and Space
The Research Facilities Management (RFM) Team manages the safety, grounds operations and maintenance of Central Research Facilities under the charge of NUS Medicine. The RFM Team also oversees safety governance plans and policies in line with institutional and national regulations.
Research Coordination Unit
The Research co-ordination Unit plays a role in the initiation and running of the Translational Research Programmes (TRPs). They act as the central coordinating party across all the programmes for research admin matters including the development of new workflows and the central management of research infrastructure and processes such as procurement and maintenance of research equipment
Ops and Admin
The Admin team provides financial, administrative, HR assistance in the department and facilitates internal processes for research within NUHS.