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About Research Office

Message from SKH Research Director, Asst. Prof Francis Wong Keng Lin

Dear all, thank you for visiting the SKH Research Office website. We hope that we can help to assist you in all your research requirements. We have a dedicated team of research personnel that will address every major research administrative aspect. Please do not hesitate to contact us at for further enquiries.

What We Do

Sengkang General Hospital (SKH) Research Office (RO) plays a role in supporting research activities and in facilitating collaborations between SingHealth institutions and partners. RO facilitates and enables research that has an impact on patients' care and delivery. Leveraging on our cluster's research strength, RO promotes collaborations, partnerships with various academic, research institutions and regulatory agencies.

Roles of the Research Office

  • Research Grants administration
  • Research Finance administration
  • Centralized Institution Review Board (CIRBs) matters
  • Research Collaborations Agreements (RCA) and Project Agreements
  • Industrial and academic collaborations
  • Research Statistical and Methodology support


  • To facilitate the highest calibre of biomedical research, among the SKH staffs.
  • RO works across departments, centres as well as with other external institutions to foster research collaborations, and supports the efforts to secure funding for such collaborations. RO works with SKH research community to facilitate patients centred clinical research and trial studies.
  • RO strives to support and implement strategic plans for research in SKH. 


  • Assist in pursuing focused, coordinated and integrated research programs in biomedical research.
  • Maintain a strong commitment to research excellence.
  • Establish research networks and strategic partnerships with communities.
  • Establish collaborations with institutions both nationally and internationally.


Research Office

Sengkang General Hospital

110 Sengkang East Way

Singapore 544886