Research Administration and Support Services

The Department of Research Administration and Support Services provides an array of high quality services and specialised expertise to support the research mission of the school. The department collaborates with multiple corporate departments at the school and NTU to deliver effective research administration services, systems and processes to support faculty and researchers. The Department comprises Research Grant Management; Research Contracts Management; Research Seminar Support; Research Operations; Research Platforms and Cores; and Research Development Support.​

Dr Andrew ANGDirector
Research Administration and Support Services
6592 397

Research Grant Management

Research Grant Management performs the pre and post-award administration of external competitive grants and industry funding. The team supports the School’s faculty in grant applications and administration of externally funded research grants. The services provided include: 


  • Advise on grant opportunities for competitive grants
  • Facilitate grant applications for competitive grants
  • Advise on grant budgets and other costs for competitive grant applications
  • Support of School Grant Internal Review Process
  • Administer post-grant activities including  grant variations, grant extensions, progress and final reports, manpower verification
  • Manage reimbursement claims for grants including claims submission, billing and facilitation of grant certification audit
  • Provide updates on funding agencies’ requirements

Click here for the grants calendar.

Contact Us:

Dr NG Sean PinDeputy
6592 3167
HE YijunSenior ​Assistant Manager (Post Grant)
6592 3954
Sonia OW​Assistant Manager (Post Grant)
6908 4399
BEH Wei Ling​Assistant Manager (Pre-Grant)
6904 1067

Research Contracts Management

Research Contracts Management supports faculty and researchers in all research agreement matters. The team coordinates with the NTU Legal & Secretarial Office, NTUitive, and other LKCMedicine corporate and support functions to facilitate the drafting, reviewing and executing of agreements including non-disclosure agreements, material transfer agreements, project agreements, research collaboration agreements, confidentiality agreements, service agreements and memoranda of understanding. Click here for the Research Agreement Review Process.

Contact Us:

Contract Management Office (General Email)
Darren YEONG​Senior Assistant
6904 7143
Karen GUO​Senior Assistant
6592 3974
CHANG Chui RhongAssistant
6513 6883

Research Seminar Support 

Research event support promotes the School’s research through:​

  • Coordinating and organising research events, seminars, workshops and conferences
  • Coordinating and managing visits by external research faculty and guests
  • Assisting with the production of the School’s research collaterals
  • Maintaining the School’s research website
  • Acting as the point of contact for the research community with regards to the School’s branding and communication efforts

Contact Us:

WONG Kang Ning Ken​Assistant Director
6592 3975
Sufian bin SudermanAssistant Manager
6592 3980

Research Operations

Research Operations supports the School’s research activities by providing the following services:​

  • Facilitate laboratory space allocation and set up laboratories for faculty
  • Manage the placement, installation, commissioning, maintenance, repair and replacement of research equipment
  • Research procurement for laboratory consumables and reagents
  • Provide training and grant access for usage of common research equipment
  • Monitor and report the utilisation of high value general and specialised equipment
  • Ensure smooth operations in the laboratories to minimise research downtime

Contact Us:

WONG Kang Ning Ken​
​Assistant Director
6592 3975
​Winnie TAY Yu Ling​Senior Assistant Manager 
(Clinical Sciences Building)
6592 3976
​LEW Qiao Jing​​Assistant Manager
(Experimental Medicine Building)
6592 3978
​TOH Yin Jun Dee Dee​​Assistant Manager 
(Experimental Medicine Building)
6592 3977
​Raidah bte Rosli​Assistant Executive 
(Clinical Sciences Building)
6592 3973
​Jacqueline TEO Soo Eng ​Assistant Executive 
(Glassware Washing Facility @ Experimental Medicine Building)
6592 2655
​Nur Khalidah Binte Abdul Rahim​Assistant Executive 
(Glassware Eashing Facility and Goods Receipt Officer @ Experimental Medicine Building)
6592 3949
​Lam Qin Yu Amaris ​Administrative Assistant 
(Clinical Sciences Building)
6592 3136

Research Platforms and Cores

Research platforms and cores are centralised facilities that offer shared services, shared equipment, resources and expertise to biomedical researchers and investigators on a fee-for-service basis. They are made available to researchers of LKCMedicine and NTU, and external university or industry partners to create value for LKCMedicine and NTU and be optimally utilised to maximise return on investment for the School.

All current and potential users of these platforms and core facilities can access the assets through the electronic online reservation platform managed by the LKCMedicine Research Administration and Support Services team. Charges for using the equipment will apply. 

Click here for the LKCMedicine Research Platforms brochure. 

Contact Us:

Dr NG Sean Pin ​Deputy Director
6592 3167
Dr Balakrishnan KANNAN​Assistant Director
(Flow Cytometry)
6514 1256
​Winnie TAY Yu LingSenior Assistant Manager
(Histology Suite @ Clinical Sciences Building and Genomics Platform)
6592 3976
​TOH Yin Jun Dee Dee Assistant Manager
(Histology Suite @ Experimental Medicine Building and Lipidomics Platform)
6592 3977
Dr Ong Seow Theng​Centre Lead
(LKCMedicine-ICESing Ion Channel Platform)
6592 3872



Research Development Support

The Research Development Support provides administration support to the Research Division with the following key functions:

  • Management of annual research budget including endowment funding for strategic research initiatives
  • Administration of start-up grants, Dean’s postdoctoral fellowships, endowed professorship grants and Nanyang Assistant Professorship grants
  • Grant and publication statistics
  • Key research risks
  • Research recruitment and manpower tracking
  • Secretariat to LKCMedicine Research Committee
  • Secretariat to joint LKCMedicine-National Healthcare Group Joint Strategy and Implementation Committee
  • Secretariat to Joint Working Committee with National Healthcare Group

Contact Us:

Dr Andrew ANG​Director
6592 3971
Karen GUO​Senior Assistant Manager
6592 3974
KOH Ee Kheng​​Senior Assistant Manager
6904 7485
​Nurul Syafiqah Binte Aniza​Assistant Executive
6904 7281

Administration Point of Contact​

For Assistant Professors: 

KOH Ee Kheng
Senior Assistant Manager
6904 7485

For Associate Professors: 

Chang Chui RhongAssistant Manager
6513 6883​