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Department of Clinical Translational Research


Research Operations




The main role of the Research Operations Team is to support and facilitate research activities in SGH Research Laboratories by overseeing the following aspects:

Workplace Health & Safety Management
Oversee laboratory safety
Ensure compliance with applicable regulations and accreditation standards
Ensure new researcher receive proper on-job-training before working in the lab
Management of regulated chemicals
Conduct end-user training for new equipment
Ensure laboratory equipment are serviced regularly
Analyze accident/ incident reports, investigate and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence

Core Facilities & Research Infrastructures
Oversee daily operations and maintenance of research facilities
Manage online booking systems and monitor usage of core facilities
Ensure the construction and operations of the lab are in compliance with regulations
Establish and implement Policies & Procedures on the operations of the lab
Oversee research-related procurement

Other Research Operations
Ensure security and access control is maintained in SGH Research Laboratories
Review lab bench / workstation allocation
Coordinate with the setting up and closure of labs
Provide administrative supports to researchers
Organizing monthly Research Lab Presentation