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R​ehabilitation Research Grant 4​

RRIS will launch its final grant call for Ability Data related research in 2020. The Ability Data project is a database of normative and patient kinetic & kinematic movement data. 

RRIS is building the first Asian-centric cloud-based platform to support data-driven clinical decision making for movement-related disorders. 

RRIS will like invites potential applicants to participate in our Roadshow to explore research around the use of Ability Data. 

Date: 17 January 2020 

Time: 5.00pm to 7.00pm 

Venue: LKC Heritage Building, Lecture Theatre, 11 Mandalay Road, Singapore 308232

Click here​ to register. For more information please email to rris.grant@ntu.edu.sg

 

R​ehabilitation Research Grant 3

In 2019, RRIS, a collaboration between NTU, A*STAR & NHG, keeps moving forward & launched its third RRG grant call (RRG3) in April 2019, which marks the start of RRIS new chapter. RRG3 follows a Dual Stage Grant awarding process including the RRG3 Seed Funding and RRG3 Complement Funding. Submitted applications for RRG3 have to fall within one of the four RRIS focus themes: 

  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Quality of Life (QoL)
  • Precision Rehabilitation
  • Connected Rehabilitation
  • Advanced Technology for Rehabilitation Continuum of Care

The grant call focusing on four research tracks is to promote collaborative multi-disciplinary rehabilitation research in each track, as well as to generate new knowledge to improve rehabilitation clinical practices for the local and/or Asian population. 

In order to promote academic excellence for student training in the area of rehabilitation research, RRG3 included an NTU Research Student Scholarship (RSS) component for future PHD student training. 

After a rigorous selection by the Rehabilitati​on Selection Panel, 11 applications were selected from four research tracks for funding solely based on scientific merits. 

RRIS would like to Congratulates again to the following successful grant awardees from Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). ​ 

Gait Analysis in Knee Osteoarthritis​
Research Programmes Precision Rehabilitation /​ RRG3-19002/CG001
Cli​nical PI Dr Bryan TAN Yijia
Associate Consultant, Woodlands Health Campus​​
  
Guiding Best Practice Clinical Care with In-Silico Rehabilitation and Statistical Parametric Mapping (SPM 1D) for Unilateral Chronic Hemiparetic Stroke and Trans-Tibial Amputation
​Research Programmes Precision Rehabilitation ​/ RRG3-19002​
​Clinical PI Dr CHUA Sui Geok Karen
Senior Consultant, Rehabilitation Medicine
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
​Technical PI Dr Cyril John Wil​liam DONNELLY​
Principal Research Fellow
Rehabilitation Research Institute of Singapore
 
​​A Longitudinal Mixed Method Study on Psychosocial QOL Trajectories of First-Time Stroke Patients and Their Family Caregivers in Singapore
​Research Programmes Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Quality of Life (QoL) / RRG3-19004
​Clinical PI​ ​Dr Jimmy LEE Chee Keong ​
Psychiatrist & Senior Consultant / Chief North Region, Institute of Mental Health Assistant Professor, Lee Kong Chian Schoo​l of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University
Technical PI Prof Andy HO Hau Yan
Assistant Professor Psychology, Social Sciences & Lee Kong Chain, Nanyang Technological University​


R​ehabilitation Research Grant 2

In August 2016, the 2nd Rehabilitation Research Institute of Singapore (RRIS) Rehabilitation Research Grant (RRG2) was jointly launched by Agency for Science, Technology and Research, National Healthcare Group and Nanyang Technological University.​

The grant serves to promote collaborative rehabilitation research in order to generate new knowledge to improve rehabilitation clinical practices for the local and/or Asian population. Submitted applications for RRG2 have to fall within one of the four themes of focus for RRIS-Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Neuro-Rehabilitation, Frailty & Nutrition Management in Rehabilitation, and Advanced Technology for Rehabilitation Continuum of Care.

In order to promote academic excellence for student training in the area of rehabilitation research, RRG2 has also included an NTU Research Student Scholarship (RSS) component.

After a rigorous selection by the Rehabilitation Selection Panel, 6 applications were selected for funding based on merit.

Congratulations to the following successful grant awardees from Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) for the grant call.

Research Programmes Connected Ability Platform / RRG2-16001
Clinical PI Mr Christopher KUAH​
Principal Occupational Therapist, Centre for Advanced Rehabilitation Therapeutics, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Technical PI Prof ANG Wei Tech
Executive Director, Rehabilitation Research Insititue of Singapore
Associate Professor, Sch of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and LKC Sch of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University
 
Device-Free Passive Tracking and Fall Detection for Home Based Rehabilitation
​Research Programmes Connected Ability PlatformRRG2-16002
Clinical PI Dr KONG Keng He​
Senior Consultant, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Technical PI A/Prof CHEAH Chien Chern​
Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University

Novel Support Surface Based on Smart Material to Alleviate Pressure Ulcer Formation During the Rehabilitaion of Immobile
​Research Programmes Precision Rehabilitation / RRG2-16005
Clinical PI Dr WONG Chin Jung
Consultant, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Technical PI Dr CHIAM Keng Hwee
Principal Investigator, Bioinformatics Institute, Agency for Science, Technology and Research

 

Virtual Integrated Therapy for Activing Living (VITAL) Health Box: A Monitoring and Motivating Companion to Reduce Frailty and Maintain Health for Older Adults
​Research Programmes Connected Ability PlatformRRG2-16006
Clinical PI Dr LOH Yong Joo
Consultant, Department of Rehabilitaion Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Technical PI Prof THENG Yin Leng
Professor and Director, Centre for Health and Sustainable Cities, Wee Kim Wee Sch of Communication and Information,Nanyang Technological University

 

Smart Rehabilitation Exsosuits for Clinic and Home Assistance
​Research Programmes​ ​Intelligent Assistive Technology(AT) / RRG2-16007
Clinical PI Ms NG Chwee Yin
Senior Occupational Therapist
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Technical PI A/Prof Domenico CAMPOLO
Associate Professor, School of Medical & Aerospace Engineering
Assistant Chair (Research)

Evaluating the Clinical Utility of Speech and Motor Characteristics in Psychiatry
​Research Programmes Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Quality of Life (QoL) RRG2-16009
Clinical PI: Dr Jimmy LEE
Senior Consultant / Chief , Dept of Psychosis / North Region, Institute of Mental Health
Technical PI: A/Prof Justin DAUWELS
Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Nanyang Technological University

RehabilitatioResearch Grant 1

In April 2015, the 1st Rehabilitation Research Institute of Singapore (RRIS) Rehabilitation Research Grant (RRG) was jointly launched by Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), National Healthcare Group (NHG) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

Each successful application may be funded for up to S$250,000 over a period of 2 years. After a rigorous selection by the Rehabilitation Selection Panel, 7 applications were selected for funding based on merit. ​​ ​​

ACRES: An Autism Cognitive Rehabilitation Programme for Executive Functioning Skills
​Research Programmes Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Quality of Life (QoL) / RRG1-16002
Clinical PI Dr GOH Tze Jui
Principal Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adoles​cent Psychiatry
Institute of Mental Health
Technical PI A/Prof CAI Yiyu
Associate Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Deputy Director, Centre for Augmented and Virtual Reality
Nanyang Technological University

Wristbot: A Novel Device for Assessment of Proprioceptive Deficits after Stroke
Research Programmes Precision Rehabilitation​RRG1-16003​​
Clinical PI Dr CHUA Sui Geok Karen
Senior Consultant, Rehabilitation Medicine
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Technical PI A/Prof Domenico CAMPOLO
Associate Professor, School of Medical & Aerospace Engineering
Assistant Chair (Research)
 
Exploring New Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury by Synergising Regenerative Medicine and Rehabilitation
Research Programmes Precision Rehabilitation / ​RRG1-16004
Clinical PI Dr Adela May TOW
Senior Consultant, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Technical PI Associate Professor CHEW Sing Yian
School of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering,
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University

 

Evaluating the Clinical Utility of Speech and Motor Characteristics in Psychiatry
​Research Programmes Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Quality of Life (QoL) RRG2-16009
Clinical PI: Dr Jimmy LEE
Senior Consultant / Chief , Dept of Psychosis / North Region, Institute of Mental Health
Technical PI: A/Prof Justin DAUWELS
Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Nanyang Technological University

Feasibility Study of BCI-Based Adaptive Sensing and Feedback Training for Chronic Pain Management
​Research Programmes Precision RehabilitationRRG1-16013
Clinical PI Dr YANG Su-Yin
Clinical Lead, Principal Pyschologist, Pain Management Clinic
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Technical PI Dr ZHANG Hai Hong
Lab Head, Neural & Biomedical Technology
Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R)

Multimodal Imaging of Neuroplasticity in Upper Limb Recovery with Early Increased Upper Limb
Research Programmes Precision RehabilitationRRG1-16015
Clinical PI Ms CHIN Lay Fong
Principal Physiotherapist, Rehabilitation Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Technical PI Dr HUANG Weimin​
Senior Scientist, Neural & Biomedical Technology Department, Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R)

 

Mobile Robotic Assistive Balance Trainer
Research Programmes ​Intelligent Assistive Technology(AT)RRG1-16018​
Clinical PI Dr WEE Seng Kwee​
Prinipal Physiotherapist, Rehabilitation, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Technical PI Prof ANG Wei Tech
Executive Director, Rehabilitation Research Insititute of Singapore
Associate Professor, Sch of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and LKC Sch of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University


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