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Short-term Research Projects

Project PI Research Title Status (New/ Ongoing) Student's Tasks Duration Expected Specific Requirements Number of Students Needed
Prof
Cheng Ching-Yu
Genetic epidemiology of complex eye diseasesOngoing
Student to help with data collection, including image grading and analysis3 months to 12 months-1 or 2
Prof
Cheng Ching-Yu
The Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases (SEED)Study 3 – Prospective multi- ethnic cohort study of 12-year incidence, risk factors and impact of major age-related eye diseases (SEED-3)OngoingStudents needed for grading of eye images and tidying up image database
3 months to 12 months-1 or 2
Prof
Cheng Ching-Yu
Deep Phenotyping and Genetic Landscaping of Primary Open Angle GlaucomaOngoingStudent to help with data collection, including image grading and analysis3 months to 12 months-1 or 2
Prof
Cheng Ching-Yu
​Evaluation of glucose control using retinal photography and intergrated Artificial Intelligence​NewOrganise retinal images, database systematically
Student will get to learn project management skills on large-scale, cross-displinary, international collaboration project​
​4 months to 12 months

​Basic knowledge in eye anatomical structure, specifically retina and retinal layers (basic knowledge will do)

Basic Microsoft skills – excel, powerpoint, etc.

Would be a ‘plus’ if candidate has prior knowledge in Microsoft Access and Mathlab coding

1 or 2
​Prof
Cheng Ching-Yu
​Detection of visual impairiment using retinal photography and intergrated Artificial Intelligence​New​Organise retinal images, database systematically
Student will get to learn project management skills on large-scale, cross-displinary, international collaboration project
​​4 months to 12 months

​Basic knowledge in eye anatomical structure, specifically retina and retinal layers (basic knowledge will do)

Basic Microsoft skills – excel, powerpoint, etc.

Would be a ‘plus’ if candidate has prior knowledge in Microsoft Access and Mathlab coding

​1 or 2
Prof
Louis Tong
Clinical trials, imaging and health service research in dry eye, meibomian gland dysfunctionOngoingHelp with literature review, design, data collection, analysis, presentations6 months or moreGood interpersonal skills1 or 2
Prof
Louis Tong
Translational cell + animal research in ocular surface inflammation, autoimmune diseaseOngoingExperiments, data analysis, presentations1 year or more

Research commitment for 1 year

Preferably basic knowledge of laboratory science and willingness to learn

1 or 2
Assoc Prof
Lakshminarayanan Rajamani
Improving the potency of antifungals by fluidising the fungal membraneOngoingTo collect data6 monthsA preliminary knowledge of microbiology is important but not mandatory1
Assoc Prof
Lakshminarayanan Rajamani
Enhancing the safe and efficient delivery of antibiotics by nanoformulationsOngoingLiterature review and collection of data6 monthsPreliminary knowledge of antibiotics2
Assoc Prof
Lakshminarayanan Rajamani
Durable antimicrobial contact lensesOngoingExperiments, data analysis, presentations6 monthsPreliminary knowledge on contact lenses1
Prof
Aung Tin
Angle Closure Glaucoma: Novel methods for Imaging, Risk Assessment and ManagementOngoingData collection, image processing/analysis, literature review/data analysis3 months to 12 months

Willingness to travel between NUS and SNEC

Basic knowledge in statistics and willingness to learn

1
Prof
Aung Tin
Accurate phenotyping of angle closure glaucomaOngoingData collection, image processing/analysis, literature review/data analysis3 months to 12 monthsBasic knowledge in statistics and willingness to learn1
Prof
Aung Tin
Genetics of Angle Closure/Glaucoma Genetics International ConsortiumOngoingData collection and data entry, image analysis, limited exposure to lab work3 months to 12 months-1
Prof
Ecosse Lamoureux
An Innovative and Patient-Centric Research Programme Targeting the Ageing Singaporeans: The PopulatION HEalth and Eye Disease Profile in EldeRly Singaporeans Study [PIONEER] NewProtocol consolidation, literature review, data collection9 months to 12 monthsWillingness to learn, ability to interact well with patients1
​Prof
Ecosse Lamoureux
​Development and validation of item banks and computerised adaptive testing systems to measure the quality of life impact of glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration​Ongoing​Literature review, quantitative data collection (questions), data analysis​1 year​Willingness to learn, ability to interact well with patients​1 or 2
​Prof
Ecosse Lamoureux
​A novel measurement method for assessing Sarcopenia in elderly Singaporeans​New​Protocol consolidation, literature review, data collection​6 months​Willingness to learn, ability to interact well with patients​1
Prof
Ecosse Lamoureux

Barriers facilitators to Adherence to IntraViTreal Injections in patients with age-related macular degeneration (A-IVTI)Ongoing​Literature review, qualitative and quantitative data collection (focus groups, questionnaires), data analysis​​1 year​Willingness to learn, ability to interact well with patients​1
​Prof
Ecosse Lamoureux
​Effectiveness of an age-related macular degeneration - specific intervention to improve adherence to intravitreal injections​New​Protocol Consolidation, literature review, data collection, data analysis​1 year ​Willingness to learn, ability to interact well with patients​1
Prof
Ecosse Lamoureux
​The patient-centred effectiveness of intravitreal injections in a real-world study in patients with diabetic macular edema​New​Protocol consolidation, literature review, data collection via survey, clinical testing​​​2 years​Willingness to learn, ability to interact well with patients​1
Prof
Ecosse Lamoureux
​The Visually-Independent Neuropsychological Battery (VINB):
A Novel Tool to Assess Cognitive Impairment in Elderly with Visual Impairment
​New ​Protocol consolidation, literature review, data collection via survey, clinical testing​3 years​Willingness to learn, ability to interact well with patients​1
Prof
Ecosse Lamoureux
​Development of a Healthy Aging Index (HAI) in the Population-Based Study in Elderly Singaporeans: ‘The PopulatION HEalth and Eye Disease PRofile in Elderly Singaporeans (PIONEER) Study'​New ​Protocol consolidation, literature review, data collection via survey, clinical testing​3 years​Willingness to learn, ability to interact well with patients​1
Prof
Ecosse Lamoureux
​The longitudinal Association of deuterated Creatine (D3Cr) assessed muscle mass with funcTional decline, multimorbidity, physical activity and nutrition In a contempOrary cohort of elderly SiNgaporeans: the ACTION study​New​Protocol consolidation, literature review, data collection via survey, clinical testing​3 years​Willingness to learn, ability to interact well with patients​1
Prof
Wong Tien Yin
Clinical and epidemiological studies of Diabetic RetinopathyOngoingStudent to help with data collection in SERI clinic, and data analysis, in metabolomics, genetics, biomarkers6 months to 12 monthsBasic knowledge in epidemiology and statistics, and willingness to learn1 or 2
Prof
Wong Tien Yin
Clinical and epidemiological studies of age-related macular degenerationOngoingStudent to help with data collection in SERI clinic, and data analysis,  in metabolomics, genetics, biomarkers6 months to 12 monthsBasic knowledge in epidemiology and statistics, and willingness to learn1 or 2
Prof
Wong Tien Yin
Artificial Intelligence Imaging Programme and Singapore Integrated Diabetic Retinopathy Programme (SiDRP)OngoingStudent to help with grading of retinal images using AI-based software to measure retinal parameters6 months to 12 monthsWilling to learn new skill (grading), and meticulous1 or 2
Prof
Tina Wong
Effects of SPARC inhibition on wound healing after glaucoma filtration surgeryOngoingPerform experiments using molecular and cell biology techniques1 year

Previous experience in molecular and cell biology techniques

Meticulous and willing to learn

1
Prof Tina WongPattern Electroretinogram Recordings in Eyes with Glaucoma and MyopiaOngoingData Collection and data analysis6 months to 9 monthsWillingness to learn, ability to interact well with patients1
Assoc Prof
Shamira Perera
Glaucoma surgery innovationsOngoingVideo editing capabilities3 months to 12 monthsCreativity and knowledge of editing1
Assoc Prof
Shamira Perera
Pituary surgery and visual fieldsOngoingData collection, image processing/analysis, literature review/data analysis3 months to 12 monthsBasic knowledge in statistics and willingness to learn1
Prof
Jodhbir Mehta
Outcome of lamellar corneal transplantationOngoingData extraction, data analysis, literature review, involve in writing manuscript3 months to 12 months

Research commitment for 1 year

Basic knowledge in statistics and willingness to learn

1 or 2
Prof
Jodhbir Mehta
Genetics of corneal dystrophyOngoingData collection and data entry, image analysis, limited exposure to lab work3 months to 12 months

Research commitment for 1 year

Preferably basic knowledge of laboratory science and willingness to learn

1 or 2
Prof
Jodhbir Mehta
Corneal wound healing after laser ablationOngoingCell and molecular biology, PCR, Western blots, cell culture, transfection, immunohistochemistry3 months to 12 months

Basic knowledge of cell and molecular biology technique

Some previous experience in wet lab is advantageous

1 or 2
​Prof
Jodhbir Mehta
​Stem cell therapy for acute and chronic corneal opacities​Ongoing​Cell culture and immunocytochemistry, perform animal follow-up examinations, tissue sectioning, immunohistochemistry and animal behavioural analysis, conduct data analysis ​6 months  to 12 months​Preferably with previous experience in cell biology or neurological and behavioural science​2
Dr
Hla Myint Htoon
Discrete event simulation of primary angle closure model in SingaporeOngoingData collection through case notes3 months to 6 monthsBasic knowledge of optometry, ophthalmology1 or 2
Prof
Saw Seang Mei
STARS follow-up study: To investigate role of near work, light levels, outdoor time in myopiaOngoingData collection, image taking/processing/grading/analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing3 months to 6 months

Basic knowledge of optometry, ophthalmology

Willing to learn and work in myopia research group

2
Prof
Saw Seang Mei
SEED pathologic myopia study: To determine the prevalence and patterns of pathologic myopia in SingaporeOngoingImage grading/analysis, literature review, data analysis, manuscript writing3 months to 6 months

Basic knowledge of optometry, ophthalmology

Willing to learn and work in myopia research group

2
Prof
Saw Seang Mei
CREAM (Consortium for Refractive Error and Myopia) study: To determine the impact of genetic risk scores (GRS) on the genetic predisposition of myopia and identify potential environmental risk factors from SingaporeOngoingLiterature review, data analysis, manuscript writing3 months to 6 months

Basic knowledge of optometry, ophthalmology

Willing to learn and work in myopia research group

2
​Prof
Saw Seang Mei
​GUSTO (Growing Up in Singapore Towards healthy Outcomes):  To evaluate the effects of light on myopia in children with 9 years old​Ongoing​Literature review, data entry, data analysis and manuscript writing​3 months to 6 months

​Basic Knowledge of  Optometry, Ophthalmology

Willing to learn and work in myopia research group

​1 or 2
​Prof
Saw Seang Mei
​Singapore Cohort of Risk Factors for Myopia Study (SCORM follow up): To identify pattern of Myopia and evaluate the eye changes 
​Ongoing
​Literature review, data entry, data analysis and manuscript writing
​3 months to 9 months

​Basic Knowledge of  Optometry, Ophthalmology

Willing to learn and work in myopia research group

​1 or 2
Assoc Prof
Marcus Ang
Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in the Cornea and Anterior SegmentOngoingImaging, Image analysis and manuscript writing3 months to 12 monthsBasic knowledge of optometry, ophthalmology, willing to learn a new technical skill2
Prof
Leopold Schmetterer
Reducing variability of retinal nerve fiber layer measurements based on optical coherence tomographyOngoingImage processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing3 months to 12 months

Basic knowledge in statistics

Willing to learn and easy to work with

2
Prof
Leopold Schmetterer
Analysis of microperimetry dataOngoing
Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing3 months to 12 months

Basic knowledge in statistics

Willing to learn and easy to work with

1
​Prof
Leopold Schmetterer
​Deep learning based choroidal segmentation in swept source OCT​Ongoing​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing​3 months to 12 months​An interest in advanced imaging techniques, willing to lean and easy to work with​1
​Prof
Leopold Schmetterer
​Three-dimensional choroidal vessel segmentation in swept source OCT​Ongoing​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing​3 months to 12 months​An interest in advanced imaging techniques, willing to lean and easy to work with​1
​Prof
Leopold Schmetterer
​Photoreceptor density on lesions in AMD/PCV eyes using adaptive optics ophthalmoscope​Ongoing​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing​3 months to 12 months​An interest in advanced imaging techniques, willing to lean and easy to work with​1
Prof
Leopold Schmetterer
Association between brain and ocular imaging dataOngoingImage processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing3 months to 12 months

Basic knowledge in statistics

Willing to learn and easy to work with

2
​Prof
Leopold Schmetterer
​Improving the detection of eye diseases using widefield optical coherence tomography angiography​Ongoing​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing​3 months to 12 months

​Basic knowledge in statistics

Willing to learn and easy to work with

​2
​Prof
Leopold Schmetterer
Improving the structure-function relationship of glaucoma by accounting for anatomical confounders​Ongoing​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing​6 months to 12 months

​Interest in advanced imaging techniques


Willing to learn and being easy to work with

​1
​Prof
Leopold Schmetterer
​Improving the visualization of Schlemm's Canal using specific swept source optical coherence tomography ​New​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing​3 months to 12 months​Interest in advanced imaging techniques


Willing to learn and being easy to work with

​1

​Prof
Leopold Schmetterer

​Choroidal vessel quantification and its association in different diseases​New​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing​6 months to 12 months

​Interest in advanced imaging techniques


Willing to learn and being easy to work with

​1
​Prof
Leopold Schmetterer
​Full retinal vascular network development with two-photon retinal vascular images​New​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing​6 months to 12 months

​Interest in advanced imaging techniques


Willing to learn and being easy to work with

​1
Prof
Dan Milea
Eye movements in ocular and neurodegenerative diseasesOngoingStudent will be required to learn about ocular movement alterations in neurodegenerative disease conditions, help with data collection, analysis and interpretation6 months to 12 months

Basic knowledge in neurosciences and ophthalmology

Innovative, and willing to learn novel topics

Good rapport with patients

Basic knowledge in statistics and programming skills are a plus

1
Prof
Dan Milea
BONSAI : Brain and Optic Neuropathy Screening using AIOngoingCoordinate with 30+ international collaborators for image collection and classification. Learn the basics of AI, perform literature review and assist in manuscript writing.6 months to 12 months

Basic knowledge in ophthalmology

Innovative, and willing to learn novel topics

Good rapport with patients

Basic knowledge in statistics and programming skills are a plus

1
Prof
Dan Milea
Pupillometry in ocular and neurological diseasesOngoingStudent will be involved in data collection, processing and analysis. Student will also be involved in manuscript writing and CIRB preparation6 months to 12 months

Basic knowledge in neurosciences and ophthalmology

Innovative, and willing to learn novel topics

Good rapport with patients

Basic knowledge in statistics and programming skills are a plus

1
Assoc Prof
Danny Cheung
Clinical studies of retinal detachmentOngoingData collection, image analysis6 months to 12 months-1
Assoc Prof
Danny Cheung
Clinical studies of macular hole and epiretinal membraneOngoingData collection, ocular imaging6 months to 12 months-1
Clin Assoc Prof
Anna Tan
Imaging studies for the retina and choroid including optical coherence tomography angiographyOngoingImage processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing6 months to 12 monthsBasic knowledge in research, excel, statistics and willingness to learn1
Clin Assoc Prof
Anna Tan
​Structural and functional imaging correlations and studying outcomes of low vision interventions​Ongoing​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing​6 months to 12 months​Basic knowledge in research, excel, statistics and willingness to learn​1
​Assoc Prof
Donny Hoang
Scleral Biomechanical Properties in Pathologic Myopia and Myopic GlaucomaNew​Data collection, image processing and data analysis, literature review,  co-authorship and presenting at a local conference​6 months to 12 months​Interest in imaging, meticulous, knowledge of basic eye anatomy, good communication/reading/writing skills​1
Assoc Prof
Donny Hoang

A Biomechanical Sensing Model of Scleral Remodeling in High Myopia

NewBasic histology and microscopy, data collection, co-authorship and presenting at a local conference6 months to 12 monthsInterest in animal models, meticulous, knowledge of basic eye anatomy, good communication/reading/writing skills1
Assoc Prof
Daniel Ting
​Artificial Intelligence for OCT Imaging - Clinical and Technical Projects In Retinal Diseases​New

​The students are required to manually annotate the OCT images, learn the AI basic concepts, and collaborate closely with the clinical and technical teams

They will also be able to participate in various AI projects discussion to further their understandings about the digital innovation in Ophthalmology

6 months to 12 months​No specific requirement - but good to have those who are interested in digital innovations ​2
​Assoc Prof
Daniel Ting
​Digital Innovation In Ophthalmology - Development of Digital Solutions, AI Chatbot and Blockchain Related Ophthalmology Applications​New​The students are required to develop the training datasets for the AI chatbots for different eye conditions
They will also be able to participate in various AI projects discussion to further their understandings about the digital innovation in Ophthalmology
​6 months to 12 months​No specific requirement - but good to have those who are interested in digital innovations ​2
​Dr
Jacqueline Chua
​Improving glaucoma detection using wide-field ocular imaging​Ongoing​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing6 months to 12 months​Interest in advanced imaging techniques
Willing to learn and being easy to work with
​1
​Dr
Jacqueline Chua
​Association between systemic hypertension and ocular imaging data 
​Ongoing
​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing
6 months to 12 months
​Interest in advanced imaging techniques
Willing to learn and being easy to work with
​1
​Dr
Jacqueline Chua & Dr Liu Xinyu
​Diagnostic performance of polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography on the diagnosis of glaucoma
​New
​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing
​6 months to 12 months
​Interest in advanced imaging techniques Willing to learn and being easy to work with
​1
Adj Assoc Prof Yasuo Yanagi
Translational research in age-related macular degeneration
​New
​Experiments, data analysis, presentations
​1 year or more



​Basic knowledge and interest in basic science research
​1
​Dr
Anita Chan
​Using Epdr1tm1b Knockout (KO) mice to determine the ocular phenotype of primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG) susceptibility gene, EPDR1 and its effects on cellular adhesion related pathways         ​New​Experiments, data analysis, presentations​1 year or more ​​Basic knowledge and interest in basic science research​1
Assoc Prof Michael Girard​Optic Nerve Head Deformations induced by Eye Movements, Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure and Intraocular Pressure​Ongoing​Data collecting and image analysis​3 months to 12 months​Interest in advanced imaging techniques
Willing to learn and being easy to work with
​1 or 2
​Prof Jonathan Crowston​Boosting neurorecovery through exercise​New​Experiments, data analysis, presentations​1 year or more​Basic knowledge and interest in basic science research​1 or 2
​Dr Liu Yu-Chi​Corneal nerve regeneration following refractive surgery​Ongoing​Image processing and analysis, literature review/data analysis, manuscript writing​3 months to 12 months​Basic knowledge and interest in basic ophthalmology research​1
​Dr Liu Yu-Chi​Corneal nerve status in diabetes​Ongoing​Image analysis, data collection, manuscript writing​3 months to 12 months​Basic knowledge and interest in basic ophthalmology research​1
​Dr Liu Yu-Chi & Prof Jodhbir Mehta
​Artificial Intelligence in Corneas



​Ongoing
​Data collection and data entry
​​3 months to 12 months
​Basic knowledge and interest in basic ophthalmology research
​1 or 2
​Dr Raymond Najjar​Clinical Research - Functional Features of Outer Retinal Dysfunction Detected using Handheld Chromatic Pupillometry​Ongoing

Student will be involved in data collection using a state of the art handheld ocular screening device

He/she will also learn how to process data and analyse pupillometry and ERG signals

He/she will also be involved in literature review and manuscript writing

Student will have a chance to lead and publish a paper as first author

​1 year or more

​Basic knowledge in neurosciences and ophthalmology

Innovative and willing to learn novel topics

Good and respectful rapport with patients

Basic knowledge in statistics and programming skills are a plus

​1
​Dr Raymond Najjar​Basic Research - The impact of bright light patterns and ocular growth in large animals​Ongoing​Student will work with research fellow on a NHP animal model of myopia, help with experimental setup, data collection and analysis, and contribute to manuscript writing​1 year or more

​Basic knowledge in neurosciences and ophthalmology

Innovative, and willing to learn novel topics

Knowledge or interest in engineering and photobiology are a plus

​1
​Dr Raymond Najjar
​Basic Research - The drive for refractive error control: interactions between light and optics
​Ongoing
​Student will work with a research fellow and research officer on a chicken animal model of myopia, help with data collection and analysis, and contribute to manuscript writing
​1 year or more

​Knowledge in basic science research
Innovative, and willing to learn novel topics

Knowledge or interest in metabolomics, optics and photobiology are a plus

​1
​Dr Raymond Najjar & Dr Ryan Man​The impact of AMD on photoreception and sleep quality in humans​Ongoing ​Literature review, data collection, data analysis​1 year​Willingness to learn, ability to interact well with patients​1
​Dr Raymond Najjar & Prof Dan Milea ​Longitudinal follow-up of functional outcomes during and after treatment for age-related macular degeneration using handheld chromatic pupillometry​New​Protocol consolidation, literature review, data collection, data analysis​1 year​Willingness to learn, ability to interact well with patients​1
​Dr Tan Licia​Use of Artificial Intelligence to assess ptosis and extraocular motility​New​Student to help with image processing/analysis, data collection and analysis​6 months to 12 months​​Basic knowledge in statistics​1
​Assoc Prof Wang XiaomengUnderstanding the metabolic switch during fibrovascular remodeling in disease​New

Design and carry out the experiments

Prepare abstract for conferences and manuscript for publications

Present data at local and international conferences

Supervising junior researchers​

​4 years​Bachelor degree holders, preferably with previous experience working in wet lab​2
​Dr Beau Fenner ​Inherited Retinal Dystrophies in Singapore — development of a national database​New

​Data collection from retinal dystrophy patients in SNEC retina clinics

Multimodal imaging analysis (e.g., ultrawide field photos, OCT, autofluorescence) and electrophysiology analysis and data entry

Statistical analyses

Writing articles and reports

​2 years​Multilingual, competent with image analysis and spreadsheets​2 or 3
​Dr Beau Fenner ​Inherited Retinal Dystrophies in Singapore — socioeconomic impact study​New

​Data collection from retinal dystrophy patients in SNEC retina clinics

Data interpretation/statistics

Writing article

​4 months to 6 months​Multilingual​2 or 3
​Dr Andri Riau​Tissue responses following implantation of artificial cornea and its modified counterpart ​Ongoing ​Perform proteomics data analysis, perform tissue sectioning and immunohistochemistry​3 months to 6 months​Preferably with previous experience working in wet lab or experience in bioinformatics​1
​Dr Ong Hon Shing  ​Exosome and drug treatment to alleviate tissue scarring in cicatricial conjunctivitis  ​Ongoing ​Cell culture, ELISA, multiplex and immunocytochemistry, perform data analysis ​6 months  to 12 months ​Preferably with previous experience in cell biology ​1
​Dr Ong Hon Shing  ​Gene analysis in Steven's Johnson Syndrome patients ​Ongoing ​Perform immunohistochemistry, perform bioinformatics analysis​3 months to 6 months ​Preferably with previous experience in bioinformatics​1

Assoc Prof Monisha Esther Nongpiur

Investigating the Genetic and Phenotypic Architecture of Advanced Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma for Stratified Disease Management​Ongoing ​Student to help with data collection, including image grading and analysis, literature review/data analysis and manuscript writing3 months to 6 months​Willingness to learn and basic knowledge in statistics ​1 or 2
​Assoc Prof Monisha Esther Nongpiur ​Bayesian Machine Learning Approach to Identify Markers of Progression in Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma ​Ongoing ​Student to help with data collection, including image grading and analysis, literature review/data analysis and manuscript writing ​3 months to 6 months ​Willingness to learn and basic knowledge in statistics1 or 2
​Assoc Prof  Gavin Tan
​DYNAMO Study: Examining the relationship of ocular imaging and diabetic complications ​Ongoing ​Retinal images extraction,  quality check, grading, literature review and manuscript writing ​6 months to 12 months 

​Basic knowledge in basic science research, willing to learn and meticulous

Knowledge of coding program is a plus 

​2
​Assoc Prof  Gavin Tan
​Intravitreal injections for retinal diseases: Outcomes and predicting response ​Ongoing ​Data cleaning and analysis, literature review and manuscript writing ​3 months to 12 months ​Basic knowledge in basic science research, willing to learn and meticulous​2
​Assoc Prof  Gavin Tan​Novel Multimodal Imaging in Moderate Diabetic Retinopathy to Predict Vision-Threatening Stages of Retinopathy ​​Ongoing ​Retinal images extraction,  quality check, grading, literature review and manuscript writing ​6 months to 12 months ​Basic knowledge in basic science research, willing to learn and meticulous

Knowledge of coding program is a plus

​2
​Dr Tham Yih Chung
​Deep learning for detection of visually significant cataractOngoingImages quality control, grading, data cleaning and analysis

Organise images and databases systematically

​3 months to 12 months

Basic knowledge and interest in research and eye anatomical structure

Basic Microsoft skills – Excel, Powerpoint, etc

Would be a ‘plus’ if candidate has knowledge in AI / deep learning and statistics

​1

For more information about the short term research projects, please write in to eye.acp@snec.com.sg , clearly indicating your research project of interest.