Composition of the IRB

The NUS-IRB has a total of 22 members. 17 members are from various NUS faculties, 3 members are non-NUS affiliated lay-persons and 2 members are non-NUS affiliated scientists.

The current Chairman of the NUS-IRB is:

NUS-IRB Chairman
Name: Professor Paul Anantharajah Tambyah
Tel: (65) 67724375


Every NUS-IRB review meeting shall have a quorum of 5 members, with varying backgrounds to promote complete and adequate review of the research protocols submitted. 

Disciplines represented in the NUS-IRB are as follows:

 Discipline of Endodontics, Operative Dentistry and Prosthodontics Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Malay Studies
Department of Sociology
Department of Medicine Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
Department of Pharmacy
Faculty of Law
Department of Philosophy
Department of Management & Organization
Department of English Language and Literature
Department of Building
Department of Psychology
2 non-NUS affiliated scientists
Programme in Health Services &
Systems Research, Duke-NUS
3 non-NUS affiliated lay-persons
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