Inauguration Ceremony of VURD – 5th Vidyodaya Undergraduate Research Day of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences – 2021 was held on 14th December 2021 at the auditorium of the Faculty.
The Keynote Speaker, Rev. Snr. Prof. M Dhammajothi, Director, Post Graduate institute – Pali and Buddhist Studies of the University of Kelaniya, asserted that modern educational culture gives predominance to critical thinking rather than merely following the textbooks.
Prof.Sudantha Liyanage, Vice-Chancellor of the USJ, in his speech, pointed out the significance of Applied Social Sciences and encouraged the budding researchers to continuously engage in research work.
Prof.Shirantha Heenkenda, Dean of the FHSS, uttered that University and the Faculty are continuously striving to create a research culture which has resulted in creating an exemplary image among the university crowd as well as in the general public.
The best researches were awarded at the Inauguration ceremony as well.