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The Centre for Dengue Research at the very onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, initiated PCR testing for the SARS-CoV2 as it was of national importance to do so. Since identification of the first Sri Lankan patient on the 10th of March, they have currently carried out approximately 5000 PCR tests. Dedicated team of scientists have...
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ශ්‍රී ජයවර්ධනපුර විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ පර්යේෂණ කණ්ඩායම COVID-19 රෝගය නිසා දිනෙන් දින ලොවට අහිමි වන ජීවිත බේරා ගැනීම සඳහා එන්නතක් හෝ වෙනත් සාර්ථක ප්‍රතිකර්මයක් සොයා ගන්නා තුරු ලොව පුරා ජීවත්වන මිලියන සංඛ්‍යත පිරිසක් දෑස් දල්වා බලා සිටිති. ඒ සඳහා සාර්ථක පිළියමක් සොයා ගැනීමට ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ විද්‍යාඥයන්, පර්යේෂකයන් සහ නව නිර්මාණකරුවන් ද නොයෙකුත් අත්හදා බැලීම් සිදු කරමින් සිටිති.  එහි...
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The University of Sri Jayewardenepura is one of the leading laboratories in Sri Lanka, which is carrying out diagnostics for COVID-19. Currently several strains of the SARS-CoV2 virus are circulating in the world and some strains are thought to be more virulent than others. As infected patients came to Sri Lanka from all over the...
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Prof. Neelika Malavige Joins The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)
Professor Neelika Malavige joined The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)’s Executive Committee on March 10, 2020. Prof. Neelika is the Director of the Centre for Dengue Research at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura since 2012 and she has published extensively on dengue, for which she has won many awards. ISID’s Executive Committee members are...
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The portable single man operational COVID 19 sample collection chamber was invented by Dr. Sajith Edirisinghe, Lecturer, Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. The currently available sample collection chambers need a minimum of two health care workers to operate and most are not portable. Using this new unit, a single...
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Tree Planting and Environmental Cleaning Project - USJP
Heta husmak wenuwen ada api / හෙට හුස්මක් වෙනුවෙන් අද අපි”, plantation and an environmental cleaning project initiated by Dr. Sajith Edirisinghe, Lecturer, Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. The Phase 1 of this series of projects, carried out with a group of pre intern doctors from 23rd batch, Faculty of...
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Free medical camp and social service project were conducted at Trincomalee District by Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (FMS, USJP) in collaboration with Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) as a respond to the kind request by Civil Affairs officer, Sri Lanka Army, Trincomalee Brigade, and Colonel Sarath Gunasekara. On 14th December 2019,...
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To address the challenges by environmental changes A Joint Symposium organized by the World Class University Project (WCUP), University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ) in collaboration with National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan (NSYSU) (http://www.nsysu.edu.tw/) and the Faculty of Applied Sciences, USJ was successfully held on the 29th November 2019 at the Faculty of Applied Sciences, USJ. ...
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A meeting was held with the Vice Chancellor, Senior Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Prof. Ranil de Silva, Director World Class University Project, USJ, and the Delegates from James Cook University (JCU), Australia headed by Prof. Marcus Lane, Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ronald White, Dean, Science and Engineering, Mr. Vignesh Vijayaraghavan, Head of International Recruitment and...
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Houston BME group
Vice-Chancellor Senior Professor Sampath Amaratunge, Dean Faculty of Technology Professor Sudantha Liyanage, Dean Faculty of Medical Sciences Surangi Yasawardena, Dr Akila Subasinghe former Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Prof Ranil De Silva, Director, World Class University Project and Prof Hiran Amarasekera, Director, Digital Media and Communication visited various USA Universities in Houston, Texas last month. Dr....
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