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Prof Nilwala Kottegoda received the “Yakada Miniha” Iron Citizen Award for silent contributions to the development of the country at a prestigious ceremony held at Waters Edge on 2nd July 2019. The ceremony was the launch of a bid to recognize individuals who have contributed to the development of Sri Lanka in numerous ways. The...
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The article titled as “Biochar based removal of antibiotic sulfonamides and tetracyclines in aquatic environments: A critical review” of which Dr. Meththika Vithanage, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Applied Science is the corresponding author has been listed as one of the highest cited review articles published in 2017/18 by Elsevier Inc. The article, “Biochar based removal...
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Mr. Isuru U. Kariyawasam a lecturer, Department of Botany, Faculty of Applied Sciences, recently achieved the status of “Fellow” of the UK Advance Higher Education Academy (HEA) in recognition of attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in Higher Education.  Mr. Kariyawasm is currently reading his Ph.D. in the discipline of Phylogenomics & Molecular Systematics of Plants in the University of Edinburgh and The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, UK. Simultaneously, Mr. Kariyawasam has achieved the “Edinburgh Teaching Award”(category 2 – Fellow) from the Institute for Academic...
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The Exhibition of “Innovate Sri Lanka-2019” organized by the Invention and Venture Creation Council of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura under the theme “Investing in Innovative Ideas for Future!” was held on 2nd and 3rd April 2019 at BMICH premises in line with the 60th Anniversary Celebrations of the University. The University of Sri Jayewardenepura established the Innovation, Invention and Venture Creation Council (IIVCC)...
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Prof. Ranil de Silva , Director World Class University Project, USJP was invited as a guest speaker to present his speech on “SAARC Bio-bank network: A Sri Lankan experience in neuroscience and nutraceutical research” and as co-chairperson (Cancer and Neurobiology)  at a conference in the South Asian University (SAU), India on 15th March 2019. SAU...
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Ceremonial Induction of the New Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences; Prof. Laleen Karunanayake was held on 14th March 2019 with the participation of Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Vice-chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. In addition, Prof. M. M. Pathmalal, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dr. Anura Kumara, Dean of the Faculty...
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A delegation from National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan (NSYSU) visited the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJP) to inaugurate of the newly established “Environmental Change Sciences and Technology Innovation Center (ECSTIC)” at the Department of Zoology, Faculty of Applied Science and the World Class University Project (WCUP), USJP on 25th February 2019. Prof. Ranil De Silva,...
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University of Sri Jayewardeneprua Open Learning has launched A/L New Syllabus Videos for Students and Teachers covering Advance Level Arts, Management, Science and Maths Streams in parallel to the 60th Anniversary celebrations of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. These video lessons have been compiled by the selected experienced panel of University Professors and Lecturers and video lessons...
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The World Class University Project, USJP organized a Guest Lecture on the “Science of Sleep: Historical Perspective and Emerging Trends on 13th February 2019 by Dr. Kamalesh K. Gulia, who is a Scientist in-charge of the Division of Sleep Research at the Biomedical Technology wing of Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology...
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Back to Nature project was launched to promote healthy eating, increase movements, promote resting and spirituality among the young generation and to promote Environmental Conservation. This program was conducted in collaboration with Forestry and Environment Society of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and with Young Biologists’ Association, Sri Lanka. Launching of the first programme of this Back to...
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