Dr. Wasantha Perera was awarded “The Best Research Student Award in 2015”by the Victoria University in Australia. The award was officially announced and presented by the College of Business at the Victoria University Award Ceremony in August 2015.
This award is in recognition of outstanding achievement to him for excellence in Higher Degree Research (Doctor of Philosophy) and its international publication publications. His PhD thesis title was “The Evaluation of Market Performance of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and Its Determinants: Evidence from Australian IPOs”. This is an outstanding academic achievement that a Sri Lankan PhD student who has received this kind of award from an Australian University.
Dr. Wasantha Perera is a senior lecturer at the Department of Finance, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura