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First ever Research Awards of USJP was held at Hotel Golden Rose, Boralesgamuwa on 18th November 2015. The  awards were given away for the research work carried out in the year 2014.Vice Chancellor, Prof.Sampath Amaratunge graced the occasion as chief guest.

The colourful night of the Sri Jayewardenepura researchers was undeniably a memorable one, not only for the winners but also the entire university, as it marks another milestone in the university’s history. A large number of researchers both expert and novel, were awarded with prizes and certificates for their hard work, dedication and originality. The much awaited event contained a lot of excitement and entertainment to the audience.

List of winners:

Best Researcher Award

Dr.(Mrs.) G.N.Malavige (Department of Microbiology – Faculty of Medical Sciences)

Early Career Research Award

Dr.D.T.Jayawardana (Department of Forestry & Environmental Studies – Faculty of Applied Sciences)

Category for highest citations for the year faculty-wise 

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences – Dr.(Mrs.)C.A.D.Nahallage  (Department of Sociology & Anthropology)

Faculty of Applied Sciences – Snr.Prof. Sunethra Weerakoon (Department of Mathematics)

Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce – Snr.Prof.H.H.D.N.P.Opatha (Department of Human Resource Management)

Faculty of Medical Sciences – Dr.(Mrs.) G.N.Malavige (Department of Microbiology)

Category for highest h-index faculty-wise

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences – Dr.(Mrs.)C.A.D.Nahallage  (Department of Sociology & Anthropology)

Faculty of Applied Sciences – Prof.P.P.M.Jayaweera  (Department of Chemistry)

Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce – Snr.Prof.H.H.D.N.P.Opatha (Department of Human Resource Management)

Faculty of Medical Sciences – Dr.(Mrs.) G.N.Malavige (Department of Microbiology)

Cash Prize winners (total number of winners faculty-wise)

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences  –  7 recipients

Faculty of Applied Sciences – 38 recipients

Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce – 16 recipients

Faculty of Medical Sciences – 45 recipients

Library – 5 recipients

Cash Prize & Certificate winners (total number of winners faculty-wise)

Faculty of Applied Sciences – 9 recipients

Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce – 7 recipients

Faculty of Medical Sciences – 20 recipients

The aim of organizing such an event is to appreciate and encourage all researchers, to carry on their work further and also to motivate young researchers to try their innovative ideas in the field of research. This glamorous event was a wonderful enticement for it without a doubt.

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