USJ Researchers published 43 Scopus Indexed papers in September 2022

Researchers from Science, Medical, Technology, Engineering, Management and Graduate Studies Faculties published Forty-Three research papers in Journals indexed by Elsevier Scopus during the month September 2022. Fifty-five researchers from USJ contributed to this achievement. The web publishing team of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura acknowledges their contribution to upgrading the research standards of the University and expanding the knowledge base in the relevant subject areas.

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Row Number Document Title Authors
1 Emerging advances in biomimetic synthesis of nanocomposites and potential applications Aththanayaka, S., Thiripuranathar, G., Ekanayake, S.
2 “Potentially Toxic Element” Something that Means Everything Means Nothing Zhang, X., Barceló, D., Clougherty, R.J., (…), Wang, Z., Wells, M.
3 A Comparative Evaluation of Conceptual Rainfall–Runoff Models for a Catchment in Victoria Australia Using eWater Source Zafari, N., Sharma, A., Navaratna, D., (…), McTaggart, C., Muthukumaran, S.
4 A group of representative measures of a set of time series and its decision support: a trial for dengue incidence data of Sri Lanka Waduge, C.P., Ganegoda, N.C., Wickramarachchi, D.C., Lokupitiya, R.S., Lanel, G.H.J.
5 A Review of the Fungi That Degrade Plastic Ekanayaka, A.H., Tibpromma, S., Dai, D., (…), Dao, C., Karunarathna, S.C.
6 Addressing the mental health needs of adolescents becoming pregnant through statutory rape in Sri Lanka Rohanachandra, Y.M.
7 Application of Water Quality Index as a vulnerability indicator to determine seawater intrusion in unconsolidated sedimentary aquifers in a tropical coastal region of Sri Lanka Chandrajith, R., Bandara, U.G.C., Diyabalanage, S., Senaratne, S., Barth, J.A.C.
8 Association of waist circumference with haemoglobin A1c and its optimal cutoff for identifying prediabetes and diabetes risk in the Chinese population Zhen, J., Liu, S., Zhao, G., (…), Wu, J., Cheung, B.M.Y.
9 Comparative Study of Bioethanol Production from Waste Banana Fruits and Grape Fruits de Silva, S.J., Arachchige, U.S.P.R., Nilmini, A.H.L.R.
10 Comparison of Ambient Air Quality among Industrial and Residential Areas of a Typical South Asian City Zahra, S.I., Iqbal, M.J., Ashraf, S., (…), Yamin, M., Vithanage, M.
11 Comparison of anthropometric, BIA measures and serum leptin with genotypes of Q223R leptin receptor single nucleotide polymorphism and association with obesity and serum leptin Rathnayake, R.G.L., Hettiaratchi, U.P.K., Perera, P.P.R.
12 Depression in mothers and mental health in their children: Impact, risk factors, and interventions Rohanachandra, Y.M.
13 Determinants and consequences of integrated reporting disclosures of non-financial listed firms in an emerging economy Senani, K.G.P., Ajward, R., Kumari, J.S.
14 Digitalization in the textiles and clothing sector Pal, R., Jayarathne, A.
15 Economic recession: The effects on children and adolescents Rohanachandra, Y.M.
16 Efficient utilization of rice fallow through pulse cultivation Hariharan, G., Abhayapala, R., Karunarathna, B., Zakeel, M.C.M.
17 Exploitation of bio-waste by a conventionally designed pyrolyzer to produce bio-oil and bio-char Abbas, H., Ahmad, M., Iqbal, S., Rajapaksha, A.U.
18 First Record of Spirometra erinaceieuropaei spargana Infection in Amphibians of South Asia: A Causative Agent of Surficial Abnormalities Silva, P., Dasanayake, T., Jayasekara, D., Dharmarathne, C., Mahaulpatha, D.
19 Health equity and equal access to care for better health globally Marasinghe, R.B., Madhuwanthi, R.M.
20 Highly porous double network hydrogel having fast responding time and high mechanical strength via emulsion template polymerization Kuruwita Mudiyanselage, T., Weerasinghe, N., Karunaratna, M., Withanage, N.
21 Hydrogeochemical factors controlling the occurrence of chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) Shi, Q., Gao, Z., Guo, H., (…), Sandanayake, S., Vithanage, M.
22 Impact of Different Combinations of Processing Steps on Product Quality and Proximate Composition of Bêche-de-mer: A Case Study from Sri Lanka Nishanthan, G., Kumara, P.A.D.A., Navarathne, S.B., Dissanayake, D.C.T.
23 Increased risk of dialysis circuit clotting in hemodialysis patients with COVID-19 is associated with elevated FVIII, fibrinogen and D-dimers Sudusinghe, D., Riddell, A., Gandhi, T., Chowdary, P., Davenport, A.
24 Influence of pyrolysis temperature on biochar properties and Cr(VI) adsorption from water with groundnut shell biochars: Mechanistic approach Shakya, A., Vithanage, M., Agarwal, T.
25 Nanoplastic occurrence, transformation and toxicity: a review Atugoda, T., Piyumali, H., Wijesekara, H., (…), Mahatantila, K., Vithanage, M.
26 Nature-inspired ecotechnological approaches toward recycling and recovery of resources from wastewater Biswas, J.K., Mondal, M., Kumar, V., (…), Biswas, S., Vithanage, M.
27 Obstetric Violence Is Prevalent in Routine Maternity Care: A Cross-Sectional Study of Obstetric Violence and Its Associated Factors among Pregnant Women in Sri Lanka’s Colombo District Perera, D., Munas, M., Swahnberg, K., (…), Infanti, J.J., On Behalf Of The Advance Study Group
28 Overlap of Delleman-Oorthuys syndrome and Goldenhar syndrome Gamage, M.
29 Phytoremediation and sequestration of soil metals using the CRISPR/Cas9 technology to modify plants: a review Bhattacharyya, N., Anand, U., Kumar, R., (…), Bontempi, E., Dey, A.
30 Plastic settlement and hardened state assessments of manufactured sand made concrete for varying microfine levels Arulmoly, B., Konthesingha, C., Nanayakkara, A.
31 Possible clinical implications and future directions of managing bacterial biofilms in cutaneous leishmaniasis wounds Kaluarachchi, T.D.J., Campbell, P.M., Wickremasinghe, R., (…), McBain, A.J., Weerasekera, M.
32 Present sociocultural status of the Sri Lankan indigenous people (the Veddas) and future challenges Ananda, T., Nahallage, C.
33 Primary hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy: experience of a tertiary centre Arshad, M.F., Arambewela, M.H., Bennet, W.M., Sterrenburg, M., Balasubramanian, S.P.
34 Protective Effect of Fish Gut Hydrolysates from Olive Flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) Surimi Byproducts Against AAPH-Induced Oxidative Stress in In Vitro and In Vivo Zebrafish Models Jayawardhana, H.H.A.C.K., Oh, J.Y., Jayawardena, T.U., (…), Jeon, Y.-J., Park, J.
35 Real-Time Metaheuristic Algorithm for Dynamic Fuzzification, De-Fuzzification and Fuzzy Reasoning Processes Jayetileke, H.R., de Mel, W.R., Mukhopadhyay, S.C.
36 Reframing female bodies in Sri Lankan cinema: 28 and Asandhimitta revisited Warnapala, K.
37 Semidirect Products of Finite Groups in Public-Key Cryptographic Protocols Lanel, G.H.J., Jinasena, T.M.K.K., Welihinda, B.A.K.
38 Sri Lankan traditional parboiled rice: A panacea for hyperglycaemia? Thennakoon, T.P.A.U., Ekanayake, S.
39 State-of-the-art of research progress on adsorptive removal of fluoride-contaminated water using biochar-based materials: Practical feasibility through reusability and column transport studies Kumar, R., Sharma, P., Yang, W., (…), Vithanage, M., Maity, J.P.
40 Suppression and management of Meloidogyne incognita in soil using Trichoderma harzianum NFCF160 and Trichoderma virens Isf-77 Rajakaruna, N., Undugoda, L., Kannangara, S., Abeywickrama, K.
41 Synthesis of a bifunctional EDTA–carboxymethyl chitosan derivative and its potential as an adsorbent for the removal of Cu2+ ions from aqueous solutions Weerasinghe, K., Liyanage, S., Kumarasinghe, U.R., Cooray, A.T.
42 Teaching and Learning of Queer Representation in Sri Lankan English Fiction: A Reception Study within Higher Education Institutions of Sri Lanka De Costa, M.N.
43 Whether the audit expectation-performance gap is expanding amid changes in audit landscape? New evidence from an emerging economy Kumari, J.S., Ajward, R.

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