Researchers Receive Senate Honours and Cash Awards – 22nd November 2017

A session in which Senate Honours and Cash Awards were presented to the researchers of the University of Kelaniya was held on the 22nd of November 2017 at the Senate room of the University of Kelaniya. The researchers were appreciated for their latest research publications indexed in Science Citation Index (SCI), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) and Art & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI) in 2016 and 2017 as well as for the research papers published in the journals indexed other than those indexed in SCI, SSCI and AHCI in 2017. The session was presided over by Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya. The event was graced by the awardees, the members of the Senate including Deans of all faculties, Heads of Departments, Professors and other academic staff members. The researchers who received the Senate Honours and the Cash Awards are as follows.

Dr. P.A.D.H.N. Gunathilaka of the Department of Parasitology and Dr. Rasika Herath of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – Faculty of Medicine, received Senate Honours and Cash Awards for their research papers published in 2017 in the journals indexed other than those indexed in SCI, SSCI and AHCI.

Prof. Shaman Rajindrajith of the Department of Pediatrics – Faculty of Medicine, received two Senate Honours and Cash Awards for his research papers published in 2016 and 2017 in the journals indexed in SCI, SSCI and AHCI.

Prof. W.U. Chandrasekara of the Department of Zoology & Environmental Management, Prof. N.A.K.P.J. Seneviratne and Dr. Nimanthi Jayathilaka of the Department of Chemistry – the Faculty of Science, received Senate Honours and Cash Awards for their research papers published in 2017 in the journals indexed other than those indexed in SCI, SSCI and AHCI.
Prof. K.M.D.C. Jayathilaka of the Department of Physics – the Faculty of Science, received Senate Honours and a Cash Award for his research paper published in 2017 in the journals indexed in SCI, SSCI and AHCI while he received another Cash Award for winning Presidential Awards in 2016.

Dr. M.D. Kularathne and Mr. B.M.N. Nishantha of the Department of Economics – the Faculty of Commerce & Management Studies, received Senate Honours and Cash Awards for their research papers published in 2017 in the journals indexed other than those indexed in SCI, SSCI and AHCI.