The 3rd National Conference on Applied Social Statistics organized by the Social Statistics Students’ Association of the Department of Social Statistics was held on the 30th of November 2017 at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Social Sciences. The conference was held with the intention of presenting the latest research findings of the undergraduates and developing their presentation and organizing skills.
Around 120 research papers were presented during the conference under the tracks of Demography, Economics, Education, Health, Industrial and Information Technology, Media and Tourism, Politics and Poverty, Social-Cultural and Other. Concurrently, the Social Statistics journal named “Statica 2017” (Volume 4) and “Statica 2017 E-Journal” (Volume 2) published by the Department of Social Statistics was also launched.
The NACASS – 2017 was participated by Prof. Lakshman Senevirathne, Deputy Vice-Chancellor. Prof. A.H.M.H. Abayarathne, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Ven. Dr. Kapugollawe Anandakiththi Thero, Chief Student Counsellor, Cadre Chair of Medical Micro Biology & Chairman of Research Council Senior Prof. N.P Sunil-Chandra, Dr. Manjula Gunarathne, Head of the Department of Social Statistics, other Heads of the Departments of the faculty of Social Sciences, academic staff of the Departments of the Faculty of Social Sciences including the Department of Social Statistics, Department of Economics, Department of International Studies, Department of Political Science and many undergraduates.