Researchers Receive Senate Honours and Cash Awards – 28th December 2017

A session in which Senate Honours and Cash Awards were presented to the researchers of the University of Kelaniya was held on the 28th of December 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 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 Professor D.M. Semasinghe, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya. The event was graced by Professor Lakshman Senevirathne, Deputy Vice- Chancellor, the awardees, the members of the Senate including Deans of all faculties, Heads of Departments, Professors and other academic staff members. The list of researchers who received the Senate Honours and the Cash Awards is as follows.

Dr. D.K.Y. Abeywardhana of the Department of Accountancy, Dr. Sujani Sudhara Thrikawala of the Department of Commerce & Financial Management and Ms. K.M.K.N.S. Kulathunga of the Department of Finance – 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.

Dr. Sachith Mettananda of the Department of Paediatrics– Faculty of Medicine, received Senate Honours and Cash Awards for his research paper published in 2017 in the journals indexed in SCI, SSCI and AHCI. Prof. U.S. Amarasinghe and Dr. W.M.D.N. Wijeyaratne of the Department of Zoology & Environmental Management – 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 while Prof Asoka Pathiratne of the Department of Zoology & Environmental Management – the Faculty of Science received Senate Honours and Cash Awards for her research paper published in 2017 in the journals indexed in SCI, SSCI and AHCI.