Researchers Receive Senate Awards- January 2018

A session in which senate awards and financial rewards were presented to appreciate the researchers in the University of Kelaniya was held on the 24th of January 2018 at the Senate Room of the University of Kelaniya. Professor D.M. Semasinghe, the Vice-Chancellor, Deans of all faculties, the awardees, members of the Senate including Professors and academic staff graced the occasion.
The researchers were appreciated with awards and financial rewards for winning Presidential Awards in 2014, 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.
Accordingly, Ms. N.D.A.D. Wijegunawardana, Scientific Assistant of the Department of Molecular Medicine Unit received a Cash Award for winning Presidential Awards in 2014.
Professor R.K. Sriyani Dias, Department of Zoology & Environmental Management – the Faculty of Science, received two Cash Awards and Senate Honoursfor her research paper published in 2017 in the journal indexed in SCI, SSCI and AHCI as well as for her research paper published in 2017 in the journal indexed other than those indexed in SCI, SSCI and AHCI.
While Professor L.B.D.R.P. Wijesundera, Department of Physics – the Faculty of Science and Ms. B.B.U.P. Perera, Senior Lecturer of Department of Mathematics – the Faculty of Science, received Senate Honours and Cash Awards for their research papers published in 2017 in the journals indexed in SCI, SSCI and AHCI.
Dr. W.M.D.N. Wijeyaratne of the Department of Zoology & Environmental Management – the Faculty of Science, received Senate Honours and Cash Awards for his research paper published in 2017 in the journals indexed other than those indexed in SCI, SSCI and AHCI.