Academic Collaboration Agreement between the University of Cambridge and the University of Kelaniya

An academic collaboration agreement was signed between the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom and the University of Kelaniya on the 25th of June 2018 at the Office of the Vice- Chancellor.

This agreement was signed with the objective of joining the University of Kelaniya in the data innovation pilot study: “Evidence for Better Lives”. “Evidence for Better Lives” is a multi-country study to identify factors influencing child development and risk factors for the violence against children. Prof. Asvini D. Fernando is the main collaborator from Sri Lanka as a co- investigator.

Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, Vice- Chancellor of University of Kelaniya signed the agreement representing the University. The signing was witnessed by Prof. N.R. De Silva, Dean- Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Asvini D. Fernando, Department of Paediatrics and Prof. Pathmeswaran, Department of Public Health.