Six Researches from the University of Kelaniya Received NSF Awards

Nine academic staff members from the Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya received awards at the NSF Award Ceremony organized by the National Science Foundation (NSF) of Ministry of Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development & Vocational Training and Kandyan Heritage.

Prof. B.M. Jayawardena- Dean, Faculty of Science, Prof. Krishanthi Abeywickrema, retired Prof. D.M. Sirisena, Senior Lecturer Dr. Sagarika Kannangara, Prof. Asoka Pathirathne, Prof. N.A.K.P.J. Senevirathne, Senior Lecturer Dr. Sujeewa de Silva, Senior Lecturer Dr. Vayanga Rathnayake and retired Prof. Saman Pathirathne received the awards.

They received the SUSRED (Support Scheme for Supervision of Research Degrees) award at the ceremony and Dr. Sarath Amunugama, Minister of Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development & Vocational Training and Kandyan Heritage distributed the awards.

46 projects were selected from the Faculty of Science for the first round and only 06 projects qualified for the award.

The award ceremony was held on the 25th of July 2018 at the National Science Foundation (NSF).