The Research Council was established in May 2014 with the aim of promoting innovation and excellence in research in the University of Kelaniya. The activities of the Research Council are aimed at encouraging the staff at various stages of their career and disseminating research findings both locally and globally.

The Research Council is the policy making and guiding body for research at the University.


The Mission of the Research Council of the University of Kelaniya is to promote excellence in research to make a significant contribution towards knowledge enhancement and national development for the wellbeing of the mankind through fostering knowledge-based society with better understanding of the environment and conservation of nature for sustainability of economic growth.

It’s all about Research

 image002 Funding Symposia and Conferences   
 image006  Foreign Travel Grants
 image009  Cash Prizes
 image012  Senate Honours


  Top Researchers                                                                                                   Progress of University of Kelaniya

           Faculty of Medicine


Prof. H.J. de Silva 


Prof. A.R.Wickremasinghe


Prof. Nilanthi De Silva


Prof. Kemal Deen


Dr S. Rajindrajith


Prof. A.P.Premawardhena


Prof. A. Pathmeswaran


Prof. R. Premaratna


 Prof. Niranga Devanarayana


Dr. K.T.A.A.Kasturirathna        


Prof. Arjuna. P. de Silva 

Dr. Tiran Dias


 Dr.Anuradha S Dassanayake


 Prof. W. Abeyewickreme 


 Dr. Deepthi de Silva


 Professor N.P. Sunil Chandra

prof kithsiri

 Prof. N. K. Gunawardena


Dr. Shaluka Jayamanna


Dr. Madawa Chandratilake  


Prof Chrishantha Abeysena

Faculty of Science



Prof. U.S. Amarasinghe 


Prof. W. Siripala


Prof. A. Pathiratne


Prof. K. Abeywickrama


Prof. P. A. Paranagama


Prof. J. R. P. Jayakody


Prof. M.J.S. Wijeyaratne 









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