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From Senior Professors to undergraduates, all members of the Faculty of Science are engaged in creating new knowledge

FOS Research Culture

Active engagement in research is the single most important contribution a University can offer to its community. Faculty of Science is in the forefront of knowledge generation and innovation through research in Sri Lanka. Here, students, staff and the community come together in a conducive environment with free thinking space to solve problems, innovate and to advance science.

Research Stories

Unraveling the mysteries surrounding our Wild Buffaloes

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Are we dulling bird calls?

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Profiling fatty acids in rice for ascertaining human nutrition and health

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The Himalayan Crossing of Brown-headed Gulls 2022

A microbial bio-fertilizer to replace 50% urea usage in rice

Ethnic Reality of Sri Lankans: A Hidden Story Unravelled

Sri Lankan Bats and Bat-Coronaviruses.

Transgenic mosquitos

Hanuman Plover; A New Bird To Sri Lanka

A Healthy Glass of Water Against the Silent Killer

Towards a Greener Future in Sri Lankan Export Agriculture

Still water breed death!!! Fight Dengue

The agricultural symbol of Sri Lanka for global recognition

A chemical approach to investigate the dietary intake of elements from rice

Excessive fluoride levels in drinking water pose a negative impact on male fertility

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'Manike' has migrated from Mannar to Europe

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Annual Publications

Research News

Access cutting-edge innovation and expertise

Colombo Science and Technology Cell was established to promote and serve manufacturing and service industries as well as agriculture in Sri Lanka through research, development, innovation,scientific services and knowledge and technology transfer.

Earn a Research Degree

Research degrees considered as higher-level academic degrees as the candidates are driven by naturally inquiring minds or a passion to solve problems. A research degree gives candidates the opportunity to conduct their own research to create new knowledge. Therefore, each research degree is unique and differs from another. Each research degree graduate is equipped with the transferable skills essential for challenging and diverse roles in industry as well as in research and academic organizations. Faculty offers MPhil and PhD programs in a number of diverse disciplines.