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Postgraduate Research Symposium 2020

Postgraduate Research Symposium 2020

Annual Research Symposium Technical Sessions of the Faculty of Science

The technical sessions of the Faculty of Science, which was apart of the 10th Annual Research Symposium of the University of Colombo, was held on the 17th of December 2020. The Faculty of Science, that reaches its centenary milestone in 2021 is in the forefront of Sri Lanka’s Science & Technology research. At any given time, approximately 500 postgraduate students pursue their studies in the Faculty under the guidance of well-qualified academic staff members. The research conducted at the faculty is supported by the Colombo Science and Technology Cell which promotes its commercialization.

This year a total of 36 abstracts from a range of disciplines (Chemistry, Mathematics, Nuclear Science, Physics, Plant Sciences, Statistics and Zoology & Environment Sciences) were presented on a virtual platform which allowed a wider audience to join in and share knowledge and valuable research insights, not-withstanding the restrictions posed by the Covid 19 pandemic.

Six presenters were adjudged the winners from the four tracks

  • Physical Sciences Session – M. Iddangoda
  • Biological Sciences Session – Sahan Siriwardana
  • Chemistry: Session 1 – Hasitha Weeratunga & Shanika Fernando
  • Chemistry: Session 2 – Vimarshi Liyanarachchi

Proceedings of the Annual Research Symposium 2020

The abstracts were published in a proceedings book. Click here