The Department of Zoology has been in existence from the inception of the University of Colombo and provides a comprehensive program to students entering the Faculty of Science. The Department makes every effort to give students a sound subject knowledge in Zoology and Environmental Science as well as provide opportunities to develop and improve their communication and other generic skills that would make them employable. In keeping with the curriculum revision in 2003, which has taken into consideration the current trends in education development and national employment, the department has incorporated new subject areas as well as modern teaching and assessment methods.

News & Announcements

MSc in Environmental Science 2018 

Conserving Flying Mammals – Exclusive on the Field Guide to the Bats of Sri Lanka

Opening of the Newly renovated Laboratory – The First Science Laboratory in the Sri Lankan University System

Vacancies for Academic positions (Temporary)  for immediate recruitment

Staff opportunities for Senior Lecturers are available in the Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences in the fields of

Environment Management, Animal Physiology, Immunology and Marine Biology.

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. or post-doctoral experience in one of the mentioned fields of specialization. Preference will be given to those with research experience.

If interested, please send in your CV to Prof. W. B. Yapa (Head), head@zoology.cmb.ac.lk or wipula@gmail.com