Medicine

Mar
21

The issuance of Circulation Standard Commemorative coin to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo or ‘the Colombo Medical School’ was established in 1870 by the then Governor Sir Hercule Robinson. The faculty is the second oldest Medical College in South Asia which served as the single pioneer center in the field of medical education for more than a century in Sri Lanka. […]

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Nov
28

Dean’s List Awards and Teaching Excellence Awards – Faculty of Medicine

A ceremony to confer Dean’s List Awards (2018, 2019, 2020) and Teaching Excellence Awards was held on 28th of November 2021, at the New Building Theatre of the Faculty of Medicine with the distinguished presence of the Dean, of the Faculty of Medicine, Vidya Jyothi Chair and Professor Vajira Dissanayake, award recipients and academic and […]

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Nov
27

Colombo Medical Congress 2021

The Colombo Medical Congress (CMC) instituted in the year 2020 to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Faculty is the annual Congress of the Faculty. CMA 2021 was organised from 25th to 27th November 2021 as a hybrid event. The theme of this year’s Congress was “NCDs and COVID-19: Tackling Two Pandemics Through Collaborative Research. […]

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Nov
25

The special commemorative cover to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine

A special commemorative cover was issued to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine on 25th November 2021. The cover was issued at a ceremony held at the Faculty of Medicine. The occasion was graced by Minister of Health, Honorable Keheliya Rabukwella, Minister of Education Honorable Dinesh Gunawardena, Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, Vice […]

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Aug
23

FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2021 & Asian University Chess Championship 2021

Mr. Minul Sanjula Doluweera Faculty of Medicine Ms. Yasasmi Umarusiru Gamage Faculty of Arts The UoC is proud of our own students who will represent our country at the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2021, conducted by the International Chess Federation (FIDE), between 14th August and 15th September 2021. With more than 160 countries participating this [...]
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Aug
02

Colombo University don publishes timely book on education

ENGLISH සිංහල Professor Panduka Karunanayake from the department of clinical medicine of the Faculty of Medicine recently published a book on education, titled Ruptures in Sri Lanka’s Education: Genesis, Present Status and Reflections (Sarasavi). The foreword to the book was written by Professor Sasanka Perera, who is an alumnus of our University. From the back [...]
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Jan
11

Faculty of Medicine signs MoU with DSI (D. Samson Industries (Pvt) Ltd)

Faculty of Medicine signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with DSI (D.Samson Industries PVT Ltd) on January 11, 2021. The objective of this partnership was to collaborate for the development and production of a Diabetic prescription shoe range. The number of diabetic patients in Sri Lanka is currently growing at an alarming level leading to […]

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Dec
06

Development of a genetic barcode for surveillance and malaria parasite tracking in Sri Lanka

Parasitic Diseases Research Unit, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo in collaboration with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, USA Sri Lanka was certified as a malaria-free nation in 2016, but imported malaria cases continue with a persistent risk of re-emergence of the disease in the country Genetic information of [...]
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Nov
23

Three UoC researchers rank among the World’s top 2% in Stanford University list

Three academics from the University of Colombo have been ranked among the top 2% of scientists around the world in a recent paper from Stanford University, published in the journal PLoS Biology. This study has classified the scientists based on their career-long citation impact until the end of 2019. A total of 15 scientists from [...]
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Oct
29

4th Global Animal Welfare Awards 2020

The WVA and Ceva Animal Health have announced the winners of the 2020 Global Animal Welfare Awards on 29th October 2020. This award recognizes the individuals and institutions for their outstanding work and dedication to promoting animal welfare. Dr. Tharanga Thoradeniya, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka is recognized as one of the […]

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Jun
15

Donation from the International Atomic Energy Agency via the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board

A significant donation of Coronavirus diagnostic kits and related equipment valued at over 14 million rupees was handed over to Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo, by Professor SRD Rosa, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board (SLAEB) at a simple ceremony held at the Faculty of Medicine. Present were […]

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Jun
02

Emma L. Conlon International Service Award

Golden Z Club of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo is the daughter club of Zonta Colombo 1. It’s 2019/2020 commitees’ aim was to uplift mental wellbeing in different populations in Sri Lanka. The international award, Emma L. Conlon Service Award, recognizes the project which best represents the ideals of Zonta International among 131 […]

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Jun
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Apr
02

Seeking Accurate Information to Guide our Behaviours

ENGLISHසිංහලதமிழ்ENGLISH Seeking Accurate Information to Guide our Behaviours Separating the wheat from the chaff   By Dr Santushi Amarasuriya, Clinical Psychologist and Senior Lecturer, Department of Medical Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo  We have seen people behave in various ways amidst the COVID-19 situation. On one extreme are those who think this is [...]
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Feb
15

Colombo Medical Congress 2020

The Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo is on the eve of its 150th year Anniversary- a historic celebration for the Faculty, the University and for Medicine in Sri Lanka. As part of these celebrations, the Faculty, together with its alumni association (CoMSAA), and the University of Colombo, organized the Colombo Medical Congress 2020 from […]

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