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Nov
24

4th Undergraduate Research Symposium on Humanities and Social Sciences (URSHSS) 2022

The 4th Undergraduate Research Symposium of Humanities and Social Sciences [URSHSS-2022] of the Faculty of Arts was held on November 24, 2022, with the presence of the Chief Guest, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo and Guest of Honor, Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, Dean Faculty of Arts. The […]

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Nov
22

Workshop and award ceremony in mentoring, Colombo Medical Congress 2022

AMP’s training program on mentoring was offered to all institutions of the University of Colombo, all state Universities (17) and professional colleges in Medicine during 2022 by the Faculty of Medicine, of the University of Colombo. A series of training sessions were conducted during this program with the support of both local experts and overseas […]

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Nov
21

Awarding of Mitsubishi UFJ Foundation Scholarships for the 6th Consecutive year

The award ceremony of the Mitsubishi UFJ Foundation Scholarships – year 2022/2023 was held for the sixth consecutive year on 21st November 2022 at the Senate Hall of the University of Colombo. Based on the nominations submitted by the University, 17 undergraduate students from the Faculties of Management and Finance, Medicine, Science, Law, Education and […]

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Nov
16

Senate Awards for Research Excellence 2020 & 2021

The Senate Awards for Research Excellence acknowledge the academic staff members who make contributions to the University community through their outstanding research works. For the years 2020 and 2021, sixty-nine awards under the general and early career categories have been re-framed by the following recipients during the Annual Research Symposium 2022 of the University of Colombo held [...]
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Nov
16

Annual Research Symposium 2022

The Annual Research Symposium 2022 [ARS-UoC 2022] of the University of Colombo was held on the 16th of November 2022 on the theme "Digital Transformation and Innovative Approaches to Mitigate Challenges in the Higher Education Sector". It was organised in hybrid mode, with participants attending in person at the Prof. V. K. Samaranayake Auditorium of [...]
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Nov
14

University of Colombo launches the JICA Chair Programme

With the aim of nurturing future leaders by adopting Japan’s experiences and lessons learned through its modernization and development, the University of Colombo launched the JICA Chair Programme in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Sri Lanka. The inaugural session of the programme titled “Meiji Revolution: Start of Full-scale Modernization” was successfully held as […]

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Nov
14

UOC Legal Expert and Scientist at COP 27 in Egypt

Prof. Kokila Konasinghe, Professor in Law at the Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law and Dr Iroja Caldera, Department of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Science attended the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt. They are members of the Commonwealth [...]
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Nov
14

Annual Research Conference 2022 – Faculty of Graduate Studies

The Annual Research Conference 2022 of the Faculty of Graduate Studies was held on 14th November 2022, under the theme of “Developing Human Capital through Informatization and Digitalization”. The Vice Chancellor Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, graced this occasion as the chief guest. The keynote speech was delivered by Professor B. Hareendran, the Academic Director […]

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Nov
10

AUA Executive Meeting 2022

The Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) is an academic alliance of the top universities in the Asian region. It was officially established in 2017 to fulfil the long-felt need of exploring an Asian identity in learning and research. The 15 founding member universities of AUA of which the University of Colombo (UOC) is a member of […]

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Nov
05

456th meeting of the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Directors (CVCD)

The 456th meeting of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Directors (CVCD) was held on 5th November 2022 at the Senate Room, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. A discussion with the Registrars of the Universities and CVCD was held to discuss various matters. Prior to the CVCD meeting, a separate meeting was held on 4th November 2022 with […]

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Nov
03

Certificate Awarding Ceremony of Vocational Chinese Language Program for Sri Lanka Police

The Certificate Awarding Ceremony for Vocational Chinese Language Program for Sri Lanka Police conducted by the Confucius Institute was held on 3rd November 2022, successfully. The Vice Chancellor Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, Counsellor Chinese Embassy Mr Wang Keqi , Deputy Inspector General of […]

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Nov
03

Brandix Manusathkara University Scholarship Program

Brandix, a leading apparel manufacturing company in Sri Lanka, launched a new initiative, the ‘University Scholarship programme’ under the CSR pillar known as Brandix Manusathkara in view of the enhancement of student education at the universities. With the scope of facilitating students who qualify to study in state universities with flying colors from schools within [...]
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Nov
02

Annual Research Symposium 2022 – Faculty of Technology

The sixth Annual Research Symposium (ARS) of the Faculty of Technology was held successfully under the patronage of the Chief Guest, the Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne on 2nd November 2022 at the Faculty of Technology premises at Pitipana, Homagama. The theme of this year’s research symposium was “Role of Technology in Mitigating […]

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Nov
01

“සුපෝෂී ව්‍යාපෘතිය” Suposhi project – Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts in partnership with Sarvodaya and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched the ‘Youth Wellness Program’ to support undergraduates to improve their well-being during these crisis times. The first project “සුපෝෂී” (Suposhi) under this program to distribute free glasses of milk among undergraduates of the faculty, was launched on the 1st of [...]
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Oct
25

E-book donation to the Science Library by CUFSAA-NA

The Colombo University Faculty of Science Alumni Association of North America (CUFSAA-NA) has once more supported the academic progress of the students of the Faculty of Science – this time by facilitating subscription services for a set of e-books critically needed to the Science Library. The CUFSAA donation includes subscriptions worth 4376 USD, for a [...]
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Oct
18

9 UOC researchers rank among the World’s top 2% of Scientists

Stanford University recently released the list of the World’s Top 2% of Scientists in the updated Science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators on the 10th of October 2022. The analysis was prepared by a team of experts led by Professor John P.A. Ioannidis from Stanford University, and 40 Sri Lankan scientists including 9 researchers [...]
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