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Oct
16

Novel Polyherbal Formulation with Rapid Skin Repair Potential

Invention selected by WIPO EIE programme - to be mentored by University of Oxford Our skin is the largest organ in the body. It harbors a wide range of “stem cell niches” which help maintain skin stability. Stem cells are the raw material that make and maintain the human body, with their inherent ability to [...]
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Oct
13

High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka visited University of Colombo

His Excellency Mr. Tareq Md Ariful Islam, the High Commissioner and Mr. Md.Reyad Hossain, Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka met Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, the Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor Nayani Melegoda, Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, Chair Professor & Head of the Department of Sinhala and Dr. Sashika […]

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Oct
12

Teaching Spot Agreement with Vidyarathna Vidyathana Pirivena – Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute signed Teaching Spot agreement with Vidyarathna Vidyayathana Pirivena, Horana on 12th October, 2021 at Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo under the leadership of Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. Rev. Dr Labugama Naradha, Parivenadhipathi of Vidyarathna Vidyayathana Pirivena, Professor Wimal Hewamanage, Sri Lankan Director of the […]

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Sep
28

A Healthy Glass of Water Against the Silent Killer

"We are trapped between kidney diseases and day-to-day income" A common yet despairing phrase among individuals, particularly in North Central Sri Lanka. Some of them might not know that the water they drink is contaminated with inorganic species such as heavy metals and fluoride, which is considered hazardous in many parts of the world. Chronic [...]
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Sep
09

Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Lecture Series 2021: The University of Colombo’s Session

The University of Colombo hosted a session titled "The Impact of Covid 19 Health Crisis on Service Sector Development in Sri Lanka: Challenges and Opportunities" at the AUA Lecture Series 2021 for young Asian economists on 9th September 2021. The session consisted of two parts. Session A: a virtual lecture on the abovestated title was [...]
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Sep
08

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

Rice is a staple food for more than half of the world’s population. To obtain required rice yields sufficient to feed the increasing world population, with the challenge of decreasing arable lands, increased productivity needs to be aimed at. Specified amounts of inorganic fertilizers containing three major nutrients N, P, K are therefore being added [...]
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Aug
29

Ethnic Reality of Sri Lankans: A Hidden Story Unravelled

How related are we to each other? Can we predict the kinship between two individuals no matter how distant and complex the relationship is? Are Sri Lankans truly one big family? How related are we to other nationalities? These intriguing questions that have piqued the interest of many Sri Lankans have finally being addressed, in [...]
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Aug
25

The 7th International (Virtual) Workshop on UI Greenmetric World University Rankings (IWGM 2021)

As the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the entire planet, disrupting almost all of the day-to-day work, people have to explore innovative methods to acclimatize to the existing situation. While people seem to have understood the requirement for becoming more environmentally conscious since a long time ago, adopting green strategies into any system in the world [...]
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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
20

Annual Research Conference 2021 – Faculty of Graduate Studies

The Annual Research Conference of the Faculty of Graduate Studies was successfully held on 20th August 2021, under the theme of "Global Cooperation: Reimaging Multiculturalism" with the participation of Admiral Jayanath Colombage, Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the Chief Guest and with the presence of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo, [...]
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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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Jul
28

No. 1 among Sri Lankan Universities in the Webometrics Ranking – New edition: July 2021

The University of Colombo is pleased to announce that we have retained the top position among Sri Lankan Universities in the July 2021 edition of Webometrics Ranking. This classifies university visibility, transparency and indicators of excellence, which illustrates the teaching commitment, research results, the perceived international prestige and links with the community, industrial and economic [...]
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Jul
11

World Population Day 2021

The modern world blending with technology creates pathways to boost the human population. This creates many problems and in attempts to find solutions, we try to control nature. But don't forget we are only a part of this natural system. Let's not try to control nature and go beyond. It's always the other way around. [...]
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Jul
08

24th Annual General Meeting of the MBA Alumni Association

The Colombo University MBA Alumni Association recently held its 24th Annual General Meeting with Boshan Dayaratne installed as the 25th President, succeeding Ranga Ratnayake following completion of his one-year term. Chief Guest at the hybrid event was Dialog Axiata Plc Group CEO Supun Weerasinghe and the Guest of Honour was University of Colombo Vice Chancellor [...]
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Jun
25

Sri Lankan Bats and Bat-Coronaviruses

ENGLISH සිංහල தமிழ் New Scientific Finding by the Scientists of the University of Colombo; Sri Lankan Bats and Bat-Coronaviruses "Corona" has been a word that tormented a whole world for more than a year since the end of 2019. What is this Corona? It created a global level pandemic by infecting more than 180 million [...]
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Jun
24

Danno Budunge “දන්නෝ බුදුන්ගේ” – Virtual choir arrangement by Euphony

In honour of the Poson Poya Day which marks the arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Euphony, the Official Choir of the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo proudly presents their virtual choir arrangement of "Danno Budunge".
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