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Mar
12

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2019, Faculty of Arts

The first Undergraduate Research Symposium of the Faculty of Arts was held on 12th March 2019. Final year B. A. (Hons) Degree students of the Faculty of Arts presented 59 research abstracts in the technical sessions. The abstracts were based on original research work and all accepted abstracts were published in the Proceedings of the […]

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Mar
08

International Women’s Day 2019

The International Women’s Day 2019 celebration organized by the Faculty of Graduate Studies was held on 8th March 2019 at the College House, Auditorium under the theme “Think Equal – Build Smart – Innovate for Change”. Hon. Sujeewa Senasinghe, Non Cabinet Minister of Science, Technology & Research, was the chief guest and the Vice-chancellor Senior Professor […]

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Mar
08

Dean’s Lecture Series –III, Faculty of Arts

The 3rd lecture of the of “Dean’s Lecture Series‘ was held on 08th March 2019, from 3.00 pm onwards at the Board Room, Faculty of Arts. The topic of the lecture was “The Ambiguity of Voice: the role of ‘storeytelling’. This was a talk by Sarah Kabir based on her book ‘Voices of Peace’ (2018), […]

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Mar
01

Regional Workshop on External Vulnerabilities in South Asia

As the “Asian Century” unfolds South Asia is expecting to be a major player in driving the future growth. Despite the vast diversity in the region including cultural and economic differences, collaborative actions are required for effective management of future challenges. As the economic growth rates get accelerated; the region’s exposure to external vulnerabilities also […]

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Mar
01

සොබා සලරූ – The Art of Wildlife Cinematography

සොබා සලරූ – The Art of Wildlife Cinematography was organized by the Base for Enthusiasts of Environment and Zoology (BEEZ) on  1st of March 2019 at the BLT, Faculty of Science. The lecture was conducted by Mr. Palitha Perera, an award-winning cinematographer who has contributed to uplift Sinhala cinema through his creations.

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Feb
28

Workshop on “Writing Research Abstracts”, Faculty of Arts

A workshop on ‘Writing Research Abstracts’ was held on 28th February 2019 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. The workshop was a preliminary step to the first Undergraduate Research Symposium, to be held on 12th March 2019. The purpose of the workshop was to give an understanding of how to write a coherent and well-structured […]

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Feb
21

Second CERN-South Asian High Energy Physics Instrumentation Workshop on Detector Technology and Applications (SAHEPI-2)

CERN, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research, Sri Lanka, the University of Ruhuna and the University of Colombo collaborated in holding the second CERN-South Asian High Energy Physics Instrumentation Workshop (SAHEPI-2) successfully in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on the 20th and 21st of February, 2019. SAHEPI-2 brought together physicists and policymakers from CERN, the South […]

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Feb
16

Certificate Awarding Ceremony, Department of Buddhist Studies

The Department of Buddhist Studies, organized a Certificate Awarding Ceremony for the students who have passed the certificate Course in Introduction to Buddhist Studies (2018) and also to welcome the new batch of students (2019), on 16th February 2019 in the Economics Auditorium, Faculty of Arts. The Vice-chancellor Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Emeritus Professor Buddhist […]

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