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Oct
24

Post-war Tamil Politics in Sri Lanka: Sovereignty, Nationalism and the problem of peace

The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of October, on Thursday 24th October 2019 from 3.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. in the SPARC Conference Room. At this seminar, Dr. Bart Klem delivered the lecture on “Post-war Tamil Politics in Sri Lanka: Sovereignty, Nationalism and the problem of peace”. The speaker is […]

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Oct
16

SLAYS Conference 2019

Promoting Impactful Research for Young Sri Lankan Scientists: SLAYS Conference 2019 The Sri Lankan Academy of Young Scientists (SLAYS) successfully held their 3rd annual international conference on the 16th of October 2019 at the Grand Crystal Ball room, Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo. Considered the largest conference among early to mid-career scientists from academia and industry […]

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Sep
24

Establishment of New Community Centres – CSHR

The Centre for the Study of Human Rights is the pioneer research and academic institute affiliated to the Faculty of Law of the University of Colombo whose main objective is to educate and conduct research on the stream of Human Rights. As an institute attached to a state university, Centre for the Study of Human […]

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Sep
09

Dean’s Lecture Series – Faculty of Arts

Under the patronage and guidance of Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva, Dean Faculty of Arts, the fourth lecture on the Dean’s Lecture Series of the Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo was organised to be delivered by Professor Bob Simpson, Durham University, UK. The Lecture titled ‘Managing the Pious Cadaver: Whole Body Donation and Anatomy […]

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Sep
07

Closing Ceremony of the Sri Lanka University Games XIII 2019

The Closing Ceremony of the Sri Lanka University Games XIII 2019 was held on 7th of September 2019 at the Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium, University of Ruhuna. Mr. Kumar Sangakkara, a former Captain of the Sri Lankan National Cricket team, was the chief guest of this colorful event. University of Sri Jayewardenepura emerged as the […]

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Sep
05

Cultural Workshop on Chinese Tea

The Confucius Institute at University of Colombo, co-organized a Cultural Workshop on Chinese Tea named as “The Taste of Chinese Tea from the Beautiful Yunnan Province” on 5th September 2019 in the Green Table area, Faculty of Arts. Venerable Professor Medawachchiye Dhammajothi Thero, the Local Director of CIUC, gave a welcome address to all invitees. […]

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Sep
05

Godage National Literary Awards – 2019

Emeritus Professor of Sinhala J B Disanayaka and Professor and Head/Department of Sinhala Sandagomi Coperahewa received awards at the Godage National Literary Festival held on 5th September 2019 at the SLFI Auditorium. Professor Disanayaka received the Godage Lifetime Award for his contribution towards Sinhala language and literature and Professor Coperahewa received an award for the […]

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Sep
03

International Symposium on ‘Sociology for Everyday Life’

The International Research Symposium of the Department of Sociology organized in celebration of its fiftieth milestone, with the theme ‘Sociology for everyday life‘ was held successfully on the 3rd and 4th of September 2019 at the University of Colombo premises. The inauguration ceremony was held on the 3rd of September at the College House Auditorium. The Chief […]

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Sep
02

12th Annual Vidya Jyothi Professor V. K. Samaranayake Memorial Oration 2019 and ICTer 2019

12th Annual Vidya Jyothi Professor V. K. Samaranayake Memorial Oration 2019 and 19th International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions Conference Inauguration was held on Monday 2nd September 2019 at the Vidya Jyothi Professor V K Samaranayake Auditorium, University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC). View more photos on Facebook – Day 1 […]

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Aug
30

Grantsmanship workshop – Successful grant writing: principles, pearls & pitfalls

The University Business Linkage (UBL) Cell hosted ‘A Workshop on Successful Grant Writing: Principles, Pearls and Pitfalls’, its inaugural event, on 30th August 2019 at the Senate Hall of University of Colombo. The Workshop that was widely attended by young academic staff representing all Faculties of the University lead by the Vice-Chancellor Senior Professor Chandrika […]

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Aug
23

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Program 2019 Inauguration

The Faculty of Management and Finance inaugurated its Doctor of Business Administration program on 23rd August 2019.  The event was held with the participation of the Vice-Chancellor Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne. Dr. Darin Gunasekara, the Chief Executive Director – Wiros Lakh Institute, delivered an inspiring keynote speech at the event.  

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Aug
13

Licensing Agreement for Sustainable Waste Water System

‘Waste-to Treat- Waste’; A revolutionary Waste Management Process for the Textile Industry using Aluminium  industry’s waste A sustainable waste water management process which could be adapted by any industry Tuesday, 13th August 2019, Colombo; A revolutionary filter technology developed in Sri Lanka to use aluminium waste for treating waste-water in the textile industry. The new [...]
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Aug
10

SLUG XIII 2019 | Rugby

SLUG XIII 2019 Rugby match between University of Colombo and the University of Kelaniya was held on 10th of August at BOI Grounds, Koggala. University of Colombo won the match. Read More on FOS Media Students’ Blog View more photos on FOS Media | FMF Media

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Aug
06

Unveiling a photograph of Dr. Siva Chinnatamby

Hewa Mawatha is the University of Colombo owned hostel since 17th March 2016, situated at No 11, Hewa Mawatha, Colombo 7. Dr. Siva Chinnnathamby is the owner of this house and she has donated her residential house by her last will to accommodate female students of the University of Colombo. Her portrait was unveiled at […]

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Aug
05

Orientation Programme 2018/2019 – Institute of Indigenous Medicine

The Orientation Programme for the year 2018/2019 batch in the Institute of Indigenous Medicine was held on 5th August 2019 at the IIM main auditorium. The Ceremony took place with the presence of the Vice-Chancellor Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne as the chief guest, The Director IIM Professor Priyani A Paranagama and the staff members […]

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Aug
02

Magnate’19

Magnate’19 under the theme of ‘Financial Intelligence for Future Magnates’ organized by the students of the Department of Finance was held on 2nd August 2019 at the Faculty of Management and Finance. The Vice-Chancellor Senior Professor Chandrika Wijeyaratne graced the occasion as the Chief Guest of the event and the Key Note Speaker of the […]

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