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Dec
15

UI GreenMetric Award 2021

The University of Colombo has been able to advance in its rank from 443 in 2020 to 297 in 2021, out of the 956 universities which applied for this year’s UI GreenMetric Award. The University has also been ranked 03rd among the Sri Lankan Universities, falling behind University of Peradeniya (no. 01) and University of [...]
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Dec
11

Live talk with His Grace the Most Reverend Dr. Oswald Gomis

Live talk with His Grace the Most Reverend Dr. Oswald Gomis, the Former Chancellor (2001-2021) of the University of Colombo. His Grace the Most Reverend Dr. Oswald Gomis
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Dec
09

Lithuanian Ambassador, His excellency Julius PRANEVICIUS’s visit to the Faculty of Technology

The Lithuanian Ambassador His Excellency Julius PRANEVICIUS, the Third Secretary of the mission Ms. Kamile NEMEIKSYTES and the delegation of fintech experts arrived in Sri Lanka on 9th December 2021 for a four days official visit to formally discuss about establishing collaborations with relevant parties of Sri Lanka in many potential fields. The delegation included […]

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Dec
07

‘(Re)thinking Nature: Follow Thy Old Wisdom’ published in Commonwealth Review Magazine

Dr. Kokila Konasinghe Ms. Asanka Edirisinghe An article co-authored by Dr. Kokila Konasinghe of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo and Ms. Asanka Edirisinghe of the Faculty of Law, General Sir John Kotelawela Defence University is published in the Commonwealth Review Magazine, which is widely circulated within more than 500 member universities of the [...]
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Dec
05

Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne moderates the World Peace Conference 2021, Dhaka

The Vice Chancellor Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne moderates the fourth and final panel discussion, on “Peace and Emerging Global Trends” at the World Peace Conference 2021, Dhaka on 5 December 2021 on the invitation of the Hon Foreign Minister of Bangladesh to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Independence and the Birth Centenary of the Father […]

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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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Nov
25

IDEA project trains medical staff in Advanced Molecular Diagnostics of SARS CoV-2 and Variant Identification using Oxford Nanopore Sequencing Technique

The IDEA (Identification of Emerging Agents) project was established in collaboration with Robert Koch Institute (RKI) in Berlin, Germany, Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo and North Colombo Teaching Hospital (NCTH), Ragama, in 2017. This project was initiated to strengthen the capacity of rapid and reliable identification and characterization […]

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Nov
23

Annual Research Symposium – 2021

ARS 2021 ARS 2021 uoc Guests & Speakers Gallery Sessions Contact uoc Guests & Speakers Gallery Sessions Contact The Annual Research Symposium (ARS) of the University of Colombo, which unifies all symposia held by the respective Faculties, Institutes, Campus, the School and the library of the University, is one of the main events in the [...]
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Nov
20

The 2nd Academic Staff Training Workshop – Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute, University of Colombo (CIUC) initiated the 2nd Academic Staff Training Workshop from 18th – 20th November 2021, by aiming to improve the academic and teaching abilities of Chinese language teachers and to create a united and efficient teaching team.  This training was for Chinese teachers, local Chinese teachers, and all non-academic staff […]

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Nov
12

Launch of the Faculty of Engineering, UoC

The inauguration ceremony of the launch of a Faculty of Engineering at the University of Colombo was held on 12th November 2021 at the Senate Hall, College House under the patronage of Professor Kapila Perera, Secretary, Ministry of Education, and Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, Vice-chancellor of the University of Colombo. The University of Colombo re-initiated […]

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Nov
11

CNN’s Call to Earth Day 2021 – Contribution from University of Colombo

Humans have been befouling the heaven of life, Mother Earth, through their greedy and short-sighted deeds. The Earth is now in a critical stage where we need to reverse our actions to help her heal herself to bounce back to healthier shapes. Even though the mission to protect and restore the environment demands support at [...]
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Nov
10

Environmental and Sustainability Guidelines – University of Colombo

The Center for Environmental Initiatives has introduced a set of environmental and sustainability guidelines to strengthen the journey of the University of Colombo (UoC) to become a greener institution, as per the instructions given by the Vice-Chancellor. The guidelines consist of general environmental friendly practices and newly incorporated instructions applicable to different circumstances in a […]

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Nov
07

University of Colombo Women win the Inter University Online Chess Championships 2021

Inter University Online Chess Championship 2021 was organized by the Sri Lanka Universities Sports Association (SLUSA) in collaboration with The University of Moratuwa and Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, on 6th and 7th November 2021. The event was held with the participation of 28 teams (Boys 14 and Girls 14) from 14 Sri Lankan Universities. [...]
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Nov
06

Towards a Greener Future in Sri Lankan Export Agriculture

With the progress gained by humans in their civilization, many important landmark achievements were made and all these contributed for humans to become the dominant species on this earth. However, with the beginning of industrial revolution which was one of the turning points of human history, some adverse impacts of development also came into existence [...]
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