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Mar
31

Track & Field and Ground Marking Workshop

A workshop on Track & Field and Ground Marking was held on the 30th and 31st of March 2021 at the University of Colombo ground premises. This workshop was conducted by Mr Palitha Jayathilaka, Senior Technical Official at the Sri Lanka Athletic Association, to update our staff members on the new methods and changes in […]

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Mar
26

Annual Planning Workshop 2021 – Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science successfully conducted its 2nd Annual Planning Workshop on March 26, 2020, at the Auditorium of the Information Learning Centre, Faculty of Science. The main objective of the workshop was to develop a 3-year Action Plan based on 8 key areas including Undergraduate/ Postgraduate/ Distance Learning/ Research & Innovation/ IT Resources & […]

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Mar
26

Social Sciences and Humanities in the Digital Age and in Pandemic Times – Annual Research Symposium 2021

The Department of Sociology, University of Colombo is a department with a proud history of 50 years of teaching and learning in the social sciences. The Department offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of Sociology as well as Social Work, Anthropology and Psychology. The Annual Research Symposium organized by the Department of […]

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Mar
24

Train the Trainer – Behavioral Skills Development Program

The Career Guidance Unit conducted a “Train the Trainer” Staff training program on 22 – 24 in March 2021 at the University Premises as a part of the Behavioral Skills Development Program (BSDP). The objective of the program is to train the staff members of the University to improve the behavioral skills and professional skills […]

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Mar
17

The Commonwealth Futures Climate Research Cohort 2021

Two academics from the University of Colombo are among the 26 members of the Commonwealth Futures Climate Research Cohort Dr. Kokila Konasinghe Dr. Iroja Caldera The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and the British Council have partnered to establish the Commonwealth Futures Climate Research Cohort, supporting 26 researchers to bring local knowledge to a global [...]
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Mar
14

Research Ethics in Surveys – Postgraduate Seminar 4

The focus of this seminar was on ethical concerns related to the analysis and interpretation of survey results, an area that is infrequently discussed. Our sole panelist was Senior Professor Athula Ranasinghe, Department of Economics, with Dr Kaushalya Perera, Director of Postgraduate Studies chairing the discussion after the presentation. This is the fourth in the […]

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Mar
13

36th National Rowing Championship

University of Colombo rowers won 5 medals at the 36th National Rowing Championship which was held on the 12-13 March 2021 at Diyawannawa Rowing Center. In the Open Category (Women’s), Ms Ranmalee Nanayakkara and Nadani Mendis won the Silver medal in the Open Double scull, Ms Nadani Mendis and Upuli Edirisingha won the bronze medal […]

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Mar
08

International Women’s Day 2021

University of Colombo celebrates International Women’s Day 2021 under the theme “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world” on March 08, 2021, at the Auditorium, Faculty of Graduate Studies. Ms. Kimarli Fernando, the Chairperson, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau was the chief guest and Ms. Bimshani Jasin Arachchi, the Deputy Inspector [...]
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Feb
27

Research Ethics in Surveys, Postgraduate Seminar 3 – Faculty of Arts

This seminar focused on the ethical concerns related to a very common data collection method – surveys. Panellists Prof. Amala de Silva (Department of Economics) and Prof. Sunethra Perera (Chair, ERC and faculty member, Department of Demography) spoke on this, and the discussion was moderated by Dr. Kaushalya Perera (Director of Postgraduate Studies). This is the [...]
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Feb
23

Tropical Medicine Research Center (TMRC) Project

Epidemiology and transmission of Leishmania donovani infections in Sri Lanka and Bhutan Parasitic Diseases Research Unit, Department of Parasitology Faculty of Medicine The Tropical Medicine Research Center (TMRC) project is financially supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA through a TMRC Award (Grant No. U01AI136033). [...]
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Feb
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Feb
22

2nd Runner Up – The Public Sector Best Annual Reports & Accounts Awards

The University of Colombo is pleased to announce that we are the 2nd Runner Up in Best Annual Report & Accounts Awards 2020 organised by the Association of Public Finance Accountants of Sri Lanka (APFASL), the Public Sector Wing of CA Sri Lanka. The award ceremony was held on 22 February at the BMICH under […]

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Feb
20

Inauguration Ceremony of the Certificate Courses in Chinese Language 2021

The inauguration ceremony of the Chinese Language Certificate Course was held on the 20th of February 2021 with the participation of Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo from 2.30 p.m. onwards via Zoom. Senior Prof. Lasanatha Manawadu, Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo expressed his gratitude to the Sri […]

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Feb
19

Strengthening research collaboration with down under

Prof. Preethi Udagama, Cadre Chair and Senior Professor, Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, Faculty Science, University of Colombo, has been effectively collaborating with Prof. Chamindie Punyadeera, Head,  Saliva and Liquid Biopsy Translational Laboratory, School of Biomedical Sciences of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia on cancer research since 2006. Prof. Chamindie has won […]

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Feb
08

MoU for the Architectural and Structural work for a 50 Meter Professional Swimming Pool

The Alumni Association and KWA Architects signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the Architectural and Structural work for a 50 Meter Professional Swimming Pool for the University of Colombo on 8th February 2021. The Alumni Association thanks KWA Architects and its precedent partner Mr. Thilan Koththigoda for agreeing to provide the Architectural and Structural professional […]

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Feb
05

UOC celebrates 73rd Independence Day

Sri Lanka marked its 73rd Independence Day on 4th February 2021 and the University of Colombo’s ceremonial function of the Independence Day of Sri Lanka was held at the College House premises on 5th February 2021. The ceremony commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Chandrika Wijeyaratne, the Registrar Mr […]

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