Science

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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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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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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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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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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May
17

Workshop on Effective Proposal Writing and Thereafter…

First in a series of workshops organized by the Research Committee, Faculty of Science The Research Committee of the  Faculty of Science plans to organize a series of workshops, in order to strengthen and promote a sound research culture in the faculty. The first such workshop titled “Effective Proposal Writing and Thereafter…” was held on May [...]
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Apr
20

Microscopes donation by CUFSAA to the Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences

Highlighting the opportunity and responsibility of past students to serve their Alma mater, Colombo University Faculty of Science Alumni Association (CUFSAA- NA) officially handed over ten bright field light microscopes (Olympus CX23) and one dissection microscope (Olympus SZX7) to the Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences. The event was graced by the Vice Chancellor, Senior […]

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Apr
15

Climate Literacy Conclave for South Asia

'Climate Literacy Conclave for South Asia' was a 2-day webinar held on April 15 and 16, 2021, with the programme of Day 1 targeting policymakers and Day 2 targeting youth voices. The event was organized jointly by The Climate Reality Project India, Earth Day Network, and Mobius Foundation to mark the anniversary of Earth Day [...]
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Apr
10

Transgenic mosquito resistant to multiple serotypes of the dengue virus

Transgenic mosquito resistant to multiple serotypes of the dengue virus: Development of the first transgenic Animal in Sri Lanka Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo in collaboration with the Molecular Medicine Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya The dengue virus causes epidemics in more than 100 tropical and sub-tropical countries, where [...]
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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
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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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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Jan
21

Opening of The ILC Building – Faculty of Science

The Information and Learning Centre (ILC) was opened for the community of scholars on the 21st day of January 2021 by the Chief Guest Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, Vice-Chancellor of the University, Guest of Honour Emeritus Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Former Vice-Chancellor of the University, Senior Professor Upul J. Sonnadara, Dean, Faculty of Science and […]

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Jan
21

Celebrating 100 Years of Faculty of Arts, Science, and University Library

CELEBRATING 100 YEARSofFACULTIES OF ARTS, SCIENCE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARY FACULTY OF ARTS FACULTY OF SCIENCE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY EVENT HIGHLIGHTS Opening of The ILC Building - Faculty of Science Launching of The eMuseum - UCSC Keynote Speech by Mr. Krish Canegerathne Opening of The Exercise Lab, The DRC and The Board Room  - Faculty of Arts [...]
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Dec
23

Euphony Presents The Virtual Christmas Mashup 2020

In these trying times which remind us all of the holiday cheer we sorely miss, Euphony, the choir of the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo, brings you their next virtual creation. This “Virtual Christmas Mashup” features a variety of musical styles blended in harmonious perfection to raise your spirits and spread love, peace, and [...]
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