Science

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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Dec
21

The ‘Great Conjunction’ of Jupiter and Saturn

A rare lifetime celestial phenomenon in the western skies on December 21st Jupiter and Saturn may appear almost like an elongated ball of light A very rare celestial phenomenon will take place on December 21st night when the two biggest planets of the solar system, Jupiter and Saturn comes closure to each other probably appearing […]

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Nov
23

Three UoC researchers rank among the World’s top 2% in Stanford University list

Three academics from the University of Colombo have been ranked among the top 2% of scientists around the world in a recent paper from Stanford University, published in the journal PLoS Biology. This study has classified the scientists based on their career-long citation impact until the end of 2019. A total of 15 scientists from [...]
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Oct
08

Faculty of Science Receives a Bus Donation

Mr. Thilak Karunaratne, a past President of the AAUC, an Alumnus, and a Council member of the University of Colombo donated a Bus to the Faculty of Science to promote field-based research work. The formal handing over of the bus was done on 8th October 2020 at the College House premises with the participation of […]

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Sep
30

Farewell of Professor K A I L Gamalath

Farewell of Professor KAIL Gamalath, Department of Physics was held at the Faculty Club on the 30th of September 2020 with the participation of faculty staff and the students of the Department. View more Photos on FOS Media

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Sep
25

Farewell of Professor W N Wickremasinghe

Farewell of Professor W N Wickremasinghe, Department of Statistics was held at the Faculty Club on the 25th of September 2020 with the participation of faculty staff and the students of the Department. View more Photos on FOS Media

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Apr
16

HEAL THE WORLD | Euphony Choir

Amidst this global pandemic situation, the choristers of Euphony; the choir of the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo focused their energy toward something positive to help people cope with the sense of isolation and calamity. May this melodious creation be a tribute to all those who work at the front line to save the […]

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Apr
04

Rakemu Api

A team from the Faculty of Science collaborated with the Sri Lanka Army to develop a mobile and web-based application, ‘Rakemu Api’ as a social responsibility project on the face of the COVID-19 outbreak. This application enables people of Sri Lanka located at any corner of the country to make online requests for essential medical/food […]

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