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Research Council and the Research & Publication Committee of University of Kelaniya decided to have research presentations by the researchers who completed research grants under Strengthening Research grant scheme of the University Research Council.
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An awareness press conference on research organized by the Communication and Media, University of Kelaniya was held on the 02nd of July 2019 at the Department of Government Information. more info..
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A special training programme for the research managers organized by the Research Council, University of Kelaniya was held on the 10th of April 2019 at the Auditorium of the Staff Development Centre. more info..
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The second of the series of ten seminars on research organized by the Research Council, University of Kelaniya was held on the 14th of February 2019 at the Auditorium of the Staff Development Centre. The event was organized with the objective of promoting research in the University of Kelaniya. The resource persons of the seminar were Prof. Ajith De Alwis, PhD - Director of COSTI, Prof. N P Sunil-Chandra, PhD and the Librarian, C C Jayasundara, PhD. more info..
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Research Connect Conference- “Building World Leading Research Universities: Elsevier and University of Kelaniya co- hosted - Research Connect Conference- “Building World Leading Research Universities” jointly organized by the Research Council, University of Kelaniya and Elsevier was held on the 17th of December 2018 at The Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo. more info..
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The first of the research seminar series organized by the Research Council, University of Kelaniya was held on the 07th of November 2018 at the Board Room of the Faculty of Science. The prime objective of this was to establish research culture among the academics representing diverse fields, on order to improve the quality of research, guide research towards national development goals and promote innovations with Patent outcomes that improves livelihood of general public.

The seminar which titled “Researching towards National Development & Commercialization”, was organized aiming the academic staff members of the University of Kelaniya. The seminar was followed by a technical session on Scopus & Scival Facilities for Publishing Research.

Vidya Nidhi Prof. W.M.T.B. Wanninayake graced the occasion as the resource person. Present at the occasion were Cadre Chair & Senior Prof. N.P. Sunil- Chandra, Chairman- Research Council, Lecturer Arjun De Silva, Overall Consultant/ Web Revamping, around 100 academic staff members of the University of Kelaniya, staff members of the Research Council.

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An awareness programme on Scopus & Scival Analytics which is being administered under Times Higher Education Ranking was held on the 16th of August 2018 at the Auditorium of the Staff Development Centre, University of Kelaniya. The prime objective of this programme which was organized by the Research Council of the university, was to make the academic staff members aware of Scopus and Scival database. More info..
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Long Service Awards and Vice- Chancellor’s Awards Ceremony of the University of Kelaniya was held on the 01st of January 2019 at the Dharmaloka Hall of the University. The prime objective of the Long Service Awards and Vice- Chancellor’s Awards Ceremony which is being held annually since 2007, was to appreciate the service of the academic & non- academic staff members during the last year and further encourage them. More info..
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Research provides a stage for creativity and innovation in the university system. Research is vital for economic and social development of our nation and it is crucial to the mission of our university. A Press Conference organized by the Communication & Media Unit of the University of Kelaniya to highlight the Research conducted by Researchers of the Faculties and the Institutes of the University of Kelaniaya was successfully held on the 25th of July 2017 and 21st of December 2017 More info..

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