Annual Research Symposium – University of Colombo – November 2014

01. Theme: University-industry collaboration for strengthening the knowledge hub of Sri Lanka

The Editorial Committee for the Annual Research Symposium of the University of Colombo invites the academic staff members of the University of Colombo to submit abstracts and extended abstracts to be considered for presentation at the Technical Sessions of the Annual Research Symposium to be held in November 2014. These abstracts and extended abstracts should be based on original research work and, if accepted, should be presented by a staff member or a postgraduate student of the University of Colombo. All accepted abstracts will be published in the Proceedings of the Annual Research Symposium 2014 of the University of Colombo.

02. The deadline for submission of abstracts and extended abstracts: 30th September 2014

03. Guidelines for preparation of abstracts and extended abstracts are attached. Please follow the instructions carefully and note that abstracts and extended abstracts not prepared according to the guidelines provided, or submitted after the deadline, will not be considered.

To be considered, each submission should include the following three documents:

i) Abstract – within the range of 300-350 words

ii) Extended abstract (inclusive of background, objectives, research design/materials and methods, results/findings, conclusions) or Synopsis – not exceeding 1,000 words

iii) The author’s declaration form.

04. Important deadline: Authors should send in their abstracts and extended abstracts along with the author’s declaration form to the respective faculty representatives on or before the 30th September 2014.

The list of respective faculty representatives follows:

Prof. W.N. WickremasingheFaculty of Science
Ms. Nazima KamardeenFaculty of Law
Dr. Nuwani AmaratungaFaculty of Management
Prof. Sirimal AbeyratneFaculty of Arts
Prof. Manajula VithanapathiranaFaculty of Education
Mr Sarath VidanagamaFaculty of Graduate Studies
Prof. Varuni de SilvaFaculty of Medicine
Dr. DharmaKeerthi Sri RanjanSri Palee Campus

For any further information, please contact the Assistant Registrar/Academic and Publications. e-mail address:

Dr. M. Saman Dassanayake
Annual Research Symposium – 2014
Dr. Kokila Konasinghe
Annual Research Symposium- 2014

29th August 2014