The inauguration of the Study Abroad Training Program on ‚ÄúSustainable Tropical Agricultural Systems‚ÄĚ was held on 12th¬†May 2017 at the Board Room, Faculty of Agriculture. 14 students from Michigan states University including 04 students from University of Peradeniya had been enrolled to this program.
Dr. S. A. H. A. Suraweera of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering has been named a co-recipient of the 2017 IEEE Communications Society Leonard G. Abraham Prize for co-authoring the research paper titled ‚ÄúMultipair Full-Duplex Relaying with Massive Arrays and Linear Processing‚ÄĚ. Abraham Prize is the IEEE's
A delegation from the French Embassy in Sri Lanka comprising the Cultural Attach√©, Mr. Jean-Philippe Gavois, the General Delegate of the Alliance fran√ßaise Network in Paris, Mr. Francis Cappe and the Director of the Alliance Fran√ßais in Kandy Mr. Mickael Langlet paid an official visit to the University of Peradeniya on 25th March to meet with the Vice Chancellor.
In 2014, an MOU was signed between the UOP and the University of Brescia, Italy to initiate a staff / student exchange program under the Erasmas Mundus project. This year, five staff members and five students were selected to attend different teaching / training/ research programs at the University of Brescia.
The first lecture of the Vice Chancellor‚Äôs lecture series on ‚ÄúAgro-Climatology, Rainfall Anomalies and Sri Lankan Agriculture‚ÄĚ by Dr. Ranjith Punyawradena, a Senior Research Officer, Natural Resources Management Centre, Department of Agriculture was held on 22 February 2016 at the Art Theatre, Faculty of Arts.