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Annual “Pirith Deshanaya” at Sir Ivor Jennings Hall

 

2016-06-24

A “ Pirith Deshanaya” was held in Sir Ivor Jennings Hall on 15th June 2016 with participation of warden, Dr RMC Deshapriya, Accommodation Director Mr Siriwardena, Sub-warden Mr. Wickramarathna and Several other wardens , sub-wardens and students. This is an annual event which is organized by students of the hall committee and staff, expecting blessing to the Late Sir Ivor Jenning and to the students and the staff of the hall.

Veterinary White coat ceremony 2016 held at Auditorium on 17th June 2-16 from 9.00am to 11.00 am.

 

2016-06-21

Above function was held, Vice-Chancellor as the chief guest and Dr RM Mudiyanse of Faculty of Medicine as the guest of honor. Out of 79 undergraduates 61 was eligible to obtain their white coat at the ceremony. Students had to pass previous examinations (maximum number of referred subjects that can be carried over is 1) and they must not have had any report on misbehavior as an undergraduate.

The Joint Academic Meeting between College of Medical Educationists and Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya

 

2016-06-21

A joint Academic meeting between College of Medical Educationists (CME) and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya was successfully held on 15th June 2016. It was held from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm at the Board Room, Faculty of Medicine, Peradeniya.

The conference on Knowledge for Development 2016 organized by NORAD from 6 – 9 June 2016 in Oslo, Norway.

 

2016-06-08

The Vice Chancellor Professor UpulDissanayake ,WaSo-Asia Norad Project Coordinator Prof.S.B.Weerakoon and Dr Shameen Jinadasa from the Faculty of Engineering represented the university in the conference organized for NORAD grant recipients.

University of Peradeniya Won the Outstanding IEOM Student Chapter Gold Award at the IEOM Conference 2016, held in Malaysia March 2016

 

2016-06-07

The Student Chapter of IEOM (Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, USA) at University of Peradeniya has won the Gold Award at the 6th IEEE IEOM International Conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 7th to 10th of March, 2016.

Thirty First Annual General Meeting of the Marrs Hall Alumni Association.

 

2016-06-07

The thirty first Annual General Meeting of the Marrs Hall Alumni Association was held on June 05, 2016 at the Marrs Hall of University of Peradeniyia. This is the second consecutive time the AGM was held at the Marrs hall with participation of over thirty five alumni, mostly graduated in sixties and early seventies.

Helping Victims of Aranayake

 

2016-06-07

Staff welfare Association of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya donated nearly Rs.175, 000.00 (One hundred and seventy-five thousand) worth dry rations, cooked food and clothing items to the victims of Aranayake area on 20th May 2016.

Launching SLT Wi-Fi Hotspots at University of Peradeniya

 

2016-05-31

The official launching and Signing of the Agreement for the provision of the first phase of SLT Wi-Fi Internet facility to the University of Peradeniya was held on the 27th of May 2016 at the Senate Room presided by the Vice Chancellor Professor Upul B. Dissanayake and the Chairman of Sri Lanka Telecom Mr. P. G. Kumarasinghe.

Hilda Vesak Dansala

 

2016-05-31

The Students and the Staff of Hilda Obeysekara Hall organized their annual “Vesak Dansala” on 21st May 2016 as part of Vesak Poya Programmes. The Vice chancellor of the University of Peradeniya, Prof. Upul B. Dissanayake declared open the event on the invitation of the Warden of Hilda Obeysekara Hall, Prof. Mallika Pinnawala, Sub Warden Mrs. Malini Silva and students of the Hall.

Students Come Out to Assist the Victims Affected by Extreme Weather

 

2016-05-31

Students of the Faculty of Agriculture donated dry rations worth of over Rs. 75,000.00 to the Delthota Divisional Secretariat on May 29th to be distributed among displaced by recent earth slips caused by extreme weather conditions. Students visited few camps where the displaced are currently housed and distributed food items among them.

Sri Lanka Presidential Sports Awards

 

2016-05-25

Dr. Samantha Nanayakkara, Lecturer in Department of Education won the most outstanding academic award at the Sri Lanka Presidential Sports Awards.

Faculty of Allied Health Sciences felicitated by the Society for Medical Laboratory Sciences on the World Medical Laboratory Sciences Day

 

2016-05-14

The Society for Medical Laboratory sciences commemorate the world medical Laboratory Day on the 27th April 2016 at the Mount Lavenia Grand Hotel in the presence of his Excellency the president and the Hon. Minister of Health.

University of Peradeniya Shuttlers Shine at the 01st Edition of the PERA BATTLE FIELD 2016

 

2016-05-14

University of Peradeniya Boys Badminton team and University Staff team clinched the champion’s trophy in the men’s double events while University Girls team secured the runner-up trophy in their category at the 01st edition of the PERA BATTLE FIELD 2016 open badminton tournament.

Organizing of attitude development program for the statff of the University of Peradeniya

 

2016-05-12

A program has been launched in view of developing attitude of the staff members of the University of Peradeniya jointly by the Public Relations Office and Marshals Unit of this university under the direct supervision of the vice-chancellor, Prof. Upul B Dissanayake .

Workshop on ISO14001

 

2016-05-10

The university administration has taken a decision to convert the university in to an eco- campus by proactive interventions to conserve resources and the environment. As a part of the process, a proper environmental management system will be established in accordance with ISO 14001. The Centre for Environmental Studies (CES) of the University of Peradeniya

Green Legacy

 

2016-05-10

The eco systems of the world are dying out and the environment is under constant threat. As Rotaractors we believe it is our responsibility to make an impact. So rekindling the hope of a greener tomorrow, the Rotaractors of the university of Peradeniya hosted this joint venture together with the Rotaractors of University of Moratuwa and University of Kelaniya .

Indeewari - 2016

 

2016-05-07

The mega musical evening 'Indeewari - 2016' was staged on May 3rd at the University Gymnasium. Veteran singers Somathilaka Jayamaha, Samitha Erandathi Mudunkotuwa, Namal Udugama and Romesh Sugathapala made legendary performance along with the music directed by Manoj Peiris.

NURTHI PRATHIBIMBA - 2016

 

2016-05-05

“NURTHI PRATHIBIMBA” directed by Dr. Leena Seneheweera and Organized by the students of the department of Fine Arts , Faculty of Arts , University of Peradeniya was staged at the Ediriweera Sarachchandra Open – Air Theater on 4th May 2016 from 7.00 onwards.

Appointment of a new Dean - Faculty fo Science

 

2016-05-03

Prof. S. R. Kodituwakku of the Department of Statistics and Computer Science has been appointed as the Dean of the Faculty of Science for a period of three years with effect from 27 April 2016.

“Kelani Saviya” Passing Out Ceremony

 

2016-04-28

Kelani Saviya passing out ceremony was held at Kelaniya on 20th April 2016 and twenty three students of the 7th batch received certificates from the cheif guest, Vice Chancellor of University of Peradeniya, Prof. Upul B. Dissanayake.

University of Peradeniya Signed an MoU with South Asian University, India

 

2016-04-27

University of Peradeniya and the South Asian University (SAU) have a long record of collaboration including the number of academics from the University of Peradeniya who visit the South Asian University annually.

The Department of Agricultural Extension of the Faculty of Agriculture moved to the Left Wing of the Administrative Building

 

2016-04-06

The Department of Agricultural Extension of the Faculty of Agriculture, moved to a new premise located in the left wing of the main administrative complex of the faculty. An official ceremony was planned by the staff and the students of the Department on 21st of March, 2016 to commence work. Prof. Upul Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor of the University, graced the opening ceremony as the chief guest.

Shramadana  Campaign at the University Buddhist Temple

 

2016-04-06

 

Students Launch a Newsletter

2016-04-05

The Student Union of the Faculty launched a Newsletter detailing student activities carried out in the past year at a function organized by the students on March 31, 2016. The event was attended by Professor Gamini Pushpakumara, Dean of the Faculty, Professor K. Samarasinghe, Former Dean of the Faculty and Academic staff members.

New Discoveries and bizzare development :two papers, same journal ,same day

2016-04-01

Two papers on tadpole development and discovery is published in PLoS One by a team of Scientists from the University of Peradeniya, the University of Delhi, Harvard University and Gettysburg College.

South Asian Symposium on Sustainable Environment Management

2016-03-24

The symposium was organized by the Center for Environmental Studies (CES) and held at the Agricultural Biotechnology Center of the University. The research/review papers were called basically through an ICT based propaganda campaign across the South Asian region. Also guest speeches and panel discussions were opened for eminent scientists and professionals in Sri Lanka.

Workshop of SATREPS Project

2016-03-15

The concluding Workshop of SATREPS (Science and Technology Research partnership for Sustainable Development) Project for Development of Pollution Control and Environmental Restoration Technologies of Waste Landfill Sites taking into account Geographical characteristics in Sri Lanka was held on 8th of March 2016 at Hotel Thilanka in Kandy with the participation of local and foreign experts in solid waste management sector.

New solid waste management project in theUniversity of Peradeniya

2016-03-15

A seminar on ‘Indigenous Farm Animal Genetic Resources of Sri Lanka: A Living Treasure’ was held on 11th March 2016 at the Hotel Janaki, Colombo. The occasion was graced by Ms. D.K.R. Ekanayake, the Secretary to the Ministry of Rural Economic Affairs, Professor U. B. Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor, University of Peradeniya, Professor Gamini Pushpakumara, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya,

National Seminar on Indigenous Farm Animal Genetic Resources of Sri Lanka: A Living Treasure

2016-03-15

A seminar on ‘Indigenous Farm Animal Genetic Resources of Sri Lanka: A Living Treasure’ was held on 11th March 2016 at the Hotel Janaki, Colombo. The occasion was graced by Ms. D.K.R. Ekanayake, the Secretary to the Ministry of Rural Economic Affairs, Professor U. B. Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor, University of Peradeniya, Professor Gamini Pushpakumara, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya,

Courtesy visit of the British High Commissioner

2016-03-09

The British High Commissioner Mr. James Dauris paid a courtesy visit to the Vice-Chancellor , University of Peradeniya on 2nd March 2016. He was received at the entryway to senate building by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Prof. R.L. Wijeyeweera and accompanied to the Vice-Chancellor Professor Upul B. Dissanayake’s ofiice. He also visited the Main library, Faculties of Arts, Science and Agriculture.

The 20th Anniversary of The Department of Agricultural Extension, Faculty of Agriculture

2016-03-09

Workshop on Communication Skills and Professional Ethics for Library Information Assistants

2016-03-09

The University Librarians’ Association of Sri Lanka (ULA) arranged a “Workshop on Communication Skills and Professional Ethics for Library Information Assistants” on 25th, February 2016 at the Postgraduate Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences (PGIHSS), University of Peradeniya.

Demise of Prof Vishwa Warnapala

2016-03-04

A 5-day Teacher-Training workshop

2016-03-03

A 5-day Teacher-Training workshop for 250 G.C.E. (A/L) Teachers of the Science Stream, sponsored by the Central Province Department of Education, has been organized by the Science Education Unit of the Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya. This is one of the many social service activities carried out by the Faculty of Science to uplift the Science Education of the Island.

Journey through Head and Neck

2016-03-01

“Journey through Head and Neck” First ever hands on macroscopic anatomy workshop with the collaboration of Japanese Anatomists was successfully held at the Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Dental Sciences from 22nd to 26th February 2016.

Workshop on Promoting International Relations in Sri Lankan Universities

2016-03-01

A workshop on Promoting International Relations in Sri Lankan Universities organized by the International Research Centre was held on 25th February, 2016 at the Senate Room, University of Peradeniya. The main aim of this workshop was to promote internationalization activities in Sri Lankan Universities and to set up a standard for a shared International Office for all Sri Lankan Universities.

Driver Training Programme

2016-03-01

The Centre for Distance and Continuing Education [CDCE] successfully conducted a one day training programme for drivers on February 26, 2016 at the CDCE. This is the first of the series of short trainings to be organized by the Centre.

Signing of an agreement between Massey University of New Zealand and University of Peradeniya for improvement of Veterinary education in Sri Lanka

2016-02-25

On 25th February 2016, the Vice Chancellor of University of Peradeniya Professor Upul Dissanayake and the Pro-Vice Chancellor of the Massey University, New Zealand, Professor Ray Goar, signed an agreement to upgrade the veterinary education in Sri Lanka

Faculty of Dental Sciences Launched Six E-Learning Materi-al

2016-02-23

Teaching and learning methodology is changing rapidly. The advantage of E-learning material such as educational videos is that the user can use it 24/7 on a flexible platform. It can act as a support tool for the teacher and offers pedagogical advantages for the student.

One-day Workshop Series on “Building a Positive Work-Culture to Improve Productivity and Quality” for the Academic and Administrative Staff of the University

2016-02-23

The University of Peradeniya is conducting a ‘one-day’ workshop series on “Building a Positive Work-Culture to Improve Productivity and Quality” for the academic and administrative staff members of the university.

Mr. K.K. Lahiru Madusanka fom Faculty of Agriculture Wins a Presidential Awards

2016-02-19

Mr. K.K. Lahiru Madusanka, specialized in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at the Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya was a recipient of received Presidential Awards – 2016 for his invention on Automated Glass Filler.

Department of Food Science & Technology of Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya has won the 1st place for “The Most Innovative Product” at the Pro-Food Pro-Pack & Ag-Biz Exhibition – 2015

2016-02-19

Department of Food Science & Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of peradeniya has won the 1st place for “The Most Innovative Product” among the institutional category at the Pro-Food Pro-Pack & Ag-Biz Exhibition – 2015, held at the BMICH Exhibition Hall from August 7-9, 2015.

Welcome Ceremony of the 14/15 Batch of 173 New Entrants to the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

2016-02-02

Welcome ceremony for the 14/15 Batch of New Entrants to the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences was held on 1st February, 2016 at the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences with the participation of the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Deans of Faculties, academic staff members of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences students and parents.

Annual Scientific Sessions of The Sri Lanka Dental Association

2016-01-21

Annual Scientific Sessions of The Sri Lanka Dental Association and K Bambaradeniya Memorial oration was held at the Hotel Suisse Kandy on 15th January, 2016. The Vice-Chancellor of University of Peradeniya was the Chief Guest of the occasion. All the members of the SLDA Kandy Branch, Secretary and the President of the Sri Lanka Dental Association were present. Prof.W.M Tilakaratne was the Guest of Honor of this occasion.

Ceremonial Inauguration of Alumni Association of Department of Physiotherapy Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya

2016-01-21

The Ceremonial Inauguration of Alumni Association of Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya was held on 10th January, 2016 at the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences. The Chief Guest - Prof. R.L.Wijeyeweera - Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Peradeniya inaugurated the association by launching the website of the Alumni Association.

Welcome Ceremony of the 14/15 Batch of 60 New Entrants to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science

2016-01-21

Welcome ceremony for the 14/15 Batch of New Entrants to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science was held on 12th January, 2016 at the Faculty premises with the participation of the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Acting Registrar, Bursar, Deans of Faculties, academic staff members of the Faculty, students and parents. Vice chancellor also presented the awards and certificates to the current undergraduates for their academic excellence on the same occasion.

Welcome Ceremony of the 14/15 Batch of 149 New Entrants to the Faculty of Management

2016-01-20

Welcome ceremony for the 15/16 Batch of New Entrants to the Faculty of Management was held on 18th January, 2016 at the Faculty of Management with the participation of the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Acting Registrar, Bursar, Deans of Faculties, academic staff members of the Faculty of Management students and parents.

Tree Planting Campaign

2016-01-19

In compliance with the Cabinet decision taken on 08.12.2015 a special Tree Planting Campaign was held to mark the First Anniversary of the President’s Inauguration in Office at the premises of Sarachchandra and Malalasekera Hostels at 08.20 am on 11th January,2016 . This event was held under the patronage of Professor Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Peradeniya. Professor R L Wijeyeweera, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Deans of the Faculties, Acting Registrar and many other Officers participated at this occasion.

The Faculty Welcomes New Entrants - Faculty of Agriculture

2016-01-14

egistration of the new students for all three degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Agriculture was carried out at the Faculty on January 11, 2016. New entrants arrived at the Faculty along with their parents. An orientation programme was organized by the Faculty for the entrants to welcome them to the Faculty and the University and to introduce the university life.

Welcome ceremony for the 15/16 Batch of New Entrants to the Faculty Science

2016-01-13

Welcome ceremony for the 15/16 Batch of New Entrants to the Faculty Science was held on 04th January, 2016 at the Faculty of Science with the participation of the acting Vice-Chancellor, Deans of Faculties, academic staff members of the Faculty of Science, students and parents.

Welcome Ceremony of the 14/15 Batch of 696 New Entrants to the Faculty of Arts

2016-01-07

Welcome Ceremony of the 14/15 Batch consisting of 696 New Entrants to the Faculty of Arts was held on 05th January,2016 at the premises of the University Gymnasium with the participation of the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy the Vice-Chancellor, Deans of Faculties, Registrar , Students and Parents.

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