China – Sri Lanka Joint Research and Demonstration Center for Water Technology (JRDC) is the first China-aided technological project in Sri Lanka and established to become one of the outstanding research centers for drinking water testing in South Asia. Scientists from both China and Sri Lanka use JRDC as a platform to engage in multiple collaborative research areas, including high-end research on the causative elements of Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown etiology (CKDu) and technology development strategies to obtain safe drinking water. To strengthen the collaborative research work between the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the University of Peradeniya and the JRDC, Prof. JG. Shirani Ranasinghe (Senior Professor in Biochemistry), Prof. SHP. Parakrama Karunaratne (Senior Professor & Chair of Zoology), Prof. Shameen Jinadasa (Professor in Civil Engineering) and Dr. HM. Sanjeewani Wasana (Senior Lecturer, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture) from University of Peradeniya (UoP) have been awarded the President’s International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI) by the CAS for the years 2021 and 2022. Two PIFI fellowships were received by by Prof. Rohana Chandrajith (Senior Professor in Geology) and Prof. Sanjeewa Malaviarachchi (Professor in Geology) in 2020. The awarding ceremony of 2021/2022 fellowships held at the JRDC on 19th December 2022. Prof. M.D. Lamawansa, the Vice-chancellor of UOP and Prof. Yuansong Wei, the Director of the Laboratory of Water Pollution Control Technology, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) graced the occasion as the Chief Guests.
Award Winners of CAS-PIFI Program-2022 and CAS-UOP-JRDC Collaborative Research Work
University Buddhist Association commemorated the 80th Anniversary of University of Peradeniya with the collaboration of the entire multicultural university community on 13th and 14th of
The Centre for Environmental Studies (CES) is renamed as the Centre for Environmental Sustainability (CES)
The Center for Environmental Studies (CES) was established in 1992 as a separate entity of the University of Peradeniya, with the intention of disseminating sound
University of Peradeniya in collaboration with Sri Lanka Mahaweli Authority launched a Bamboo Tree Planting Program intending to conserve the river Mahaweli and its ecosystem.
The event “Motivational and Personal Skill Development Program” was organized as part of the student welfare and skill development workshop series to help students balance
The Invitational Universities Staff Badminton Championship 2022, organized by the University of Colombo was held on the 13th and 14th of January 2023 at the
MoU between the University of Peradeniya and Gampaha Wickramarachchi University of Indigenous Medicine
A Memorandum of Understanding facilitating collaborative research activities between University of Peradeniya and the Gampaha Wickramarachchi University of Indigenous Medicine was signed by the Vice-chancellors
Ceremonial Signing of the MoU on the Double Degree Programme between the University of Peradeniya and the Graduate School of Science and Technology, Niigata University, Japan
A ceremony to sign a new MoU on double degree programme between the University of Peradeniya and the Graduate School of Science and Technology of
The welcome ceremony of the new entrants to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science was held at the Department of Farm Animal Production
Professor MD. Lamawansa, The Vice Chancellor of University of Peradeniya met with a group of academics from the Faculty of Engineering to discuss strengthening international