Rare Omura whale sighted in Sri Lankan Waters for first time
Colombo, Sri Lanka – The discovery of an Omura’s whale (Balaenoptera omurai) in Sri Lankan waters has just been published in the journal Marine Biodiversity
INSEE Cement Connects People to Nature to mark World Environment Day
An initiative in partnership with Biodiversity Sri Lanka and University of Colombo 
Launch of the Coffee table book titled, "To Our Planet with Respect"
World Environment Day 2017
Man is both creature and moulder of his environment, which gives him physical sustenance and affords him the opportunity for intellectual, moral, social and spiritual growth. In the long and
Sri Lankan Scientist Launches a New Sinhala Medium Facebook Page
Sri Lankan Scientist Team launched its a new Facebook page, as a new platform to communicate science in Sinhala Language. The Facebook page is named as
Events on My World Line; Autobiography of Prof. Asoka Mendis, the Sri Lankan Born Space Scientist Launched in Colombo

The autobiography of the world renowned Sri Lankan Born Astronomer Prof. Asoka Mendis was launched
Social Scientific Perspectives of Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology: CKDu
Over the past few decades, a growing epidemic of chronic kidney disease of unknown origin (CKDu) has appeared across Sri Lanka’s north-central
Rationalist Day 2017 Celebrated in Colombo
In an event held in Colombo on 18th May The Sri Lanka Rationalist Association celebrated the Sri Lanka Rationalist Day 2017 with the participation of its' members and invited

Scholarship and Higher Education Opportunities

Asian Institute of Technology(AIT)
Japanese Government Scholarships for August 2017 Intake
The Government of Japan is offering doctoral scholarships in the field of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (RS-GIS) of
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AIT Scholarship no 2
2017 HM The King’s Scholarships and HM The Queen’s Scholarships
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) manages a number of Master’s level scholarships provided by the Royal Thai Government (RTG)
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Research Postgraduate Opportunity (MPhil.) in Cancer Biology/ Molecular Biology at The University of Peradeniya
The National Science Foundation funded research project on breast cancer is looking for a highly motivated and focused individual with
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Heinrich Boll Scholarships
Heinrich Boll Scholarships in Germany for International Students
The scholarship department of the Heinrich Böll Foundation grants scholarships to undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students from inside and outside
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Australia Awards
Australia Awards Scholarships – Applications for Sri Lankan Students are Now Open
Australia Awards Scholarships are long term development awards administered by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
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CEERN Scholaships
Studentships at CERN
CERN, The European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva has called for applications for the Summer studentship program for the
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International University of Japan
Calling application for the UGC Sri Lanka- International University of Japan PhD/Masters Programme
The UGC jointly with the International University of Japan (IUJ), Japan has launched a co­sponsored scholarship programme for the benefits
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Ble whale Project Internship
Internship Positions in The Sri Lankan Blue Whale Project
The Sri Lankan Blue Whale Project is looking for qualified students to fill our upcoming internship positions. Interns will assist
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Maastricht University Holland High Potential Scholarships for International Students
Maastricht University Holland High Potential Scholarships for International Students
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PhD Studentships under “Anti Cancer Drug Screening and Development”
Opportunities for two PhD students are available now at the IBMBB, University of Colombo.
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Sri Lankan Scientist Gallery

  • Dr. Bandula Wijey with the Sri Lankan Scientist News Editor during the STS forum 2016 in Colombo
  • Sri Lankan Scientist Team in a Discussion with a Scientist During the STS Forum 2016
  • Dr. Venura from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya with the Sri Lankan Scientist Team
  • Managing Editor from The Sri Lankan Scientist with Prof. Gnanam and another scientist during the STS forum 2016
  • Managing Editor of The Sri Lankan Scientist with Some senior scientists of the country during the STS forum 2016