Home / Technology/ Elsevier, MOSTR and COSTI recognise achievement of young scientists and universities

Elsevier, MOSTR and COSTI recognise achievement of young scientists and universities


Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:08


01Elsevier a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, Ministry of Science, Technology and Research, Sri Lanka and the Coordinating Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation (COSTI),came together recently to felicitate the five most prolific researchers of Sri Lanka and the top five Sri Lankan universities.

Elsevier, an information analytics company, is committed to collaborating with the scientific community globally to ensure maximum outreach of information and enable better scientific outcomes. 

COSTI, an initiative by the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Research, Sri Lanka, aims to establish a world-class national research and innovation eco-system to generate strategic and sustainable technologies and innovations. 

Together Elsevier and COSTI collaborated to organise the Sri Lanka Elsevier Research Forum to honor Sri Lankan researchers building a career in academic research and help them gain broad recognitionso as to boost the research drive in Sri Lanka.

Minister of Science, Technology, and Research Susil Premajayantha was the Chief Guest for the program and shared the vision of the Sri Lankan Government for R&D and how they are working towards it. R. Wijiyaludchumi, Secretary, Ministry of Science, Technology, and Research was the key guest and spoke on the strategic objectives set up by the Government to evolve the Sri Lankan research perspective.

Vinod Kaw, Regional Manager, Elsevier (South Asia) highlighted how Elsevier hasconstantly been helping and supporting researchers globally to obtain better results through informed decision making.

Daniel Calto, Director Solution Services and Ms. Kylie Chew, Director Research Management from Elsevier showed how research has been pivotal to economic growth and the present research landscape of Sri Lanka.

Recipients of the awards:

1.Vidyajyothi Prof H.Janaka De Silva 

– Universityof Kelaniya

2.Dr.IndikaPerera –University of Moratuwa

3.Dr.Roshan Ragel –University of Peradeniya

4.Dr.P.L.Nilantha 

–University of Ruhuna

5.Prof.Senaka Rajapakse 

–University of Colombo

The top universities honoured:

1.University of Colombo

2.University of Kelaniya

3.University of Moratuwa

4.University of Peradeniya

5.University of Ruhuna

03 04


Share This Article

Facebook Twitter


DISCLAIMER:

1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.

COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

Elpitiya test market: Implications for brands Gota and Sajith

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

In the traditional world of marketing, we tend to test market a product before going national with it. There are three test marketing areas that are normally selected by FMCG companies - Gampaha, Kandy and Negombo. The logic behind this is that the c


An efficient energy sector for economic growth

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

When I saw the advertisement about an Energy Forum organised by PUCSL for a Policy Dialogue on the importance of an efficient energy sector for economic and investment growth, I was very happy as I have been interested in this relationship for more t


Will the rule of law, ethics, and morality be above family rule and crony rule?

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

The two main contenders for the Presidency of Sri Lanka are Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Sajith Premadasa. That is stating the obvious. No doubt, some others may have a limited impact on the outcome. Minority votes may benefit Premadasa, while the Sinhala


Addressing past harm

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

The approach towards an inclusive and equal society, where all human beings are to be treated equally before the eye of law and every human being should have the right to remedy for the harm done to them, seems nothing but a façade when our memories


Columnists More