University of Moratuwa’s recently initiated Inaugural Lecture Series brings out newly appointed Professors to the public view. The objective being to communicate and inspire with their research and societal impact with of course the intention of generating more interaction and positive connectivity.
Inaugural lecture represents a significant milestone in a university academics career when one observes the practice elsewhere. The event celebrates their promotion to the rank of Professor or other Professorship at the University. University of Moratuwa, Faculty of Graduate Studies is hosting the event as a public event – with the current restrictions in place. As a hybrid event anyone who is interested can join in and celebrate a career in research as one prepares for even more contribution subsequently. The inaugural lecture will offer both in-person and virtual access through Zoom and Facebook Live.
The seventh lecture in the series is by Professor Virajini Karunaratne of Department of Textile and Apparel Engineering and she will speak on ‘Diving into Traditional Costume Fashions: A discourse on our heritage’. 31 March at 3:00 p.m.