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Presidential Awards 2015

Presidential Awards 2015

Two academicians from the Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka were awarded at the recently held Presidential Awards Ceremony for Scientific Publication for the year 2013. Dr. A.R. Kumarasinghe, Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Science and Technology and Dr. Dinesh D. Jayasena, Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Animal Science received these prestigious awards at a ceremony held at the Water’s Edge on November 18, 2015, graced by His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, the President of Sri Lanka, and the Hon. Susil Premajayantha, Minister for Science, Technology & Research. The awarding ceremony was jointly organized by the National Research Council, the Ministry of Science, Technology & Research and the Presidential Secretariat with the aim of promoting and supporting scientists in Sri Lanka.

Selection is carried out in a wider range of categories and based on a two-tier system (, which includes a measure of journal quality based on Impact Factor also taking into consideration that different disciplines have widely differing Impact Factors for their journals, and the quantum of research published by a scientist.
UWU family wishes these academicians a great future ahead!







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