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Ministry of Technology and Research

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Island-wide essay competition on Renewable Energy towards a better future

Professor SIVALINGAM SIVANANTHAN (Director-Microphysics Laboratory, Department of Physics, Adjunct Professor- Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Distinguished Professor- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago, Chief Executive Officer -EPIR Technologies Inc. , USA) in collaboration with Sri Lankan scientists working in the field of Solar Cells has launched an island-wide essay competition opened to all school students in the age group of 16-19 yrs under the patronage of Sivanathan Laboratories Inc., USA and National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. The aim is to inspire the country’s younger generation to actively participate in programmes directed towards solving the energy problem in the country.

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Training Programme on Plant Tissue Culture

Organized by the Institute of Fundamental Studies (IFS). Covering the following aspects.

  1. i) Tissue culture basics
  2. ii) Micro propagation of Plants

Ornamental plants, Foliage plants and Medicinal plants

  1. iii) Duration – 01 month (except weekends and public holidays)
  2. iv) Course fee Rs. 50,000/- per person including meals, accommodation, course materials etc.
Click here to download the application form.

Staff Training Programme 2014

Staff training programme (2day) suggested by the Honorable Minister of Technology and Research Mr. Patali Champika Ranawaka, was held from 10 - 11 May 2014 at Wayamba Training Institute - Wariyapola. Photo Gallery »

Annual Research Sessions 2013

Annual Research Sessions of the Institute of Fundamental Studies 2013 was held from 20th to 21st February 2014 at the IFS main auditorium. Click here to download the PDF version of the 'Annual Research Sessions 2013' book.

Presidential Awards for Scientific Research 2014

IFS researchers received Presidential awards for Scientific Research from 2007-2009 Read more...

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Director's Message

The Institute of Fundamental Studies is in the forefront of scientific research in Sri Lanka. Read More...

Virtual Tours

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Career Opportunities
Collaborative and Consultation Division (CCD)

A new Division established to function as an instrument for collaborative research and to transfer scientific knowledge and technologies developed at the IFS to the society at large.

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