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The Cabinet Minister of Technology, Technical Education and Employment, Hon.Susil Premjayantha declared new four- story building at the National Institute of Fundamental Studies.
This new building complex contains laboratories and a library which was constructed at a cost of 176 million grants by the treasury. After opening of the new building, he delivered a speech regarding his aims of using local scientists to engage in research for the development of the country and he appreciated the research work carried out by the NIFS scientist so far.
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“විදු ලොවට මං කියාදෙන සොබාදහම”
ජාතික මුලික අධ්යයන ආයතනය හා මධ්යම පළාත් අධ්යාපන දෙපාර්තමේන්තුව මගින් සංවිධානය කරනු ලබන තරඟාවලිය
පාසැල් සිසුන් අතර සොබාදහම තම පැවැත්ම සදහා භාවිතා කරන ක්රම විධි හා ඒවා මානව වර්ගයාගේ සුභසිද්ධිය සදහා අනුකරණය (ජෛවානුකරණය) කර ඇති ආකාරය පිළිබදව අවබෝධය ලබා දීම තුලින් සොබාදහම දෙස නවතාවයකින් බැලීමට උනන්දු කරවීම.
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An educational workshop for students was conducted by the Research Assistants of the NIFS
An educational workshop for students in Vidyartha Vidyalaya, Rajanganaya , Nochchiyagama was conducted by the research assistants of the NIFS spanning three days from the 1st to 3rd of August. The main objective of this workshop was to help students who sit for the GCE O/L examination in 2015 and 2016 to gain some extra knowledge and ignite interest in Mathematics, Science and English.
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Wining an Award for the Best Presentation
Mrs. J.M.K.W. Kumari, Research Assistant, Condensed Matter Physics research group supervised by Prof. M.A.K.L. Dissanayake , National Institute of Fundamental Studies has won the award for the Best Poster Presentation at the 5th International conference on Functional Materials and Devices (ICFMD 2015) at Malaysia on 4-6th August 2015organized by the Centre of Ionics, University of Malaya.
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We are at the beginning of Climate Extremes!!
Work shop on Impact of Climate change on water, Food and Environment in Sri Lanka was held at National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Colombo office on 25- 26 June 2015. Prof. Niamal Gunawardene, University of Peradeniya, Mr.S.Premalal, Deputy Director of Meteorology Department, Prof. W.L Sumathipala and Prof. C.S de Silva, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Dr. H.Manthirithilake, Sri Lanka Development Initiative and Dr. Tanuja Ariyananda from Lanka Rainwater Harvesting Forum delivered special lectures on impacts of climate change on water resources, on agriculture, health and environment and impact on changing coastal zone water resources.
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Speech of the Honorable Minister of Higher Education and Research, Dr. Sarath Amunugama at NIFS premises on 1st of June 2015
Honorable Minister of Higher Education and Research, Dr. Sarath Amunugama visited NIFS premises on 1st of June 2015 and addressed the staff of National Institute of Fundamental Studies (NIFS).
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School Science & Engineering Programme- SSEP (2015) organized by the National Institute of Fundamental Studies (NIFS)
in collaboration with
Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, was held on 20th & 21st March 2015 at the National Institute of Fundamental Studies- Kandy.
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First phase of the “Inculcate Scientific Methodology and novel teaching techniques for the level of Junior Secondary Education in Sri Lanka (ISTIF)” project is successfully completed.
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A public awareness programme on “Space Technology for the benefit of human beings” was
conducted at the Kandy City Center on 15th of November 2014. Over 1500 people participated
in this programme which consisted of an exhibition, demonstrations of space models, special
events for kids.
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Training Programme on Plant Tissue Culture
Organized by the Institute of Fundamental Studies (IFS). Covering the following aspects.
- i) Tissue culture basics
- ii) Micro propagation of Plants
Ornamental plants, Foliage plants and Medicinal plants
- iii) Duration – 01 month (except weekends and public holidays)
- iv) Course fee Rs. 50,000/- per person including meals, accommodation, course materials etc.