Thursday, 23 March 2023

Annual Colours Awards 2016/17 jointly organized by the Department of Physical Education and Sports Council, with the objective of appreciating sports performance of the undergraduates during the academic year was held on the 17th of December 2018 at the Rose Garden Reception Hall, Kadawatha.

The event was held under the patronage of the Vice- Chancellor, Prof. D.M. Semasinghe. 214 sportsmen and 150 sportswomen received University Colours for 23 sports disciplines.

The best sportsman and sportswoman in each sports discipline were awarded best performer awards and those best players were as follows.

“Gananathage Rachana”, the collection of research articles edited by Senior Lecturer Dr. Sarath Vitharana, Faculty of Social Sciences and Lecturer Mr. Chinthaka Ranasinghe, Faculty of Humanities of the University of Kelaniya was launched on the 13th of December 2018 at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Social Sciences.


The book contains Sinhala translations of 12 research articles based on the research studies conducted on society, culture, folklore and religious and political backgrounds of Sri Lanka by Prof. Gananath Obeysekara who is an award- winning professor in Human Sciences at the Princeton University, USA.

Another session of presenting Senate Awards and Cash Prizes to appreciate the researchers in the University of Kelaniya was held on the 27th of November 2018 at the Senate Room of the university.

Researchers whose papers were published in internationally recognized journals in 2017 and 2018 were appreciated and the Senate Awards and Cash Prizes were awarded to the researchers by Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, Vice- Chancellor of the university. Moreover, Senior Prof. Lakshman Senevirathne, Deputy Vice- Chancellor of the university, Deans of Faculties, Heads of Departments and members of the Senate graced the event.


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