Vavuniya Campus is geographically away from the technologically enriched capital city of Sri Lanka, cutting edge laboratory facilities, number of scientists, and potential experts. Therefore, the enhancement of the research capabilities of students, guided by the staff, through improved silo-free laboratories with fully-fledged facilities, will make the staff and students work on knowledge domain of regional importance. This activity facilitates undergraduate/postgraduate research programs and many international publications and patents to the faculty.
Sri Lankan graduates are far behind and to be far ahead is developing research skills, creating new knowledge and disseminating the new knowledge to the world through publications. This activity will facilitate postgraduate research programs and many international publications and patents to the faculty. These research laboratories will help to attract the national international researchers and make lot of collaboration and scholarship opportunities. This activity will improve the University and webometric ranking.
|5.1 Strengthening the research capabilities of students (and staff) using research laboratories||Computer Vision and Embedded System Laboratory and Workshops.|
|Student Conference /Symposium|
|5.2 Facilitating students in organizing community workshop for disseminating their research findings on burning community and environment-related issues||Community workshop on current burning issues|
|Development of Faculty Website|
|5.3 Establishing student centered fully facilitated manuscript development laboratory||Manuscript writing Lab.|
|Workshop on accessing scientific articles|
|Workshop on plagiarism detection tools|
|Workshop in Postgraduate Studies Opportunities for students and staff|
|Workshop on Research Methodology/Scientific Writing|
News, Events and Announcements
- The online workshop on accessing scientific articles was conducted by Dr.T.Kokul, Senior lecturer, Department of Physical science, Vavuniya campus on June 20, 2020. The workshop was conducted online from 8.30 am to 11.00 am. The workshop was organized for the final year research students of the Faculty of Applied Science.
- The workshop on handling plagiarism detection tools and library e-resources was conducted by Mr.S.Shanmugathasan, Senior Assistant Librarian, Vavuniya campus and Mrs.T.Janen, Senior Assistant Librarian, Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna on July 27, 2020. The workshop was conducted from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm at the computer laboratory of the Faculty of Applied Science, Pampaimadu, Vavuniya Campus. The workshop was organized for all academic and academic-support staff attached to the Faculty of Applied Science.
- The community workshop on current environmental and technical issues was held on September 27, 2020. The workshop facilitated by the undergraduate, final year students from Faculty of Applied Science, and their involvement in these programs is an amazing opportunity to disseminate their research findings and knowledge. This workshop was organized to disseminate undergraduate students’ research findings on burning community and environment-related issues to the community students (Grade 10 and Grade 11) from the Vavuniya district, with the help of the staff of the Vavuniya Divisional Secretariat.
- The annual student research congress was held on December 02, 2020, at the Faculty of Applied science, Vavuniya Campus. With the current situation in the country, the conference was held as a virtual conference, however, the inauguration ceremony was held physically with campus staff and the Vice-Chancellor. The conference offered five poster sessions for the undergraduate students. A total of 25 abstracts+posters were submitted by the undergraduate students to the conferences from different parts of the country. Of these all papers, only 18 papers were accepted for presentation and publications.