Faculty of Science

University of Peradeniya

Faculty of Science

University of Peradeniya

News & Events

Recent News and Events

Dr. H.A.C.K. Ariyarathna of the Department of Botany has been awarded a 2020 OWSD Early Career Fellowship

Dr. H.A.C.K. Ariyarathna was among the 23 women scientists from the developing world who were selected as the 2020 OWSD Early Career Fellows. The Early Career fellows were selected from a competitive pool of candidates based on the strength of their research proposals and their proven scientific excellence as well as leadership skills.

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Appointment of New Head

Dr. V.A. Seneviratne completed her three-year tenure as the Head of the Department on 14th January, 2021 and Dr. V. Sivakumar was appointed as the Head for a period of three years with effect from 15th January, 2021. The Department wishes to thank the outgoing Head for her dedication, commitment and true leadership demonstrated during her period of office. While congratulating Dr. Sivakumar on his appointment, the Department wishes him good luck in steering the Department in the coming years.