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University of Peradeniya

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The First Monograph of Sri Lankan Thalloid Liverworts With Three New Species Records to the Country

Researchers from the University of Peradeniya including Dr. Sumudu Ruklani and Prof. Sumudu Rubasinghe present the first monograph of Sri Lankan thalloid liverworts with three new species records to Sri Lanka; Plagiochasma appendiculatum, Riccia crispatula and Fossombronia cristula


This comprehensive taxonomic treatment of thalloid liverworts is presented based on specimens collected from throughout the country covering all possible geographical localities. Twelve families, fifteen genera, and twenty four species of thalloid liverworts are described along with taxonomic keys, descriptions, photographs and taxonomic illustrations. This work fulfills a critical information gap on global biodiversity, biogeography, and conservation of plants.


Title: "A Search for Electric Dipole of Neutron"

By Prof. Shirvel Stanislaus from Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, USA.

Dare: 24-11-2022, Thursday
Time: 3.30 pm
Venue: P1 Theater, Physics New Building

All are cordially invited

Science Camp at Bandarawela Central College from 5th to 6th November 2022

The Science Education Unit, Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya organized the second Science Camp of the year 2022 at Bandarawela Central College from 5th to 6th November 2022, for approximately 300 G.C.E. (O/L) students and 500 G.C.E. (A/L) Science and Mathematics students. A group of 54 staff members including academic staff members, demonstrators and non-academic staff members of the Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya participated in the Science Camp. The resource persons of this programme participated voluntarily.

The main aim of this programme was to motivate young students for Science and Mathematics education. The Science Camp consisted of lecture and practical sessions on Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics including the “Wonders of Chemistry” programme. The above Science Camp was organized in collaboration with the Past Students’ Association of the Bandarawela Central College. The participants have highly valued the knowledge and motivation they received from this programme in their feedback.