National Workshop on “Sri Lankan Lichens”

The 4th National Lichen Workshop 2017  was held at the National Institute of Fundamental Studies (NIFS)  from 24th to 26th of May 2017  with the collaboration of  Dilmah Conservation in creating a deeper understanding about lichens among young scientists encouraging them towards new areas of study and exploration. 

The three day workshop was conducted by an eminent team of scientists which consist of   Dr Pat Wolseley (Natural History Museum of UK), Dr Gothamie Weerakoon (Visiting Scientist, NIFS) along with Prof. Siril Wijesundara (Research Professor, NIFS) shared knowledge for a better understanding of the unexplored world of lichens. Moreover, International  Documentary artist of the National Geographic Society, Mathew Cicanese, and Erika Reiter gave their contributions to fulfill the goals of the activity. 



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