The General Research Committee Award (GRC) -2015 was presented to Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake at the opening ceremony of the Annual Sessions of SLAA Sheld at BMICH on 30th November 2015. SRI LANKA ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE (SLAAS)General Research Committee Award has been instituted to encourage and recognize Sri Lankan Scientists who have carried out exceptionally high qualityresearch/pioneering research in Sri Lanka over a period of time. This award is given forthe total research contribution of a scientist rather than for his/her contribution to asingle research project.
A member of SLAAS with high quality/pioneering research work carried out in Sri Lankaover a period of time and having at least FIVE quality publications in peer reviewedjournals are eligible to apply for the award. Selected nominees for the award will berequested by the GRC to make an oral presentation on a pre-arranged date, to a panel.