NIFS Research Assistant MS. Abiramy thureirajah received a gold medal for best thesis presentation (3 minutes) from the SLAYS 3MT competition 2018 organized by National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. Read Full news »
The Annual Research Review 2017 of the National Institute of Fundamental Studies was held successfully on 2nd April 2018 at the institute premises at Hanthana, Kandy under the patronage of Hon. Susil Premajayantha, Minister of Science, Technology and Research. Read Full news »
The National Institute of Fundamental Studies (NIFS), Sri Lanka together with ANRAP and the COMSATS Thematic Group on Natural Products organized the first Sri Lankan Regional Seminar of ANRAP in Kandy from 17th to 19th January 2018. The theme of the Seminar was “Herbal Approaches in Combating Diabetes and common Tropical Diseases”. Read Full news »
“Solar Asia 2018”, the 4th International Research Conference on Solar Energy Materials, Solar Cells and Solar Energy Applications organized by the National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Kandy was held from 4th to 6th January 2018 at Hotel Oak Ray.
Solar energy is expected to be a major supplementary power source in the very near future especially in tropical countries, like Sri Lanka. Read Full news »
නොවැම්බර් 10 යෙදෙන ලෝක විද්යා දිනයට සමගාමීව නොවැම්බර් 10 දින ජාතික විද්යා දිනය ලෙස විද්යා තාක්ෂණ සහ පර්යේෂණ අමාත්යංශය නම් කර ඇත. මෙම විද්යා දිනය සැමරීමේ මහනුවර දිස්ත්රික් ප්රධාන උත්සවය විද්යා තාක්ෂණ සහ පර්යේෂණ අමාත්යංශයේ මූලිකත්වයෙන් මහනුවර ජාතික මූලික අධ්යයන ආයතනයේදී පසුගිය සදුදා දින (2017. Read Full news »
"FIVE YEAR ROAD MAP FOR NIFS RESEARCH [2018-2022]” was held at The Rock hotel, Nuwara Eliya with the participation of Director , Secretary, Accountant,and Scientists of NIFS and other Research Council members of the NIFS on 24th and 25th October 2017 .. Read Full news »
Science Education & Dissemination Unit of NIFS was invited and participated for a Capacity Building Residential Program for Teaching Instructors. This Program conducted by the Science branch of Ministry of Education held at National Institute of Plantation management, Colombo. Read Full news »
NIFS participated for "Vidya" Science Exhibition co-organized by University of Kelaniya & Ministry of Science, Technology & Research. The exhibition was held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Science Faculty of the University of Kelaniya and filled with a lot of Science exhibits to enjoy the science for all. Read Full news »
Ms CL Kehelpannala and Mr M Mallique Qader postgraduate research students of the Natural Products Research project working under the supervision of Prof. Savitri Kumar and Prof. Read Full news »
ඉන්ටෙල් ජාත්යන්තර විද්යා හා ඉංජිනේරු සංදර්ශනයෙන් විශිෂ්ට සම්මාන දිනූ පාසල් සිසුන් විද්යා, තාක්ෂණ හා පර්යේෂණ අමාත්යතුමාගේ ඇගයීමට ලක් වේ මෙවර, ඇමරිකාවේ ලොස් ඇන්ජලීස් හි මැයි 14-19 දක්වා පැවති ඉන්ටෙල් ජාත්යන්තර විද්යා හා ඉංජිනේරු සංදර්ශනයට ශ්රී ලංකාව නියෝජනය කරමින් සහභාගී වූ ශ්රී ලාංකික පාසල් සිසු දරුවෝ තිදෙනෙක් ඉන් විශිෂ්ට සම්මාන ද්විත්වයක් සහ එක් විශේෂ සම්මානයක් සහිතව ජයග්රහණය කිරීමට සමත් වූහ. ඉන්ටෙල් ජාත්යන්තර විද්යා හා ඉංජිනේරු සංදර්ශනය යනු ලෝකයේ රටවල් 78කින් පාසල් සිසුන් 1700කට අධික සංඛ්යාවක් සහභාගි වන විද්යා ව්යාපෘති පාදක කොට ගෙන පවත්වනු ලබන ලොව විශාලතම තරගයයි. Read Full news »
National Institute of Fundamental Studies – Kandy conducted a two-day training workshop for the Science teachers of the Hanguranketha Educational Zone on 14th and 15th June 2017 at the NIFS premises on Research methodology. This was organized on the request of the Zonal Director of Education- Hanguranketha. Read Full news »
Two students of the grade 13 AL class in the science stream of S DE S Jayasinghe Central College, Dehiwala, Ravindu Sankalpa Perera and Shehan Kavishka have shown their talents and won the grand award in 4th place in the earth and environmental science category at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (INTELISEF), 2017 held at Los Angeles, California, this year with their project based on removing carcinogenic chromium ions from our natural water sources. This international competition hosted 1,778 contestants from 78 countries. Read Full news »
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. Read Full news »
National Institute of Fundamental Studies was participated in the national exhibition “Thirasara Ugayaka Haritha Udaanaya” which was organized by the Presidential Secretariat. This exhibitions was held from 31st of March 2017 to 4th of April 2017 at BMICH, Colombo. Read Full news »