International Conference on ‘Social and Cultural Nexus of Science and Technology Development (SCST)’ – Colombo, Sri Lanka, 29-30 August 2019

The National Science Foundation (NSF) of Sri Lanka is planning an International Conference on ‘Social and Cultural Nexus of Science and Technology Development (SCST)’ in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 29-30 August 2019.

The Conference aims to bring together academics, researchers, policymakers and development practitioners to discuss and debate on various social and cultural aspects related to S&T development.

Important Dates to remember:

·          Closing date for Abstracts                                :15th April, 2019

·          Acceptance of Abstracts by the NSF                  : 15th June, 2019

·          Full paper submission                                      : 30th June, 2019

·          Closing date for Conference registration           : 22nd July, 2019

More information on the Conference registration and paper submission can be obtained by visiting the website scst.nsf.gov.lk

The Sri Lankan Junior Science Olympiad Competition – 2019

The objective of SLJSO is to promote interest in science among school students, exposing them to problem-solving, critical thinking and experimentation and to select best students to represent the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) annually. The Institute of Physics Sri Lanka has made arrangements to hold the national competition (SLJSO) annually. The SLJSO is open for science students who are sixteen years or younger on 31st December of the competition year. The competition shall be conducted in Sinhala/English/Tamil media on a date decided by IPSL. The examination paper shall consist of 50, Multiple Choice Questions based on physics, chemistry, biology, and Mathematics taught at 6- 11 level syllabuses in Sri Lanka. Based on performance at SLJSO, Gold, Silver, Bronze Medals with a certificate will be awarded to the contestants. The best-selected contestants may represent the International Junior Science Olympiad with the guidance and support from the Institute of Physics.

Examination date: 2019-04-06 Saturday
Registration deadline: 2019-03-22

Visit : http://www.ipsl.lk/index.php/events/science-olympiad