Why is this the right time to take up STEM?

Former US president says, “While I was researching for this article, I stumbled upon a blog, which read: “If Susan can learn physics, so can you.” This is the tale of a girl who had never studied physics and had not learned anything beyond sixth grade math just because people told her she was not a ‘math person’. It was only during her undergraduate philosophy course that she discovered the joy of learning physics, and it changed the course of her life forever!” ….. read more

Sahasak Nimavum 2018

Sahasak Nimavum 2018
Island-wide search now on for talented inventors

Island-wide selection process aiming at ‘Sahasak Nimavum 2018’, National Invention and innovation exhibition organized by the Sri Lanka Inventors Commission (SLIC) is now in progress at provincial level.

Inventions selected at the provincial level will be qualified for the national exhibition and “Dasis” Trophy will be awarded for the most outstanding invention in each category along with cash prizes. All the winning entries will be awarded a certificate and will be entitled to enjoy great privileges such as opportunity to participate in international completions and provision of guidance in commercialization

 For more details and application, please visit http://slic.gov.lk/en/

TWAS Award – 2018

The TWAS/NSF Prize for Young Scientists is awarded annually to talented young scientists who attained a high level of excellence in research work in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. Amount of US $ 2,000 granted by the TWAS will be distributed among the prize winners. A certificate will also be issued to the winners by the NSF.

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First Term Evaluation Papers for 2018

  • Grade 2, 3,4 ,5 & 6 First Term Evaluation English Language Test papers will be uploaded on 23rd of March 2018.
  • Grade 7, 9 and 10 First Term Evaluation Science and Mathematics Test Papers will be uploaded on 30th of March 2018.
  • Grade10 First Term Evaluation Science Online Test will be available in the MySchool.lk website officially from 16th of March onwards.

e-ASIA Joint Research Program (the e-ASIA JRP)

7th Joint Call for Proposals to be submitted by 26th April 2018

The  e-ASIA  Joint  Research  Program aims  to  develop  a  vibrant  and  collaborative  research  community  in Science and Technology, to promote innovation in the East Asian region, and to contribute to the region’s economic development. As a part of the program, Member Organizations of the e-ASIA JRP are implementing a joint call for proposals of multilateral cooperative research activities in the fields of Alternative Energy, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management and Health Research.

Visit http://www.the-easia.org/jrp/ for more details.