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

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Public Lecture on “Spirituality and Sustainable Development: an Indigenous Knowledge Perspective”

NSF is organizing a Public Lecture on “Spirituality and Sustainable Development: an Indigenous Knowledge Perspective” on 12th October 2018 from 9.30-11.30 at the NSF

This Lecture is conducted by Prof. Rohana Ulluwishewa, who is a renowned expatriate living in New Zealand and currently visiting Sri Lanka. He has authored several award
winning publications related to spirituality and sustainable development which is a main aspect of the Indigenous Knowledge.

We are pleased to invite you for the above lecture.

For confirmation and further details please contact
Ms Upuli Rathnayake

STEM Learning primary magazine – special edition

Don’t miss the special tenth edition of the STEM Learning primary magazine, landing in schools now! We’ve packed it full of inspiring articles and interviews, links to fun and free resources, and an overview of all our CPD for your spring term, available to book now. Have a look at our highlights below or browse the full magazine online today, and keep an eye on our website in the coming weeks as we share the engaging content.
NSF virtual Research Group on Climate Change & Natural Disasters
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has initiated a Thematic Research Programme on Climate Change & Natural Disasters which aims to address the challenges Sri Lanka faces as a result of climate change. Through this exercise, it is expected to create a virtual research group to identify potential research groups to invite to submit research proposals.

In view of your expertise in this area of research, we are pleased to invite you to provide your valuable inputs as per the Questionnaire given in the following link.

Cover Letter Questionnaire


CLIFF-GRADS scholarships for short-term scientific training and research stays on mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from reduced food loss and waste
Call for Food Loss and Waste Proposals
The CLIFF-GRADS fellowship program invites applications from students from developing countries currently enrolled in masters or PhD programs for short-term scientific research to expand the evidence base for the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from reduced food loss and waste in priority supply chains in developing countries.

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