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Aiming high to reach for the sky: an account of a Graduate Chemist of the College of Chemical Sciences

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Imagine yourself at crossroads, lost; the future blank before your eyes. Seven years ago, Prasad Sanjeewa was at the same crossroad, unsure on which path he should take. Today he is a well-reputed teaching assistant at the College of Chemical Sciences. Hailing from Minuwangoda, Prasad was the second in his family, being born to visually […]


College of Chemical Sciences student Nishal Madhujith changing opportunities into success

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Egodawaththarachchilage Don Nishal Madujith is a star student at the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon (IChemC) who has made a name for himself not only as a dedicated and passionate undergraduate chemist but also as an entrepreneur. Nishal was off to a bright start as a student, toping his class almost every year at St. Joseph’s […]


Aura 2019 – The most anticipated night of the year

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Are you a “chemistry enthusiast”? A science geek perhaps? Have you ever been fascinated by the wonders and applications of ‘the central science’? Are you longing to quench that thirst for knowledge and pursue your passion in science?  If you’re someone who’s always had a passion for chemistry, then CCS is the place to be!  […]


A Friendly Basketball Match

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A friendly basketball match was held between College of Chemical Sciences vs Wayamba University at Wayamba University indoor courts. Wayamba University won the match with close score of 57-55. We congratulate both teams on an excellent game and encourage our young scientific minds at the College of Chemical Sciences to push their boundaries in many […]


IChemC undergraduate receives a research scholarship from Oxford University, UK

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Lihini Jayasinghe is a third-year undergraduate of the Graduateship in Chemistry (GIC) Programme conducted by the College of Chemical Sciences (CCS), Institute of Chemistry Ceylon. Every year, the RSC offers two scholarships for undergraduate students around the world who are passionate and enthusiastic about conducting research. As competitive as it was, out of the many […]


IChemC Graduate Chemist wins a Best Presenter award

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Uthpala Saroshan Deshapriya from the most recently graduated GIC batch of College of Chemical Sciences, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon has won the Best Presenter award at the Basic and Applied Science poster session of KDU International Research Conference 2019, held on 11th September 2019. The poster under the topic, ‘Activity of several endophytic fungal extracts […]


The 15th Convocation Ceremony of the College of Chemical Sciences

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The 15th Convocation Ceremony of the College of Chemical Sciences took place on the 25th of February 2019 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. It was a day that acknowledged all the hard work of several years of study and development for all the 149 graduates, 1 licentiate, 3 advanced diplomates and 131 diplomates. The […]


IChemC Graduate Chemist gets eleven fully funded offers to pursue a PhD in the USA

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Kanchana Chandrakanthan, a Graduate Chemist from the 35th G.I.C Batch of I.Chem.C emerged as the Shireen Jayasuriya Gold Medalist for the year 2018. She applied for graduate studies in the USA and has secured fully funded offers from all the universities she applied to; namely- Arizona State University, Louisiana State University, Kansas State University, Washington […]


Fifteenth Convocation of College of Chemical Sciences

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The 15th Convocation Ceremony of the College of Chemical Sciences took place on the 25th of February 2019 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. It was a day that acknowledged all the hard work of several years of study and development for all the 149 graduates, 1 licentiate, 3 advanced diplomates and 131 diplomates. The […]


College of Chemical Sciences Concludes the CCS Research Symposium 2018 Successfully

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The CCS Research symposium is held annually where students who have followed research projects as a partial fulfillment of the requirements of the GIC programme, present their research outcomes. The sessions were held on 22 nd and 23 rd August 2018, at the Adamantane House. In this year a poster session and a 3 Minute […]