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Y. Vindula Alwis of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon wins the Runners up at the Inter-University Undergraduate Thesis competition

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Y. Vindula Alwis, a graduate Teaching Assistant to the College of Chemical Sciences, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, has succeeded in bringing glory to his Alma Mater by securing the Second Place in the Inter-University Undergraduate Thesis competition, organized by the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS). Out of several candidates from nine […]


Inter University Quiz and Poster Competition for Chemical Sciences

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Inter University Quiz and Poster Competition for Chemical Sciences organized by Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS )was held on 19th September 2020. The Quiz competition was held for three rounds. One written exam, semi final round and the final round. The team from College of Chemical Sciences, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon […]


The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has granted a prestigious scholarship to third year undergraduate of the Graduateship in Chemistry

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The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has granted a prestigious scholarship to third year undergraduate of the Graduateship in Chemistry (GIC) program conducted by the College of Chemical Sciences, Pujani Usliyanage The Royal Society of Chemistry annually offers two scholarships for undergraduate students around the world to carry out a research project in the United Kingdom. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Aura 2018 Talent Show

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Aura 2018, is an extravaganza signature event organized annually by the Student Association of College of Chemical Sciences. It is a talent show where the talented Chemists-to-be and Graduate Chemists performed their acts. This time it was held at the BMICH Main Hall for the 10th consecutive time. The event was very colourful with dance acts, singing performances […]


Ms Nikila Paranamana won the best research poster award at the CCS Research Symposium 2017

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The best Research Poster Award of the CCS Research Symposium was won by Ms. Nikhila Paranamana, who presented on the topic ‘Investigation of Plant Materials as Corrosion Inhibitors for Mild Steel’, a project in the stream of Electroanalytical Chemistry. Her research project was supervised by Professor K A S Pathiratne, Senior Lecturer, College of Chemical […]