The research capabilities of the College of Chemical Sciences was recently expanded so as to enable postgraduate research in addition to the undergraduate research work. Through this scheme the College of Chemical Sciences opens its doors to prospective research students to conduct their research project at the College and utilized all the resources which we possess. Not only that, the College also provides research funding through a scheme of competitive grants to promising research candidates.
Postgraduate level research is conducted in collaboration with external academic entities where the students are enrolled for postgraduate degrees in Sri Lankan State Universities and the College of Chemical Sciences provides them access to state-of-the-art instrumentation and other requires physical resource as well as funding. This scheme provides the students the opportunity to work with a member of our distinguished academic staff who represent the finest chemists in Sri Lankan tertiary education system.
We offer students a selection of research areas in the chemical sciences for postgraduate studies with our major research strengths in the areas of Bio-fuel and Renewable Energy, Computational Chemistry, Applied Analytical Chemistry, and Natural Product Chemistry.