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ICHEMC Researchers win the President’s Award for Scientific Research

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“They believed they could; so they did”
We congratulate Dr. Sameera Ranmal Gunatilake, Senior lecturer, College of Chemical Sciences, and Ms. Chathuri Peiris, research assistant currently reading for her Mphil at the University of Colombo, for being awarded the President’s Award for Scientific Research at the Presidential awards, held on the 26th of August 2019 at the Taj Samudra. The crowning moment of their hard work on a multitude of scientific endeavors, one of which was in the form of a review article- “Biochar based removal of antibiotic sulfonamides and tetracyclines in aquatic environments: a critical review”
Publication date- 2017/12/1
Source- Bioresource Technology
Volume- 246
Pages- 150-159
Publisher- Elsevier
Both have been active researchers at the Institute since 2015 and have made several worthy publications in the years that followed. Driven with passion, commitment, and spirit towards uplifting research, the honor they have brought to the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon is of the utmost to all residing at the CCS premises!
Wish you all the very best!!