Sri Lanka needs to adapt to emerging technological advancements if it is to achieve rapid economic development. Senior Minister Scientific Affairs Professor Tissa Vitarana stated this at the Nanotchnology for National Development seminar facilitated by the National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka (NASSL). Source: Financial Times Read full Article..
18 – 19 May 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia– Report of Prof.Vijaya Kumar, President, NASSL I attended the above conference on behalf of the NASSL and as President and since our 2012-2013 President, Dr. Kingsley de Alwis had been elected President Elect of the Science Council of Asia (SCA) at the 12th Conference in 2012, I […]
Dr Lakmali Amarasiri, Senior Lecturer in Physiology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, is one of 10 participants selected by the Inter Academies Medical Panel (IAMP) to attend the Young Physician Leaders Asia programme scheduled to be held in April 2013 in Singapore in conjunction with the World Health Summit Regional Meeting for […]
The Inaugural General Assembly of the Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) was held in conjunction with the International Symposium on Improving the Quality of Life through Science and the Science Communication Leadership Workshop at the Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka 16-19 October 2012 Hosted by: The National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka Supported by: IAP […]
Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman Prof. Priyan Dias As the Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA) march for education was wending its way from Kalutara to Moratuwa on Thursday 27th September 2012, a curiously parallel activity was taking place at the auditorium of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement Science (SLAAS), namely the delivery of a lecture by Professor Atta ur Rahman, FRS, […]
We, delegates and participants of Science Council of Asia Management Board Meeting, General Assembly and International Symposium, have affirmed with one voice, it is time to work together to save our nations. We are convinced that green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication should contribute to meet key goals based on the Rio+20 […]
After more than 10 years of gathering and analyzing data produced by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Tevatron collider, scientists from the CDF and DZero collaborations have found their strongest indication to date for the long-sought Higgs particle. Squeezing the last bit of information out of 500 trillion collisions produced by the Tevatron for each […]