The Editorial Committee for the Annual Research Symposium of the University of Colombo invites the academic staff members and postgraduate students of the University of Colombo to submit abstracts/extended abstracts to be considered for presentation at the Technical Sessions of the Annual Research Symposium in November 2019. The abstracts should be based on original research work and, if accepted, should be presented by a staff member or a postgraduate student of the University of Colombo. All accepted abstracts will be published in the Proceedings Book of the Annual Research Symposium 2019, University of Colombo.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EVALUATION, EACH SUBMISSION SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS.

Abstract – not exceeding 300 words

Extended abstract (inclusive of background, objectives, research design/materials and methods, results/ findings, conclusions) – not exceeding 1000 words

The Author’s declaration form.

Guidelines for preparation of the abstract and extended abstract are attached. Please follow the instructions carefully. Please note that abstracts/extended abstracts that are not prepared according to the guidelines provided, or are submitted after the deadline, will not be considered for review. The Editorial Committee reserves the right to make alterations to the text of the abstract which will improve its quality.
Authors should send in their abstracts/extended abstracts to the Faculty Editor by 19 July 2019.

Professor Naazima Kamardeen
Chairperson

Dr. Dinithi Karunanayake
Editor

Dr. Chamila Dalpathadu
Co-Editor