Faculty Internationl Events
3rd International conference on “oral cancer, oral potentially malignant disorders, smokeless tobacco and areca nut”
Faculty of Dental Sciences| 14 July 2019
Third international conference on “oral cancer, oral potentially malignant disorders, smokeless tobacco and areca nut” organized by the centre for Research in Oral Cancer (CROC) was successfully completed on 14th July 2019 at K bambaradeniya Auditorium, Faculty of Dental Sciences. The theme of the event was “towards a society free of oral cancer". This event was jointly organized by the Centre for Research in Oral Cancer of the Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Ministry of Health, SLT project committee of the National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA) and Presidential Task Force on Drug Prevention. First pre conference workshop was held on the 12th on the topic of Smokeless Tobacco and Areca nut control in Sri Lanka. This workshop was conducted with the participation of all stake holders and a strategic plan for the next five years was discussed and finalized. Second workshop on Imaging and diagnostic aids in the management of Oral cancer and OPMD was held at the CPC hall on the same day.
International Conference on Environment and Medical Statistics 2020 (ICEMS 2020)
Faculty of Science| 9-10 January 2020
The International Conference on Environmental and Medical Statistics (ICEMS) 2020 was held on the 9th and 10th of January 2020 with the participation of around 70 people representing various national and international universities, research institutions and industries. This Conference was jointly hosted by the Department of Statistics & Computer Science, Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya and Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS) in collaboration with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), USA.
Establishing Collaborations with Choonhae College of Health Sciences, Ulsan City, South Korea and Implementation of Staff & Student Exchange Programme
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences| July 2020
Dr. Rasika Illeperuma, Senior Lecturer, Department of Medical Laboratory Science visited Prof. Hee Jin Kim, the President of the Choonghae College of Health Sciences, Ulsan, South Korea on invitation to discuss regarding the implementation of the student staff exchange programme between two universities. Dr. Illeperuma being the founder and the coordinator of this MOU was invited to visit Choonhae College of Health Sciences to discuss the future endeavours as well as to deliver a lecture on the topic “Health System of Sri Lanka”. President and the staff of the Choonghae College of Health Sciences warmly welcomed Dr. Illeperuma and had lengthy discussions on how to implement the staff & student exchange programme. As an initiative, ten nursing students from Choonghae College of Health Sciences will visit Sri Lanka (in July 2019) with few staff members to participate for community based activities together with nursing students of the UOP. From Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, two Nursing Department staff members will be invited to the Choonghae College of Health Sciences, for a training programme. This project is supported by a KOICA grant received for the Nursing Department of the Choonghae College of Health Sciences, Ulsan, S. Korea.