Hon. Minister of Higher Education
S.B. Dissanayake

Secretary, Minister of Higher Education,
Dr. Sunil Jayantha Nawaratne

Chairperson, University Grants Commission,
Professor K. Shanika Hirimburegama

Director, National Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social
Sciences Dr. R.M.K. Ratnayake

Conference Chairman
Professor W. Indralal De Silva

Panel of Reviewers

Organizing Committee

Technical Sessions


    Art, Society & History

A Note on Sri Lankan Buddha Image: Its Independent Origin and Evolution
Narangoda, Prashanthi

A Comparative Study on Sidath Sangarawa Written by Ven.Pathiraja Piruwanpathi Thero and Samakalina Sinhala Lekhana Vyakaranaya; 3 Sandhi Vigrahaya Written by Prof.J.B.Dissanayake
Diwakara, A.I.

Attitudes of Local Communities Towards Heritage Management and Tourism at The Sacred City of Anuradhapura
Rajapakse, A.S.T.

Trilingual Inscription of Galle and Tamil Maritime Trade Communities: Reveal from the Tamil Inscriptions Found in the East and South East Asia
Ranasinghe, Gamini

Gender Aspects of Selected Sinhala Novel; A Feminist Approach
Gurusinghe, Latha

What the Buddha Thought About Superstitions
Jayawardena, R.G.D.

Therapeutic Potential of Kohomba Kankariya Music: a Rationale Based on Socio Cultural Context
Tilakasiri, K.R. Priyantha

ශ්‍රී ලාංකික චිත්‍රපට සංරක්ෂණය : පසුබිම යථාර්ථය සහ ඛේදවාචකය පිළිබඳ අධ්‍යයනයක්
සෙනෙවි, හිනිදුම සුනිල්

අවතරණ අවස්ථා තුළ සංඛ්‍යා භාවිතය පිළිබඳ විශ්වාස
කහඳගම, සන්ධ්‍යා

  Language & Diversity

Translation of Emotions and Typically French Contexts into Sinhala: Analysis of the Sinhala Translation of Jean-Louis Fournier’s Novel, Où on va, papa? (Apikohedayannethaaththe?)
Gunasekara, Niroshini

The Vedda Speech: A Linguistics Study with Special Reference to Dambana, Sri Lanka
Weerasekara, R.A.D.P.

Impact of War (1983 – 2009) on Jaffna Tamil: English, Sinhala and Some Indian Languages
Anandakumarasamy, Sri Ranjini

Learning language through Computer Based Speech-Focused Activities
Iddamalgoda, Sobani

Military Role of Mahatittha, the Ancient Seaport of Rajarata Civilization: A Historical Reappraisal
Bohingamuwa, Wijerathne

  Environment & Sustainability

Spatial Distribution of Population in Colombo Metropolitan Area
Weerakoon, K.G.P.K.

An Exploration of the Nature of Informal Social Support Received by Women Experiencing Domestic Violence
Dissanayake, Gunendra R.K.

Managing Green Based Alliances for Sustainable Competitive Advantage: Empirical Evidence of the Sri Lankan Hotel Industry
Samarasinghe, G.D. & Ahsan, F. J.

Recent Trends of Minimum and Maximum Surface Temperatures over Sri Lanka
Amaraweera, P.H.

Assessment of 2004 Tsunami Damage on Coastal Habitats in the Galle District
Wijeratne, Saman

Land Fragmentation, Land Size and Productivity: Empirical Evidence from Irrigated Settlements of Sri Lanka
Wickramaarachchi, N. C. & Weerahewa, Jeevika

  Management & Good Governance

Consumer Ethnocentrism as a Strategic Tool for Developing Domestic Brand Equity in Developing Countries
Wanninayake, W.M.C.B.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Company Performance: Evidence from Sri Lanka
Tilakasiri, K.K.

Continuous Professional Development: An area Highly Needed for the Development of Human Resources in University Libraries in Sri Lanka
Weerasooriya, W.A.

The Effect of High Performance Work Systems on Organizational Performance: A Case Study of Two Commercial Banks in Sri Lankan
Dayarathna, N.W.K.D.K.

Working Capital Management Practices of Sri Lankan Manufacturing Companies
Thevaruban, Janaki Samuel

Praxis of Investment Appraisal Methods: The Experience of Listed Manufacturing and Trading Companies in Sri Lanka
Kengatharan, Lingesiya

Transformational Leadership of Manager: comparative Study on Banking Sector in Sri Lanka
Abeysekera, N. & Wickramasinghe, A. & Ranasinghe, S.

Perceptions of Sri Lankan Unit Trusts’ Stakeholders on Converging With International Financial Reporting Standards
Ranasinghe,Ajanee & Senartne, Samanthi

  Education & Development

Image of the Deputy Principals in the Schools where Programme of School Improvement is being implemented: A Case Study
Kasturi Arachchi, Chandana

1970 දශකයේ ආරම්භ වූ ද්‍රවිඩ තරුණ නැගිටීම් කෙරෙහි සමකාලීන අධ්‍යාපන ප්‍රතිපත්ති තුළින් එල්ල වූ බලපෑම් පිළිබඳ අධ්‍යයනයක්
ගමගේ, ලක්මිණි

Applicability of Piaget’s Conservation Concept to Sri Lankan Children
Mukunthan, T.

Culture vs. Maturation? Are Types of Play Displayed by Sri Lankan Infant and Toddlers an Impact of Developmental Sequence Based on Maturation or Based in The Sri Lankan Cultural Context: An Exploratory Study
Pathirana, Buddhiprabha D. D.

  Law & Order

Impacts of Bio Prospecting on the Protection of Traditional Knowledge: Implications for Sri Lanka
Kamardeen, Naazima

Competing Political Actors in a Peace Process: A Case Study of Sri Lanka 2002-2005
Wijegoonawardana, N.

A Critical Study of the Security Dilemmas of Sri Lanka
Saman Kumara, Jeewaka

Decriminalization of Abortion in Sri Lanka: An Appraisal
Sumanadasa, W. A. D. J. & De Silva, W. Indralal

Post-War Peace Building in Eastern Sri Lanka: A Study on Challenges of Resettlement and Access of Basic Needs
Fazil,M. M. & Gomez, Terence

Implications of Polarity on the Economic and Political Survival of the Small States: The Case of Ceylon - 1948-1956
Samarakoon, Athulasiri Kumara

Open Skies: South Asian Experience
Wickramasinghe, Anusha

  Knowledge Economy & Inclusive Development

The Consequences of Irrigation Inequality on Livelihood Eroticism among Rural Households in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka
Aruna Shantha, A. & Asan Ali, B.G.H.

Demographic Compositions and Employment Issues of Urban Settlement Communities in Colombo District
Perera,Sunethra & Kanthi Manel, D. P.

Shelter Comfort and Protection: Housing requirement of Future Population of Sri Lanka
De Silva, Ranjith & De Silva, W. Indralal

Cross Section of Old Age Activity: A Study on Sri Lankan Sinhalese
Welgama, W.M.J. & De Silva, M.W.A.

Cloud Computing Adoption by SMEs in Australia
Senarathna, Ishan

Comparative Study on the Factors Associated with Moonlighting between Workers in Formal and Informal Sectors of Sri Lanka
Samaraweera, G.R.S.R.C. & Ranasinghe, Athula

The Role of Knowledge Economy and Demographic Dividend in Boosting the Economic Development in Sri Lanka
De Silva, W. Indralal & Perera, Nishanthi

International Remittances of Sri Lanka Labour Migrants: Channels of Transfer and It's Contribution to their Household Income
Siriwardhane, Dinesha & De Silva, W. Indralal & Amaratunga, S. P.

  Demography, Health & Wellbeing

Physico-Chemical and Phytochemical Parameters of Rubia Cordifolia Market Samples Found in Sri Lanka
Hewageegana, H.G.S.P. & Arawwawala, L.A.D.M. & Dhammarathana , I. Ariyawansa, H.A.S. & Tissera, M.H.A.

Evaluation of Some Therapeutic Effects of Ayurvedic Herbo-Minaral Formulation: Chandraprabha vati
Weerasekera, K.R. & Ratnasooriya, W.D. & Ranasingha, P. & Dhammarathana, I. & Tissera, M.H.A. & Ariyawansha H.A.S.

Relationship between Deha prakriti and Osteo-Artharities in a 300 Cases Sample
Kulanatha, I. G. P. R. & Prathapasinghe, P. A.

Labour Force Participation among Elderly in Sri Lanka
Fernando, D. N. P. & De Silva, W. Indralal

Assessment of Aahper Youth Fitness Norms: Sri Lankan (East Province) Adolescents Boys
Ketheeswaran, K.

Effect of an Ayurvedic Medhya Rasayana Therapy on Age Associated Memory Impairment
Kulathunga, R. D.H.

Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Munronia Pinnata in Healthy Wistar Rats
Hapuarachchi, S.D. & Suresh, T.S. & Senarath, W.T.P.S.K. & Hadunnetthi S.M.

Sample Phytochemical Screening and In-Vitro Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Stem Bark of Samanea Saman
Jayasiri, A. P. A. & Paranagama, P. & Senanayake, S. P. & Amarasinghe, A. P. G.

Hemoglobin Level among Overweight and Obese Adult Women
Manuha, M.I. & Iqbal , N.Z. & Nageeb, B.M. & Paranagama, P.A.

Barriers and Facilitators of Glycemic Control of Patients with T2DM in Sri Lanka
Amarasekara, A. A. T. D.

Temporal and Spatial Pattern of Salient Parasite Diseases in the Hambantota District
Edirisinghe, G.

Hypoglycaemic and Hypolipidaemic Activities of a Polyherbal Formulation in Streptozotocine – Nicotinamide Induced Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Rats
Chandrasiri, W. A. L. & Pathiratne, A.


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