Members of the Young Researchers’ Forum are open to all postgraduate
students currently registered for an M.Phil. or a Ph.D., and M.Sc (during their
project phase) at the Postgraduate Institute of Science, young research
scientists and university staff who are active in scientific research in
universities and other universities and other institutions.
First executive committee of the YRF
Lakshman Dissanayake (Director, PGIS)
President: Ms. V. M.
Secretory: Mr. Dionysius
Members: Dr. Inoka Karunarathne, Dr. Varuni
Senevirathne, Mr. L. V. Ranaweera, Mr. D. M. M. Krishantha, Mr. A. M. C.
Herath, Mrs. Jilushi Damunupola and Dr. H. M. Nazir
Activities carried out under the first executive committee of YRF-PGIS
- Half-day seminar session on 14th
September 2005 (40 participants)
- A seminar on ‘Resume and interview tips’ by Dr.
Ravi Ranathunga (Procter and Gamble Co., U.S.A.) on Dec. 20, 2005
- Half-day seminar session on 25th
January 2006 at the IFS, as an event under the ‘World Year of Physics’
- A poster session on 28th April 2006
(as a part of the 10th Anniversary programmes of the PGIS) and compilation and publishing of an abstract volume of the posters (54 participants)
- Half day session followed by Annual General
meeting of the YRF on 26th June 2006(46 participants)