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"Reflections" published to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the National Science Foundation is now available to download. Click here (pdf, 40mb)

 ‘The booklet presents NSF at a glance covering vision, mission, mandate, organizational structure and landmark achievements. It also gives a brief introduction to programmes and activities carried out to deliver its mandate entailed with success stories’. Click here (pdf, 11.4mb)



Achievements of NSF Research Grant Recipients Reseach Projects completed during 2008 - 2015 can be downloaded from here.

 New_Cover_page.jpg_copyTHE JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (JNSF) Impact Factor for 2018: 0.419, according to Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition. MORE


THE JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE (JSS) This journal has been published since 1978 and issues containing the latest social science contributions to the understanding of Sri Lankan society. MORE

The Conference Proceedings of the International Conference on Social and Cultural Nexus of Science and Technology Development (SCST) now available 

Sri Lanka Science & Technology Statistical Handbook 2015.



Vidya Newsletter Vol 21-Issue-No 03 

Vidurava-Magazine (January - March 2019) 


Inter School Science Society Competition 2020

Click here to download the Sinhala application.

Click here to download the English Application


International Workshop on Policy making for transforming silo-based education to STEM Education at Colombo on 10-12 June 2020

Sorry! This workshop has been cancelled due to global pandemic situation 



!! This workshop has been rescheduled to 10-12 June 2020 !!


National Science Foundation (NSF) of Sri Lanka is organizing the International Workshop on Policy making for transforming silo-based education to STEM Education to be held from 24-26 March 2020 in Colombo.

The NSF is organizing this event jointly with the Centre for Science Technology of the Non-Aligned & other developing countries (S&T NAM Centre) and the Ministry of Higher Education, Technology and Innovation. The Conference aims at bringing academics, researchers, policymakers and development practitioners together to discuss and debate various issues related to STEM education. 


  • Workshop Flyer (pdf, 1.7mb)
  • Application form local (doc)
  • Online Registration - 



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