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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)



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

Sri Lanka Science & Technology Statistical Handbook 2015.

Sri Lanka Science & Technology Statistical Handbook 2014

Sri Lanka Science & Technology Statistical Handbook 2013.

Vidya Newsletter Vol 21-Issue-No 01 

Vidurava-Magazine (January - March 2019) 


Research Training Fellowship opportunities for Young Researchers

Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India has called for applications for Research Training Fellowships. The prospective applicants are young researchers form developing countries. This fellowship program is fully funded (including return airfare and monthly fellowship) by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India to undertake a research project for a period of Six (06) months at an Indian Institute in all areas of Science and Technology.


The 50th anniversary publication ("Reflections" )

The National Science Foundation (NSF), is a state-funded institution under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research and it is the longest serving institution that promotes Science and Technology in Sri Lanka. Our Vision is to be the nation’s driving force in promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for the economic and social prosperity of Sri Lanka. Accordingly, NSF provides funding for research, research activities including overseas travel for conferences and training, conference support, intellectual property filling support, technology transfer and popularization of science among other things.


Knowledge Sharing Programme on Artificial Intelligence

NSF is organizing a Knowledge Sharing Programme on Artificial Intelligence to be held on 24th September 2019 from 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. at the NSF Auditorium. Resource person is a NSF grantee who has obtained a training on Artificial Intelligence in Greece under Overseas Special Training Programme.


Call for Applications - NSF Support Scheme for Supervision of Research Degrees (SUSRED) Awards 2019

SUSRED (Support Scheme for Supervision of Research Degrees) is a NSF award given to Supervisors of postgraduate research degrees (MPhils and PhDs) and Departments/Divisions/Units of institutions that support postgraduate research in Sri Lanka, in recognition of the service to the nation. Read more


Natural Resources Publication

Buy Now! (Natural Resources Publication)
You can buy the hardbound publication or e-version chapter wise. Please contact International Liaison Division (Tel: 011 2209507, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) for more details.


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