Science Communication and Outreach Division

"Science for All"

According to the Science and Technology Development Act No.11 of 1994 one of the main functions of the NSF is to popularise science amongst the people.

Key Activities/ Programmes

  • Establishing School, University and Community Science Societies
  • Conducting science competitions
  • Publishing Vidurava science magazine in topics of importance
  • Developing science communication tools & conducting programmes
  • Training Science Communicators
  • Facilitating Science Popularization and STEAM activities
  • Facilitating S&T publications
  • Providing recognition for science popularization/promoting science
  • NSF Award for Teachers
  • NSF Science Popularization Award for media personnel
  • Celebration of World Science Day
  • NSF special project in promoting science education in under-performing schools
Recent Activities
Principal Staff