Outstanding Research Supervisors honoured with NSF Awards

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Commemoration of the International Women's Day 2024: Launch of the NSF WEST Programme

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Strengthening National Research, Development and Innovation Eco-System

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Participation of Sri Lankan Team at the 7th Belt and Road Teenager Maker Camp and Teacher Workshop 2023 in China

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NSF wins the Gold Award at the Best Annual Reports & Accounts Awards Ceremony 2023

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NSF leads piloting STEAM Educational Excursion : Beyond the school curriculum

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NSF Promotes Evidence Based Decision Making in the Country

Launching of the “Evidence based decision making programme: Research into practice” was held on 12th September 2023 at the NSF Board Room with the participation of decision makers from the National Dengue Control Unit, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, NSF Management, Committee members of the Research Programme on Health Science (RPHS) Ad hoc Committee and NSF grantees.

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NSF wins the Best Performance Award at the 9th Biennial Conference on Science and Technology ( BICOST-IX )

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National Consultation on Sustainable Recovery and Inclusive Development

As Sri Lanka navigates the challenges posed by the present crisis in the country, the National Science Foundation (NSF), Sri Lanka recognizes the critical role, that social sciences play in shaping effective policies for recovery and inclusive development. In order to facilitate a wider engagement of academia in social sciences along with the policy practitioners, relevant government officials, experts and also specialists from the Association of Asian Social Science Research Councils (AASSREC), we are organizing a national consultative forum focusing on sustainable recovery and inclusive post-crisis development.

31st July 2024, Colombo
  1. To conduct a comprehensive analysis from a social science perspective to identify root causes and socio-economic trends that have contributed to the current crisis in the country.
  2. To promote dynamic engagement among stakeholders through shared experience to gain a comprehensive understanding of the prevailing crisis and to explore diverse avenues for sustainable recovery.
  3. To collaboratively formulate well-informed policy recommendations aimed at achieving inclusive and sustainable recovery.
  1. Economic Development
  2. Education
  3. Social Development and Social Protection
  4. Agriculture and Food Security
  5. Health
Last updated on : 24/07/2024
Mr Wasantha Anurudha
Head, Policy Research Division
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