Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
The 11th Annual Research Symposium (ARS) of the Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka is scheduled was held on 04th April 2019, under the theme of “Greener Agriculture for Environmental Sustainability”. Dr. B.A. Karunaratne, Vice Chancellor, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka presided the event as the Chief Guest. Prof. Ken Kawamoto, Department of Environmental Science and Infrastructure Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Japan was the Keynote speaker who talked about the "Emerging Role of Geo-environmental Engineering: Appropriate Technologies for Environmental Pollution Control and Infrastructure Development". It was highly relative with the symposium theme, since it covered the momentous area under the greener agriculture.
Eighty three (83) students presented their innovative findings and end of the symposium, the most outstanding presenter rewarded as the “Best Presenter" for each academic module. Similarly, a 3MT competition was also held at the latter part of the symposium. It was a new and challenging assessment technique for the scientific works carried out by the undergraduates. Abstracts of papers presented at this symposium will be published as ‘Proceedings of the Symposium”.
The 11th ARS of 2019, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka was organized with the collaboration of Ministry of Science Research and Technology. Further, it was a productive research forum that will facilitate the exchange of new ideas and make a significant contribution towards the advancement of research culture in the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka.