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11th Annual Research Symposium Faculty of Agriculture will be held on 04th April 2019

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Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

The 11th Annual Research Symposium (ARS) of the Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka is scheduled to be 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 will preside 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 has been invited as a Keynote speaker who will talk about the "Emerging Role of Geo-environmental Engineering: Appropriate Technologies for Environmental Pollution Control and Infrastructure Development". It will be highly relative with the symposium theme, since it covers the momentous area under the greener agriculture.
Eighty three (83) students are expected to present their innovative findings and end of the symposium, the most outstanding presenter will be rewarded as the “Best Presenter" for each academic module. Similarly, a 3MT competition will also be held at the latter part of the symposium. It will be 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”. This represents the bulk of collaborative research works carried out by the undergraduates.
The 11th ARS of 2019, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka has been organized with the collaboration of Ministry of Science Research and Technology. Further, it would be 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.