Post Graduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Post Graduate Institute of Science, University of Peradeniya Academic Partnering with ICCC 2024

The 8th International Conference on Climate Change 2024 (ICCC 2024) which will be held from 8th to the 9th of February 2024 in Colombo, Sri Lanka (Hybrid Platform) ) has collaborated with Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa as an Academic Partner.

The Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS) is a National Institute established by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in 1996, by an ordinance made by the University Grants Commission under section 18 with section 24A of the Universities Act No. 16 of 1978, for the purpose of providing, promoting and developing higher education in science.

The PGIS is attached to the University of Peradeniya and depends on the university for formulation and implementation of its academic programmes and the award of postgraduate degrees.

The institute strives to achieve its principal objectives to provide postgraduate instruction and training and facilitate research in different disciplines of science by;

  • Stimulating creative thought while making available existing knowledge in the chosen fields
  • Providing an atmosphere where free intellectual activity can flourish
  • Including a responsibility and sensitivity about the scientific and technological needs of the society

The Director is the principal executive, academic and accounting officer of the institute while the Board of Management is the principal authority of the institute.

PGIS Vision: To be an internationally renowned centre of excellence for Postgraduate Training, Innovative Research & Development in Sciences.

PGIS Mission: To contribute to the development of a globally recognized society with social sensitivity, ethical rectitude and economic prosperity to promote innovative research and outreach activities in an intellectually stimulating and a conducive academic environment.

The Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS) offers distinguished postgraduate research programs leading to the coveted degrees of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). These programs are meticulously designed to encompass a fusion of coursework and research within carefully chosen areas of study. Master’s programs are available in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, Plant Sciences, Science Education, Statistics, Computer Science, and Zoological Sciences. Additionally, we extend a specialized offering: a Postgraduate Diploma in Science Education.

A highlight in academic calendar is the PGIS Research Congress—an annual flagship event conducted by the Postgraduate Institute of Science. This Congress serves as a paramount platform for the exchange of knowledge and the presentation of cutting-edge research. It provides an exciting opportunity to not only disseminate groundbreaking findings but also to establish valuable networks among scientists, fostering collaboration and connectivity within Sri Lanka and on an international scale.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of ICCC 2024, where you can engage with leading experts from around the world. Register today to secure your slot at this prestigious event!

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