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Repair and Instrumentation Unit


Repair and Instrumentation Unit of the Faculty of Science is currently maintained by the Department of Physics. This unit carries out required repair and maintenance works of the electric and electronic items including laboratory equipment, instruments, devices etc. A well experienced technical officer is attached to the unit which is functioning under the supervision of a senior staff member.


Glass Blowing Unit


Glass Blowing Center of the Department of Chemistry, University of Kelaniya provides a unique service to government and private sector by undertaking manufacture and repair of a variety of glassware for their needs. The Centre currently has all the facilities including two foreign trained glass blowers.


Research Services Centre, Faculty of Science

Research Services Centre (RSC) has been recently set up by the University under the HETC Window 4 project. It is meant for facilitating and promoting commercialisation of research and related activities at the Faculty of Science. Some of our key areas of services open to the industry are in the fields of Botany, Biochemistry, Bio Techniques, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environment Management, Industrial Management, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physics, Plant Biotechnology, Software, Statistics and Zoology.


Staff Development Unit
The Staff Development Unit of the Faculty of Science conducts activities to promote, and nurture professional development of the academic and non-academic staff of the faculty as well as to streamline training and orientation programs at the Faculty to enhance the quality of education at the Faculty.

Ants of Sri Lanka
The website on ants of Sri Lanka summarizes the findings of extensive field surveys conducted in several districts, on various kinds of ants.It contains information about their habitats, families and unique behaviors.