Workshop on Ethics, governance & responsibility in global health research collaborations

Workshop on Ethics, governance & responsibility in global health research collaborations A one day workshop was held on the 5th of January 2019 at the Medical Research Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. This workshop is being organised as a part of capacity building component of the Medical Research Council, UK (MRC) funded South Asian Early Development…

The National awards for Science and Technology Achievements (NASTA)

 The National awards for Science and Technology Achievements (NASTA) “The National awards for Science and Technology Achievements’ was held on 19th of December 2018, at the Presidential Secretariat, Colombo, Sri Lanka. President Maithripala sirisena was the chief guest of the event. Prof. Athula sumathipala received the award for Individual outstanding leadership in promoting and developing science and technology. Institute for research and development received the award for Excellence in international collaborations.

SEARCH Project – Networking Meeting

SEARCH Project – Networking Meeting In July 2017, Medical Research Council in United Kingdom (MRC-UK) launched ‘Confidence in Global Mental Health Research: Institutional “pump-priming” awards to develop new opportunities in Global Mental Health Research’. This is a one year grant opportunity to lay the grounds for future large scale, multi-disciplinary, cross-country global mental health research…