Best Undergraduate Physics Research Project Award – 2021

In recognition of the growing significance of science and technology, and with the aim of strengthening the research skills of undergraduates in the field of physics education, an annual competition for Best Undergraduate Physics Research Project Award is organized for university undergraduates in Sri Lanka, by the Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (IPSL). IPSL recognizes and honors undergraduates, who have exhibited a distinguished competence in experimental and analytical skills relevant to the research in the field of Physics. The Award will consist of a medal, a monetary award, and a certificate citing the achievement.

Graduates from Sri Lankan Universities who have obtained the degree within the period of 01 March 2019 to 15 March 2021 (effective date) are eligible to apply for the 2021award.

Application Form

Application Procedure

Poster

Continue reading

The Sri Lankan Junior Science Olympiad Competition – 2021

SRI LAKAN JUNIOR SCIENCE OLYMPIAD – 2020 has been Cancelled due to Corona Covid-19 outbreak! Those who have registered for this competition will be given the opportunity to appear for 2021 competition using the same Admission. If you are not eligible for 2021 (born in 2005), your registration fee will be refunded. Contact Prof. H.H. Sumathipala via 0781487622

The objective of SLJSO is to promote interest in science among school students, exposing them to problem-solving, critical thinking and experimentation and to select best students to represent the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) annually. The Institute of Physics Sri Lanka has made arrangements to hold the national competition (SLJSO) annually. The SLJSO is open for science students who are sixteen years or younger on 31st December of the competition year. The competition shall be conducted in Sinhala/English/Tamil media on a date decided by IPSL.

Continue reading

Call for Papers – Technical Sessions – 2021

The 37th Technical Sessions of the IPSL in conjunction with the 41st AGM of the IPSL will be held on Saturday, 20th March 2021. The purpose of these sessions is to enable members of the IPSL to present work done by them in the form of a research paper. Members who wish to read their papers are kindly requested to inform the Jt. Secretary Dr. P. K. D. D. P. Pitigala by sending the full paper by December 31, 2020, either by e-mail to dpitigala@sjp.ac.lk or snail mail to, Department of Physics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda.

(IPSL membership application form can be found at the web site’s Membership section)

Call for papers – Technical Sessions

Declaration – Technical Sessions

Guidelines for Technical papers

Continue reading

Foundation Course in Physics 2020

Institute of Physics Sri Lanka conducts Foundation course in Physics covering the G.C.E Advanced Level Physics syllabus and practicals. Successful completion of this course exempts from pass in G.C.E (A/L) Physics subject when enroll in some Degree programs conduct by Universities.

For whom:

  • Students following G.C.E. (A/L) in science (English/Sinhala Medium) as a supportive/ revision course for the Physics subject.
  • Anyone interested to gain knowledge in Physics

Eligibility for Admission:

  • Six passes, including Science and Mathematics, in local or London (O/L) examinations or
  • Secured an equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Council of the Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka.

Continue reading

The Sri Lankan Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad Competitions (Gr. 10-13 & Gr. 6-9) – 2019

The 13th Sri Lankan Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad competition and 9th Sri Lankan Junior Astronomy Olympiad competition was held on September 7, 2019 (Saturday) from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm at the Universities of Colombo, Kelaniya, Ruhuna (Matara), Rajarata(Mihinthale), Jaffna and the Open University Centres in Kandy(Polgolla) and Batticaloa. A team of five students who did well in the national competition was selected to participate in the 51st IPhO will be held in Lithuania, during the month of July in 2020 and the 21st APhO will be held in the month of May 2020 in (the country not known yet).

Registration deadline is 15th August 2019

Download application form (PDF)

Instructions

Continue reading

The Sri Lankan Physics Olympiad Competition – 2019

The 15th Sri Lankan Physics Olympiad Competition was held on September 7, 2019 (Saturday) from 9.00 am to 11.00 am at the Universities of Colombo, Kandy, Kelaniya, Ruhuna, Jaffna, Vauniya, Rajarata (Mihintale) and Batticaloa. A maximum of five and eight students who did well in the national competition was selected to participate in the 51st Lithuania, during the month of July in 2020 and the 21st APhO will be held in the month of May 2020 in (the country not known yet).

Continue reading