The Faculty of Graduate Studies is the main administrative centre for promoting research and providing courses of study leading to higher degrees and other academic distinctions in the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. The vision of the Faculty is to firmly establish itself as a centre of excellence for advanced learning, research and scholarship both within and outside the domain of the country. With this purview, FGS organizes International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (iCMA). iCMA is an annual multidisciplinary forum for academics, researchers and professionals to share their knowledge, experiences, and research in a range of disciplines. The goal is to create a platform for the researchers, policy makers and implementers to discuss, debate and adopt current research in a multitude of areas. The conference is participated by renowned researchers and practitioners both local and international representing universities, research institutions, ministries, non governmental organizations and private sector. The iCMA 2018 focuses on a range of disciplines including Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Physical Sciences, Management & Finance, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Engineering & Technology.  This is organized for the 5th time & follows iCMA 2017 which achieved a huge success. The theme of this year’s iCMA is “Sustainable Development through Multidisciplinary Research”.

The International conference on Multi-disciplinary Approaches 2018 (iCMA 2018) is planned to be held on 31st of August to 2nd of September 2018.  The venue of the conference is yet to be finalized but will be around Colombo.

The deadline for submission is 30th of April, 2018.

All three days will be dedicated to presentations on the following tracks;

  • Engineering, Technology & Physical Sciences
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Management, Commerce & Industry Development
  • Health Sciences & Nutrition
  • Environmental Sustainability, Green Innovation & Natural Resources Management
  • Natural & Life Sciences

The research findings of the graduate students of this university as well as other researchers will be presented to a wider audience including academics, researchers, industry and policy makers and implementers.

Please make use of this great opportunity to present the research findings of your esteemed institute among peers and eminent researchers both national and international. The findings of the research will be published in the Conference Proceedings and the selected ones will be published in the peer reviewed International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies. Further, these findings will be publicized widely in the media and will provide opportunities to be of use in policy making and implementation. It would be most appreciated if this information is circulated widely among your contacts.

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