Postgraduate Convocation 2015The Postgraduate Convocation of the University of Colombo was held on 1st and 2nd December 2015. Thirty Three (33) postgraduate students of NILIS graduated at the occasion. His Grace the Most Rev. Dr. Oswald Gomis, the Chancellor of the University of Colombo conferred the Degrees at this Convocation.
ICIS 2015 was successfully heldThe International Conference in Information Science - ICIS 2015 organized by NILIS was held in Colombo on 13th November, 2015. Around 100 participants attended the event, with over 20 papers and posters presented. Chief guest of the conference inauguration was Dr. Sudarshini Fernandopulle, Hon. State Minister of City Planning and Water Supply. The keynote address was delivered by Mr. Keith Davies, Director - British Council, Sri Lanka. NILIS Chairman Dr. Ruvaiz Haniffa, and members of the Board of Management were also present.
Mr. Uditha Alahakoon's Book Nominated for State Literary Awards“අවිඥානයේ ෆැන්ටසිමය අවකාශය” written by Mr. Uditha Alahakoon, the Assistant Librarian of NILIS has been nominated for the State Literary Festival 2015. We congratulate him for the achievement.
NILIS; Academic Partner of the National Library ConferenceThe National Library and Documentation Services Board of Sri Lanka held an International Conference with the main objective of strengthening cooperation among national libraries in South and Southeast Asia, and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Library. The conference took place in Colombo from 5-6 August 2015. Directors and representatives from National Libraries from the region attended this event. NILIS, University of Colombo was the academic partner of the conference.
A group of delegates
Director-NILIS (standing-left) with the organisers and some of the delegates
MPhil/PhD Progress Review
Pix: Professor Uyangoda giving instructions to MPhil/PhD students
NILIS Welcomes Prof. Diljit Singh as Adjunct ProfessorNILIS appoints Prof. Diljit Singh, from the University of Malaya, Malaysia as an Adjunct Professor to support in MPhil/PhD programmes of NILIS. Former Professor Diljit Singh of University of Malaya, is academically well known not only in Asia but also internationally.
He has supervised around 40 MPhil/PhD students which included four Sri Lankan students.