SLIIT hosts Annual Reviewing Research Colloquium virtually
SLIIT held its third annual colloquium via virtual platforms recently. Organised by SLIIT’s Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR), ‘Reviewing Research 2020’ was organised with an objective of providing incentives, encouragement and to promote research-related activities among academics, thus benefiting SLIIT, students and society.
Held since 2018, the colloquium affords a platform for researchers at all SLIIT faculties to come together and present their findings. This ensures all faculties are in sync with each other on key elements of research being conducted with the ability to plan ahead. The event highlighted the research activities, outputs, outcomes and direct and indirect benefits for the betterment of society based on SLIIT’s vision. This was the 3rd consecutive year that the event was being held. A new dimension was included in this year’s colloquium with researchers being recognised and incentivised for the work done and awarded certificates and plaques based on their research performance during the past year.
Awards were presented to selected recipients based on their publications of highly rated scientific research work in top –end international journals and citations received during 2020. In this regard, there were two categories of awards encompassing, Merit and Special awards
The basis of recognition was for researchers who published their work in the top 10% of acclaimed global journals received special awards. Similarly, researchers who achieved success in the top 25% of respected journal were recognised with a merit award.