EASTERN UNIVERSITY, SRI LANKA
PRIZES FOR THE PROMOTION OF RESEARCH-2018

 

Applications are invited from the Staff Members and Students of the Eastern University, Sri Lanka for the following Research Awards to be awarded at the General Convocation.

A) DOCTOR SABARATNAM PRIZE FOR INTERVENTIONAL RESEARCH

Eligibility Requirements for the Award:

• The award recipient must be the first author of the research work.
• Research work should be an Interventional (Experimental) approach type done in either in a laboratory set up or in the field are eligible for the prize.
• Quantitative Research is preferred to Qualitative type.
• Research projects generating new knowledge or insights relevant to the improvement of the conditions or in the development of the Eastern Province is more preferred.
• The publication should be published from 01.01.2017 to 31.12.2017 in a well-recognized peer-reviewed indexed journal with high impact factor in any of the disciplines or fields.
• Recognized index journals are listed at http://www.isinet.com/journals under:
1. Science Citation Indexed Expanded (™) (Web of Science)
2. Social Sciences Citation Index ® (Web of Science)
3. Arts and Humanities Citation Index ® (Web of Science), etc.
• Journals claimed above should be published at least twice a year and are indexed.

B) PROCTOR COOMARASAMY PRIZE FOR OBSERVATIONAL RESEARCH

Eligibility Requirements for the Award:

• The award recipient must be the first author of the research work.
• Research work should be an Observational (Descriptive) approach one done in either in a laboratory set up or in the field are eligible for the prize.
• Quantitative Research is preferred to Qualitative type.
• Research projects generating new knowledge or insights relevant to the improvement of the conditions or in the development of the Eastern Province is more preferred.
• The publication should be published from 01.01.2017 to 31.12.2017 in a well-recognized peer-reviewed indexed journal with high impact factor in any of the disciplines or fields.
• Recognized index journals are listed at http://www.isinet.com/journals under:
1. Science Citation Indexed Expanded (™) (Web of Science)
2. Social Sciences Citation Index ® (Web of Science)
3. Arts and Humanities Citation Index ® (Web of Science), etc are to be considered.
• Journals claimed above should be published at least twice a year and are indexed.


Method for apply:

  • Those who interested to apply the above Research Awards’ are requested to visit the Eastern University, Sri Lanka Website (www.esn.ac.lk) and download the Application Form and details.
  • Duly filled application forms should be sent to the Senior Assistant Registrar/Academic Affairs Department, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, Vantharumoolai, Chenkalady on or before 31st July 2018
  • Please indicate the name of the award in the top left hand corner of the Envelope.
  • All evidences should be attached with your application.
  • Late applications will not be entertained under any circumstances.


Method of Selection:

  • Only the staff and students of the Eastern University, Sri Lanka will be eligible for the Awards.
  • An Academic Staff or Student can submit only ONE APPLICATION form for each of the Awards mentioned above.
  • In case of multiple investigators (authors) all of them should be cited when the prizes are being awarded with the Principal Investigator (s) or the first author coming up to accept the Prize(s).
  • Research Committee of the Eastern University will make the final selection for granting the Research Awards, after an evaluation process by eminent researcher/Senior Academic Staff of the University.
  • Final decision of granting the Award will be made after the approval of the Senate & Council of the Eastern University, Sri Lanka.


Chairman
University Research and Publication Committee

Eastern University, Sri Lanka
Vantharumoolai,
Chenkalady.

12.06.2018

 

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