With the suggestion by the Vice Chancellor, the SRHDC decided to recognize academics who published their research findings in Indexed Journals in web of science for the years of 2017, 2018, and 2019. A Certificate of recognition will be given to each researcher, who satisfies the selection criteria for the award, in the Wayamba University Research Congress 2020, which is scheduled to be held on 12th February 2021.

Selection Criteria

  1. Paper must be published in an indexed journal#.
  2. Author must be a permanent academic staff member of WUSL.
  3. Year of publication must be 2017, 2018, or 2019.
  4. Affiliation of the author must be “Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya/Makandura/Labuyaya, Sri Lanka”

#Journals in following indexes of Web of Science are considered for the awards.

    • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
    • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
    • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI)
    • Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

Method of Applying

Fill the Google Form in the link below before the deadline. Please provide the correct Digital Object Identifier (DOI) number of the publication.

The DOI number is a standardized unique number given to almost all articles by publishers to identify a particular publication.

To find a DOI number for an article, look on the first page and in the header or footer information. If you see “DOI:” followed by a string of number (eg 10.1109/NAFOSTED.2017.8108073), you will know that you have found it.


Please submit your application for the above award by filling the Google Form by  18th January 2021.

Application Closed