Dr. Lahiru Udayanga, Lecturer attached to the Department of Biosystems Technology of the Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management (FAPM) in Wayamba University of Sri Lanka (WUSL) received Two President’s Awards for Scientific Research 2018 organized by the National Research Council (NRC) given to top 100 scientific publications produced from Sri Lanka based on their SCImago Journal Ranking, on 6th of April, 2021. The two awarded publications were outputs from Dr. Lahiru’s PhD study, published in the Parasites & Vectors journal in 2018. Congratulations! Dr. Lahiru and the team.

  • Udayanga L, Gunathilaka N, Iqbal MC, Lakmal K, Amarasinghe US, Abeyewickreme W. Comprehensive Evaluation of Demographic, Socio-Economic and Other Associated Risk Factors Affecting the Occurrence of Dengue Incidence Among Colombo and Kandy Districts of Sri Lanka: A cross-sectional study. Parasites & vectors. 2018 Dec 1;11(1):478.
  • Udayanga L, Gunathilaka N, Iqbal MC, Najim MM, PahalagedaraK, Abeyewickreme W. Empirical Optimization of Risk Thresholds for Dengue: An Approach Towards Entomological Management of Aedes Mosquitoes Based on Larval Indices in the Kandy District of Sri Lanka. Parasites & vectors. 2018 Dec;11(1):368.