Welcome to the Home Page of the National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka (NASSL). The NASSL is a non-governmental body of eminent scientists of Sri Lanka that provides independent advice on policy matters to the Government and the public in general on all matters of national importance relating to science and technology. The NASSL also promotes the advancement and dissemination of scientific knowledge.
The Mission of the National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka is to be the foremost resource in the country for expert advice on matters of national importance involving science and technology.
The National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka (NASSL) is a high level, non-governmental scientific body, established in 1976 and incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1988... Read More…
CONSEQUENCES OF BAD SCIENCE
We reproduce several articles dealing with bad science on this page. In Sri Lanka, examples of bad science abound. It is important for scientists to be alert to unfounded claims by “scientists” and those masquerading as scientist… Read More…
Dr. Azeez M Mubarak is President of National Academy of Sciences Sri Lanka. He commenced his two-year term on 8 April 2016.
Dr. Mubarak, a Commonwealth Scholar, graduated from the University of Colombo and has a PhD from the University of Cambridge, U.K, and functioned as Director/CEO of the Industrial Technology Institute (formerly CISIR) from 2002-2012.
He was a Member of the National Science and Technology Commission and has served on the Council of University of Colombo and several other Boards including Post Graduate Institute of Science (PGIS), Peradeniya, National Engineering Research & Development Centre (NERDC) and Sri Lanka Accreditation Board (SLAB). Currently he is on the Board of Rehabilitation of Persons, Properties and Industries Authority (REPPIA).
He is a Past General President of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science and a Past President of Institute of Chemistry, Ceylon. Dr. Mubarak is an independent non-executive Director of Union Chemicals Lanka PLC, EB Creasy & Co PLC, Darley Butler PLC, Muller & Phipps (Ceylon) PLC, Laxapana Batteries PLC and Duramedical (Lanka) Ltd.
Congratulations to Rizna Arooz, University of Moratuwa and Eranji Jayaweera, University of Peradeniya, the PhD students who were nominated by the National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka, and were awarded full scholarships to attend the Commonwealth Science Conference 2017 by the Royal Society.
To read the NASSL Newsletter
for November – December 2010