Workshop organized by the Faculty Research & Higher Degrees Committee for academic staff members and postgraduate students was held on 22.05.2018 from 9.00am - 12.30pm in the Board Room of the Faculty. Resource persons were Prof. Vajira Weerasinghe, the Dean Faculty of Medicine, UoP, Prof. W.M. Tilakaratne, Dean, Faculty of Dental Sciences, and Prof. R.W. Pallegama, Professor in Physiology, Department of Basic Sciences. They presented on the topics of “Understanding and dealing with grant review/ journal review panel comments”, “Write a wining grant” and “Research Design and Statistics”, respectively. The workshop was well attended by both academic staff of the faculty and postgraduate students.
Prof. H. R. D. Peiris and Prof. A. K. S. Arambawatta of Department of Basic Sciences delivered invited lectures on “Anthropology of Human Teeth” and “Tooth Development and Structure”, respectively at the Bio-archaeology seminar organised by the Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya in collaboration with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Mount Royal University, Canada. This seminar was organised as a part of Sri Lanka Bio-Cultural Anthropology Field School, MRU. Rest of the resource persons were Prof. R. M. M. Chandraratne, Head, Department of Archaeology, UoP, Prof. Samanti Kulatilake, and Prof. Tom Buchanan, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Mount Royal University Canada. Academic staff members of Department of Archaeology, UoP, undergraduate and postgraduate students from University of Peradeniya and Mount Royal University, Canada were the participants.
Final Degree Examination for BDS- Nov-Dec 2017 and March 2018 - Pass List
Awareness Programme for plantation Welfare officers about prevention & early detection of Oral cancer was carried out on the 25th of April 2018 for 28 Estate Welfare Officers and Child Development Officers . They were from 20 Tea Estates and Divisions of Estates each working among at least 500 tea plantation families.
We feel these participants having completed their education up to GCE O’level and trained as Estate Welfare Officers are able to create awareness and help the plantation population to arrive early for treatment for oral cancer.
In addition, they are in a position to educate the younger generation against the trend of using various tobacco and arecanut products. .
Ceremonial opening of the new six story building complex and Prof. K. Bambaradeniya auditorium was held on 29th of January 2018 with the participation of Prof. U. B. Dissanayaka, the Vice Chancellor, University of Peradeniya, Deans of all faculties, academic and non academic staff members of the faculty and students.
NOSFERATU 2018 the variety entertainment show organised by the 2016/2017 batch of new dental undergraduate students at the Prof.K. Bambaradeniya auditorium on 29th January 2018 at 3.00pm with the participation of the Dean, Faculty of Dental Sciences, academic and non academic staff members and students.
Department of Oral and maxillo facial surgery was able to organised a nurses training programme on “suturing techniques” with help of Ethicon – J&J , Sunshine Healthcare Lanka Ltd on 9th January at the CPC lecture hall in faculty of Dental Sciences.. Nurses from all the clinical departments, operation theatre, ward, ICU ,minor operation theatre and oral and Maxillofacial clinic was participated in the programme.
A workshop on challenges in designing a good research proposal and research activities related to CROC for the academic staff members was held on 05th January 2018 at the board room. Prof. Saman Warnakulasooriya was the resource person and this workshop was organised by Faculty Research & Higher Degrees Committee (FRHDC) and Centre for Research in Oral Cancer (CROC).