The Sri Lankan Junior Science Olympiad Competition - 2016
The objective of SLJSO is to promote interest in science among school students, exposing them to problem solving, critical thinking and experimentation and to select best students to represent the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) annually. The Institute of Physics Sri Lanka has made arrangements to hold national competition (SLJSO) annually. The SLJSO is open for science students who are sixteen years or younger on 31st December of the competition year. The competition shall be conducted in Sinhala/English/Tamil media on a date decided by IPSL. The examination paper shall consist of 50, Multiple Choice Questions based on physics, chemistry, biology and Mathematics taught at 6 - 11 level syllabuses in Sri Lanka. Based on performance at SLJSO, Gold, Silver, Bronze Medals with a certificate will be awarded to the contestants. The best selected contestants may represent the International Junior Science Olympiad with the guidance and support from institute of Physics.
Examination Held On: 4th June 2016
Registration Deadline was: 25th May 2016
Best Undergraduate Physics Research Project Award - 2016
In recognition of the growing significance of science and technology, and with the aim of strengthening research skills of undergraduates in the field of physics education, an annual competition for Best Undergraduate Physics Research Project Award is organized for university undergraduates in Sri Lanka, by the Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (IPSL). IPSL recognizes and honors undergraduates, who have exhibited a distinguished competence on experimental and analytical skills relevant to the research in the field of Physics. The Award will consist of a medal, a monetary award and a certificate citing the achievement.
Undergraduates in Sri Lankan Universities are eligible to apply for the 2016 award for a research project completed in the 2015.
Technical Sessions & AGM - 2016
(IPSL membership application form can be found at the web site's Membership section)
The Sri Lankan Physics Olympiad Competition - 2016
The 12th Sri Lankan Physics Olympiad Competition was held on June 18, 2016 (Saturday) from 9.00am to 11.00am at the Universities of Colombo, Kandy, Kelaniya, Ruhuna, Jaffna, Vauniya, Rajarata (Mihintale) and Batticaloa. A maximum of five and eight students who did well in the national competition was selected to participate in the 48th International Physics Olympiad Competition which will be held in Moldova in July 2017 and/or 18th Asian Physics Olympaid Competition which will be held in Saudi Arabia in May 2017.
The Sri Lankan Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad Competitions
(Gr. 10-13 & Gr. 6-9) - 2016
The 10th Sri Lankan Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad competition and 6 th Sri Lankan Junior Astronomy Olympiad competition was held on June 18, 2016 (Saturday) from 11.00am to 1.00 pm at the Universities of Colombo, Kelaniya, Ruhuna (Matara), Rajarata(Mihinthale), Jaffna and the Open University Centres in Kandy(Polgolla) and Batticaloa. A team of five students who did well in the national competition was selected to participate in the 11th International Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad competition held in Thailand in August/September 2017 and 22nd International Astronomy Olympiad competition held in Korea in September 2017.