Professor Carlo Fonseka Challenge Trophy 2018

The University of Kelaniya emerged joint runners up at the Inter Medical Faculty Physiology Quiz held on the 16th of June 2018 at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. This annual event is organized by the Physiological Society of Sri Lanka to improve the knowledge of Physiology among the undergraduates of medical faculties and to form a platform for interaction between the staff and students of the state universities.

Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura emerged the champions while the Universities of Kelaniya and Colombo shared the position of first runners up after a well fought battle. Academic staff members of the departments of Physiology of all the 8 participating Universities, nonacademic staff members, quiz teams and supporting teams of students witnessed the fight for supremacy in Physiology.

The guest of honor, Professor Carlo Fonseka expressed his pleasure and amazement at the high standards of answers given by the young students. Prof. Surangi Yasawardena, Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura was the chief guest at the event.

Professor Carlo Fonseka Challenge Trophy

In the picture from left

Miss. Sandamini Weerasinghe
Miss. Tharini Solangarachchi
Dr. Lakmali Amarasiri
Dr. Dulani Kottahachchi
Prof. Deepthi De Silva
Prof. Carlo Fonseka
Miss. Muthumali Dias
Miss. Nimasha Ekanayaka
Mr. Hirusha Gunawardena
Dr. Tania Warnakulasuriya


Professor Carlo Fonseka Challenge Trophy 2018

Nimasha Ekanayaka,Sandamini Weerasinghe,Hirusha Gunawardena,Tharini Solangarachchi,Muthumali Dias will be representing the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya at the Professor Carlo Fonseka Challenge Trophy to be held at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University f Sri Jayewardenapura on the 16th of June.

Professor Carlo Fonseka Challenge Trophy


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