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The Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, recognizes outstanding teachers and students at Faculty Excellence Awards 2018

The Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya has pioneered a formal progarmme to recognize and reward excellence among its undergraduates and academic staff. The first ceremony was held in 2016 which included Dean’s List awards to recognize outstanding academic performance among students and Teaching Awards to recognize excellence in teaching scholarship.

From 2017, the scheme was expanded to encompass student performance in extra-curricular activities in addition to academic performance. Under the new scheme, excellence among students has been recognized under three categories: Dean’s List awards for outstanding academic performance in each academic year; Faculty Awards for academic excellence combined with excellence in extracurricular activities, also in each academic year; and Faculty Extra-curricular Activities Tributes (FEAT) for outstanding performance in extra-curricular activities during the period of studentship. Excellence among teachers is recognized under teaching, mentorship and research / clinical supervision.

The first award ceremony under the expanded scheme was held on 3 July 2018 in the Main Auditorium of the Faculty of Medicine, Ragama. On invitation of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Prof Nilanthi de Silva, the Vice Chancellor of University of Kelaniya, Prof DM Semasinghe, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Dr Gamini Wijayarathne, Dean, Faculty of Computing and Technology and Dr Narada Fernando, Dean Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies also attended the event. Outstanding performances by 30 students and 26 teachers from both MBBS and BSc in Speech and Hearing Sciences study programmes were recognized in this prestigious event, before a large gathering of academic staff members and students of the Faculty of Medicine.

This programme is the first of its kind in the Sri Lankan University system, designed to enhance the quality of the study programmes offered by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya.

 

   

 

Faculty Excellence Awards 2016/17 - Full List of Winners

Student Awards

Faculty Extra-curricular Activities Tribute (FEAT) – 2017

  1.  Dr K.R.R. Peiris (MBBS Programme)

Faculty Awards 2017

  1.  Ms. D.R. Karunaratne (MBBS Programme)
  2.  Ms A.Y. Seneviratne (BSc SHS)

Dean’s List 2016 (MBBS Programme)

Dean’s List 2016 (BSc Speech and Hearing Sciences Programme)

  1. Dr. S.C. De Silva for outstanding achievements in the final MBBS examination
  2. Dr. K.D. Ellepola for outstanding achievements in the final MBBS examination
  3. Ms. V.T. Martin for outstanding achievements in the first exam of the MBBS programme
  4. Ms. T..C.U. Wimalasiri for outstanding academic achievements in the first exam of the MBBS programme
  1. Ms. J.I. Marambage for outstanding academic achievements in the 3rd year
  2. Ms. N.K.C. Sewwandi for outstanding academic achievements in the 1st year
  3. Ms. A.R. Asna for outstanding academic achievements in the 1st year

Dean’s List 2017 (MBBS Programme)

Dean’s List 2017 (Bsc Speech and Hearing Sciences Programme)

  1. Dr. H.K. Pathiraja for outstanding achievements in the final MBBS examination
  2. Dr. R.I.F. Rushda for outstanding achievements in the final MBBS examination
  3. Dr. W.M.D.A.S. Wanninayake for outstanding achievements in the final MBBS examination

For outstanding academic achievements in the 4th year

  1. Ms. M.A.F. Nasreen
  2. Ms. W.L.A. H. Livera
  3. Mr. A.M.D.N.A. Dayarathne

For outstanding academic achievements in the 3rd year

  1. Ms. B.F. Buzra
  2. Ms. M.T.C. Wickramaratna

For outstanding academic achievements in the 2nd year

  1. Ms. W.B.M.I.P. Weerasekera
  2. Ms. N.K.C. Sewwandi

For outstanding academic achievements in the 1st year

  1. Ms. T.A.I. Peiris
  2. Ms. W.K.D.Y.S. Adirakaram
  3. Ms. W.A.A.D.K. Ariyasena
  4. Ms. G.V. Prabodani
  5. Ms. R.M.C.L. Ranathunga
  6. Ms. S.R. Risniya
  7. Ms. M.A.T. Umesha
  8. Ms. I.T.G.C.Y. Kumarage
  9. Ms. L.W.H.C. Wijesooriya

Teaching Excellence Awards

Teaching Excellence Awards 2016 for the MBBS Programme

Excellence in Student Teaching – Phase 1

Excellence in Student Teaching – Phase 2

Excellence in Student Teaching – Phase 3

  1. Dr. Surekha Chackrewarty
  2. Dr. Vasitha Abeysuriya
  3. Dr. Lakmali Amarasiri
  1. Dr. B Kumarendran
  2. Dr. Anuradha Dassanayake
  1. Prof. Ranil Fernando
  2. Prof. Yasoma Thilakarathne

Excellence in Student Mentorship – Phase 1

Excellence in Student Mentorship – Phase 2

Excellence in Student Mentorship – Phase 3

  1. Dr. Shirom Siriwardane
  2. Dr. Lanka Ranaweera
  1. Dr. B Kumarendran
  2. Dr. Asiri Rodrigo
  1. Prof. Ranil Fernando
  2. Dr. Asiri Rodrigo

Excellence in Student Research Supervision

  1. Prof. Madawa Chandratilake
  2. Dr. Manuja Perera

Teaching Excellence Awards 2017 for BSc Speech and Hearing Sciences Programme

Excellence in Teaching

Excellence in Mentorship

Excellence in Student Clinical Supervision

Speech and Language Therapy

  1. Excellence in Teaching (1st and 2nd Years) Dr. Nimisha Muttiah
  2. Excellence in Teaching (3rd & 4th Years) Ms. Thilanka Wijesinghe

Audiology

  1. Excellence in Teaching (1st and 2nd Years) Ms. Bandini Jayasena
  2. Excellence in Teaching (3rd & 4th Years) Ms. Bandini Jayasena

Speech and Language Therapy

  1. Ms. Ianthe Perera

Audiology

  1. Ms. Eranthi Chaturika

Internal Supervisors

  1. Speech and Language Therapy – Dr. Nimisha Muttiah
  2. Audiology – Ms. Bandini Jayasena

External Supervisors

  1. Speech and Language Therapy– Ms. Saumya Ratnayake
  2. Audiology – Ms. Renuka Fonseka