Research Experience

  • Doctoral research project

    Project studied about the community strucutre, dynamics and invasive potential of biofouling assemblage in Colombo port and adjacent coastal waters. Project was funded by the National Research Council of Sri Lanka

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  • Building Capacity to Manage Marine Debris in Sri Lanka

    The project focussed mainly on abundance and distribtion of both macro and micro plastic around the coast of Sri Lanka. A collaboration between Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea Foundation, Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) and University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Project lasted for a period of two years from 2015 to 2017.

  • Port Biological Baseline Survey - Colombo, Galle, Hambantota and Trincomalee

    An Island wide survey conducted in four major ports of the country. The primary target of the project was to collect information on marine life in and around the ports and track potential invasive species

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