We are the premier multidisciplinary research institute in the country for advancing fundamental sciences and nurturing future scientists
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Research Divisions at NIFS
Advancing the frontiers of fundamental research
Study at NIFS
Mentoring future scientists for national development
Postgraduate students are provided with cutting edge skills in research and leadership in academia to advance their career in their chosen field.
The NIFS provides undergraduate students with expertise and resources to pursue high end research in their area of interest.
Before commencing your undergraduate studies, gain experience and knowledge in all areas of academic endeavour.Read morearrow_forward
We want everyone, at every level, to be as excited about science as we are.
NIFS aspires to share knowledge and expertise with the scientific community, not only in Sri Lanka but also globally. We bring out over 100 peer-reviewed publications annually informing the world of our discoveries. Several exhibitions are organised throughout the year as a tool for science dissemination.
We also conduct workshops, conferences and symposia islandwide for the science loving population. With the association of scientists and researchers worldwide, NIFS creates a platform for the exchange of ideas and intellectual erudition.
School Community and General Public
We share our scientific knowledge through social media, newspaper articles and television programmes to the school community and the general public
We also organise several exhibitions and E-projects to disseminate science, free of chargeRead Morearrow_forward
Innovation and Technology Transfer
Through collaboration, we join hands with academics and entrepreneurs to transfer innovation and technology to the society in the form of commercially available products and servicesRead Morearrow_forward