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Research Supervision

You will be supervised by world renowned researchers with a proven track record in research. A high Student to Academic ratio ensures your success in academia

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Labs and Instruments

Take advantage of our modern laboratories and extensive range of mid to high end instruments to carry out your cutting edge research

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Funding & Scholarships

Recognising your outstanding academic achievements, the NIFS will provide a range of funding and scholarship opportunities for your research

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Meet our Alumni

I came to NIFS in 1992 to complete my final year research project in soil chemistry. Joininh NFIS was one of my dreams. Exposing to a research oriented environment was the beginning of my research carrier. After graduation from the University of Ruhuna, I had the opportunity to join NIFS as a Junior Research Associate. It lead me to enroll for an M.Phil at the University of Peradeniya. NIFS is the place that given me initial opportunities to excel in my academic carrier, to build my confidence in what I am capable of in a friendly, nurturing environment.

Dr. Lilanga Balachandra

Scientist in 2006

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