Event at a glance - IRCUWU2022

The 6th International Research conference of Uva Wellassa University was proudly held on the 28th and 29th of July 2022, as a virtual conference. The past conferences organized by Uva Wellassa University contributed significantly towards the investigation of novel avenues for value addition to Sri Lanka’s resources. The 6th International Research Conference of Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka-IRCUWU2022 dedicated on capacity building for enduring adverse conditions under the theme “Elevating the quest for resilience to spring forward” at a period in which Sri Lanka and the entire world is facing the challenge of Post-Covid-19 Economic Recovery.

Prof. J.L. Ratnasekera, the distinguished Chief Guest and Vice Chancellor of Uva Wellassa University, presided over the inaugural session of the IRCUWU2022. The event was held at the Main Lecture Theatre of Uva Wellassa University. A scholarly keynote speech on “A review on strategies to reduce feed cost in monogastrics” presented by Professor Jung Min Heo of the Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea enlightened the event. Moreover, Professor Amiya Bhaumik from Lincoln University College, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia delivered the second keynote speech on “Opening avenues and broadening horizons in crisis situations” on the second day of the conference.

Academics, researchers, scientists, industrialists, professionals, graduates, and undergraduate students assembled for IRCUWU2022 to discover and publicize unique and innovative ideas and research findings belonging to ten thematic areas.

Scholars from all over the globe presented 221 research findings chosen from nearly 500 abstracts submitted in ten thematic areas at IRCUWU2022. The presented IRCUWU2022 abstracts are published online as an electronic archive in the university web system. The best scientific study from each track was selected based on panel members’ feedback, encouraging researchers to bring on more impeccable inventions.