The 1st undergraduate Research Symposium (URSSSH) – 2020, organized by the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities was held on 03rd of March 2020 at the faculty premises. The theme of the Research Symposium was “Promoting Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research”. A total of 113 innovative research findings under the areas of Economics, Languages, Environmental Management, Sociology, Tourism Management, Mass Communication, History, Archeology and Heritage Management were presented. All the accepted abstracts on original research work were published in the Proceedings of the Undergraduate Research Symposium (URSSSH -2020).
The Chief Guest of the symposium was Dr. B.A.Karunarathne, the Vice-Chancellor Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. The keynote address was delivered by Professor Sarath Wijesooriya, Department of Sinhala, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo and Professor S.W.G.K Bulankulama, Head of the Department, Social Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Chaired the Symposium.