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Congratulations and best wishes to Prof. MMM. Najim (Vice Chancellor) for being awarded the President's Awards for Scientific Publication 2013

The presentation of President's Award for Scientists Publications was held at the Water's Edge in Battaramulla on Wednesday where President Maithiripala Sirisena participated as the Chief Guest. The Tier 1 awards are the President's awards for scientific publication, the most prestigious. Prof. MMM Najim was a recipient of this prestigious award in 2004, 2005 and 2013.

Here, Vice Chancellor of South Eastern University of Sri Lanka Prof. MMM Najim receives his Prestigious President's Award from President Maithiripala Sirisena.

President's Awards for Scientific Publication started in 2001 to recognize scientists whose work reached international standards and to increase national scientific production. Since 2001 there has been an upward trend in the output of publications.

The President's Awards for Scientific Publication scheme cover all the "hard science" journal titles, with a Sri Lankan institutional affiliation against at least one Sri Lankan author. The awards are given to Sri Lankan scientists with a Sri Lankan institutional affiliation who publish their work in journals indexed in Science Citation Index expanded. The awards system include a measure of Journal quality based on impact factor, also taking into consideration that different disciplines have widely differing Impact factors for their journals, as well as the quantum of research published by a scientist.

Prof. MMM. Najim (Vice Chancellor) awarded the President's Awards for Scientific Publication 2013 Prof. MMM. Najim (Vice Chancellor) awarded the President's Awards for Scientific Publication 2013