Mr. Nimal S. Ranasinghe, former director of the Geological Survey Department of Sri Lanka and Dr. Bernard N. Prame, deputy director of the Geological Survey & Mines Bureau received the Ananda Coomarswamy Medals for year 2013 and joined the elite group of Ananda Coomarswamy medal reciepients. The award ceromony and the memorial orations will be held on 22nd August 2014 from 15.00 - 18.00 hours at the auditorium of the Disaster Management Center (DMC), Colombo.
The executive committee of the GSSL has planned to publish Volume 16 of the Journal of the Geological Society of Sri Lanka (JGSSL) in 2014 to commemorate the late Prof. PG Cooray for his dedicated services to GSSL. Those who wish to send manuscripts are requested to submit either hard copy or the soft copies, prepared according to JGSSL format to the editors
Calling Nominations for Ananda Cooraraswamy Medal 2014
To honour late Dr.Ananda Coomaraswamy for his pioneering contribution to the geological knowledge in Sri Lanka, GSSL annually offers a medal to an eminent earth scientist who has made outstanding contributions towards understanding the geology of Sri Lanka. The General membership is requested to send nominations on behalf of eligible geoscientists with the CV of the nominee to the Secretary/GSSL, ON OR BEFORE 30th SEPTEMBER 2014.
Calling Applications for P. G. Cooray Medal 2014
To honour Prof. P.G. Cooray for his outstanding contribution to understanding of earth sciences, Geological Society of Sri Lanka awards the "P.G. Cooray Medal" every year, with effect from 1995, to the most outstanding young earth scientist. Applications are invited from Sri Lankan geoscientists under the age of 35 years at the time of application, for the award of the P.G. Cooray Medal. Prospective applicants are requested to submit copies of their theses, dissertations, publications, patents etc. to the Secretary/GSSL, ON OR BEFORE 31st DECEMBER 2014.
Ananda Coomaraswamy Memorial Oration
Geological Field Excursion
GSSL is organizing a two day field excursion on 5th and 6th September 2014 across geological boundaries to discuss the recent advancements of the Geology of Sri Lanka
Contact: Dr. L.V. Ranaweera, Field Excursion Coordinator, Mobile: 071-0931829, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org