Publications by Type: Journal Article

Pathmalal M, Mahagamage MGYL, Chinthaka SDM. Multivariate analysis of physico-chemical and microbial parameters of surface water in Kelani river basin. 2016.
Vidanapathirana M, Gunathilake KMBT. Necessity of a national guideline for the management of children in foster care. Journal of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine. 2016;3.
Wijayathilaka N, Garg S SKBSDMGNM*. A new species of Microhyla (Anura: Microhylidae) from Sri Lanka: an integrative taxonomic approach. Zootaxa. 2016;4066(3):331-342.
Jeewandara KC, Gomez L, Paranavitane SA, Jayarathne MCK, Tantirimudalige M, Fernando S, Fernando R, Prathapan S, Ogg GS, Malavige GN. Obesity and the presence of asthma are associated with hospitalization due to dengue infection. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2016:439.
Pathmalal M, Liyanage GY. Optimisation of Environmental Factors on Oil Degrading Bacteria Isolated from Coastal Water and Sediments in Sri Lanka. 2016.
Sampath A, Weerasekera M, Gunasekara C, Dilhari A, Bulugahapitiya U, Fernando N. Oral candidiasis in patients with type II Diabetes: Comparision of a novel multiplex PCR and chromagar in species identification. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2016:317.
Jayawardana D. Paleoenvironmental reconstruction of Quaternary sedimentation in Eastern Sri Lanka: an ichnological study. Journal of Gelogical Society of India. 2016.
Malavige GN. Pathogenesis of severe dengue infection. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2016:39–40.
Widanagamage RD, Welihinda J, Ekanayake S. Postprandial glucose responses of some Sri Lankan breakfast meals. 2016.
Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Perera PPR, Fernandopulle R. Public Health Midwives’ role in health education regarding vaginal discharge: A Cross Sectional Descriptive Study. International Journal of scientific research and management. 2016;4(6):4303-4310.
Jayathilake C. Rebels and Biopolitics: Mahasweta Devi’s Mother of 1084 (DOI:10.3968/8404/ISSN 1923-1563). Studies in Literature and Language (ISSN 1923-1555[Print]). 2016;12(5):1-5.
Jayathilake C. Rebels and Biopolitics: Mahasweta Devi’s Mother of 1084 (DOI:10.3968/8404/ISSN 1923-1563). Studies in Literature and Language, Canadian Academy of Oriental and Occidental Culture (Canada). 2016;12.
Vidanapathirana M, Gunethilake KMTB. Reconstruction of hit-and-run vehicle type based on un-common run-over injuries. Sri Lanka Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law. 2016;6.
Alwis N, Perera P, Dayawansa N. Response of tropical avifauna to visitor recreational disturbances: a case study from the Sinharaja World Heritage Forest, Sri Lanka. Avian Research. 2016;7.
Kuruppuarachchi D. The Role of Sri Lankan Stock Market in the Asian Region. Vidyodaya Journal of Management. 2016;2(1):65-85.Abstract
This paper investigates the interaction of the Sri Lankan stock market with other Asian stock markets in terms of cointegration, contemporaneous correlations, information spillovers, and impulse responses. The study consider India, China, Pakistan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Korea, and Japan as neighboring stock markets to the Sri Lankan market. And it use daily data of leading stock indices for each country from 01st January 2000 to 31st December 2012. Findings reveal that the Sri Lankan stock market is cointegrated with the Korean stock market but not with others. Contemporaneous correlations are significant between Sri Lanka and other Asian countries such as India, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Korea, and Japan. Pakistan, Malaysian, and Korean stock markets Granger cause in mean to the Sri Lankan stock market while India and Korea Granger cause in variance. Extreme downside risks in Chinese stock market also Granger causes the Sri Lankan stock market. Impulse response analysis provides evidence for the following day’s impact on the Sri Lankan stock market due a current shock on other Asian stock markets. Findings of this paper provide insightful information to both policy makers and investors in order to understand the behavior of Sri Lankan stock market.
Akalanka HMK, Ekanayake S, Samarasinghe K. Serum ferritin in newly diagnosed breast cancer and apparently healthy individuals. 2016.
Chou C-TT, Hettiarachchi S. On Sinhala subject case marking and A-movement. Lingua. 2016;177:17–40.
Fernando IR, Frasconi M. Sliding ring catenanes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016.
Raveendran S, Vidanapathirana M. Snake bite: Medico-legal significance. Medico-Legal Journal of Sri Lanka. 2016;4.
K.B.G.S.K.Gamalth. Social Movements, Power Politics and Politicization of Buddhist Priests in Sri Lanka. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) [Internet]. 2016;Volume 21 (03):1-13. Publisher's VersionAbstract
Abstract: The main objective of this paper is to explore how politics was crucially influenced on change of the spiritual behavior of the Maha Sanga (Bhikku) towards political practices in the pre and post- independence society in Sri Lanka.  The trend of the politics in Sri Lankan society is becoming more complicity because Buddhism which is the main  religion of the majority people of the Sri Lankan society have crucially impact on practice of the politics . Buddhism, it is very strongly called as a spiritual religion which has appeared for the people to emancipation from the bad secular social practices and beliefs. Further, since Buddha’s Parinibbana (attain to spiritual world) it has been maintained and sustained by the Maha Sanga (Bhikku) which are Buddha’s Dharma school. Therefore, Sanga community, they have strong ethical and spiritual objectives than secularized desires which base on Buddha’s teaching. Sri Lanka is one of the countries which have been practicing Theravada Buddhism as a spiritual religion by their Sanga Community. Therefore, Maha Sanga has strong spiritual objectives than secularizing their day to day social practices. There are nothing some evidence in  Buddha’s teaching on Maha Sanga regarding political involvement on statehood or  politics, yet there’re rapid trends and evidence have been shown  in contemporary politics in Sri Lanka that is  political  involvement of  the    Sanga community regarding regimes change so far, Why? There are many scholars have done many research’s on Buddhism and politics in Sri Lanka but the difference between of those researches and this research, this research  will try to find out  the basic socio, economic and cultural factors which caused to motivated Sanga community regarding interfering practical politics in pre and Post-Independence politics. Discourse analysis which is one of the post structural methods of scientific inquiry in social science research will be applied as a major research method in this research.   Therefore, previous discourses and arguments which  have created by scholars will be critically re-interpreted and re-produced in this research. Further, final output of this research can be shown that during the period of pre and post-independence that state sponsorship and behavior of the rules has been impact on maha Sanga and their behavior regarding practical; politics in Sri Lanka. Emphasized facts and ideas of this research will be opened new room and will empower to researchers who are interest to doing similar research in same research area, Key words: Buddha’s teaching Maha Sanga, Secular practices, Spiritual Religion, Social Movements, Power Politics,