RUSL researchers develop a new growth medium for electrochemically – active bacteria

The researchers in the Department of Biological Sciences (Dr. Eustace Fernando and Ms. Zumaira Nazeer), Faculty of Applied Sciences, Rajarata University have developed a new microbiological growth and isolation medium. This can conveniently change color and selectively allow the growth of so-called “Exo-electrogenic” bacteria. Exo-electrogenic bacterial metabolism is characterized by their ability to transfer metabolic electrons outside of their…

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Excellent Achievers of the Year – 20th General Convocation 2021

The graduation ceremony of the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the 20th General Convocation of the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka was held on 14th December 2021. Six (06) postgraduate students were conferred on the degree of Master of Philosophy at the graduation ceremony. Moreover, one hundred forty-seven (147) undergraduate students were conferred on the degree of Bachelor of…

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