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  • Tilakasiri, K.K. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Researcher has identified in 2008 corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in universities in Sri Lanka. Accordingly, he concludes that lecturers, students and non-academics in universities do CSR activities to ...
  • Himasara, T. M. H.; Peter, S. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    There is considerable interest in factors that influence individuals' decision-making behavior, in risky contexts. These differences in behaviour have important implications for economic outcomes including occupational ...
  • Edirisuriya, A.W.; Sandamali, G. A. S.; Rupasinghe, T. D. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Green procurement has increasingly been recognized as an effective means of purchasing products and services that cause minimal adverse environmental impacts related to product manufacturing and consumption around the ...
  • Alahakoon, P.P.; Alahakoon, P.P. (Journal of the Faculty of Graduate StudiesJournal of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, 2017)
    This study examines the impact of implementation of Content and Language Integrated Learning for Sri Lankan ESL students at tertiary level with special reference to reading skills. Two hypotheses were identified; CLIL group ...
  • Liyanagunawardena, S. (Journal of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, 2017)
    The doctor-patient relationship forms the crux of the medical encounter and is linked to many positive patient-related outcomes. It has inspired much research interest- particularly in the western world- so much so that ...
  • Wijeratne, W. M.; Jeyaseelan, S. (Journal of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, 2017)
    Baby talk (BT) is the language used by babies who are below five or six years, for the purpose of communicating with each other or with their parents or care takers. Dil (1971:13, as given in Meegaskumbura 1980:289) uses ...
  • Ven. Suriyawewa Wijayawimala. (Journal of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, 2017)
    The ancient Buddhism is known as the time before Buddhist disciples were divided into several sects in India. This could be identified as a division created by modern scholars. They indicate that Buddhist teachings of ...
  • Ranasinghe, N.D. (Journal of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, 2017)
    The editorial of a newspaper is fabricated on an argument influencing the reader to think accordingly. It also promotes critical thinking and at times makes the reader react to an issue. Hence, an editorial is defined as ...
  • Ilangasekara, S.D.; Rathnayaka, R. M. K. G. U. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Purchase Intention (PI) is simply a strategy to purchase a particular good or service in the near future. Manufactures strive to manufacture and position their products in a highly competitive market due to the purchasing ...
  • Thilakarathna, K.A.A.N. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017). Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The concept of corporate governance can be defined simply as how companies should be managed. The Companies Act No 07 of 2007 made significant changes to the then existing company law legislation and departed from the roots ...
  • Amarathunga, P.A.B.H.; Pathirathna, S. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    An Entrepreneur is a person who takes the jeopardy of starting his own business or enterprise or investing in other startups for the purport of achieving their goal with the desire and the capability to innovate and ...
  • Pathirathna, S.; Amarathunga, P.A.B.H. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Decision making is selecting the appropriate option from different options. For any human being, decision making is very necessary as this is the main criteria for judging the mental ability of anyone. The principal is the ...
  • Anuja, R.; Madagamage, G.T. (In: Proceedings of the International Postgraduate Research Conference 2017 (IPRC – 2017), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    In recent years‘ organizations invested huge amounts of money on training and development to achieve employees‘ full potential and face future challenges effectively. To enhance employees‘ job performance or success, the ...
  • Sung, Y.J.; Winkler, T.W.; de Las Fuentes, L.; Bentley, A.R.; Brown, M.R.; Kraja, A.T.; Schwander, K.; Ntalla, I.; Guo, X.; Franceschini, N.; Lu, Y.; Cheng, C.Y.; Sim, X.; Vojinovic, D.; Marten, J.; Musani, S.K.; Li, C.; Feitosa, M.F.; Kilpelainen, T.O.; Richard, M.A.; Noordam, R.; Aslibekyan, S.; Aschard, H.; Bartz, T.M.; Dorajoo, R.; Liu, Y.; Manning, A.K.; Rankinen, T.; Smith, A.V.; Tajuddin, S.M.; Tayo, B.O.; Warren, H.R.; Zhao, W.; Zhou, Y.; Matoba, N.; Sofer, T.; Alver, M.; Amini, M.; Boissel, M.; Chai, J.F.; Chen, X.; Divers, J.; Gandin, I.; Gao, C.; Giulianini, F.; Goel, A.; Harris, S.E.; Hatwig, F.P.; Horimoto, A.R.V.R.; Hsu, F.C.; Jackson, A.U.; Kahonen, M.; Kasturiratne, A.; Kuhnel, B.; Leander, K.; Lee, W.J.; Lin, K.H.; an Luan, J.; McKenzie, C.A.; Meian, H.; Nelson, C.P.; Rauramaa, R.; Schupf, N.; Scott, R.A.; Sheu, W.H.H.; Stancakova, A.; Takeuchi, F.; van der Most, P.J.; Varga, T.V.; Wang, H.; Wang, Y.; Ware, E.B.; Weiss, S.; Wen, W.; Yanek, L.R.; Zhang, W.; Zhao, J.H.; Afag, S.; Alfred, T.; Amin, N.; Arking, D.; Aung, T.; Barr, R.G.; Bielak, L.F.; Boerwincle, E.; Bottinger, E.P.; Braund, P.S.; Brody, J.A.; Broeckel, U.; Cabrera, C.P.; Cade, B.; Caizheng, Y.; Campbell, A.; Canouil, M.; Chakravarti, A.; CHARGE Neurology Working Group; Chauhan, G.; Christensen, K.; Cocca, M.; COGENT-Kidney Consortium; Collins, F.S.; Connel, J.M.; de Mutsert, R.; de Silva, H.J.; Debette, S.; Dorr, M.; Duan, Q.; Eaton, C.B.; Ehret, G.; Evangelou, E.; FAul, J.D.; Fisher, V.A.; Forouhi, N.G.; Franco, O.H.; Friedlander, Y.; Gao, H.; GIANT Consortium; Gigante, B.; Graff, M.; Gu, C.C.; Gu, D.; Gupta, P.; Hagenaars, S.P.; Harris, T.B.; He, J.; Heikkinen, S.; Heng, C.K.; Hirata, M.; Hofman., A.; Howard, B.V.; Hunt, S.; Irvin, M.R.; Jia, Y.; Joehanes, R.; Justice, A.E.; Katsuya, T.; Kaufman, J,; Kerrison, N.D.; Khor, C.C.; Koh, W.P.; Koistinen, H.A.; Komulainen, P.; Kooperberg, C.; Krieger, J.E.; Kubo, M.; Kuusisto, J.; Lanefeld, C.D.; Langenberg, C.; Launer, L.J.; Lehne, B.; Lewis, C.E.; Li, Y.; Lifelines Cohort Study; Lim, S.H.; Lin, S.; Liu, C.T.; Liu, J.; Liu, J.; Liu, K.; Liu, Y.; Loh, M.; Lohmann, K.K.; Long, J.; Louie, T.; Magi, R.; Mahajan, A.; Meitinger, T.; Metspalu, A.; Milani, L.; Momozawa, Y.; Morris, A.P.; Mosley, T.H.Jr.; Munson, P.; Murray, A.D.; Nalls, M.A.; Nasri, U.; Norris, J.M.; North, K.; Ogunniyi, A.; Padmanabhan, S.; Palmas, W.R.; Palmer, N.D.; Pankow, J.S.; Pedersen, N.L.; Peters, A.; Peyser, P.A.; Polasek, O.; Raitakari, O.T.; Renstrom, F.; Rice, T.K.; Ridker, P.M.; Robino, A.; Robinson, J.G.; Rose, L.M.; Rudan, I.; Salako, B.L.; Sandow, K.; Schmidt, C.O.; Schreiner, P.J.; Scott, W.R.; Seshadri, S.; Sever, P.; Sitlani, C.M.; Smith, J.A.; Snieder, H.; Starr, J.M.; Strauch, K.; Tang, H.; Taylor, K.D.; Teo, Y.Y.; Tham, Y.C.; Uitterlineden, A.G.; Waldenberger, M.; Wang, L.; Wang, Y.X.; Wei, W.B.; Williams, C.; Wilson, G.; Wojczynski, M.K.; Yao, J.; Yuan, J.M.; Zonderman, A.B.; Becker, D.M.; Boehnke, M.; Bowden, D.W.; Chambers, J.C.; Chen, Y.I.; de Faire, U.; Deary, I.J.; Esco, T.; Farrall, M.; Forrester, T.; Franks, P.W.; Freedman, B.I.; Froguel, P.; Gasparini, P.; Gieger, C.; Horta, B.L.; Hung, Y.J.; Jonas, J.B.; Kato, N.; Kooner, J.S.; Laakso, M.; Lehtimaki, T.; Liang, K.W.; Magnusson, P.K.E.; Newman, A.B.; Oldehinkel, A.J.; Pereira, A.C.; Redline, S.; Rettig, R.; Samani, N.J.; Scott, J.; Shu, X.O.; van der Harst, P.; Wagenknecht, L.E.; Wareham, N.J.; Watkins, H.; Weir, D.R.; Wickremasinghe, A.R.; Wu, T.; Zheng, W.; Kamatani, Y.; Laurie, C.C.; Bouchard, C.; Cooper, R.S.; Evans, M.K.; Gudnason, V.; Kardia, S.L.R.; Kritchevsky, S.B.; Levy, D.; O'Connell, J.R.; Psaty, B.M.; van Dam, R.M.; Sims, M.; Arnett, D.K.; Mook-Kanamori, D.O.; Kelly, T.N.; Fox, E.R.; Hayward, C.; Fornage, M.; Rotimi, C.N.; Province, M.A.; van Dujin, C.M.; Tai, E.S.; Wong, T.Y.; Loos, R.J.F.; Reiner, A.P.; Rotter, J.I.; Zhu, X.; Bierut, L.J.; Gauderman, W.J.; Caulfield, M.J.; Elliott, P.; Rice, K.; Munroe, P.B.; Morrison, A.C.; Cupples, L.A.; Rao., D.C.; Chasman, D.I. (University of Chicago Press, 2018)
    Genome-wide association analysis advanced understanding of blood pressure (BP), a major risk factor for vascular conditions such as coronary heart disease and stroke. Accounting for smoking behavior may help identify BP ...
  • Ranasinghe, N.; Devanarayana, N.M.; Rajindrajith, S.; Perera, M.S.; Nishanthinie, S.; Warnakulasuriya, T.; de Zoysa, P.T. (BioMed Central, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Chronic abdominal pain is a common worldwide problem and known to be associated with psychological problems. This study evaluated the association between abdominal pain-predominant functional gastrointestinal ...
  • Siriwardhana, D.D.; Hardoon, S.; Rait, G.; Weerasinghe, M.C.; Walters, K.R. (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2018)
    OBJECTIVE: To systematically review the research conducted on prevalence of frailty and prefrailty among community-dwelling older adults in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) and to estimate the pooled prevalence ...
  • Karuppiah, D.; Cooray, M.S.A.; Somasundaram, N.; Ediriweera, D.S. (2018)
    INTRODUCTION: Cushing’s syndrome (CS) may be unrecognized in patients with diabetes. There is no consensus on routine screening for CS in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence ...
  • Carter, P.; Alifrangis, C.; Cereser, B.; Chandrasinghe, P.; Belluz, L.D.B.; Herzog, T.; Levitan, J.; Moderau, N.; Schwartzberg, L.; Tabassum, N.; Wen, J.; Krell, J.; Stebbing, J. (Impact Journals, 2018)
    We evaluated the effect of tailoring treatments based on predictions informed by tumor molecular profiles across a range of cancers, using data from Caris Life Sciences. These included breast carcinoma, colorectal ...
  • Rajindrajith, S.; Zeevenhooven, J.; Devanarayana, N.M.; Perera, B.J.C.; Benninga, M.A. (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    Chronic abdominal pain is a common problem in pediatric practice. The majority of cases fulfill the Rome IV criteria for functional abdominal pain disorders (FAPDs). At times, these disorders may lead to rather serious ...
  • Rodrigo, R.; Allen, A.; Manamperi, A.; Perera, L.; Fisher, C.A.; Allen, S.; Weatherall, D.J.; Premawardhena, A. (Academic Press, 2018)
    Iron deficiency complicates the use of red cell indices to screen for carriers of haemoglobin variants in many populations. In a cross sectional survey of 7526 secondary school students from 25 districts of Sri Lanka, 1963 ...

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