Ms. Pushpika Maskorala
Senior Lecturer  

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Department of Geography,
University of Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka.




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Educational Qualifications:
  • B.A (Peradeniya)
  • Postgraduate Dip. in Applied Statistics (PGIA, Peradeniya)
  • M.Phil (Trondheim)
Appointments (Selected) :
  • Post of part-time academic sub warden1998-1999
  • Post of part-time senior student counsellor2008-2009
  • Committee member, Alumni Association of university of Peradeniya 2008
Memberships & Awards :
  • Research Scholarship- Donated by HETC Project, Ministry of Higher Education for PhD-2010
  • Research Scholarship Donated by Norwegian Government under QUATA Progammme for M. Phil in Social Change1999
  • Scholarship Awarded by the Peradeniya University for the best student in Geography 1998
  • Senkadagala Lions Club Sri Pathirana memorial prize for Geography, Awarded by Senkadagala Lions Club
  • Mahapola Higher Education ( Merit) Scholarship Awarded by Ministry of Trade for undergraduate studies 1992
  • Medal for the best Student in Art scheme in Sri Lanka G.C.E. (A/L) Examination Sangamiththa College 1991
Research Intersests :
      Population studies
Research Publications :
    Socio-economic Impact of Environmental Conservation of Rumassala Forest presented at the University of Peradeniya (Unpublished) 1998
    Environmental Conservation and its Importance Mihikatha Magazine 1998
    The Nature Problems and Challenges of Handicraft Industry in Sri Lanka Presented at the NTNU Norway (Unpublished) 2002
    General Introduction Challenges and Opportunities in Northern Norway Paper for the NTNU- 2000 - Joint Article
    Nature of Livelihood of Northern Periphery of Norway and its Impact on Population Structure. Paper for the Dept. of Geography NTNU Norway- 2000- Joint Article
    Critical Analysis of Population Theories Enduwara Geographical Magazine- University of Peradeniya- 2005
    Nature Problems and Challenge of Handicraft Industry Presented at 10th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, 16-18 December 2005, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
    Time- Space Changes of Population Growth and Development in Sri Lanka- Presented at National Geography Conference, 23-24 January 2009, Department of Geography, Universityof Peradeniya.
    The changes in the sex ratio of undergraduate in the Sri Lankan State Universities- Presented at 12 International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, 18-20 March 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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