Department of Demography, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo

Annual Research Symposium 2016

08th December 2016

 “Population Dynamics and Sustainable Development”


The Department of Demography invites academic staff members, researchers and postgraduate students from the fields of Demography and Social Sciences to submit abstracts for the Annual Research Symposium 2016 on or before 31st October 2016 at 4.00pm, under the following sub-themes:

  • Fertility and Reproductive Health
  • Population, Health and Poverty
  • Migration and Urbanization
  • Population Aging and Long Term Care
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Education, Environment and Development

Notification of acceptance will be informed by 15th November 2016. All accepted abstracts will be published in the Proceedings of the Department of Demography Annual Research Symposium 2016.

Guidelines for Abstracts

i. The abstracts should be based on original research.

ii. The text of the abstract should be between 300-350 words.

iii. Abstracts should be in Times New Roman, Font size 12 and 1.5 spacing.

iv. Three key words should be provided.

v. Abstracts must be written in clear, grammatical English.

vi. An electronic version of the abstract should be emailed to on or before 31st October, 2016.