Meet Sri Lankan Researcher — Harshani Nainanayake

What are you currently working on?

Invertebrates aquaculture.

What encouraged you to pursue your research topic?

World population increases and we have to find a more environmentally friendly way to feed them. Hence sustainable aquaculture can do the best role rather than depending on natural resources.

What is the name of your current University?

Jeju National University.

Where do you find your best inspiration for your work?


Can you share with us some of your publications?

Yes absolutely. I’ll share my researchgate account.

What’s one of your biggest personal achievements so far?

Master of Science in Marine Science.

What lessons would you share with a budding researcher?

Stand against climate change and use resources in a sustainable manner.

What motivated you to be a researcher?

Blue revolution

According to your opinion, what are the changes that the Sri Lankan education system needs to do, in order to meet the requirement of the international industry and academia?

Student centre-based education system



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