SUSL Staff Directory

Mrs. US Thathsarani

Senior Lecturer

thathsarani@ssl.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

  • Master of Philosophy (Applied Statistics),University of Peradeniya,2016
  • B.A. Statistics (Special), Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka With a second class Upper division , 2009
  • Certificate Course in Teaching Methodology,Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 2013

Profile

U.ShanikaThathsarani is a Senior Lecturer in Statistics attached to the Department of Economics and Statistics, Faculty of Social Sciences and Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. Major area of teaching is Statistics and  specific areas are Survival Data Analysis, Non Parametric Methods, and Multivariate Data Analysis.

Employment History

Senior Lecturer - Sept 2016 to date

Lecturer (Probationary) - Sept : 2011 to Sept 2016

Lecturer (Temporary),-May 2010 to Sept : 2011

Visiting Lecturer -

  • Department of Sport Sciences and Physical Education, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University, Academic Year-2010/2011
  • Department of Accountancy and Finance, Faculty of Management Studies,Academic Year-2010/2011
  • Department of Natural Resources, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University, Academic Year-2013/2014
  • External Degree Program ,Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka -2016 to date

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Member, Applied Statistics Association of Sri Lanka (currently known as Institute of Applied Statistics, Sri Lanka)


Research Interests

Modelling survival data, Demographic techniques and Multivariate indices


Recent Publications

Publications in Conferences

Thathsarani, U.S.(2010) Identifying Demographics and Socio- Economic Factors for Usage of Commodity    Credits from the Nearest Retail Shop: Annual Research Conference (ARC 2010) ,University of Jaffna.

Himali, L.P. and Thathsarani, U.S., (2011). Involvement of Rural Tourism to the Rural Development , International Conference on Modern Trends in Innovative Management – MTIM 2011, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Mihintale.

Jyasekara Y.A.G.P.K. and Thathsarani, U.S., (2012).Study the Relationship Between Education, Youth Unemployment, and Job Expectation in the Estate Sector: Sri Lanka Economic Research Conference-2012,University of Colombo.

Sumadi S, and Shanika T (2012) Determinants of Patient’s Satisfaction on Government Ayurveda Outpatient Care in Rathnapura District of Sri Lanka, Memorial International Research Symposium 2012, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, university of Kelaniya.

R.Ariyarathna & U.S.Thathsarani (2014). Time Series Analysis of Monthly Imported Vehicles and Forecasting in Sri Lanka 2008 January- 2012 December . First International Conference on Contemporary Management,University of Jaffna

M.D.J.W Wijesinghe U.S Thathsarani , E.M.T.K Senavirathna (2014).A Survey Focus on Use of Internet Based E-resources Among Undergraduates: Special Reference to Sabaragamuwa University. First International Conference on Contemporary Management,University of Jaffna

T.Chathurika & U.S.Thathsarani (2016). Identifying the Association Between Cholesterol, Blood Pressure and Weight with Varied Dietary Habits, Demographic and Other Factors. International Conference on Contemporary Management (ICCM-2016), University of Jaffna

U.S.Thathsarani & L.H.P.Gunaratne  (2016) Measurement of Physical Capacity to Adapt to Climate Change in Sri Lankan Households, International Conference on the Humanities & Social Sciences (ICHSS 2016), Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya.

U.S.Thathsarani (2016) Constructing an Index to Measure the Aggregate Capacity to Climate Change in Sri Lanka 6th Annual Research Session of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

 

Abstract presented

Jayasinghe W.A.D.K., & Thathsarani U.S (2013), Study on the Determinants Affecting Salary Satisfaction of the Employees in Apparel Industries, International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHS 2013), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda.

Thathsarani U.S. & Himali L.P (2013), Study of Public Awareness about Current Information, International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHS 2013), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda.

Wijesinghe, M.D.J. Thathsarani,U.S.  Senevirathna,E.M.T.K (2013),Socio Economic and Geographical Effectiveness of Regional Development Programs (Special reference to Divi Neguma Program):Reshaping the Arena of Knowledge,Second International Research Conference (IRCHS- 2013),University of Sri Jayawardanapura,2013

Thathsarani,U.S. Wijesinghe, M.D.J. Senevirathna,E.M.T.K., (2014), Socio Economic and Geographical Effectiveness of Regional Development Programs (Special reference to Balangoda, Sri Lanka) The International Conference of Agricultural Sciences , Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

Thathsarani, U.S (2014) Farmers’ satisfaction with dairy cattle farming as a livelihood source: Case studies in Balangoda and Kaltota Veterinary divisions in the Rathnapura district, The International Conference of Agricultural Sciences , Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Chathurika, K.T., &  Thathsarani,U.S. (2014) The Relationship of Cholesterol, Blood Pressure and Overweight to Lifestyle Factors and Dietary Habits, First Annual Research Session on Social Sciences & Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihuloya.

Amarathunga, T.P.S.W., &  Thathsarani,U.S. (2014) The Factors for Low Birth Weight: With Special Reference to Hospitals in Kandy and Nuwara Eliya  District, First Annual Research Session on Social Sciences & Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihuloya.

Ranasingha, G.I.L., &  Thathsarani,U.S. (2014) Determinants of Willingness to Pay for Recreational Places: With Special Reference to Nuwaraeliya and Badulla Districts, First Annual Research Session on Social Sciences & Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihuloya.

Madhushani, M.A.G.K., &  Thathsarani,U.S. (2014) Visitors' Perception Towards Improvement of Eco-tourism Facilities and Evaluation with Special Reference to "DIYAPAHASA" Natural Park, First Annual Research Session on Social Sciences & Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihuloya.

Kumara, M.P.D.C.R., &  Thathsarani,U.S. (2014) A Statistical Study of Peoples' Attitudes Regarding the National Development Programmes: With Special Reference to "Deyata Kirula", Kuliyapitiya, 2014 , First Annual Research Session on Social Sciences & Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihuloya.

 

Books and other publications

Thathsarani, U.S. Himali, L.P., (2011). Identifying the Affected Factors in Passing the Advanced Level General English, Innovative Pedagogical Practices in the Twenty First Century: English in Practice, Centre for Research and Knowledge Dissemination (CKRD), Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihuloya.

Thathsarani, U.S. Himali, L.P., (2011). Why Do Students Select Degree in English Medium, Innovative Pedagogical Practices in the Twenty First Centuary:English in Practice, Centre for Research and Knowledge Dissemination (CKRD), Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Belihuloya.

Himali, L.P.  Thathsarani, U.S (2011) Lokaye adivasi natun krama, indigenous research,  Centre of Indigenous Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka  

Wijesinghe, M.D.J. Thathsarani,U.S. (2014) Study on the determinace affecting to the salary satisfaction of the employee in apparel industries. (special reference to garment industry in avissawella area), ACADEMICIA: An International Multidisciplinary Research Journal (ISSN: 2249-7137) Vol.4, Issue-3, (March, 2014)

Thathsarani,U.S. (2015) Rama Ravana kata puwatin avashesha wee athi siddi nama, grama nama, isthana nama ha nagara nama, Centre of Indigenous Studies. Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka

Thathsarani,U.S. & Gunaratne, L.H.P. (2015)  Measuring the cumulative adaptive capacity for climate change in Sri Lanaka, ACADEMICIA: An International Multidisciplinary Research Journal (ISSN: 2249-7137) Vol.5, Issue-10, (October, 2015)

Thathsarani,U.S. (2015) Punchi nuwara eliya: balangoda samanalawatta, Centre of Indigenous Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka

Thathsarani,U.S. & Wijesekara, N.M. (2017)  Measuring the Social Determinants of Subjective Well-being of Working Women (With Special Reference to Balangoda Divisional Secretariat Division), ACADEMICIA: An International Multidisciplinary Research Journal (ISSN: 2249-7137) Vol.7, Issue-8, (August,2017)