SUSL Staff Directory

Mrs. RJM Uduporuwa

Senior Lecturer

manohariuduporuwa@gmail.com

Qualifications

Master of Philosophy in Geography, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2005

Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Developmet, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, 2003

BA (Hons) in Geography, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, 1995

Certificate Course in Teaching for Higher Education, Univesity of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2005

Certificate Course in Thinking City:Beyond Resilience, Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Netherland, 2015 


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Member of Geography Association of Sri Lanka


Research Interests

Urban Geography, Settlement Geography, Population Studies, Regional Development and planning,


Recent Publications

Abstracts

RJM Uduporuwa, (2014). Social Areas in Kandy city: A Review of Residential Patters based on Ethnic Segregation in Kandy City, Sri Lanka, Symposium Proceedings, HETC Symposium, Higher Education for the 21st Century Project, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 

M.R.N.S.Sumanapala, L.G.D.S. Yapa and R.J.M. Uduporuwa, (2014). Mortality Trends in Indian Tamil Population at Osborne Estate in Nuwara Eliya -Sri Lanka, Proceedings, International, Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepua, Sri Lanka.

L.G.D.S. Yapa and RJM Uduporuwa, (2013). Natural Disaster Management in Urban Development in Matara Municipal Council Area, 4th International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 

RJM Uduporuwa, (2008). An Analysis of Urban Growth and Urbanization in Sabaragamuwa Province, 2nd International Symposium of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. 

RJM Uduporuwa, (2006). Planning Implications of New Town Development in Sri Lanka with special reference to the Rathnapura New Town, 1st International Symposium of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

RJM Uduporuwa, (2005). Strengthening Small and Medium Size Towns in Regional Development in Sri Lanka: A case Study of Sabaragamuwa Province, Presentations of Annual Research Symposium of University of Kelaniya.

Full Papers in National  and International Journals

RJM Uduporuwa, Lasantha Manawadu (2017). Impact of Urban Growth on Vegetation Cover in World Heritage City of Kandy, Sri Lanka: An Assessment using GIS and RS Techniques, Proceedings of 102nd IIER International Conference, Singapore, Avaialable at https://worldresearchlibrary.org/proceeding.php?pid=826.

RJM Uduporuwa, Lasantha. Manawadu, (2015) Identification of Occupation Clustering in Kandy City, Sri Lanka: An Investigation of Residential Location Pattern by Occupational Status, International Journal of Innovation and Education Research, (IJIER), Vol. 3-3, Available at www.ijer.net.

RJM Uduporuwa, Lasantha. Manawadu, (2015) Residential Segregation in South Asian Cities: An Investigation of Residential Segregation based on Ethnicity of World Heritage City of Kandy, Sri Lanka, International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, (IJHSS), Volume 5, Number 3, Research India Publications, Available at www.ripublication.com.

RJM Uduporuwa (2015). Rural-Urban Relations and Theoretical Background of Regional Development, Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences, Volume 38, No1, June, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka, Available at https://sljss.sljol.info/694/volume/38/issue/1/

RJM Uduporuwa, Lasantha. Manawadu, (2014) Evolution of Spatial Structure of World Heritage City of Kandy, Sri Lanka: An Analysis of Population Density Change, Proceedings of Second International Conference on Advances in Social Sciences, Economics and Management Study (SEM), United Kingdom, Available athttp://www.seekdl.org/conferences_page_papers.php?confid=182.

RJM Uduporuwa, (2013). The Role of Dynamic Emerging Urban Centers in Regional Development, Economic Review, February/March, People’s Bank Publication, Sri Lanka.

DJ Jagoda and RJM Uduporuwa, (2011). An Overview of Future Demographic Background in Sri Lanka with reference to Population Projection, Sabaragamuwa University Journal, Volume 06.

RJM Uduporuwa, (2011). The Need for Redefining Urban Centers in Sri Lanka: A Review on Definitional Problem of Urban Centers, Essays in Social Sciences: In honour of Professor J.W.D Somasundara, Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa Universaity of Sri Lanka.

RJM Uduporuwa (2011). Human Settlements in Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka, Heritage of Sabaragamuwa (In Sinhala Language), Center for Indigenous Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

RJM Uduporuwa, (2010). Promoting Small and Medium size Towns in Regional Development in Sri Lanka with special reference to Sabaragamuwa Province, Professor Dayananda Somasundara Felicitation Volume, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

RJM Uduporuwa, (2010). An Analysis of Urban Growth and Urbanization in the Sabaragamuwa Province, Sabaragamuwa University Journal, Volume 09.

RJM Uduporuwa and Herath Madana Bandara, (2009). Aborigine People in Australia, World’s Indigenous People, Center for Indigenous Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

RJM Uduporuwa (2009). Indigenous People in Taiwan, World’s Indigenous People, Center for Indigenous Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

RJM Uduporuwa, (2009). An Examination of Urban Primacy and Its Causes in Sri Lanka, Sabararagamuwa University Journal , Volume 04.

RJM Uduporuwa, (2007). Regional Dimensions of Development of Sri Lanka, Sabaragamuwa University of Journal, Volume 07, N0 1.

RJM Uduporuwa, (2006). Planning Implications of New Town Development in Sri Lanka with special reference to the Ratnapura New Town, Proceedings of 1st International Symposium of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

Deepani Edirisooriya Manike and RJM Uduporuwa, (2006). Geographical Background Associated with Location of Indigenous Settlements in Sri Lanka, Indigenous People in Sri Lanka, Center for Indigenous Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.

RJM Uduporuwa, (2000). Sustainable Cities for Upcoming Millennium, “GIRAGA” Journal, Sabaragamuwa University, January/June, Volume 02, N0. 1.

RJM Uduporuwa, (1999). Sustainable Urban Development, “GIRAGA” Journal, Sabaragamuwa University, January/June, Volume 02, N0. 1.

RJM Uduporuwa (1998). Population Growth and its Future Trends in Sri Lanka, Journal of Geographical Information, Association of Geographers in Sri Lanka, University of Colombo.

Presentations in National and International Conferences

RJM Uduporuwa, Impact of Urban Growth on Vegetation Cover in World Heritage City of Kandy, Sri Lanka: An Assessment using GIS and RS Techniques, Internatinal Conference on Social Sciences and Economics (ICSSE), 2nd and 3rd May, 2017, Singapore.

RJM Uduporuwa,(2014). Evolution of Spatial Structure of World Heritage City of Kandy, Sri Lanka: An Analysis of Population Density Change,  2nd International Conference on Advances in Social Sciences, Economics and Management Study (SEM), 16th-17th November, 2014, University of Birmingham,United Kingdom. 

RJM Uduporuwa, (2014). Social Areas in Kandy City: A Review of Residential Patters based on Ethnic Segregation in Kandy City, Sri Lanka, Higher Education for the 21st Century Symposium, 7th and 8th July 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

RJM Uduporuwa, An Analysis of Urban Growth and Urbanization in Sabaragamuwa Province, 2nd International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 8th and 12th July, 2008. 

RJM Uduporuwa, Planning Implications of New Town Development in Sri Lanka with special reference to the Rathnapura New Town, 1st International Symposium, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 4th and 8th July 2006.

RJM Uduporuwa, Strengthening Small and Medium Size Towns in Regional Development in Sri Lanka: A case Study of Sabaragamuwa Province,  Annual Research Symposium, 9th December 2005, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.