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MURS

 

The Faculty of Management Studies in collaboration with Emerald Publishing proudly present the second Management Undergraduates’ Research Session (MURS) as a continuation of the process for enhancing students’ research capacity during the month of November 2020. The annual MURS is an opportunity for management undergraduates, local and international, to present their research experiences to a larger audience. Further, the Symposium will encourage undergraduates to examine global, regional, and local trends in their research fields, while identifying links among disciplines. The symposium includes presentations by students from seven academic disciplines on which the faculty expertises. All final year undergraduates in the faculty who are supposed to complete the dissertation during the year are encouraged to submit their full papers as joint papers with their respective academic supervisors. The symposium will also be a great opportunity for all other undergraduates to learn from their colleagues. All the presenters will receive a cetificate endorsed by Emerald publishing.

Deadline of Abstract Submission

30th August 2020

Abstract Acceptance Notification

15th September 2020

Deadline of Full Paper Submission

15th October 2020

Full Paper Acceptance Notification

10th November 2020

Registration

20th November 2020

  1. To provide undergraduate researchers with a unique opportunity to present their research in real-time while encouraging knowledge sharing in a formal setting.
  1. To encourage students to publish their research findings and enhance the opportunity for the best papers to being published in a book chapter of an international publisher.
  1. To provide opportunity to interact with the industry.
  1. To enhance the essential soft skills.
  1. To encourage enthusiastic researchers to start their research journey by making a platform for them in the field of management where they are passionate in.
  1. To strengthen the research culture of the Faculty of Management Studies

Abstract Submission Guidelines MURS 2020: (Download) pdf  

 

Submit your Abstract electronically to murs@mgt.sab.ac.lk

The MURS is to develop transferable skills with broad application, including critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, and independence. There are numerous benefits for undergraduates who get involved in research. Research experience allows undergraduates to better understand published works, learn to balance collaborative and individual work, determine an area of interest, and to start their careers as researchers. It has a tremendous scope to provide undergraduates an understanding that their research studies are unique and can definitely benefit the society. Symposium welcomes full papers of undergraduates’ dissertations. Moreover, symposium encourages the submission of collaborative works between the supervisor and the student.  The annual undergraduate research session on management studies has a general interest in the following area:

  1. Accounting and Finance
  2. Banking & Insurance
  3. Business Management
  4. Marketing Management
  5. Tourism Management
  6. Eco-Business Management
  7. Hospitality Management

Conference Advisors

Professor W.K.A.C. Gnanapala

Department of Tourism Management

Professor Wasantha Rathnayake

Department of Tourism Management

Professor D.A.I. Dayaratne

Department of Accountancy & Finance

Professor M.S.M. Aslam

Department of Tourism Management

Dr. D.G. Dharmarathne

Department of Accountancy & Finance

Dr. Rangana Shalika

Department of Tourism Management

Dr. R.Priyankara

Department of Business Management

Mr. D. Jasinghe

Department of Marketing Management


Conference Chair

Dr. T.U.I Peiris

Department of Accountancy & Finance

 

Conference Secretary

Dr. L.A.C Sajeewanie

Department of Marketing Management

 

Conference Coordinators

Ms.W.A.K Amitha

Department of Business Management

Ms.H.K.DW.M.N.A Hapuhinna

Department of Tourism Management

Ms. M.S.H Rathnasiri

Department of Marketing Management

Ms. P.M.Shamika

Department of Accountancy & Finance


Compiled By                                                                                 

Dr. L.A.C Sajeewanie                                                                  

Conference Secretary – 2nd MURS 2020                

Dept. of Marketing Management                                            

Faculty of Management Studies

                                            

Edited by

Dr. T.U. I. Peiris

Conference Chair-2nd MURS 2020

Department of Accountancy & Finance

Faculty of Management Studies