Submission of Full Paper:

The manuscripts which have been selected for oral presentation, will be published as full papers in the conference proceeding only if the author/s have presented the paper at Annual Research Session held on 12th and 13th October, 2017.

Authors are requested to revise the papers based on the suggestions given by the reviewers and audience at the research session, and send their full papers on or before the 15th November, 2017. The guideline for preparation full paper is given below.

Submission of manuscripts should be sent to the Editor ARS 2017, through email

Authors will be notified by email once the proceeding is published. Registered author/s will receive the ARS proceeding free of charge. Co-author/s who have not registered for ARS will have to buy the conference proceeding from the Faculty of Health-Care Sciences, Eastern University Sri Lanka.


Guidelines for full paper submission

Authors must follow the instructions and format outlined below while submitting their manuscript:


Examples for Reference styles as per APA 6th edition:

Gregory, G., & Parry, T. (2006). Designing brain-compatible learning (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin. 

Chapter of a Book: 
Bergquist, J. M. (1992). German Americans. In J. D. Buenker & L. A. Ratner (Eds.), Multiculturalism in the United States: A comparative guide to acculturation and ethnicity (pp. 53-76). New York, NY: Greenwood. 

Journal Article with DOI:
Paivio, A. (1975). Perceptual comparisons through the mind's eye. Memory & Cognition, 3,635-647. doi:10.1037/0278-6133.24.2.225 

Journal Article without DOI:
Becker, L. J., & Seligman, C. (1981). Welcome to the energy crisis. Journal of Social Issues, 37 (2), 1-7

Online Report:
Kenney, G. M., Cook, A., & Pelletier, J. (2009). Prospects for reducing uninsured rates among children: How much can premium assistance programs help? Retrieved from Urban Institute website:







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Early bird:

from 01.04.2017 – 15.09.2017


from 16.09.2017 – 06.10.2017

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