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I.I.P.P Research Sri Lanka

Research Team

Prof Lena Dominelli is the project Principal Investigator

Prof Joy Palmer-Cooper is the project Co-Investigator

Dr Tom Vickers is the UK based Project Research Associate


Local Researchers from Sri Lanka

We are working in partnership with two Research Associates based in Sri Lanka:

Ms Kanthi Perera, Colombo and Matara

Professor Sunil Shantha, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka



Advisory Board

Dr Vinya S. Ariyaratne, Chief Executive of Sarvodaya Shramadana, Sri Lanka

The Honourable Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods, MP for Durham City

Prof David Cooper, Professor of Philosophy (Emeritus) and Associate Director of Durham Project Sri Lanka

Dr David Jones, President of the International Association of the Schools of Social Work

Ms Lakshika Liyanage, Durham PhD student from Sri Lanka and member of staff at NISD, Sri Lanka

Prof Ngoh Tiong Tan, Dean, School of Human Development and Social Services, SIM University, Singapore

Mr Tony Reilly, Director of the British Council in Sri Lanka 


Project Consultants

Dr Bogdan Lesnik, University of Ljubljana

Dr Subhangi Herath, University of Colombo