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A whitepaper outlining the development of an alternative socioeconomic index for Sri Lanka, using principal component analysis (PCA) and publicly available census data
An image of a robot's outstretched hand This involves working up from specific use cases, not only working down from principles.
An extended research abstract which identifies several criteria that can be used to identify mobile network call detail records (CDRs) affected by load sharing and establishes why that is a prevalent issue, especially in urban areas.  
A research brief exploring the possibility of using remote sensing and neural networks to estimate the paddy crop extent in Sri Lanka
Keynote address given by Prof. Rohan Samarajiva at the "Cyril Ponnamperuma Memorial International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research 2020" in Kandy on 21 January 2020.
A look back on the policy impacts we've made with our research, over 15 years of work in the Asia Pacific
Report of a study of ICT use among PWD in India, conducted for LIRNEasia by VIHARA
Living with disability from birth has helped Rajan develop a “can-do” attitude towards living an active and independent life. Becoming disabled later in life, in contrast, has left our next respondent, in very different circumstances.
What can be done to mitigate the communication gaps with the doctors? Some preliminary thoughts

Happy New Year 2020!

Posted on December 28, 2019  /  0 Comments

See more on what “Inclusion” means to us in our latest annual report
LIRNEasia in association with Neelan Tiruchelvam Trust (NTT) conducted research program which promotes participatory knowledge sharing processes and social integration among fruits and vegetable farmers connected to export value chains in the North and South.

Social Innovation with impact

Posted by Rohan Samarajiva on December 22, 2019  /  0 Comments

Abstract from a talk given by Rohan Samarajiva
Suthaharan Perampalam, Samali Perera | September – 2019
Image of a phone in a car with the Uber app open This is highly dependent on the nature of the platform.
Photograph of a female freelance translator working on a laptop with a phone in her hand The answer depends on a combination on factors, including the circumstances of the work.
We are currently looking to fill the role of a Researcher. The full job description is available here. The deadline for application is  20th December 2019.