Dr. Sivakumar and Sampath attended a seminar on “Capacity Improvement on Research Engagement” at Earl’s Regent hotel at Peradeniya 28th December 2015. This was sponsored by the NORAD WaSo Project attached to the Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna. Lectures was conducted in following topics: (i) ‘How to Get My Paper Published’, (ii) ‘How to Find Funding Opportunities’, (iii) ‘How to Write Winning Project Proposals’, (iv) ‘Experience of Engagement in International Research Projects’. Resource persons of this workshop were Prof. W.M. Tilakaratne, Prof. Harsha Ratnaweera, and Prof. S. B. Weerakoon.