Ms. Gayanthi Mendis

Senior Lecturer



Ms. Gayanthi Mendis is a Senior Lecturer attached to the Faculty of Business at NSBM. Before joining NSBM, she had worked at NIBM for six years as a lecturer in English. She graduated from University of Peradeniya and obtained her Masters in Linguistics from University of Kelaniya. Her teaching areas are English language, English literature, Academic writing and Business communication. Her research interests are Second language acquisition and Education psychology. Moreover, she is handling the Newsletter of NSBM and is the staff advisor of the Toastmasters club for students at NSBM.

Conference (Full Paper) Publications

  1. Mendis, G. (2018) “International Conference on Business Management,” in  A study on identifying writing errors pertaining to number agreement.
  2. Mendis, G. (2019) “International Conference on Business Innovations,” in A study on investigating the writing errors of ESL Sinhalese learners.

Ongoing Research

  1. A systematic literature review on ‘Mainstreaming community engagement in pandemic situations for building resilient communities’ affiliated with University of the West of Scotland, UK and Salford University, UK. (work-in-progress)                                
  2. A qualitative, asynchronous study on Padlet feedback and its effectiveness with NSBM students (work-in-progress)