UBC Reports
November 14, 1996


A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from November 17 through November 30, 1996.

UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.

November 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

Sunday, Nov. 17

Sign Dedication at Lutheran Campus Centre

For Lutheran, United And Pentecostal Campus Ministries. Rev. Bill Wiegera. 5885 University Boulevard chapel, 10:30 am. Sunday morning worship service and potluck lunch to follow. Call 224-1614.

Green College Visual Arts Group

Ten Years Of Painting: Mixing The Personal And The Political. Kate Collie, Counselling Psychology. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Cultural Performance

Nehru Day Celebration. Speakers from Goel Family Charitable Foundation. International House auditorium, 6:30-9pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3846/822-5021.

Green College Performing Arts Group

An Evening Of Acoustic Jazz. John Doheny Quartet. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Monday, Nov. 18

Applied Mathematics Colloquium

GKS Stability Analysis. Prof. Brian Wetton, Mathematics. CSCI 301, 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3pm. Call 822-4584.

Mechanical Engineering Seminar

Transient Turbulent Jets: Experiments, History And Numerical Simulation. Philip Hill, Mechanical Engineering. CEME 1202, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3904.

Green College Resident Speaker Series

Gold Rush! Searching For Gold In Central BC. Cari Deyell, Geological Sciences. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Green College Science and Society Lecture

From Carving Nature At Its Joints To Measuring It: Enumerating Kinds In The History Of Biology. Gordon McOuat, U of King's College, Dalhousie U. Green College coach house 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Tuesday, Nov. 19

Botany Seminar

Breeding System Dynamics In The Rare Checker-Mallow Sidalacea Hendersonii. Melanie Marshall, MSc candidate. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.

Biotechnology Lab Seminar

Phenylpropanoid Biosynthesis: Regulation And Prospects For The Genetic Engineering Of A Complex Plant Secondary Metabolic Pathway. Richard Dixon, Samuel R. Noble Foundation. Wesbrook 201, 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3155.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar

Synthesis And Murine Biodistribution Of A Para Ortho Iodinated Radiopharmaceutical Directed Towards The Muscarinic Receptor. Laura Alcorn, grad. student. IRC#3, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.

Merck, Frosst, Sharp & Dohme Organic Chemistry Lecture

Combination Catalysis. Prof. Eric Jacobsen, Harvard U. Chemistry 250 (south wing), 1pm. Refreshments, 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.

Liu Centre Open House

For The Campus Community. Cecil Green Park House, 3-7pm. Forum, 5:30-6:30pm. Call 822-2064.

Green College Science and Society Seminar

Natural Kinds In The Nineteenth Century. Gordon McOuat, U of King's College, Dalhousie U. Green College coach house, 3:30pm. Call 822-6062.

Statistics Seminar

The Estimating Function Bootstrap. Feifang Hu, National U Singapore. CSCI 301, 4-5:30pm. Call 822-0570.

Centre for Applied Ethics Colloquium

Feminist Ethics And Care. Peta Bowden, Philosophy, Murdoch U. Angus 413, 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.

Green College Speaker Series

Apocalypse Now: Ancient Apocalyptic And Its Audience. Harry Maier, Vancouver School of Theology. Green College, 5:30pm. Reception in Graham House, 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Faculty of Education Public Lecture Series

The School's Struggle With Everyday Racism. Kogila Adam-Moodley, David Lam Chair of Multicultural Education. Robson Square Conference Centre, Conference Room 2, 7pm. Reception to follow. Call 822-6239.


Taking Care Of Photographs And Works On Paper. Rosaleen Hill, conservator. MOA, 7:00-8:30pm. Call 822-5087.

Wednesday, Nov. 20

Orthopedics Grand Rounds

Wrist Arthrodesis: A Cohort Study. Dr. P.T. Gropper, Orthopedics; Dr. J. Dunwoody, Orthopedics Resident. Vancouver Hospital/HSC Eye Care Centre auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4646.

Bookstore Sale

Customer Appreciation Day. Bookstore, 9am-5pm. Free gift-wrapping until 4pm. Call 822-2665.


A Presentation Of The Canadian Third International Math and Science Study (TIMSS) Results. David Robitaille, Head, Curriculum Studies, Education. Scarfe 310 centre block, 10am. Call 822-9136.

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series

Post-Translational Regulation Of Rhodobacter Capsulatus Light-Harvesting I Complex Levels By The Integral Cytoplasmic Membrane Protein F1696. Conan Young. Wesbrook 201, 12-1pm. Call 822-3308.

Centre for Japanese Research Seminar

Frontier Settlements In Modern Japan: A Critical Analysis Of Problems Of Modernization. Machiko Tsubaki, Tokyo Gakugei U, CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.

Noon Hour Concert

Gemini and Gaetanne. Marisa Gaetanne, soprano; Julie Rutter, flute and piano; Valerie Rutter, piano and recorders. Music recital hall, 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.

Centre for Southeast Asia Research Seminar

Where Angels Fear To Tread! - Bangkok's Environmental Problems In Political And Behavioural Context. Prof. Helen Ross, Australian National U. CK Choi conference room 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.

Women's Studies and Gender Relations Seminar

Claire Young, Law. 1896 East Mall, 3:30-5pm. Call 822-9171.

Ecology and Centre for Biodiversity Research Seminar

Stability, Instability And Population Persistence. Dan Haydon, post-doctoral fellow. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60. 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:10pm Call 822-3957.l

Respiratory Research Seminar Series

The Life And Death Of Inflammatory Cells. Dr. Vince Duronio. St. Paul's Hospital, Gourlay conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.

Comparative Literature

Poetry, Text, and Hypertext. Jaan Kapilinski, Tartu, Estonia. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Thursday, Nov. 21

Earth & Ocean Sciences Seminar

Modelling The North Pacific Ecosystem: The PICES CCCC Challenge. Paul LeBlond, Earth & Ocean Sciences. GeoSciences 135, 12:30pm. Call 822-3466/822-2267.

Two Poets

Al Purdy And Diane Tucker Read From Their Latest Works. Bookstore, 12:30pm. Call 822-2665.

Joan Carlisle-Irving Lecture Series

The Politics Of Virtual Systems. Norman M. Klein, California Institute of the Arts. Lasserre 102, 12:30 pm. Call 822-2757.

School of Human Kinetics Seminar

Osteoporosis Prevention: Exercise And Calcium In Children. Assoc. Prof. Alan Martin, Human Kinetics. War Memorial Gym 100, 12:30-1:30. Refreshments. Call 822-3913.

Philosophy Department Colloquium

Mind As Mechanisms: The Mental/Non-Mental Distinction in Cognitive Science. Charles Wallis, Philosophy. Buchanan D-202, 1-2:30pm. Call 822-3292.

H. R. MacMillan Lecture Series

Role Of Genetics In Conservation. Vicki Friesen, Queen's U. MacMillan 166, 2:30-3:30pm. Call 822-9695.

Environmental Engineering Seminar

Christina Jacob, GVRD. CEME 1215, 3:30-4:30pm. Call 822-2637.

Genetics Graduate Program Seminar

Muscle Attachment And Morphogenesis In C. Elegans. Don Moerman, Zoology. Wesbrook 201, 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.

Physics Colloquium

Physics Innovation, Patents and Technology Transfer. Lorne Whitehead, Physics and Astronomy. Hebb theatre, 4pm. Refreshments at 3:45pm. Call 822-3853.

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene After 500 years. Paul Stanwood, English. Green College, 4:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Computer Science Invited Speaker Seminar

Omnidirectional Image Sensing. Shree Nayar, Columbia U. CICSR/CS 208, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.

Critical Issues In Global Development

International Trade And Human Rights: Do Corporations Have A Responsibility? Alex Currie, national coordinator for Amnesty International. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Distinguished Artists Concert

Timothy Hutchins, flute; Janet Creaser Hutchins, piano. Music recital hall, 8pm. $19 adults, $10 students/seniors. Call 822-5574.

Friday, Nov. 22

St. Paul's / UBC / BCSEPS Clinical Day

Contact Lens Symposium 1996. Chaired by Dr. Helson C. Chew. St. Paul's Hospital, New Lecture Theatre, 7:30am-3pm. Refreshments, 7:30-8am. Call 875-5266.

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Brain Injury In The Premature Newborn. Dr. A. Hill, Neurology. GF Strong auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.

Occupational Hygiene Program Seminar Series

Latex Allergies. Dr. Stephanie Mah, WCB. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC site, Koerner Pavilion G-279, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9595.

Centre for Chinese Research Seminar

Naming And Explaining Contemporary Prostitution In China. Prof. Gail Hershatter, History, U of California, Santa Cruz. CK Choi 120, 3-4pm. Call 822-2629.

Linguistics Colloquium

Reduplicative Transfer In Lushootseed And Elsewhere. Suzanne Urbanczyk. Buchanan Penthouse, 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-5594.

Chemical Engineering Weekly Seminar

Catalytic Activation Of Methane. J.S. Soltan Mohammad Zadeh, grad student. ChemEng 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.

Theoretical Chemistry Seminar

Stochastic Resonance: Numerical Aspects. H. Chen, Applied Mathematics. Chemistry D-402 (centre block), 4pm. Call 822-3266.

Saturday, Nov. 23

Vancouver Institute Lecture

Today, Vancouver; Tomorrow, Everything. Chuck Davis, author. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.

Sunday, Nov. 24

Dance Performance

The Philhellenic Folkdance Group. MOA Great Hall, 2:30pm. Call 822-5087.

Green College Performing Arts Group

The Night Of The African Drum. Performance and participation with La Beat'O. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Monday, Nov. 25

Biotechnology Laboratory Seminar

Leishmania's Survival Kit: Tips To Thwart Macrophage Harsh Environment (Effect Of PTP Inhibitor Peroxovanadiums On Leishmania Infection In Vivo). Dr. Martin Olivier. IRC#4, 12:30pm. Refreshments before the seminar. Call 822-2493.

Mechanical Engineering Seminar

Orthopedic Engineering. Prof. Clive P. Duncan, Orthopedics. CEME, 1202, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3904.

UBC School of Nursing Colloquium

Applications From Imperfections: Bringing An Evaluation Project Full Circle. Assistant Prof. Virginia Hayes, UBC School of Nursing. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Koerner Pavilion T-180, 3:30-4:30. Call 822-7453.

Earth & Ocean Sciences Seminar

Silicate Liquids And Mantle Geodynamics: New Perspectives From Isotopes Of The Main Element, Oxygen. Kurt Kyser, Queen's U. Geology 135, 4:30pm. Call 822-3466/822-2267.

Resident Speaker Series

What Do We Do At TRIUMF? Makoto Fujiwara, Physics. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Tuesday, Nov. 26

Botany Department Seminar

The Biogeography Of Post-Glacial Recolonization Of The Northeast Pacific. Sandra Lindstrom, Botany. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar

Transduction Pathways Controlling Cell Motility: A Potential Therapeutic Target To Treat Breast Cancer Metastases To Bone? Research Associate Pierre Lemieux, Angiotech Pharmaceuticals. IRC#3, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.

Biotechnology Lab Seminar

Protein Modules In Signal Transduction. Anthony Pawson. Wesbrook 201, 12:30pm. Refreshments before the seminar. Call 822-4838.

Poetry Reading

Hope Anderson. Belkin Art Gallery, 12:30pm. Call 822-2759.

Lectures in Modern Chemistry

Exploring The Basis Of Peptide/Carbohydrate Cross-Reactivity. Prof. Mario Pinto, Chemistry, SFU. Chemistry 250 south wing, 1pm. Refreshments from 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.

Statistics Seminar

On Admissible Minimax Estimation Of A Lower-Bounded Poisson Mean. Prof. Constance van Eeden, Statistics. CSCI 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.

Graduate and Faculty Christian Forum

Pascal, Probability, And Belief In God. Richard Johns, Philosophy. Buchanan penthouse, 4pm. Refreshements. Call 822-3115.

Green College Speaker Series

Learning Productive Problem Reformulation: Some Lessons From The Preparation Of Administrators. Graham Kelsey, Educational Studies. Green College, 5:30pm. Reception in Graham House 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Archaeological Institute Lecture

Greek Architectural Sculpture. Prof. Brunilde Ridgway, U California at Berkeley. Hellenic Community Centre, 4500 Arbutus, 8pm. Call 822-2889.

Wednesday, Nov. 27

Surgery Grand Rounds

Management Of Sarcomas. Dr. Walley Temple, U of Calgary. GF Strong auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4136.

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series

New Perspective On The Microbial World: Molecular Microbial Ecology. Norman Pace, Plant and Microbial Biology, U California at Berkeley. Wesbrook 201, 12-1pm. Call 822-3308.

Noon Hour Concert

Douglas McNabney, viola; Andrew Dawes, violin; Eric Wilson, cello; Rena Sharon, piano. Music recital hall, 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.

Leon and Thea Koerner Lecture

Colour In Ancient Greek Architecture. Prof. Brunilde Ridgway, U California at Berkeley. Laserre 102, 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.

Centre for Southeast Asia Research Seminar

The Centrality Of ASEAN In ARF: Opportunities And Limitations. Chin Kin Wah, National U of Singapore, U of Toronto. CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.

Women's Studies and Gender Relations

Ngo Thi Tuan Dung. 1896 East Mall, 3:30-5pm. Call 822-9171.

Ecology and Centre for Biodiversity Research Seminar

Divergent Selection In A Polymorphic Butterfly. Durrell Kapan. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments, 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.

Individual Interdisciplinary Studies Workshop

Deconstructing Disciplinarity/Constructing Interdisciplinarity: Intellectual Objectives And Academic Means. Pamela Azad, Health Care and Epidemiology; Sharon Fuller, Anthropology and Sociology. Green College, 4:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Respiratory Research Seminar Series

Sleep Apnea And The "RCMP". Dr. John Remmers, U of Calgary. St. Paul's Hosp. Gourlay conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.

19th Century Studies

Staging Peer Gynt: Being And Nothingness. Prof. Errol Durbach, Theatre and English. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Thursday, Nov. 28

Law and Society Lunch-Time Seminar

Taxing Times For Women: Critical Perspectives On Canadian Tax Policy. Claire Young, Law. Green College, 12pm. Call 822-6067.

Centre for India & South Asia Research

Queer Guests And Gracious Hosts In The Marathi Sant Tradition. Vidyut Aklujkar, honorary research associate CISAR. CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.

Distinguished Medical Research Lecture

Pathogenesis Of Toxic Shock Syndrome: A Bedside To Bench Adventure. Dr. Anthony Chow. IRC#1, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-8633.


UBC Jazz Ensemble: The Music of Artie Shaw. Guest, Tom Colclough, clarinet; Fred Stride, director. Music recital hall, 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.

Science First! Lecture Series

Imaging The Earth: Experiments In The Lab And In The Field - With Numerous Examples Of The Unscientific Method. Rosemary Knight, Earth and Ocean Sciences. IRC#2, 1-2pm. Call 822-5552.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar

Do COPD Patients Need To Be Vaccinated? Zahra Esmail, PharmD student. Cunningham 160, 1-2pm. Call 822-4645.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar

Thrombolytics In Stroke. Bruce Lange, PharmD student. Cunningham 160, 1-2pm. Call 822-4645.

Philosophy Colloquium

Keeping Dynamics In Mind. Clifford Hooker, U of Newcastle, Australia. Buchanan D-202, 1-2:30pm. Call 822-3292.

H. R. MacMillan Lecture Series

Marine Conservation In The Atlantic - The Collapse Of The Cod Stocks And Prognosis For Recovery. Bob Gregory, Memorial U. MacMillan 166, 2:30-3:30pm. Call 822-9695.

Genetics Graduate Program Seminar

Genetic Instability In DNA Mismatch Repair Deficient Hosts: Mutation Frequency And Spectrum Detected By A Transgenic Reporter Gene System. Dr. Frank Jirik, Medicine/Biomedical Research Centre. Wesbrook 201, 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.

Physics Colloquium Series

High Field Laser-Molecular Interactors. Paul Corkum, National Research Council. Hebb theatre, 4pm. Refreshments at 3:45pm. Call 822-3583.

Statistics Seminar

The Not-So-Smoother: A Discontinuity Preserving Smoothing Method. Paige Eveson, Statistics. CSCI 301, 4-5pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.

Issues in Post-Secondary Education

New Realities, New Directions, New Institutions - The Changing Higher Education System In British Columbia. Peter Jones, president, U College of the Fraser Valley. Green College, 4:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Green College Special Event

Ainumoshir, A Peoples' Land: History Of Japan Viewed From The Northern Perspective. Sherry Tanaka, Interdisciplinary Studies. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Green College Special Event

Life In Nibutani. Koichi Kaizawa, Chairman of Nibutani Self-government Association. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Green College Special Event

A Performance Of Ainu Traditional Dance Music. Ainu Traditional Dancers. Green College, 8:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Friday, Nov. 29

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Health Promotion And The Physician - Lobbying For Change. Dr. D. Smith, Pediatrics. GF Strong auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.


Alfred Kinsey And Magnus Hirschfield: Early Sexologists As Collectors Of Gay Erotica. Tom Waugh, Concordia U. Green College coach house, 12:30pm. Call 822-2759.

Occupational Hygiene Program Seminar Series

Kiln Emissions And Potters Exposures. Bob Hirtle, research scientist, Health Care & Epidemiology. Koerner lecture theatre G-279, 12:30-1:30pm. 822-9595.

Faculty Women's Club Lecture

How Life Experiences Shape Her Writing. Carol Shields, Pulitzer Prize-Winning author. Cecil Green Park House, 1pm. Call 224-4419.

Chemical Engineering Weekly Seminar

Prediction And Prevention Of Sheetbreak Using PLS And An Expert System. Ilse Li, grad student. ChemEng 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.

Mathematics Colloquium

Mahler's Measure, Entropy And Elliptic Curves. David W. Boyd, Mathematics. Mathematics 104, 3:30 pm. Refreshments at 3:15 in Math Annex, 1115. Call 822-2666.

Department of Linguistics Colloquium

Phonological Development As Constraint Reranking. Joe Pater. Buchanan penthouse, 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-5594.

Saturday, Nov. 30


Kit Pearson, children's author. Bookstore, 1:30pm. Call 822-0587.

Vancouver Institute Lecture

Canada: Can We Survive? Prof. Alan Cairns, Political Science, U of Saskatchewan. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.



Faculty, Staff and Grad Student Volleyball Group. Every Monday and Wednesday, Osborne Centre, Gym A, 12:30-1:30pm. No fees. Drop-ins and regular attendees welcome for friendly competitive games. Call 822-4479 or e-mail: kdcs@unixg.ubc.ca.

Fun and Fitness

UBC Community Sport Services offers adult ballet, gymnastics and ice hockey classes for beginners. No experience is necessary. For more information call 822-3688.

Morris and Helen Belkin
Art Gallery Exhibition

Tuesday - Friday; 10am-5pm; Saturday, 12-5pm. 1825 Main Mall. Call 822-2759.

Surplus Equipment Recycling Facility

Weekly sales of furniture, computers, scientific etc. held every Wednesday, noon-5pm. SERF, Task Force Building, 2352 Health Sciences Mall. Call 822-2582 for information.

Faculty Development

Would you like to talk with an experienced faculty member, one on one, about your teaching concerns? Call the Centre for Faculty Development and Instructional Services at 822-0828 and ask for the Teaching Support Group.

Studies in Hearing and Communication

Senior (65 years or older) and Junior (20-30 years) volunteers needed. Participants will attend up to 3 one-hour appointments at UBC. Experiments will examine different aspects of hearing and communication abilities. Honorarium for some studies. Please call The Hearing Lab, 822-9474.

Clinical Research Support Group

The Clinical Research Support Group which operates under the auspices of the Dept. of Health Care and Epidemiology provides methodological, biostatistical, computational and analytical support for health researchers. For an appointment please call Laurel Slaney at 822-4530.

Eczema Study

Volunteers needed. 12-40 years of age. Must have a current flare of eczema. Able to attend 5 visits over a 15 day period. Honorarium to be paid upon completion. Call 875-5296.

Multisite Fungal Infection Study

Jock itch, athlete's foot, irritation beneath the breasts or ringworm. Volunteers needed. Must have at least 2 different sites of skin infections. Seven visits over 12 weeks. Honorarium paid upon completion. Call 875-5296.

Psoriasis Laser Study

Volunteers needed. The UBC Division of Dermatology is seeking volunteers with psoriasis who are not currently receiving medical treatment for psoriasis. We are testing a potential new laser therapy for psoriasis. Volunteers who complete the treatments and follow-up visits will receive a stipend. Call 875-5254.

Christmas at the Shop in the Garden

November/December 1996. Fresh foliage wreaths and baskets, tree ornaments and table centrepieces made by the "Friends of the Garden" available from November 25 while quantities last! Great selection of gifts too! All proceeds help the garden grow. UBC Botanical Garden, Shop in the Garden, 10am-5pm. Call 822-4529.

Garden Hours

Nitobe Memorial Garden open 10am-2:30pm weekdays only, Botanical Garden and the Shop-in-the-Garden are open 10am-5pm daily (including weekends). Call 822-9666 (gardens), 822-4529 (shop).

Parents with Babies

Have you ever wondered how babies learn to talk? ... help us find out! We are looking for parents with babies between 1 and 14 months of age to participate in language development studies. If you are interested in bringing your baby for a one hour visit, please call Dr. Janet Werker's Infant Studies Centre, Department of Psychology, UBC, 822-6408 (ask for Nancy).

Herpes Zoster (Shingles) Study

Participants required to take part in clinical dermatology trial at Division of Dermatology, 855 West 10 Avenue. Requirements, 50 years of age and older, within 72 hours of onset of first skin rash. Maximum 13 visits over 24 week period. Free medication and honorarium given. For further information call 875-5296.

Diabetes 1997 Conference

The Young Diabetic. Interprofessional Continuing Education Conference will take place Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, 1997, in Vancouver, for all health professionals interested and involved in diabetic care. For further information call 822-2626.

UBC Zen Society

Meditation sessions will be held each Monday (except holidays) during term, in the Tea Gallery of the Asian Centre from 1:30-2:20pm. All welcome. Please be punctual. Call 228-8955.

Parent Care Project

Daughters/daughters-in-law who are caring for a parent in a care facility are needed for a counselling psychology study on the challenges women face in parent care. Involves individual interviews/questionnaire. Call Allison at 822-9199.