UBC Reports
October 31, 1996


A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from November 3 through November 16, 1996.

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

November 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

Sunday, Nov. 3

Green College Performing Arts Group

Early Music. UBC Early Music Ensemble, John Sawyer director. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Music/Dance Performance

Minotauri. Cretan Asssociation of B.C. MOA, 2:30pm. Call 822-5087.

Monday, Nov. 4

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar

Antibiotic Interaction And Resistance Mechanisms In The Bacterial Large Ribosomal Subunit. Stephen Douthwaite, Odense U. IRC#4, 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3178.

Green College Resident Speaker Series

Physics In Medicine: From X-Rays To MRI--100 Years And Beyond. Tally Vertinsky, Medicine; Andrew Dlugan, Physics. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Mechanical Engineering Seminar

Software Engineering. Benjamin Pedret, GM Autoship System. CEME 1202, 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3904.

Architecture Lecture

Peter Forbes: On His Work. Peter Forbes. Lasserre 202, 6pm. Call 822-2779.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

Centre for Chinese Research Performance

Concert Of Chinese Erhu Music. Ma Xiaohui, Shanghai Chinese Orchestra. Asian Centre auditorium, 12:30pm. Call 822-2331.

Statistics Seminar

Penalties Or Stochastic Models: That Is the The Question. Sonia Mazzi, Statistics. Old Computer Science 301, 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.

Cecil and Ida Green
Visiting Professor

Reflections On The Sexual Contract. Prof. Carole Pateman, Political Science, UCLA. Green College Graham House, 7:30pm. Call 822-5675.

3M Lecture in
Materials Science

The Discovery And Development Of High-Oxidation State Transition: Metal Complexes that Contain Multiple Metal-Carbon Bonds. Prof. Richard Schrock, MIT. Chemistry 250 (south wing), 1pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3266.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar

General Properties Of Pharmaceutical Polymers: Preliminary Studies Using Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymer. Chris Springate, grad. student. IRC#3, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.

Biotechnology Laboratory Seminar Series

Forces Stabilizing Proteins. Prof. C. Nick Pace, Texas A&M U. Wesbrook 201, 12:30pm. Call 822-5136.

Centre for Chinese Research Seminar

Institutional Structures, Transactional Networks And Rural Industrialization In China. Andrew Morton, post doctoral fellow. CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.

Botany Seminar

Mating: Why Some Positions Are Better Than Others. Tia Vellani, PhD candidate. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.

Centre for India and South Asia Research Seminar

Gender And Development In India: Media Representation. Lyse Doucet, BBC; Kalpana Sharma, The Hindu. CK Choi 129, 12:30-2:00pm. Call 822-2629.

Rehabilitation Sciences Information Night

Criteria For Admission For Prospective Students. IRC#2, 7:30-9:30pm. Call 822-7392.

Bookstore Authors Series

From Protest To Power. Bob Rae. Buchanan A-106, 12:30pm. Call 822-2665.

Green College Speaker Series

Rhythms Of Academic Life. Peter Frost, Commerce. Green College, 5:30pm. Graham House Reception, 4:45pm. Call 822-6067.

Faculty Women's Club Lecture

The Greater Vancouver Book. Chuck Davis, author. Cecil Green, 7:30pm. Call 264-7843.

Centre for Applied Ethics Colloquium

Foreign Aid And Population Policy: Some Ethical Considerations. Charles Blackorby, David Donaldson and Walter Bosser, Economics. Angus 413, 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.

Flu Vaccine

For UBC Faculty And Staff. Student Health Services, 8am-1pm. $10. Call 822-7011.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

Cecil and Ida Green Visiting Professor

Democracy, Freedom And Special Rights. Prof. Carole Pateman, Political Science, UCLA. Curtis 101/102, 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.

Centre for Japanese Research Seminar

Images Of Women In Nanban Art. Mori Matsumoto, Fine Arts. CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.

Respiratory Research Seminar Series

Role Of Cytokines In Allergic Asthma. Marsha Wills-Karp, Johns Hopkins U. St. Paul's Hosp, Gourlay conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.

Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series

Mycobacterial Cell Wall: Structure And Functions. Hiroshi Nikaido, UC-Berkeley. Wesbrook 201, 12-1pm.

Ecology and Centre for Biodiversity Research Seminars

The Evolution Of Polyploidy In Anurans. Barbara Mable, post doctoral fellow. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Call 822-3957.

Rummage, Bake, Book Sale

Creative Writing's Annual Sale For The United Way. Continues Nov. 7. Buchanan E-462, 12:30-1:30pm. Call Pat Rose, 822-0699.

Interdisciplinary Studies Seminar

Discussion Of Mieke Bal, "The Effects of Language." Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.


Kathleen Rudolph, flute; Terence Dawson, piano. Music recital hall, 12:30pm. Admission $3. Call 822-5574.

Thursday, Nov. 7

Canadian Studies Workshop

International, Regional, Or Parochial? Vancouver Architecture 1945-65. Rhodri Windsor-Liscombe, Fine Arts. Green College, 7:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Seminar

Molecular Biology Of Epithelial Phosphate Transport. Heini Murer, U of Zurich-Irchel. IRC#1, 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4pm. Call 822-3178.

Continuing Studies Lecture Series

The Story Of The Book. Asst. Prof. Stan Echard, English. Vancouver Public Library, 12-1:30pm. Continues to Nov. 28. $45; seniors $35. Call 822-1450.

Continuing Studies Seminar Series

A World On Edge: Critical Choices For Global Development In The Millenium. Frank Tester, Social Work; Ivan Head, Law & Political Science. Family/Nutritional Sciences 50, 7:30-9pm. Continues to Nov. 28. $45; seniors $35. Call 822-1450.

Genetics Graduate Program Seminar

Examination Of The Coding Regions of dpy-14 Region in C. Elegans. Wei Zhou, MSc candidate. Wesbrook 201, 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.

Earth and Ocean Sciences Seminar

Geological, Biological, And Chemical Interactions in Hydrothermal Systems On The Juan de Fuca Ridge: Insights From Newly Discovered Vent Fields. Debbie Kelley, U of Washington. Geology 135, 12:30pm. Call 822-3466.

Environmental Engineering Seminar

Sustainability Of The Fishery In The Lower Mainland. Otto Langer, Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans. CEME 1215, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2637.

HR MacMillan Lecture Series

A Risk Assessment Approach To Biodiversity And Land Use. Raymond O'Connor, U of Maine. MacMillan 166, 2:30-3:30pm. Call 822-9695.

Physics and Astronomy Seminar

From Chemisorption To Epitaxy: A Step-By-Step Building Project. Marjorie Olmstead, U of Washington. Hebb theatre, 4pm. Refreshments at 3:45pm. Call 822-3853.

Psychiatry Guest Lecture

Practical And Theoretical Significance Of Tourette Syndrome And Tics For General Psychiatrists. Dr. Roger Freeman, B.C.'s Children's Hospital. Psychiatry, Detwiller Pavilion lecture theatre, 9-10:15am. Call 822-7550.


Écrire Pour Les Jeunes. Marie-Danielle Croteau, Dominque Demers, Michèle Marineau. Buchanan Tower, 7e étage, 19h30. Renseignements 822-2879.

MRC Presentation and Reception

MRC Celebration Of Excellence. Dr. Henry Friesen, president, MRC. IRC#6, 4-6pm. Call 822-5159.

Architecture Lecture

Carlo Aymonino: On His Work. Carlo Aymonino, Venice. Lasserre 102, 6pm. Call 822-2779.


Collegium Musicum. John Sawyer, Ramona Luengen, directors. Music recital hall, 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.

Friday, Nov. 8


Représentation Et Mythification De L'Enfance Dans La Littérature Jeunesse Du 17e Au 20e Siècle. Dominique Demers, U du Québec à Montréal. Buchanan Tower, 7e étage, 12h30. Renseignments 822-2879.

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Alternative And Complementary Medicines As Cancer Therapy. Dr. C. Fernandez, Pediatrics. GF Strong auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.

Chemical Engineering Seminar

Treatment Of A Pulp Mill Condensate Stream In A Feedback-Controlled Fixed Film Bioreactor. Gonzalo Milet, grad. student. Chemical Engineering 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.

Centre for Korean Research Seminar

Verb HA-Incorporation Involved In The Formation Of Consonant Compound In Korean. Prof. Tai-Hwa Park, Kang Won National U. CK Choi 129, 4-5:30pm. Call 822-2629.

Cecil & Ida Green Visiting Professor

Sovereignty, Rights And The Great Apes. Prof. Carole Pateman, Political Science, UCLA, Curtis 176, 12:30-2:30pm. Call 822-5675.

Geography Collquium Series

Graven Landscapes, Contested Transitions: Interpreting Land Management Practices In the Squamish Forest District. Maureen Reed. Geography 229, 3:30pm. Call 822-2985.

Occupational Hygiene Seminar Series

A Physiologically-Based Toxicokenetic Model of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons For Environmental Risk Assessment. Prof. Francis Law, SFU. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Koerner Pavilion G-279, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9595.

Psychiatry Guest Lecture

Brain Imaging In Mood Disorder. Dr. Terence Ketter, Stanford U. Psychiatry, Detwiller Pavilion lecture theatre, 8:30-9:30am. Refreshments. Call 822-7550.

Opera Panel Discussion

Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel. Alison Green, Theatre and Film; Nancy Hermiston, Music; Floyd St. Clair, French; and Andrew Busza, English. Green College, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4060.


UBC Chamber Strings. Eric Wilson, director. Music recital hall, 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.

Saturday, Nov. 9

Vancouver Institute Lecture

Democratization: Questions For The Year 2000. Prof. Carole Pateman, Political Science, UCLA. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-5675.


Le Livre: Une Passion Partagée. Marie-Danielle Croteau, Dominque Demers et Michèle Marineau, auteures. Bibliothèque centrale de Vancouver, 10am. Renseignement 684-6217.

Sunday, Nov. 10

Green College Performing Arts Group

An Evening Of Improv Games. Jennifer Covert, Theatre and Film. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Dance Performance

The Greek Community Of East Vancouver Dancers. MOA, 2:30pm. Call 822-5087.

Monday, Nov. 11

Remembrance Day Service

War Memorial Gym, 10:45am. Refreshments. Call 822-2484.

Tuesday, Nov. 12

Green College Speaker Series

The Roots Of Mathematical Understanding Lie Buried In Language. Susan Pirie, Curriculum Studies. Green College, 5:30pm. Graham House reception, 4:45pm. Call 822-6067.

Green College Speaker Series

Fireside Chat. Himani Bannerji, Sociology, York U. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Botany and Centre for Biodiversity Research Seminar

Heavy Metal Medley: A Tantalizing Tale of Calcium, Actin And Some Elusive Proteins. Lillian Alessa, PhD candidate. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.


Byzantine Iconography. Eva Zogaris, art historian. MOA, 7:30pm. Call 822-5087.

DOW Lecture in Analytical Chemistry

Life In The Fast Lane: High Speed Separations, Spectroscopy, And Imaging Of Biomolecules. Prof. Michael D. Morris, U of Michigan. Chemistry 250 (south wing), 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.

Joan Carlisle-Irving Fine Arts Lecture Series

Popular Modernisms And Cultural In/Subordination. Bruce Barber, artist. Lasserre 102, 5:30pm. Call 822-2757.


Uncertainty. Michael Larsen. Buchanan B-232, 12:30pm. Call 822-6403.

Statistics Seminar

Loss Of Efficiency In The Quasi-Likelihood Analysis Of Aggregated Data In Random Effects Poisson Processes. Prof. Charmaine Dean, SFU. Old Computer Science 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Centre for Research in Women's Studies and Gender Relations Seminar Series

KVSL Narasamamba, folklorist. 1896 East Mall, 3:30-5pm. Call 822-9171.

Respiratory Research Seminar Series

Beta Agonists: Friend Or Foe? Dr. M. FitzGerald, Medicine. St. Paul's Hosp, Gourlay conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.

Continuing Studies Lecture Series

The Painted Lady: The History Of Fashionable Makeup And Hairdressing. Ivan Sayers. Hotel Georgia, 9:30-11am. Continues Nov. 20. $25; seniors $20. Call 822-1450.

Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series

Multivalent pIII Phage Display Libraries: Issues And Applications. Daniel Wilson. Wesbrook 201, 12-1pm. Call 822-3308.

Modern European Studies Colloquium Series

Adelbert Von Chamisso: A German Romantic Poet And The European Dimensions Of His Work. Edward Mornin, Germanic Studies. Buchanan penthouse, 3:30pm-5pm. Call 822-5969.

Your UBC Forum

Teaching and Learning. Vice-president Maria Klawe, moderator. SUB conversation pit, 12:30-2pm.

Ecology and Centre for Biodiversity Research Seminars

Species-Area And Distribution-Abundance Relationships United. Ilka Hanski, U of Helsinki. Family/Nutritonal Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:20pm, Hut B-8. Call 822-3957.

Cultural and Media Studies Interdisciplinary Group

Disability And Health Care: Knowledges, Narratives And Ruling Relations. Marie Campbell, Human Social Development, UVic. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Noon Hour Concert

Ellen Silverman and Barrie Barington, duo piano. Music recital hall, 12:30pm. Admission $3. Call 822-5574.

Thursday, Nov. 14

Flu Vaccine

For UBC Faculty And Staff. Student Health Services, 12-3:30pm. $10. Call 822-7011.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar

Pathways For Macromolecules Into Macrophage Cytoplasm. Joel Swanson. Scarfe 100, 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3178.

Law and Society Seminar Series

Challenging The Public/Private Divide: Feminism And Socio-Legal Policy. Susan Boyd, Law; Nitya Iyer, Law; Jennifer Koshan, Law; Claire Young, Law; Marlee Kline, Law; Amanda Ocran, Geography; Dorothy Chunn, Criminology, SFU. Green College, 7:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Science First! Lecture Series

Why We Should Continue To Watch The Skies: The Hidden Impact Of Astronomy On Your Life. Jaymie Matthews, Physics and Astronomy. IRC#2, 1-2pm. Call 822-5552.

Young Alumni Connections Lecture/Slide Show

Three Seasons Of The Wind: Six Weeks By Canoe On The Thelon River. Kathleen and Michael Pitt. Cecil Green, 7:30-9:30pm. Admission $5. Refreshments. Call 822-8917.

Continuing Studies Lecture Series

The Nature Of Things: Lucretius' Didactic Poem. Carl Johnson. Hotel Georgia, 9:30-11am. Continues Nov. 21. $25; seniors $20. Call 822-1450.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar

Is There A Role For Antibiotics In Rheumatoid Arthritis? Dana Cole, PharmD student. Cunningham 160, 1-2pm. Call 822-4645.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar

Finasteride Vs. Terazolin in BPH. Pat Gerber, PharmD student. Cunningham 160, 1-2pm. Call 822-4645.

Genetics Graduate Program Seminar

Dissecting Chromatin Structure Using Position-Effect Variegation In Drosophila. Tom Grigliatti, Zoology. Wesbrook 201, 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.

Environmental Engineering Seminar

Formation Of Disinfection By-Products In The Drinking Water Distribution System. John Brereton, PhD candidate. CEME 1215, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2637.

HR MacMillan Lecture Series

Metapopulations. Illka Hanski, U of Helsinki. MacMillan 166, 2:30-3:30pm. Call 822-9695.

Architecture Lecture

Chris Genik: On His Work. Chris Genick, Los Angeles. Lasserre 102, 6pm. Call 822-2779.

CICSR Distinguished Lecture Series

Modelling Intelligent Systems: Languages, Automata, And Differential Equations. Roger Brockett, Harvard U. CICSR/CS 208, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-6894.

Poetic Persuasions

Readings Of Original Works And Open Forum. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Opera Panel Discussion

Janacek's Jenufa. Susan Bennett, Vancouver Opera; Milena Janda, Vancouver Opera; and Andrew Busza, English. Buchanan penthouse, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4060.

Physics and Astronomy Colloqium

The Dirac Comb; Scattering From A Locally Periodic Potential. David Griffiths, Reed College. Hebb theatre, 4pm. Refreshments at 3:45pm. Call 822-3853.


University Singers. James Fankhauser, director. Music recital hall, 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.

Friday, Nov. 15

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Studies Of Mice And Men: The Development And Utility Of A Mouse Model For Hurler Syndrome. Dr. Lorne A. Clarke. GF Strong audiotorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.

Chemical Engineering Seminar

Modelling And Predictive Control Of Bioprocesses For Recombinant Protein Production. Jason Dowd, grad. student. Chemical Engineering 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar

Regulation Of Nitric Oxide Synthase(s) In Cardiomyocytes. Lakshman Sandirasegarane. IRC#3, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.

Occupational Hygiene Seminar Series

Determinants Of Exposure To Flour Dust In Bakeries. Igor Burstyn, grad. student. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Koerner Pavilion G-279, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9595.

Mathematics Colloquium

Mathematics On The Web. Johnathan M. Borwein, SFU. Math 100, 3:40pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm, Math Annex 1115. Call 822-2666.

Medieval and Renaissance Symposium

Isues Of Evidence. Hector Williams, Classics; Sam Wong, English; Iain Higgins, English; Heather MacNeil, Law; Anthony Dawson, English; David Measday, Physics; Rhoda Friedrichs, History, Douglas College; and respondent David Harris Sacks, History, Reed College. Green College, 4:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Saturday, Nov. 16

Vancouver Institute

Leonard Cohen: "The Only Tourist In Havana." Prof. Ira Nadel, English, IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-5675.

Bookstore Author Series

Eenie Meenie Manitoba. Bob Heidbreder, children's author. Bookstore, 1:30-2:30pm. Call 822-2665.


Bookstore Book Sale

To Nov. 16. Sale includes large variety of academic titles. UBC Bookstore. 9am-5pm weekdays. 10am-5pm Saturdays. Closed Nov. 11. Call 822-2665.

Art Exhibition

Chinese paintings by members of the Blue Cloud Artists Association. To Nov. 10. Asian Centre auditorium. 10am-6pm. Call 649-6782.

Frederic Wood Theatre

Opera. Hansel and Gretel. Nov. 13 to 30. 8pm. Nov. 28, additional performance, 12:30pm. Admission $8-$14. Two for one preview, Nov. 13. Refreshments. A co-production of the Depts. of Theatre and Film, Creative Writing, and the School of Music. Call 822-2678.


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.

Dorothy Somerset Studio

The Fireraisers by Max Frisch. Nov. 6 to 16. Directed by Neil Cadger. 8pm. Call 822-2678.

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.

Women Community Builders

The Faculty Women's Club seeks to build community among the academic faculty and professional staff at UBC, its affiliated Colleges, the Library, Health Sciences Centre, and research centres on campus. It brings together women, connected to the university either through their work or that of their spouses, for social activities, lectures and the common goal of raising scholarship funds. Whether you have neglected to join over the years, are a post doctoral affiliate, or are here on sabbatical, come out and get involved in your community! You will be made welcome. Contact president Jean McCutcheon, 261-3275, vice-president Jenny Russell, 224-4097.

Studies in Hearing and Communication

Senior (65 years or older) and junior (20-30 years) volunteers needed. Participants will attend up to three 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.

Garden Hours

Nitobe Memorial Garden open 10am-2:30pm weekdays only, Botanical Garden and the Shop-in-the-Garden are open 10am-6pm 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 Dawn).

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.

Centering Pregnancy Drop-in

The Centering Pregnancy Drop-in, run by UBC Nursing Faculty and students in collaboration with West-Main Health Unit, offers support and information about pregnancy and birth to women who are pregnant or contemplating pregnancy. Wednesdays, 10-11:30am, Acadia Fairview Commons Block. For information call 822-7470.

Boomerang Family Research

The Counselling Psychology Department is looking for adults who have returned home to live. They and their parents are invited to participate in a study focusing on the experience, inter-personal relations and responses to this change in the family. Involves confidential interviews. Please call 432-1915 for more information.

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.