A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from August 17 through September 6, 1997.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
August 18, 21, 22, 23,
September 1, 2, 3, 5, 6
Instructional Skills Workshop For New Faculty. David Lam, basement seminar room, (use outside entrance behind Trekkers), 8:30am-5pm. Continues to Aug. 20. Follow-up session Dec. 1. To register call 822-6827 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Geering Up! UBC Engineering For Kids. CEME 2206, 9am-4pm. $115. For children entering Grade 2 to leaving Grade 7. Call 822-2858.
Biology On Chips: Parallel Analysis Of Complex Systems. Mark Schena, Biochemistry, Stanford U. Medical Centre. IRC#3, 3pm. Call 822-1919.
New Faculty Orientation. David Lam, basement seminar room, (use outside entrance behind Trekkers), 10am-3:30pm. To register call 822-6827 or email email@example.com.
DNA Secondary Structures And The Triplet Expansion Diseases. Karen Usdin, National Institutes of Diabetes, Kidney Diseases and Health. IRC#3, 3pm. Call 822-1919.
Geering Up! UBC Engineering For Kids: Projects And Tools Designed To Complement The BC Elementary Science Curriculum And Make Science Education Fun. CEME 2206, 10am-4pm. Continues to Aug. 24. $100. Call 822-2858.
Humanity And Love. Li Zijian, artist. Asian Centre Auditorium, 12-6pm. Continues to Sept. 7. Call 822-0810.
Three-day Instructional Skills Workshops For Graduate Students. David Lam, basement seminar room, (use outside entrance behind Trekkers), 8:30am-5pm. Continues Aug 26, 27. To register call 822-6827 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transport Of Ferrichrome Into E.coli: Novel Insights. Volkmar Braun, U. of Tuebingen. Wesbrook 201, 4pm. Refreshments 3:45pm. Call 822-3489.
Concert, Light And Sound Show Featuring The Band Swarm. Koerner Plaza, 7pm. Call 822-6000 or e-mail email@example.com.
A First Day Event To Welcome All New Students. Various locations on campus, 8:30am-9pm. For details, see http://www.student-services.ubc.ca/imagine_ubc
Interdisciplinary Interchanges 1. Green College, 5pm. Call 822-0954.
The Public Institution At The End Of The Millennium: Governance, Funding, Audiences, and Knowledge. Alf Bogusky, Director, Vancouver Art Gallery; Patricia Bovey, Director, Victoria Art Gallery; Ruth Phillips, Director, MOA. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Regionalization: A Strategy Of Importance To A Publicly Administered Health System. Sharon Martin, Vancouver/Richmond Health Board. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
Whey Protein Solution Fouling At Low Bulk And Elevated Wall Temperatures: Testing A Prior Model For The Initial Fouling Rate. Ian Rose, post doctoral student. ChemEng 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Three-day Instructional Skills Workshops For Graduate Students. David Lam, basement seminar room, (use outside entrance behind Trekkers), 8:30am-5pm. Continues to Sept.14. To register call 822-6827 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty, Staff and Grad Student Volleyball Group Mondays and Wednesdays. Osborne Centre, Gym A, noon-1pm. No fees. Drop-ins and regular attendees welcome for friendly competitive games. Call 822-4479 or e-mail: email@example.com.
Alien Body: Tradition in Chaos. Theodore Gericault, artist. Tues-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun noon-5pm. Call 822-2759.
Weekly sales of furniture, computers, scientific equipment etc. held every Wednesday, noon-5pm. SERF, Task Force Building, 2352 Health Sciences Mall. Call 822-2582.
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.
Meditation Session, each Monday during term (except holidays). Asian Centre Tea Gallery, 1:30-2:20pm. All welcome. Call 228-8955.
Have you ever wondered how babies learn to talk? Help us find out! We are looking for parents with babies between one and 14 months of age to participate in language development studies. If you are interested in bringing your baby for a forty-five minute visit, please call Dr. Janet Werker's Infant Studies Centre, Dept. of Psychology, 822-6408 (ask for Sharon).
Needs male and female volunteer patients of any age, either healthy or ill to help students learn how to interview and complete a physical examination (external only). The total time for each teaching session is between two-four hours, Tues-Thurs. pm. Travel expenses will be paid. Call Vancouver Hospital/HSC, 875-5943.
Subjects are required for a study that will be using a nuclear medicine technique to examine the presence of inflammatory cells at the patellar tendon. Subjects aged 20-35 years with unilateral patellar tendinitis symptoms are encouraged to contact Dr. MacIntyre at 822-0799.
Volunteers are required for a study examining the effectiveness of a standard Physical Therapy treatment protocol. Subjects aged 20-35 years with unilateral patellar tendinitis symptoms are encouraged to contact Tyler Dumont at 734-3777 or Dr. Donna MacIntyre at 822-0799.
Counselling Psychology Dept. needs female clerical workers in the Vancouver area to participate in a study looking at work-related stress, over 2 months. If interested contact Marlene at 822-9199.
6393 N.W. Marine Drive. Hours of operation are daily 10am-5pm. Tuesday 10am-9pm (free after 5 pm). Call 822-5087.
Senior (65 years or older) volunteers needed. If your first language is English and your hearing is relatively good, we need your participation in studies examining hearing and communication abilities. All studies take place at UBC. Hearing screened. Honorarium paid. Please call The Hearing Lab, 822-9474.
Pacific Spirit Place, 7am-7pm (7 days a week). Trekkers Restaurant, 11am-2pm. The Express, 7:30am-4pm. The Barn and IRC are also open to serve you. Visit our Web site at www.foodserv.ubc.ca. Call 822-3663.
The Clinical Research Support Group which operates under the auspices of the Department 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.
Vancouver Hospital Sleep Disorders Program is seeking volunteers for PMS study. Must be 18-35 yrs., with marked PMS, in good health, non-shift worker, non-smoker and not taking medications (no Pill). Involves two overnight sleep studies in your home. Honorarium $100. Call Carolyn 822-7927.
Attention UBC students! Like to travel, meet people and learn about new cultures? Join UBC's Peer Program and get matched with a new UBC international student, starting classes in September. Fill out an application form at International House, 1783 West Mall or call 822-5021.