A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from December 14 through January 10, 1997.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
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Theoretical Aspects Of Electron Transfer in Metalloproteins. Scott Northrup, Chemistry, Tennessee Technological U. IRC#4 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3178.
Taxation By The Australian States. Bernie Walrut, Fisheries Centre. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Central Cord Syndrome. Dr. Michael Goytan, Orthopedics. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Trekkers Christmas Lunch. Featuring Christmas salad, roast turkey with trimmings, cranberry cheesecake, coffee, tea or egg nog. Trekkers Restaurant, David Lam Research Centre from 11am-2:30pm. $9.95 plus GST. Call 822-3256.
Christmas Special. Trekkers Restaurant, David Lam Research Centre from 11am-2:30pm. $5.25. Call 822-3256.
Luncheon With Guest Speaker. Green College Great Hall at 12:30pm. $15. To register call Stephen Calvert 822-5210.
I Got It From The Net: How To Deal With The Internet In Pediatric Practice. Dr. Peter MacDougall, Pediatrics. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Chan Centre For The Performing Arts Celebrates Christmas. Vancouver Chamber Choir; Ed Henderson and Friends; William B. Davis; Jon Washburn, conductor. Chan Centre at 8pm. $25 adults; $15 students/seniors; $10 children 12 and under. Tickets available through Ticketmaster or at the door. Call 280-3311.
Chan Centre For The Performing Arts Celebrates Christmas. Vancouver Chamber Choir; Ed Henderson and Friends; William B. Davis; Jon Washburn, conductor. Chan Centre at 2pm. $25 adults; $15 students/seniors; $10 children 12 and under. Tickets available through Ticketmaster or at the door. Call 280-3311.
Trekkers Christmas Eve Brunch. Trekkers Restaurant 8am-1pm. Call 822-3256.
Grand Rounds Cancelled.
Rucanor Thunderball XII. War Memorial Gym from 5:30-7:30pm. Continues to Dec. 30. Call 822-2473.
Father Bauer Hockey Classic. Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre at 7:30pm. Continues to Dec. 30. Call 822-2473.
Grand Rounds Cancelled.
Advanced Refractory Ceramo-Concrete. Florin Esanu. Frank Forward 317 from 3:30-4:30pm. Call 822-1918.
Allografts In Revision Hip Arthroplasty. Dr. Don Garbuz, Orthopedics; Dr. Robert Kerry, Orthopaedics. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Cleaning Up Doi Moi - Can Regulation And Good Governance Promote Environmental Values In Vietnam? Ian Townsend-Gault, Director, Centre for Asian Legal Studies, Law. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
"What's In A Name?" Questioning Globalization. Victor Li, English, Dalhousie University. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-0549.
Development: How To Get Wired. Vanessa Auld; Timothy O'Connor; Jane Roskams. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. See Web site at www.science.ubc.ca/seminars/seminarseries.html. Call 822-5552.
What? The First Of Three Lectures In the Series: The Social Construction Of What? Ian Hacking, Philosophy, U of Toronto. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Open Reading. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Inhaled Corticosteroids In Children: How Much Is Too Much? Prof. Alexander C. Ferguson, Pediatrics. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Does Health Care Decrease Mortality In Rich Countries? Dr. Stephen Bezruchka, U of Washington. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
For The Liberal Treatment Of Indians: Indians In 19th Century Canadian Law. Sid Harring, City U of New York. Green College at 12:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Computer Based Learning Initiatives In Engineering At The University Of Ottawa. David Taylor, U of Ottawa. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Have you ever wondered how babies learn to talk? Help us find out! We are looking for parents with babies between four to 15 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, Psychology, 822-6408 (ask for Monika).
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.
Current Exhibits. Written In The Earth. An exhibit exploring the roots of Coast Salish Art. Continues to Dec. 31. From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of BC. Continues to April 1/98. 6393 N.W. Marine Drive. Hours of operation are Wednesday-Sunday 11am-5pm. Tuesday 11am-9pm (free 5-9pm). 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.
Did you know your child is a word-learning expert? Help us learn how children come to be so skilled at learning new words! We are looking for children (two-four years old) and their parent(s) to participate in language studies. If you are interested in bringing your child for a forty five minute visit please call Dr. Geoffrey Hall's Language Development Centre, Psychology at UBC, 822-9294 (ask for Kelley).
Adults who have returned home to live 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. Three chances to win $100 in research raffle. Please call Michele at 269-9986.
Are you interested in learning how family conversation and activities are integral to the career development of your adolescent? We are inviting mothers and fathers with their 14/15 year old(s) to come to UBC to participate in parent-adolescent conversations about career. Follow-up for 6 months. $100 honorarium paid. Please call Dr. Richard Young's project team, Counselling Psychology Dept. 822-3985.
Roy Arden, a selection of works from 1991-97. Arden's subject is the landscape of the economy, as it appears through the everyday surface of his local surroundings. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. Tues-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun 12-5pm. Continues to Dec 21; Jan 2-25/98. UBC students, staff, faculty free with valid ID. Call 822-2759.
The UBC Department of Curriculum Studies -- Art Education invites children 7-10 to participate in a unique visual art program at the UBC Child Study Centre Mondays 5-6:15pm. Feb 2-Mar 30/98. Call 822-5321.
Recalling The Past: A Selection Of Early Chinese Art From the Victor Shaw Collection. MOA Dec 2 - Aug 31, 1998, Wed-Sat 11am-5pm; Tues 11am-9pm. Call 822-5950.
Relationship Study. Hetero men (25 years of age and older), in relationships of greater than six months needed for a UBC study of relationships. Complete questionnaire at home, receive $10. Call 822-2151.
Dec. 14-Jan. 5, 1998. Barn Coffee Shop, Dec. 14-19 from 7:30am-3:30pm;YumYum's closed; Pacific Spirit Place Cafeteria from 7:30am-2pm; Trekkers Restaurant Dec. 15-23 from 11am-2pm; Dec. 24 from 8am-1pm; The Express at Trekkers Dec. 15-19 from 7:30am-4:30pm, Dec. 22-23 from 7:30am-3:30pm; Dec. 24 from 7:30am-2pm; Dec. 29-31 from 8am-2pm. For a complete list call 822-3663 or visit web site at www.foodserv.ubc.ca.
To play the part of a patient in a clinical exam Jan. 16, 1998. Potential Rehabilitation Science students welcome.Please call 822-7392.