A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from November 16 through November 29, 1997.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
November 16, 17, 18,
19, 20, 21, 22,
23, 24, 25, 26,
27, 28, 29
Here Among Us - Portraits Of Chinese Canadian Veterans Of WW II. Steven Lemay, photographer. Asian Centre Aud. Tues-Fri from 1-6pm; Sat/Sun from 11:30am-5pm. Continues to Nov. 25. Call 873-8439 or 822-0810.
The Masters Of Music - Bach. CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Bernard Labadie conductor. $12. Chan Centre at 2pm. Call 280-4444.
Collegium Musicum Concert. John Sawyer, director. Green College at 8:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Chemistry And Physics Of Open-Shell Species. Olivier Kahn, U of Bordeaux. Chemistry D-225 (Centre Block) at 11:30am. Call 822-3266.
The Steady-State Flow Of A Navier-Stokes Fluid Past A Self-Propelled Body. Giovanni Paolo Galdi, Mathematics, U of Pittsburgh. CSCI 301 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
On Natural Energy Utilization In Buildings and Dwellings In Japan. Toshiyuki Watanabe, Engineering, Kyushu U, Japan. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Light refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Regulation Of The Cell Cycle By The Raf-MAP Kinase Pathway. Martin McMahon, DNAX Research Institute. IRC #4 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-4070.
Computer-Supported Collaborative Environments. Davor Cubranic, Computer Science. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Societal Response To Environmental Threats: Dealing With Ignorance And Uncertainty. Douw G. Steyn, Atmospheric Science Programme. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Panel Debate And Discussion Between Business Or Government Representatives And Civil Society Members. Asian Center Aud. from 12-2pm. Call 822-1604.
Wrestling With Conservation Priority - Progress In Tying Down A (Dangerously) Vague Notion. Bob Pressey, New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Economic Efficiency Of Canadian And New Zealand Sires In Canadian And New Zealand Dairy Herds And Its Relationship With Other Traits. Patrick Charagu, Animal Science. MacMillan 160 at 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4593.
Molecular Magnetism: New Objects And New Language. Olivier Kahn, U of Bordeaux. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Democracy And Inequality. Dietrich Rueschemeyer, Brown U. Green College at 5pm. Reception Graham House from 4:15-5pm. Call 822-1878.
Controversies In Radial Head Fracture Management. Dr. William Regan, Orthopedics. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Ensemble Anonymous, Minstrels, Jugglers & Goliards of Paris. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3. Call 822-5574.
The Politics Of Indonesian Rainforests. George Aditiondro, Anthropology and Sociology, New Castle U, NSW Australia. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Secretion Of The F-Layer In Caulobacter Crescentus Type One Secretion System. Peter Awram, Microbiology and Immunology. Wesbrook 201 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
The Effect Of Microgravity On Starfish Development. Dr. Bruce Crawford, BC Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Behavioural And Demographic Responses To Food And Space Competition By Juvenile Steelhead Trout. Ernest Keeley, Zoology. Family and Nutritional Sciences 60 at 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8 at 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
(Inter)Facing McLuhan. Richard Cavell, English. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Can Russia Become A Nation-State? Geoffrey Hosking, Russian History, Slavonic and East European Studies, U of London. Buchanan D-336 at 10am. Call 822-6329 or 822-4044.
UBC Staff And Faculty Flu Vaccine. UBC Student Health Service from 12-3:45pm. $10. Call 822-7011.
Searching For New Planets. Jaymie Matthews, Physics and Astronomy. Geological Sciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Collegium Musicum. John Sawyer; Ramona Luengen, directors. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
A Study On The Possible Edaphic Influence On Population Differentiation Of Lasthenia Californica. Nishi Rajakaruna, Botany. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Japanese Policies Towards The Ainu: Issues In The New Ainu Law. Kazuyoshi Ohtsuka. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Presynaptic Calcium Channels: Mechanisms of Neuromodulation And Role In Neurotransmitter Release. Dr. W.A. Catterall, Pharmacology, U of Washington. IRC #1 from 1-2pm. Call 822-2494.
Community Based Conservation And Sustainable Forestry In Western Mexico. Enrique Jordal, U of Guadalajara. MacMillan 166 from 2:30-3:30pm. Call 822-9695 or 222-4687.
Molecular Bistability, Spin Transition, And Information Processing. Olivier Kahn, U of Bordeaux. Chemistry D-225 (Centre Block) at 3:30pm. Call 822-3266.
Image Sequence Primitives For Advanced Video Coding: Extraction And Representation. Eric Dubois, U of Québec. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call Linda Sewell 822-6894.
International Trade And Human Rights: A Critical Perspective. Panel. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Diet And Prostate Cancer: How Strong Is The Evidence? Dr. Richard Gallagher, Head, Cancer Control Research Program, BC Cancer Agency. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking avail in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Cancelled. GF Strong at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Exposure Assessment At A Firefighter Training Seminar. Dale Hills, Occupational Hygiene, Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 (ground floor) from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9861.
Modulation Of NMDA Receptor Function By Zinc And Calcium Binding Proteins. Dr. Lynn Raymond, Neurological Sciences. Cunningham 160 at 12:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Influence Of Environmental Conditions In Cereal Crop Yields In Poland. Tomasz Rozbicki, Meteorology and Climatology, Warsaw Agricultural U. MacMillan 154 at 3:30pm. Call 822-6534.
Political Discourse In The Argentine Transition to Democracy. Victor Armony, Political Science. Buchanan D-351 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-5456.
Dynamic Modelling Of Newsprint Paper Machine Wet End. Eddy Yap, Chemical Engineering. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
A Plateau Problem In Complex Geometry. R. Schoen, Mathematics, Stanford U. Mathematics 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.
Microwave Spectroscopy Of Reactive Molecules And Free Radicals. Mike Gerry, Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (Centre Block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Collegium Musicum. John Sawyer; Ramona Luengen, directors. Music Recital Hall at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
Globalization and Health Equity. Global Outreach Students Assoc. Robson Square Media Centre at 9am. Call Kerri Novak 738-9158.
Business, Sustainable Development And APEC: What Do You Think? Anders Wijkman, United Nations Development Programme; Mike Harcourt, Prod Laquian, UBC; Emil Salim, World Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development. MV Abitibi from 11:30am-2pm. Continues to Nov. 25. Call 822-9150.
Intelligent Agents: Your Electronic Butler On The Internet. Internet Programs, Continuing Studies. David Lam Centre Seminar Room from 1-5pm. $120. Call 822-1420.
Distinguished Artists. Ben Heppner, tenor; Craig Rutenberg, piano. Chan Centre at 8pm. Tickets available through Ticketmaster 280-3311.
The Human Voice. Bruce Pullan, director, The Vancouver Bach Choir. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Performance. Azeeta, Persian dancer. Green College at 8pm. Dance instruction afterwards. Call 822-1878.
UBC Jazz Ensemble. Fred Stride, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Designing The Optimum Aircraft: A Challenge To Multi-Disciplinary Design And Optimization. Brian Eggleston, Director Strategic Technology, Bombardier Aerospace Group. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Light refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Tyrosine Kinase Pathways And The Rapid Regulaton Of Smooth Muscle By EGF And By G-Protein Coupled Agonists. Dr. Morley Hollenberg, U of Calgary. IRC #4 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call Dr. Brownsey 822-3810.
Association Between A Rare BC Moth Lascionycta Wyatti And A Toxic Plant Ambrosia Chamissonis. Joanna Dojillo-Mooney, Botany. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Mass Spectrometry: An Enabling Technology For A Contract Research And Service Laboratory. Bob Brown, Elemental Research Inc. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Some Issues In The Tabulation Of Sup-Norm Functionals Of Weighted Brownian Bridges. Vera R. Eastwood, Statistics, U of Auckland; Mathematics, U of Utah. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, bring your mug. Call 822-0570.
The Illusion Of Pluralism: Plurality Or Homgeneity In Canadian Culture. Ron Dart, Political Science, University College of the Fraser Valley. Buchanan Penthouse at 4:15pm. Coffee at 4pm. Call 822-4351.
Management Of The Inflammatory Arthritides In 1997. Dr. Alice Klinkoff, Medical Director, Mary Pack Arthritis Treatment Programs. TB Auditorium, Tenth Ave. and Willow, at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Executive Presentations: Communicating With PowerPoint. Computer Science, Continuing Studies. David Lam Centre Lab B from 9am-4pm. $225. Call 822-1420.
Snowshoe Hare Behaviour And Demography During A Cyclic Population Low. Karen Hodges, Zoology. Family and Nutritional Sciences 60 at 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8 at 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
Troublemakers, Bullies And Clowns: Supporting Students With Behaviour Problems In Schools. Pat Mirenda, Educational Psychology and Special Education. Templeton Secondary School Aud. at 7pm. Reception to follow. Call 822-5512.
Scripting Egypt: Orientalism And The Cultures Of Travel. Derek Gregory, Geography. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
UBC Contemporary Players. Stephen Chatman; Eric Wilson, directors. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Filling In The Missing Link(er). Linda Sandercock, Microbiology and Immunology. Wesbrook 201 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
UBC Choral Union. Diane Loomer, director. Chan Centre at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Conserving Biodiversity: Linkages Among Ecological And Geopolitical Scales. Kathryn Freemark, Canadian Wildlife Service. MacMillan 166 from 2:30-3:30pm. Call 822-9695 or 222-4687.
Optimal Sample Allocation In Clinical Trials. Brian J. Eastwood, Statistics, U of Auckland. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Call 822-0570.
Post-Colonialism, Hong Kong And Intellectual Property. Eve Darian-Smith, Anthropology, U of California. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Development Of A Model Of Community Participation In Health Decision-Making. Dr. Jim Frankish, Institute of Health Promotion Research; Craig Larsen, Health Care and Epidemiology. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
Pain And The Child With Significant Neurologic Impairment. Tim Oberlander, Developmental Pediatrics. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
The Longhouse noon-7pm. Free admission. Call 822-2115.
Endotoxin Exposures In Sawmills. Martine Denne Kamp, Wageningen Agricultural U. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 (ground floor) from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9861.
Lecture On His Symphony No. 1. John Corigliano. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Inhibition Of Protein-Tyrosine Phosphatases By The Anti-Rheumatic Drug Gold Thiomalate. Dr. Frank Jirik, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Seminar On His Compositional Process. John Corigliano. Music Recital Hall at 3:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Quantum Products Of Cohomology Classes. Aaron Bertram, Mathematics, U of Utah. Mathematics 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.
Fibre Fractionation In Hydrocyclones. Tazim Rehmat, Chemical Engineering. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Fiber-Optic UV-Resonance Raman Spectroscopy Of Biomolecules. Mike Blades, Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (Center Block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
UBC Choral Union. Diane Loomer, director. Chan Centre at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
Contradictions Of Liberation: Truth, Justice And Reconciliation In South Africa. Heribert Adam, Sociology and Anthropology. Simon Fraser U. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
The Longhouse 10am-5pm. Free admission. Call 822-2115.
Faculty, Staff and Grad Student Volleyball Group. Every Monday and Wednesday, Osborne Centre, Gym A from 12:30-1:30pm. No fees. Drop-ins and regular attendees welcome for friendly competitive games. Call 822-4479 or e-mail: email@example.com.
Weekly sales of furniture, computers, scientific etc. held every Wednesday from 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.
Each Monday during term (except holidays) Meditation Session. Asian Centre Tea Gallery from 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 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 Wed.-Sun 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.
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.
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 45-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.