A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from September 21 through October 4, 1997.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
September 21, 22, 23,
24, 25, 26, 27,
October 1, 2, 3, 4
The Masters Of Music - Mozart. CBC Vancouver Orchestra; Mario Bernardi conducting; Judy Kang, violin. Chan Shun Concert Hall, 2pm. Tickets, $12, available through Ticketmaster 280-4444. Chan Centre box office info line 822-2697.
Poetry Reading by Clint Burnham, Kegan Doyle, Daniel O'Leary. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Modern Developments In Electron-Spin Resonance Spectroscopy. Prof. Jack Freed, Chemistry, Cornell U. Chemistry D-225 (centre block), 10:30am. Call 822-3266.
Exploring The Mechanistic Basis Of Aluminum Resistance In Wheat. Gregory J. Taylor, Biological Sciences, U of Alberta. Chemistry 250, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Free Workshop For First Year Science Students. Hennings 200, 12:30-1:20pm. No pre-registration required. Call 822-4319.
Free Workshop For First Year Arts Students. Buchanan B-312, 12:30-1:20pm. No pre-registration required. Call 822-4319.
Software Agents To The Rescue: Intelligent Industrial Automation. R. Granot, Israel. CEME 1202, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Chemical Turing Pattern Formation Analyses: Comparison Of Theory With Experiment. Prof. David Wollkind, Pure and Applied Mathematics, Washington State U. CSCI 301, 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
Catalytic DNA. Dipankar Sen, Simon Fraser U. IRC#4, 3:45pm. Refreshments 3:30pm. Call 822-3178.
Globalized Trade And Investment: Problems And Possibilities For Public Health. Ron Labonte, Centre for Health Promotion, U of Toronto. Family/Nutritional Sciences 50 (basement), 4:30-5:30pm. Call 822-2258.
NB: There Will Be Few Dates In This History: The Writing Of History In The Shadow Of Post-Structuralism. Brenda Trofanenko, Centre for Studies in Curriculum and Instruction. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Beautiful Hypotheses Slain By Ugly Facts: The Lemming Story. Dennis Chitty, professor emeritus, Zoology. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Floods In Bangladesh: Is The Deforestation Of The Himalayas Responsible For The Floods In Bangladesh? Bruno Messerli, Geography, U of Bern. Geography 100, 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
An Analysis Of Conifer Seedling Morphology As Influenced By Two Different Silviculture Systems. Tania Perzoff, MSc candidate. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Electron Spin Resonance And Molecular Dynamics. Prof. Jack Freed, Chemistry, Cornell U. Chemistry B-250 (south wing), 1pm. Refreshments 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Optimal Robust M-Estimates Of Location. Prof. Ruben Zamar, Statistics. CSCI 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.
Trinity Western University And The British Columbia College Of Teachers: The Courts, Rights, And Religious Freedoms. Iain Benson, Centre for Renewal of Public Policy. Buchanan Penthouse, 4:15pm. Refreshments at 4pm. Call 822-3115.
The Ethics Of Research Involving Humans: Creating A New National Code. Michael McDonald, Centre for Applied Ethics. Green College, 5:30pm. Reception in Graham House, 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Humeral Shaft Fractures (Plating vs. Nailing). Dr. Peter O'Brien, Orthopedics. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Eye Care Centre Auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4192.
Climate And Environmental Change In The Arid Zones: The Atacama Desert In Comparison With The Sahara. Bruno Messerli, Geography, U of Bern. Ponderosa main room, 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Molecular Systematics Of Oxygenic Photosynthetic Bacteria And Their Relation To Chloroplasts. Sean Turner, Biology, Indiana U. Wesbrook 201, 12:30pm. Call 822-8883.
Danish Author Benny Andersen. Buchanan Penthouse 12:30pm. Call 822-6403.
Wesley Foster, clarinet, Karen Haley Foster, viola, Terence Dawson, piano. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. $3. Call 822-5574.
Free Workshop For First Year Arts And Science Students. Hennings 200, 12:30-1:20pm. No pre-registration required. Call 822-4319.
Non-Equilibrium Population Dynamics And The Genetic Structure Of The Mycophagous Beetle Phalacrus Substriatus. Pelle Ingvarsson, post doctoral student, Zoology. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B8, 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
Application Of Mass Spectrometry To Functional Genomics. Yingming Zhao, Rockefeller U. Biomedical Research Centre seminar room 12-1pm. Call 822-7812.
Why Are Laws Of Nature So Important To Science? Marc Lange. Buchanan D-121, 1-2:30pm. Call 822-3292.
Ceremony. Chan Centre, 1:30-2:30pm. Meet the president, reception, Flagpole Plaza (north end of Main Mall), 3-4pm. Call 822-4636.
Evolutionary Potential Of Crop Pests: Implications For Integrated Pest Management. Prof. Fred Gould, Entomology, North Carolina State U. Botanical Garden Reception Centre, 3:30pm. Reception following. Call 822-2329.
Policy In Pictures: Visual Representations Of Female Authority In Portraits Of Queen Elizabeth I. Louis Montrose, English, U of California-San Diego. Green College, 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
A Celebration Of Socio-Legal Publications, 1996-97. Green College, 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Selective Posterior Rhizotomy And Therapeutic Electrical Stimulation In Children With Spastic Cerebral Palsy. Dr. Paul Steinbok, BC's Children's Hosp. GF Strong Auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.
Advances In Universal Design: Tools, Codes And Concepts For The 21st Century. CEME 2206 and Microcomputer Lab, 9am-5pm. $300. Call 822-3347.
Creating Power In The Land of The Eagle. Douglas J. Cardinal, Metis architect. First Nations Longhouse, Sty-Wet-Tan Hall, 12:30-4:30pm. Call 822-8940.
Christ, The Devil And Money: Witchcraft In Fijian History. Prof. Naoki Kasuga, Anthropology, Osaka U. CK Choi Conference Room 120, 12:30-2:00pm. Call 822-2629.
The Kashmir Dispute Between India And Pakistan: A Clash Of Civilizations? Prof. Robert Wirsing, U of South Carolina. CK Choi seminar room 129, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Assets And Therapeutic Prospects Of A Novel Class Of Antimicrobial Agents, Cationic Peptides. Prof. Robert Hancock, Microbiology and Immunology. Cunningham 160, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Panel On Economic History Of American Whaling. Lance Davis, CALTECH, Robert Gallman, U of North Carolina. Buchanan Penthouse, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-8644.
Globalization And Deforestation In The Asia-Pacific Region. Peter Dauvergne, Australian National U. Buchanan Penthouse, 3-4:30pm. Call 822-5456.
Dynamics And Structure Of Complex Interfaces. Prof. Gerald G. Fuller, Stanford U. ChemEng 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Ginzburg-Landau Equations In Physics And Geometry. Prof. Fabrice Bethuel, Université de Paris Sud-Orsay. Mathematics 100, 3:30pm. Refreshments Math Annex 1115, 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.
Intermolecular Forces And Liquid Crystals. Prof. Elliott Burnell, Chemistry. Chemistry D-402 (centre block), 4pm. Call 822-3266.
I Musica De Montréal. Chan Shun Concert Hall, 8pm. Tickets available through Ticketmaster or at the Chan Centre box office after 1pm on performance days or Saturdays from noon to 5pm. $18 - $28. Call 822-2697.
Mountain Ecosystems: The Last Frontier. Prof. Bruno Messerli, Geography, U of Bern. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
The Revenger's Tragedy. A Dramatic Reading. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Poverty, Unemployment And Social Exclusion. Anthony Atkinson, Warden, Nuffield College, Oxford U. Buchanan D-238, 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
The Institution of Citizenship: Immigration Policy And Nationality In Post-War Britain. Randall Hansen, Oxford U. Buchanan Penthouse, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-5456.
Finding Engineering Information From The Electronic Library Now And In The Future. Joy Kirchner, reference librarian. CEME 1202, 3:30-4:30pm. Call 822-3770.
How Are Fish Abundances Influenced By The Interaction Between The Ocean And Plankton Ecology? M. Angelica Pena, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney. BioSciences 1465, 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
DNA Mismatch Repair Deficiency Due To The Absence Of MSH2: A Spontaneous `Mutator' Phenotype And Mutational Hyper-Responsiveness To DNA Alkylation. Dr. Frank Jirik, Rheumatology. IRC#4, 3:45pm. Refreshments 3:30pm. Call 822-3341.
Keynote Lecture. David Kennedy, Harvard Law School. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Rick Bostock, U of California- Davis. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Interstellar Dust And Molecules - Studying The Earliest Stages Of Star Formation. Prof. Bill McCutcheon, Physics. Chemistry B-250 (south wing), 1pm. Refreshments 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
How Variable Nutrient Supply Affects Planktonic Production: A Modelling Approach. M. Angelica Pena, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney. BioSciences 1465, 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Stochastic Cointegration. Prof. Brendan McCabe, Commerce and Business Admin. CSCI 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.
Is The Good Health Of British Columbians Sustainable? John Millar, Provincial Health Officer. Green College, 5:30pm. Reception, Graham House 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Scaphoid Fracture Non-Union With Specific Reference To Proximal Pole Non-Union. Dr. Peter Gropper, Dr. Murray Penner. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Eye Care Centre Auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4192.
Dale Throness, baritone; Jane Hayes, piano; Bruce Clausen, guitar. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. $3. Call 822-5574.
Income Distribution In OECD Countries. Anthony Atkinson, Nuffield College, Oxford U. Buchanan D-225, 4pm. Call 822-5675.
Opsin Evolution In The Dark: Visual Pigments In Blind Crawfish. Keith Crandell, Zoology, Brigham Young U. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Call 822-3957.
Phrasing Injustice: Critical Judgement In AnP Uncertain Ethos. George Pavlich, Sociology, U of Auckland. Green College, 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Martin Berinbaum, director. Chan Centre, 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.
The Ideal Species Concept - And Why We Can't Get It. David Hull, Philosophy, Northwestern U. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Scale Dependent Patterns And Processes In Aquatic Ecosystems. John Kenneth Horne, Great Lakes Centre, SUNY at Buffalo. GeoSciences 330-A, 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Informal Talk. William Unruh, Physics and Astronomy. Green College, 12:30pm. $15 includes lunch. To register call 822-5210.
New Insights Into The Functional, Temporal, And Spatial Complexity Of Pathogen Defense In Plants. Klaus Hahlbrock, Max-Planck Institut, Cologne. Wesbrook 100, 3:30pm. Call 822-2133.
A Plea For Real Examples In Philosophy Of Science. Prof. David Hull, Philosophy, Northwestern U. Buchanan B-218, 4-6pm. Call 822-3967.
Intermediate Skill Development: New Directions For Policy And Research. Paul Gallagher, Robert Sweet, Lakehead U; Rick Rollins, Malaspina University College. Green College, 4:30pm. Call 822-1878,
Building Construction Field Review. MacLeod 214, 6:30-9:30pm. Continues Tuesdays and Thursdays to Nov 18. $730 including course materials. Call 822-3347.
Revisiting The Life Table: Epidemiology In Court. Dr. Terry Anderson, professor emeritus. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
The Heuristic Value Of An Evolutionary Perspective And Some Putative Problems And Disanalogies. David Hull, Northwestern U. Green College, 10am. Call 822-3292.
Steroid Regulation Of Epithelial Sodium Channels. Vugranam Venkatesh, B.C. Research Institute for Child and Family Health. Cunningham 160, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
New Developments In Asbestos Induced Lung Disease. Prof. David Schwartz, Internal Medicine, U of Iowa. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, UBC Pavilion, Koerner Theatre G-279, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9861.
Urea - Something Old, Something New: Urea Inclusion Compounds As Models For Understanding Structure-Property Relations. Prof. Mary Ann White, Chemistry, Dalhousie U. Chemistry B-250 (south wing), 1pm. Refreshments 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Spatial Energetics Of Mobile Predator Prey Interactions. John Kenneth Horne, Great Lakes Centre, SUNY at Buffalo. BioSciences 1465, 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Rheological And Thermodynamic Analysis Of The Phase Separation In Poly(Styrene-Co-Maleic Anhydrite)/Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) Blends. Divya Chopra, MASc candidate. ChemEng 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Diffusion, Cross-Diffusion And Their Spike-Layer Steady States. Prof. Wei-Ming Ni, Mathematics, U of Minnesota. Mathematics 100, 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm, Math Annex, Room 1115. Call 822-2666.
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Martin Berinbaum, director. Chan Centre, 8pm. Call 822-3113.
The Evolution Of Rationality. Peter Danielson, Philosophy. Green College, 10am. Call 822-3292.
Can Welfare States Compete In A Global Economy? Prof. Anthony B. Atkinson, Warden, Nuffield College, Oxford U. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
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.
HIV In Canada Today. Learning From Each Other. October 26-28, 1997. Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver. Designed as a skills building format for individuals from a variety of backgrounds concerned about HIV and AIDS. Sponsored by Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UBC. For further information call 604-822-4965 or fax 604-822-4835 or e-mail: email@example.com.
Current Exhibits. Written In The Earth. An exhibit exploring the roots of Coast Salish Art. Continues to Dec. 31/97. From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of BC. Continues to April 1/98. Vereinigung. A Display of life-sized sculptures of Raven, Wolf and Bear by Northwest Coast artist Connie Sterritt. Continues to Sept. 26/97. 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.
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.
Feb 26-28/98. Pre-Symposium Workshop, Feb. 25/98. Vancouver, B.C. Call 604-822-4965. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is underway for ten-week conversational programs in French, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Italian, Arabic, Punjabi, Greek and Swedish. Weekday and Saturday classes begin Sept. 20-26. For times and registration details call 822-0800.
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, Dept. of Psychology at UBC, 822-9294 (ask for Kelley).
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 Michele at 269-9986.
The School and College Liaison Office offers guided walking tours of the UBC campus most Friday mornings. The tours begin at 9:30am sharp and run for 90 minutes. Interested students must pre-register for the tours at lease one week in advance by calling 604-822-4319.