A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from April 5 through April 18, 1998.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
April 5, 6, 7, 8,
9, 10, 11, 12,
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Hong Kong Neolithic And Its Relationship To The Rest Of China. Guo Li, Anthropology and Sociology. MOA at 2pm. (In Cantonese). Call 822-5087.
La Finta Giardiniera By Mozart. UBC Opera Ensemble; UBC Symphony Orchestra. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 2pm. Tickets $10. Tickets available through Ticketmaster 280-3311.
The Role Of Non-Governmental Organizations In Development: Case Study Of An Apparently Successful NGO In Beed District, Maharashtra, India. Vinay Gidwani. CK Choi conference room from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2746.
A Computational View Of Randomness. Prof. Avi Wigderson, Hebrew U (Jerusalem). University Services Media Centre at 3:30pm. Call 822-6324.
SCF Ubiquitin-Protein Lipases: Permutable Complexes For Cellular Regulation By The Ubiquitin Pathway. Michael Tyers, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital. IRC #5 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call Assoc. Prof. Sadowski 822-4524.
Groups Of Galaxies As Probes Of Cosmology And Galaxy Evolution. John Mulcahey, Carnegie Institute. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-4134.
The Future Of Social Work Education In Canada. Prof. Graham Riches. Social Work 124 from 4-6pm.
Dick And Jane Go To The Polls: The Effects Of Gender On Voting. Andrew Steele, Political Science. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Tragicomical History Of Measurement Of Continental Drift. Mott Greene, U of Puget Sound. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Tight Trade-Offs Between Hardness And Randomness. Prof. Avi Wigderson, Hebrew U (Jerusalem). CICSR/CS 208 from 11:30am-1pm. Refreshments at 11:25am. Call 822-2666.
Diversity, Physiology And Biotechnological Potential Of Aerobic Auoxygenic Photosynthetic Bacteria. Vladimir Yurkov. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Design Your Own Course Of Study - Let Your Interests Speak! Wesbrook 100 from 2:30-4:30pm. Web site: www.science.ubc.ca/~isp; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Effect Of Eelgrass On The Macro And Meio Fauna Distributions On Roberts Bank. Terri Sutherland, Earth and Ocean Sciences. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Treatment Of Copper-Gold Ores With Ammonium Thiosulfate. Ellen Molleman, Frank Forward 317 from 3:30-4:30pm. Call 822-1918.
Barriers And Bridges To Sustainability In The Lower Fraser Basin. Michael C. Healey. IRC #6 at 3:30pm. Call 822-1482; 822-4705.
Places In The Heart: Grief And Lasting Love. Tom Attig, author. Angus 413 from 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.
The Politics Of Redress In South Africa. Kanya Adam. St. John's College Social Lounge at 5:30pm. Call 822-8788.
Design Your Own Course Of Study - Let Your Interests Speak! Vanier Residence Shrum Lounge at 7pm. Web site: www.science.ubc.ca/~isp; e-mail email@example.com.
Hong Kong Neolithic And Its Relationship To The Rest Of China. Guo Li, Anthropology and Sociology. MOA Theatre Gallery from 7:30-8:30pm. Call 822-5087.
Black Gold, White Heat - State Violence, Community And Development. Michael Watts, Geography, UC (Berkeley). Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
What's New In Osteoporosis. Dr. John Wade. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Differential Promoter Usage In hGnRHR Gene Expression. Sung Keun Kang, RDS Program. BC Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Nutrient Additions As A Restoration Method For Lakes Impacted By Upstream Dams: Trophic Responses Of Zooplankton, Kokanee Salmon And Rainbow Trout. Lisa Thompson. FNSC 60 at 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8 at 4pm. Call 822-3957.
Lung Cancer In Women. Dr. Steve Lam, Medicine. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, doctors' residence, 3rd floor conference room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Counter-Insurgency Or Success? Who Decides About First Nations Artists' Strategies? Charlotte Townsend-Gault. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Design Your Own Course Of Study - Let Your Interests Speak! Totem Residence Commons Block at 6:30pm. Web site: www.science.ubc.ca/~isp; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reproductive Technologies In Canada: Where Are We Now? Prof. Patricia Baird. IRC #414 from 12-1pm. Call 822-4969.
The Genetics Of Speciation In Drosophila: Recent Progress. Allen Orr, U of Rochester. FNSC 60 at 12:30pm. Call 822-3957.
The Phylogeny Of Land Plants: Sperm And Other Stories. David Garbary, Biology, St. Francis Xavier U. BioSciences 2361 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
The Role Of The Basement Membrane Proteoglycan Perlecan/UNC-52 In Muscle Development In The Nematode Caenorhabditis Elegans. Greg Mullen. Wesbrook 201 at 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
The Future Of Social Work Education In Canada. Prof. Judith Globerman, U of Toronto. Social Work 200 from 4-6pm.
TBA. John Borrows, Law; Director First Nations Legal Studies. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
TBA. Carole Langille, poet. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Life, Landscape And Regeneration. John Lyle, Director, Institute for Regenerative Landscapes. Planetarium Pacific Space Centre at 7:30pm. Refreshments. Website: www.interchg.ubc.ca/agsci or call 822-2620.
Duo Pekinel, Piano Duo. Guher And Suher Pekinel, Turkish twins. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Tickets $18-$28; $18 student/senior. Tickets available through Ticketmaster 280-3311.
An Evening Of Bharata Natyam. Indian Classical Dance with Jai Govinda. Green College at 8:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Three One Act Short Plays. Samuel Beckett. Frederic Wood Theatre at 7:30pm. Tickets $5. Call 822-2678.
Regional Order In Modern Asia: A Historical Overview. Yoichi Nakano. St. John's College Social Lounge at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
Providing Antiretroviral Therapy To Injection Drug Users. Robert Hogg, Manager, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Osteochondral Lesions Of The Talus: Natural History And Treatment Implications. Dr. C. Shearer; Dr. R.L. Loomer. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Fibronectin And Pregnancy In The Human. Kelly Tai, RDS Program. BC Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Evolution In A Bottle. David Houle, U of Toronto. FNSC 60 at 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8 at 4pm. Call 822-3957.
Exacerbations Of Asthma: What Can Sputum Tell Us? Dr. Mark Turner, Medicine. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, doctors' residence, 3rd floor conference room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Hyperspace: A Political Ontology Of The Global City. Warren Magnusson, UVic. Green College at 5pm. Reception Graham House from 4:15-5pm. Call 822-1878.
Frankenstein's Body And Pleasures Of Aesthetics. Richard Etlin, Architecture, U of Maryland. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Regular Meeting Of The Senate. UBC's Academic Parliament. Curtis 102 at 8pm. Call 822-2951.
Angela Au, Piano Recital. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Tickets $21; $12 student/senior. Tickets available through Ticketmaster 280-3311.
Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. Mary Beth Rosson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.
Molecular Crop Improvement: Accelerating Introgression Of Genes From A Wild Mustard (Sinapis Alba) Into Canola (Brassica Napus). Mei He. Wesbrook 201 at 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
Evaluation Of Acute Care Clinical Program. Dr. Charles Wright, Director, Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Hosp. /HSC. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Ethical Dilemmas In Multiple Pregnancy. Dr. Elizabeth Bryan, Medical Director, Multiple Birth Foundation. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
The Art Of Child And Adolescent Psychopharmacology. Dr. Stan Kutcher, Dalhousie U. BC Children's Hosp. D-308 from 10:30am-12noon. Call 822-2279.
Environmental Change In The South Pacific Islands: Human And Non-Human Impacts. Patrick Nunn, U of the South Pacific. Geography 229 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2663.
B.C. Boys Choir; Vancouver Youth Symphony; Melbourne Youth Symphony. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall. Tickets $16; $14 student/senior. Tickets available through Ticketmaster 280-3311.
He Said - She Said: The Art Of Communication Between The Sexes. Jim Sellner, clinical counsellor. Women's Resources Centre from 10am-4pm. $75. Call 482-8585.
Faculty, Staff and Grad Students 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.
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 21 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. p.m. Travel expenses will be paid. Call Vancouver Hospital/HSC 875-5943.
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 45-minute visit please call Dr. Geoffrey Hall's Language Development Centre, Psychology, 822-9294 (ask for Kelley).
Recalling The Past: A Selection Of Early Chinese Art From the Victor Shaw Collection. MOA Dec 2 - Aug 31/98, Wed-Sat 11am-5pm; Tues 11am-9pm. Call 822-5087.
Relationship Study. Heterosexual 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.
The School and College Liaison Office offers guided walking tours of the UBC campus most Friday mornings. The 90-minute tours begin at 9:30am. Interested students must pre-register at least one week in advance. Call 822-4319.
The Nitobe Memorial Garden, Botanical Garden and Shop in the Garden are open from 10am-6pm daily to October 4. Tours of the garden will be given by The Friends of the Garden every Wednesday and Saturday at 11am. Tours are included in the price of admission to the garden. Call 822-9666 (gardens) and 822-4529 (shop).
Men aged 55-70 with low free testosterone are needed to test the effects of an approved form of oral testosterone (Andriol) on bone mass, body composition and sexual function. For more information or to sign up for this study please contact Mary-Jo Lavery, RN (Study Co-ordinator), 682-2344 ext. 2455.
Join a one hour birding walk around UBC campus every Thursday at 12:30pm. Meet at the Rose Garden flagpole. Bring binoculars if you have them. For details call Jeremy Gordon 822-8966.
This exhibit showcases 22 works by several well-known First Nations artists, including Mark Henderson and Richard Hunt (Kwakwaka'wakw), Vernon Stephens (Gitksan), Roy Henry Vickers (Tsimshian), and Robert Davidson (Haida). MOA to Apr. 12. Call 822-5087.
UBC Community Sports Services offers gymnastics for all ages, adult ballet and a spring break camp. A unique experience is provided for the development of participants of all ages. Call 822-3688 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a First Nations student and plan to graduate in May '98, you may want to participate in the Longhouse celebrations. Please contact Verena at 822-8941.
Today it is much more common for young people to return home to live with their parents for many reasons. As part of a research study, mothers and fathers with 20-30 year olds who have returned home are invited to participate in parent/adult-child conversations about their experiences. Three chances to win $100. Call Michele Paseluikho, Counselling Psychology 822-5259 or 269-9986.
Vegetarian women between the ages of 19-50 required for a study examining nutrition attitudes and practices. Involves questionnaire and interview. Will receive a gift certificate for the Bread Garden or Starbucks. Call Terri 209-3281.
Alternative Medicine: Bringing Science And Art Back To Nursing. Gina Dingwellat, speaker. Cecil Green Park House. Reception 6pm; dinner and nursing alumni awards at 6:45pm. Tickets $38. Rides available. Call Cathy 822-7468.
The first exhibition arising from research within the School of Architecture will take place April 16-May 9. It provides a full survey of the work of local architects, Busby & Associates entitled, "Access to Architecture: Intentions and Product." For more information on future exhibitions or membership in Friends of the School of Architecture visit the Web site: www.architecture.ubc.ca or call 822-2779.