A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from February 7 through February 20, 1999. The previous calendar is also available.
For events further in the future, see Live@UBC.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
February 8, 9, 10, 11,
12, 13, 15, 16,
17, 18, 19
Groundwater Recharge In Arid Regions: Questions About Today And The Past. Scott Tyler, Desert Research Institute. GeoSciences 330-A at 3pm. Call 822-3278.
Using Engineering Skills After Graduation To Earn A Substantial Salary In Technical Sales. Brent Lyon, Hayward Gordon Pumps and Mixers. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
High-Throughput Structural Biology: The Method For Determining Structures Of All Proteins By 2005. Aled Edwards, Banting and Best Dept. of Medical Research. IRC #4 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3341.
Chicxulub Crater: Homing In On The KT Bullseye. Martin Connors, Athabasca U. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Disney's Cinderella: The Wilting Of A Heroine. Michelle Mulder, Comparative Literature. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Intelligent Machines: Benefiting From Synergy Amongst Modelling Sensing And Learning. Patri Venuvinod, U of Hong Kong. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
From Character To Conflict: Writing For Children. Norah Charles, author. Carr Hall 115 from 7:30-9:30pm. $125. To register call 822-1420.
The Royal Commission On Espionage. St. John's College Fairmont Lounge at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
Shade Gardening. Judy Newton. Botanical Garden reception centre from 12noon-1pm. $5 at the door. To register call 822-3928.
International Scene. Various speakers. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 12noon-1:30pm. $65; $55 seniors. To register call 822-1420.
The Asian Economic Crisis. Diane Mauzy, Political Science. Asian Centre 604 from 12:30-1:20pm. Web site: http://www.assa.ca or call 822-3881.
The Chinese Technocratic Leadership, Urban Planning And Reconstruction: The Case Of Shanghai. Chen Shi. CK Choi 129 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Summer Food-Plant Selection By Snowshoe Hares. Pippa Secombe Hett. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Molecular Genetic Characterization Of The Diterpenoid Catabolic Pathway In Pseudomonas Abietaniphila BKME-9. Vince Martin. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
The Vikings In The North Atlantic: From Shetland To Newfoundland. James Graham-Campbell. Lasserre 102 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-6403.
Co-ordination And Activation Of Sigma Bonds. Prof. Michael D. Heinekey, U of Washington. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Life Into Fiction. Lillian Boraks Nemetz, author. Carr Hall 115 from 1-3pm. $150. To register call 822-1420.
Estimating Signals From Thresholded Data. Lawrence Ward, Psychology. Hennings 318 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3620.
History Without Borders: Neil Jordan's Michael Collins. Brian McIlroy, Film Program. Green College at 5pm. Reception following talk. Call 822-1878.
Remembering Chief Dan George Part 1 and 2: Today is a Good Day; Moccasin Telegraph. MOA Theatre Gallery at 7pm. Web site: http://www.moa.ubc.ca77 or call 822-5950.
History And The Nation: Richard II And Henry IV. Derek Cohen, York U. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Recent Advances In The Understanding Of Whiplash Injury Mechanism. Dr. Manohar Panjabi, Yale U. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Resource-Efficient Building, Construction, Demolition And Design. Various speakers. NRC Innovation Centre conference room from 8:30am-5pm. Continues to Feb. 12. $440; $220 students; $150/day includes materials, lunch, refreshments, field trip, certificate. To register call 822-3347.
SUB main concourse from 9am-5pm. Continues to Feb. 12. Call 822-3465.
Politicians And The Media -- The Scum And Scrum Of The Earth? Michael Harcourt. Sing Tao School of Journalism 104 from 11:30-2pm. Call 822-6688.
Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Admission $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
The Problems and Potential of Telework For Asian Workers: What Can Be Learned From The Canadian Experience? Penny Gurstein, Community and Regional Planning. Asian Centre 604 from 12:30-1:20pm. Web site: http://www.assa.ca or call 822-3881.
The Roman Nude. Christopher Hallett, Art History, U of Washington. Lasserre 104 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.
Bill C-31 Research Update. Fay Blaney, Aboriginal Women's Action Network. Women's Studies Centre lounge from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-9171.
Fiction, Journalism And History To The Recent Course Of Events In Indonesia. Seno Gumira Ajidarma, Indonesian author. CK Choi 129 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Investing #101 - An Investment Primer. Peter O'Sullivan, Phillips, Hager and North. Angus 110 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.
Preparing A Teaching Dossier For A Job Application. David Lam basement seminar room from 1-3:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
Angiogenesis In Disease. Penny Costello, Kinetek Pharmaceutical Inc. B.C.'s Women's Hospital 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Post-Industrial Silviculture. Alex Clapp, SFU. Geography 201 at 3:30pm. Call Trevor Barnes 822-5804.
Death By Teeth Or Talons: The Stress Of High Predation Risk On Snowshoe Hares In Canada's Boreal Forest. Prof. Rudy Boonstra, U of Toronto. FNSC 60 at 4:30pm. Call 822-2069.
An Introduction To Problem-Based Learning. David Lam basement seminar room from 4:30-6:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
The Reception Of First Nations Cultural Forms In B.C. Charlotte Townsend-Gault. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Religious Nationalism In Asia And The Middle East. Prof. Harjot Oberoi. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
Selective Memory And The History Of The Klondike: The Case Of Kate Cormack. Sherrill Grace, English. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Sculpture From The Odeon At Ancient Aphrodisias (Turkey). Prof. Christopher Hallett, Art History, U of Washington. Vancouver Museum at 8pm. Call 822-2889.
Unleashing The Digital Library (Humanities And Social Sciences Across Faculties). David Lam basement Windows Lab from 9am-12noon. To register call 822-9149.
Unleashing The Digital Library (Life, Physical And Applied Sciences). Koerner Library Sedgewick Teaching Lab 217 from 9am-12noon. To register call 822-9149.
Shade Gardening. TBA. Vancouver Public Library from 12noon-1pm. $5 at the door. To register call 822-3928.
UBC Jazz Ensemble. Fred Stride, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
John Nelson (1873-1936) And The Origins Of Canada's Early Asia Pacific Diplomacy. Assoc. Prof. Lawrence T. Woods, UNBC. CK Choi 129 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Mars And The Search. Michael Carr, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Structure-Function Studies Of Human Transferin. Ross MacGillivray, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Wesbrook 201 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm. Call 822-8764.
Understanding Or Memorization: Are We Teaching The Right Thing? Eric Mazur, Harvard U. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
Cascadian Contentions: Transnational Geographies Of Development And Its Discontents. Matt Sparke, Geography, U of Washington. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Life In The Womb: The Origin Of Health And Disease. Dr. Peter Nathanielsz, director, Lab for Pregnancy And Newborn Research, Cornell U. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Refreshments at 8:30am. Call 875-2307.
What's New In Immunization. Dr. Simon Dobson, Infectious Diseases, B.C.'s Children's Hosp. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Can Captive Studies Benefit Wild Stellar Sea Lions? Dave Rosen, Marine Mammal Research Unit. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
1996 National Survey On Sun Exposure And Protective Behaviours: Outdoor Workers. Jean Shovellor, Centre for Community Child Health Research. UBC Hosp., Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Paper Machine Diagnostics Using Wavelets. Mike Davies. MacLeod 214 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2405.
UBC Contemporary Players. Stephen Chatman; Eric Wilson, directors. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Run for Your (Love) Life Run. SUB North Plaza from 12:40pm-1:15pm. Web site: http://intramurals.ubc.ca or call 822-6000.
Wages, Skills And Technology In The United States And Canada. Craig Riddell, Economics. Green College at 3:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Biological Treatment Of Mining Effluent. Sharon Meyer; Veron Betts, Homestake Canada, Inc. ChemEng 206 at 3:30. Refreshments at 3:15pm. Call 822-3475.
In Earnest: Jeong-Sung-Eul-Da-Ha-Yuh. K. Connie Kang, editorial writer, The Los Angeles Times. Asian Centre Aud. from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2629.
Simple Solvable Model For Inelastic Collisions. Prof. Robert Snider. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Computer Course Level II: How The Church Is Becoming Present On The Internet. Rev. Gordon Laird. Chalmers Institute from 7-9pm. Continues to Feb. 13 9am-3pm. $50; $25 seniors. To register call 822-9815.
Vs. University of Regina. War Memorial Gym at 7pm. Continues to Feb. 13. $7 adults; $4 youth/seniors; $3 UBC students; children under 12 free. Web site: http://www.athletics.ubc.ca or call 822-2473 (UBC-BIRD).
Vs. University of Alberta. Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre at 7:30pm. Continues to Feb. 13. $7 adults; $4 youth/seniors; $3 UBC students; children under 12 free. Web site: http://www.athletics.ubc.ca or call 822-2473 (UBC-BIRD).
The Wiz. Musical Theatre Society of UBC. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Continues to Feb. 13 at 2pm; 8pm; Feb. 14 at 2pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for info 822-2697.
Principles And Practices Of Authentic Assessment. FNSC 40 from 9:30am-12:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Reflecting On And Improving My Teaching. FNSC 50 from 9:30am-12:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Evaluating Participation And Group Work. FNSC 40 from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Formative Feedback On Teaching. FNSC 50 from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Centering Prayer Intensive. Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault. $190; $95 seniors; $180 group. Chalmers Institute from 10am-4pm. Continues to Feb. 19. To register call 822-9815.
Managing Intellectual Property For The Millennium, Basic Management Of Intellectual Property. Various speakers. CEME 1202 from 8:30am-5:30pm. Continues to Feb. 19. $1300; $300/day includes materials, lunch, refreshments, evening event, certificate. To register call 822-3347.
Regional-Scale Modelling Of B.C.'s Small Lake Rainbow Trout Fishery: Implications For Regulations And Development. Co-operative Versus Non-Co-operative Management Of Shared Linefish Stocks In South Africa: An Assessment Of Alternative Management Strategies For Geelbek. Sean Cox; Trevor Hutton. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
Vegetables For Home Gardens And Patios. David Tarrant. UBC Botanical Garden reception centre from 12noon-1pm. $5 at the door. To register call 822-3928.
Molecular Dissection Of Mitogillin, A Fungal Ribotoxin. Richard Kao. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
XX Evening - Meet Women In Science/Tech Careers. Science World from 6-10pm. Omnimax movie, pizza. To register call 687-5339.
Remembering Chief Dan George Part 3 and 4: The Education of a Phyllistine Parts I and II. MOA Theatre Gallery at 7pm. Web site: http://www.moa.ubc.ca or call 822-5950.
A Comprehensive Analysis Of The Swimmers' Shoulder. Kevin McKim. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Apoptosis In Bovine Follicles. Ming Yang, Animal Science. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
The Team Approach. Hyatt Regency Hotel from 8am to 5pm. Physicians, $150; Others, $85. Call 822-4965. To register e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-2626.
Thinking Ritually: Giving Shape To Christian Experience. Rev. Richard Leggett. Chalmers Institute from 9:30am-4pm. $40; $20 seniors; $30 group. To register call 822-9815.
Vegetables For Home Gardens. TBA. Vancouver Public Library from 12noon-1pm. $5 at the door. To register call 822-3928.
The Future Of The Media. Mi-Jung Lee, anchor person, Vancouver Television. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
System-On-A-Chip: A New Challenge For Electronic Design And Test Community. Bozena Karminska, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal. CICSR/CS 208 at 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-6894.
Ecological Fallacy: Can Ecological Data Measure Our Health? K.C. Carriere, Mathematical Sciences, U of Alberta. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Call 822-0570.
On Qualitative Sensitivity Analysis. Dean Frieda Granot, Graduate Studies; Commerce and Business Administration. Angus/ David Lam Amphitheatre at 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:15pm. Call 822-8518.
Green Futures: Ecological And Spiritual Issues For The Church, Business And Society. Aldyen Donnelly, Greenhouse Emissions Management Consortium. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. Call 822-9815.
Hyatt Regency Hotel from 8am to 5pm. Continues Feb. 20. $150. Call 822-4965. To register e-mail: email@example.com or call 822-2626.
Safety And Comfort - Anesthesia, Sedation And Pain Control Outside The Operating Room. Dr. Norbert Froese, Anesthesia, B.C.'s Children's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Creating Healthier Churches. Ron Richardson. Chalmers Institute from 10am-4pm. $80; $40 seniors; $70 group. To register call 822-9815.
Decision-Making By Fisheries And Fishing Strategies Analyses. Silvia Salas; Source And Fate Of Bycatch In The Gulf Of Mexico. Laura Vidal. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
Conference On The Ramayana: Performance And Dinner. CK Choi 120 from 4-8pm. $15. Continues to Feb. 20 from 9am-5:30pm. $10 lunch. Register by Feb. 10. To register call 822-2629.
Vs. University of Lethbridge. War Memorial Gym at 6:15pm. Continues to Feb.
20. $7 adults; $4 youth/seniors; $3 UBC
students; children under 12 free. Web site: http://www.athletics.ubc.ca or call 822-2473 (UBC-BIRD).
Vs. University of Lethbridge. War Memorial Gym at 7:45pm. Continues to Feb. 20. $7 adults; $4 youth/seniors; $3 UBC students; children under 12 free. Web site: http://www.athletics.ubc.ca or call 822-2473 (UBC-BIRD).
Zaj Invitations from the Kenneth Coutts-Smith Archive Exhibit. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Tue.-Fri. 10am-5pm; Sat.-Sun. 12noon-5pm. Continues to March 21. $2 adults; $1 seniors; Free for students, UBC faculty and staff with valid ID. Web site: http://www.belkin-gallery.ubc.ca or call 822-2759.
Are you, or do you know a female adult twin? We are studying the relationship types of fraternal and identical female twins. If you can help by completing some questionnaires and being interviewed about relationships, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Dr. Tannis MacBeth, Psychology 822 4826.
UBC Utilities regularly performs maintenance work on underground piping and electrical systems. Work sites are always blocked off with appropriate signs and barriers, however sometimes these signs and barriers are removed by unauthorized individuals. Please approach work sites cautiously and respect signs and/or work crew instructions to avoid potential harm. Potential hazards include falling, electrical shock, burns, and other harmful events. If you have any questions concerning a UBC Utilities work site, please call 822-9445.
Fugue, UBC's annual literary non-fiction anthology, needs original works of biography, autobiography, personal essay, memoir, rhetoric, research-based essay (excluding academic essays), non-fiction film and radio feature scripts, experimental pieces, etc. Max. about 4,000 words. Feb. 15 deadline. Related visual art submissions also welcome. Send submissions to the Dept. of Creative Writing, Buchanan E-462, Attention: Jeremiah Aherne, e-mail: email@example.com; or call 822-2514.
The Faculty of Graduate Studies is interested in learning about the decision making process you will go through to choose a graduate school. If you are presently "shopping" for a graduate school (for either a master's or PhD), we want to hear from you! If you would be interested in participating in a survey please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emily Carr/Jack Shadbolt: Heart of Darkness. Or Gallery, 112 West Hastings Street from 12noon-5pm. Continues to Feb. 27. Web site: http://www.netsign.com/or or call 683-7395.
I am a grad student looking for families with an autistic child(ren) to answer a questionnaire regarding the effects of raising autistic children. The child must be seven years old or younger. Please call Keri Smalley 738-8025.
An 80 min. tour takes place every Wednesday and Friday at 1pm. Free parking. Continues to April 30. To arrange for a group tour call 222-7355 or Web site: http://www.triumf.ca/.
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 822-2573.
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 (one-five 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).
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 Student Recruitment Office offers guided walking tours of the UBC campus. The tour begins at 9:30am every Friday morning at Brock Hall. To book a tour please call 822-4319.
Hereditary Chiefs Of Haida Gwaii. Attributed To Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist: Continues to Feb. 21; From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of British Columbia. Continues to March 31. Call 822-5087.
The British Columbia Seniors Medication Information Line (BC SMILE), answered by licensed pharmacists, is a free telephone hotline established to assist seniors, their families and caregivers with any medication-related questions including side effects, drug interactions, and the misuses of prescription and non-prescription drugs when it is not possible to direct such questions to their regular pharmacist or physician. Monday to Friday 10am-4pm. Call 822-1330 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you a parent of a child who is still in school? Would you like to help me understand how parents know that they are important? Complete a survey in your own home and return your responses by pre-paid mail. Call Sheila Marshall 822-5672.
SCARL offers long or short term statistical and analytical assistance to UBC researchers. Resources include expertise in many areas of statistical methodology and a variety of statistical software. Web site: www.stat.ubc.ca/~scarl, e-mail: email@example.com or call 822-4037.
UBC Fencing Club meets every Wednesday 8:30-10:30pm, Friday 6-10pm and Sunday 3-7pm in Osborne Gym A. Learn decision making, poise and control. Newcomers welcome. Drop-in fee. Leave message at 878-7060.
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.
Free tours of the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts are held every Tuesday. Participants are asked to meet in the Chan Centre main lobby at noon. Special group tours can be booked through www.chancentre.com or at 822-1815.
Public Skating 8:30am-4:30pm. $3; free before noon for UBC students. Casual Hockey 8:30am-4:30pm. $3.75/hr. M-F; free before noon for UBC students. Squash and Racquetball. UBC staff $7.50/court; UBC students $6/court. For info call 822-6121.
17-23 years old? Love him, hate him or indifferent, you qualify. $10 for 30 min., anonymous questionnaire, student or non-student, mailed survey. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Susan at 822-4919.
The Faculty Women's Club is composed of academic faculty and professional staff at UBC, its affiliated colleges, the library, Health Sciences Centre, and post-doctoral fellows from across campus. It brings together women connected to the university either through their work or that of the spouses, for social activities and lectures. The main purpose of the Faculty Women's Club is to raise funds for student scholarships. There are 18 different interest groups within the club, ranging from art appreciation and bridge to hiking. Do come and join us! Call Louise Klaassen, president 222-1983; Marya McDonald, membership 738-7401.
5-12 year old children are needed to participate in UBC Psychology research to learn more about the ways children respond to questions about cartoons and stories. Please call Dr. Johnston's lab at 822-9037.
Do you find that you forget things more easily? Do you sometimes feel like your brain is in a haze? Researchers at UBC are investigating hormonal influences on cognitive processing in both pregnant women and women who have recently given birth. The study takes place at the UBC Department of Psychology and it consists of filling out several paper and pencil tests (approx. 50 min.). All tests will be kept confidential. $10 per hour will be given to participants. If you are interested in participating, please contact Sharon Lee 822-6069 or Dr. Liisa Galea 822-6536.
For a study involving public participation in B.C. environmental policies conducted by Eco-Risk Research Unit. We offer $20 for 1.5 hours of your time. UBC staff and graduate students are particularly welcomed (fluency in English is required). If interested, please phone 822-0551 for more details.
UBC Community Sports Services offers holiday hockey camps, gymnastics, skating, ice hockey, adult ballet, and roller hockey for a variety of ages this winter. All programs take place at the Osborne Centre or Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre with the exception of the Adult Ballet program. Programs through to March. E-mail email@example.com or call 822-3688.