A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from February 21 through March 6, 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 22, 23, 24,
25, 26, 27
March 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Hybridization As A Metric For The Progress Of Chemical Reactions. Prof. Robert C. Haddon, U of Kentucky. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 11:30am. Call 822-3266.
A Reading From Her Works. Louise Halfe. First Nations at 2:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Machinery For Engineered Wood Products. Cliff Bowering, Raute Wood. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Otherness And Sexual Violence: The Legacy Of Indonesia's New Order. Saraswati Sunindyo, U of Washington. CK Choi #120 from 4-5:30pm. Call 822-2629; 822-4688.
Astrophysics And 50 Years Of The Hale 200" Telescope. Don Osterbrock, U of California Lick Observatory; George Ellery Hale, CalTech. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Serengeti Symphony. Grant Hoppcraft, Zoology. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
What Is Tradition When It Is Not Invented?: A Tradition Of Rights. Gordon Schochet, Political Science, Rutgers U. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Resident Poetry Reading. Jackie Seidel. St. John's College Fairmont Lounge at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
The Trinity Revisited. Rev. Nancy Cocks; Rev. Bill Crockett. VST from 9:30am-4pm. Continues to Feb. 24. $100; $50 seniors; $90 group. To register e-mail email@example.com or call 822-9815.
Summer Bulbs For Gardens And Patios. Judy Newton. Botanical Garden reception centre from 12noon-1pm. $5 at the door. To register call 822-3928.
Mycobacterium - Macrophage Interactions. Richard Stokes, B.C. Research Institute. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Causes And Consequences Of Biodiversity Changes In Arctic Tundra. Greg Henry, Geography. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Curved Carbon. Prof. Robert C. Haddon, Chemistry, U of Kentucky. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Applications Of State-Space Models. Claus Dethlefsen; Bjarke Klein, Mathematics, Aalborg U. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, please bring your mug. Call 822-0570.
In Memory Of Al Fowler, 1935-1999. Music Recital Hall at 4pm. Call 822-4636.
Imagining The Universe: The Discourse Of Cosmology. Denis Danielson, English. Buchanan B-221 at 4:15pm. Refreshments at 4pm. Call 822-5176.
The Politics Of The Booker Prize. Tracy Prince, English. Green College at 5pm. Reception from 6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Brideship, A 55 Minute Tape Presentation Of His Work, Followed By Discussion. Robert Turner, Canadian composer. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Report From The AAOS. Chief residents. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Strategic Planning In Technical Environments. Anthony Board; Iain Cockburn. Angus from 9am-4:30pm. Continues to Feb. 26. $1295 includes workbooks, refreshments and lunch. To register call 822-8400.
From Salt To Opium: Chinese Commodities And Cargoes Through The Ages. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 10-11:30am. Continues to Mar. 31. $65; $55 seniors. To register call 822-1420.
Task Force warehouse from 12noon-5pm. Call 822-2813; 822-2582.
The Nisga'a Treaty: Where Do We Go From Here? Various speakers. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 12noon-1:30pm. Continues to Mar. 17. $45; $35 seniors. To register call 822-1420.
RRIFs, LIFs, Annuities, OAS, CPP... Jim Rogers, The Rogers Group. Angus 110 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Gordon Cherry, trombone; Edward Norman, organ. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
The Kumiya : The Wide World Of A Maritime Trader In Sixteenth Century Japan. Prof. Isao Soranaka, History, U of Western Ontario. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Sentimental Men. Mary Chapman, U of Alberta. Women's Studies Centre lounge from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9171.
Professional Relationships And Personal Boundaries For T.A.s. David Lam basement seminar room from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
Cadherin-II In The Human Endometrium. Dr. George Chen. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Measuring Microbial Biodiversity: Effects Of Fire On Mycorrhizal Fungal Communities And Associated Bacteria. Keith Eggers, U of Northern B.C. Geography 201 at 3:30pm. Call Trevor Barnes 822-5804.
The Breastfeeding Partnership: Analysis Of Video-Taped Mother-Infant Behaviors. Roberta Hewat, asst. prof. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 4-5pm. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-7453.
Jagged Little Pill - Ottawa's New Tax On Recordable Media. Dan Howton, Precision Sound Corp. CICSR/CS 208 at 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-6601.
Bayesian Blocks: A New Method Of Data Analysis. Jeffrey Scargle, Ames/NASA. Geophysics/Astronomy 260 at 4pm. Call 822-4108.
The Hierarchical Structure Of Co-Evolution: An Example In Detail. Prof. John Thompson, U of Washington. FNSC 60 at 4:30pm. Call 822-2069.
The Use Of HRCT To Measure Airway Dimensions And Functions In Normals And Asthmatics. Dr. Peter Pare; Dr. Greg King, Medicine. VGH, doctors' residence conference room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
The Twelfth Century As An Age Of Decline. Stephen Jaeger, Germanic Studies, U of Washington. Buchanan 222 at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
L'Idiot Du Voyage: Projections, Productions, Performances. Derek Gregory, Geography. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Level 1 And CPR-A Certification For UBC Staff, Faculty And Students. Firehall #10, 2992 Wesbrook Mall from 8:30am-4:30pm. $90. Call Pamela 822-2029.
A Hypermediated Ethnography Of Organizational Change: Reminiscences Of Interdisciplinarity At Work. Kersti Krug, MOA; Fiction And Science, Jorge Luis Borges And Paradox. Floyd Merrell, Spanish, Purdue U. Green College from 8:30am-5:30pm. Continues to Feb. 26. $10. Call 822-0954
An In-Depth Study And Discussion Of The Pelikan Lectures. Various speakers. VST from 9am-9pm. Continues to Feb. 26. $110; $55 seniors; $100 group. To register, e-mail email@example.com or call 822-9815.
Preparing For Your Job Day Interview. David Lam basement seminar room from 9:30am-12:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
Summer Bulbs For Gardens. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) from 12noon-1pm. $5 at the door. To register call 822-3928.
The Genesis Of Creeds And Confessions: Scripture, Tradition And Creed. VST Epiphany Chapel at 12:30pm. Call 822-9815.
Europe And The Atlantic Relationship At 50. Karsten Voigt, co-ordinator, German-North American Co-operation. CK Choi 120 at 12:30pm. Refreshments from 12noon-12:30pm. Call 822-9700; 822-8723.
China And The East Asian Financial Crisis. Prof. Pitman B. Potter, Law. Asian Centre 604 from 12:30-1:20pm. Web site: www.assa.ca or call 822-3881.
UBC Guitar Ensembles. Michael Strutt, director; Allan Rinehart, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Is There A Connection Between Dust And Fish? How Does Iron Control Primary Productivity In The North Pacific Ocean? Paul Harrison. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Developing A Teaching Dossier For Tenure, Promotion And Reflection. David Lam basement seminar room from 3-5pm. To register call 822-9149.
Inhibiting Caspase Cleavage Of Huntington Reduces Its Toxicity In An In Vitro Model Of Huntington Disease. Wesbrook 201 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm. Call 822-8764.
Relieving The Frustration: High Tc Superconductivity In Doped Antiferromagnets. Steven Kivelson, U of California. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
The Past As Phantasm: Carlyle, Michelet And Postmodernism. Hayden White, U of California. Cecil Green Park House Yorkeen Room at 4:30pm. Call 822-4225.
The Genesis Of Creeds And Confessions: The Rule Of Prayer And The Rule Of Faith. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. Call 822-9815.
The Marriage Of Figaro By Mozart. UBC Opera Ensemble. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Continues to Feb. 28. $15; $10 students/seniors. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for more information 822-2697.
The Importance Of Understanding Science. Sid Katz, Pharmaceutical Sciences. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
The Effect Of Latency On The Size Of An Epidemic. Steve Marion, assoc. prof. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
The Evolution Of Exercise Rehabilitation Program For Children With Congenital Heart Disease - Site Wide Rounds. Dr. Jacques LeBlanc, Cardiac Surgery, B.C.'s Children's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Refreshments GF Strong lounge at 8:30am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.
Pacific Fisheries Research Conservation Council. Terry Glavin, Transmontanus. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
Trivia Pursuit: How Showbiz Values Are Corrupting The News. Knowlton Nash. Sing Tao 104 from 12noon-1:30pm. Call 822-6688.
Compact Modeling Of High-Speed, Small-Dimension Transistors. Dave Pulfrey. MacLeod 214 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2405.
Labours Proposal For Occupational Health Clinics In British Columbia. Lynn Bicker, director, Health and Safety B.C. Federation of Labour. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
How Does Insulin Work? Roger Brownsey, assoc. prof. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
History As Fulfillment. Hayden White, U of California. Angus 110 at 12:30pm. Call 822-4225.
Alternative Globalizations: Islamic Banking, Local Currencies And Meanings Of Money In New Cultures Of Finance. Bill Maurer, Anthropology, U of California. Curtis 169 at 12:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Biological Treatment Of Combined Condensates In A Self-Cycling Reactor. Marguerite Decarie. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Surface Analysis On Atomic Level. Tien Tsong, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Winter Pruning. David Tarrant. Botanical Garden from 9am-12noon. $25; $22 members. To register call 822-3928.
Trivia Pursuit. Knowlton Nash, journalist, broadcaster, author. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
The Jade Peony: Reading And Discussion. Wayson Choy. Buchanan A-203 at 12:30pm. Call 822-4225.
Scholarly Information On The World Wide Web (introductory). Koerner Library Sedgewick Teaching Lab 217 from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
Crisis And Opportunity In The Wood Industry In B.C. Jim Dangerfield, vice-president, Western Division, Forintek. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Various International Theme Seminars. Continues to Mar. 4. $30 non-UBC participants. International House at 3:30pm. To register call 822-4945.
Massive Nuclear Black Holes and Their Host Galaxies. Laura Ferrarese, CalTech. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
I Should Never Have Been Born! Wrongful Life Litigation In Canada. Kylie Diwell, Law. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
What Is Tradition When It Is Not Invented?: Law And Tradition - Perspectives From Common Law. David Lieberman, Law, U of California. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for more information 822-2697.
Stochastic Resonance. Cari Wells, Kinesiology. St. John's College Fairmont Lounge at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
Incorporate Research Into Your Teaching Using Excel Pivot Tables 97 (advanced). David Lam basement Windows Lab B from 9am-12noon. To register call 822-9149.
Propagation From Seeds And Cuttings. David Tarrant. Botanical Garden reception centre from 12noon-1pm. $5 at the door. To register call 822-3928.
Characterization Of HSV Glycoprotein - Glycosminoglycan Interactions. Angela Dyer. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Why Aren't High Water-Use Efficiency And Low Nitrogen-Use Efficiency Correlated With Reduced Growth Potential In Gymnosperms? Robert Guy, Forest Sciences. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
The Role Of Progesterone And Cholesterol In Sperm Acrosome Reaction And In Vitro Fertilization In Cattle. Afsaneh Motamed Khorasani. MacMillan 256 at 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4593.
Mechanism And Exploitation Of Acyl And Acetal Transfer Reactions. Prof. Andrew Bennet, SFU. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
The Spanish Inquisition. Derek Carr, Hispanic and Italian Studies. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 2-3:30pm. Continues to Mar. 9. $25; $20 seniors. To register call 822-1420.
Schubert's Moment Musical No. 6 In A Flat And The Song, "Am Meer" From Schwanengesang. Prof. Lawrence Kramer, Fordham U. Music Library seminar room from 3:30-5:30pm. Call 822-3113.
Speed Of Convergence Of The Hit-And-Run Sampler. Claude Belisle, Laval U. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, please bring your mug. Call 822-0570.
Faculty Association And Faculty Mentoring Program's Joint Seminar. Various speakers. First Nations Great Hall from 4-6pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call Estelle Paget 822-0831.
Canada's Blood System - A Fresh Start. Mary Collins, PC; president, Amorok Holdings. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Problem Disc Herniations. Dr. J.F. Schweigel. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Japanese Electronic Firms In Asia. Prof. David Edgington, Geography. Asian Centre 604 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-3881.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Andrew Dawes, violin; Jane Coop, piano. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Estate Planning And Wills. Margaret Mason, Bull, Housser and Tupper. Angus 110 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.
Modernist Alienation And Modern Music. Prof. Lawrence Kramer, Fordham U. Buchanan B-218 at 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.
Good Sex And Dirty Dishes - Thoughts On Heterosexuality, Feminism And The Family. Jo Van Every, U of Birmingham. Women's Studies Centre lounge from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9171.
Ringgit, Sex And The Internet: Economics, Politics And Culture In Contemporary Malaysia. Shamsul Amril Baharudin, dean, Social Sciences and Humanities. National U of Malaysia. CK Choi #120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Conference. Various Speakers. International House at 2pm. Continues to Mar. 4. To register call 822-4945.
Use Of Ultrasound In Prediction Of Ovarian Reserve. Dr. Tim Chiang. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Simmel's Sense Of Space And The Civic Unconscious. Tom Kemple. Geography 201 at 3:30pm. Call Trevor Barnes 822-5804.
Building Yeat's Tower/Building Modernism. George Bornstein, U of Michigan. Buchanan lounge 597 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4225.
Hands On, Lights Off: The Moonlight Sonata And The Birth Of Sex At The Piano. Prof. Lawrence Kramer, Fordham U. CK Choi 129 at 4:30pm. Call 822-3113.
Postural Changes In Respiratory Mechanics In Left Ventricular Failure. Dr. Neil Pride, prof. Thoracic Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute. VGH, doctors' residence conference room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Crossing Boundaries In Medical Sciences And Health. Clyde Hertzman, Health Care And Epidemiology. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Breast Cancer For Scientists, Breast Cancer For Students - The Millennium Update. Dr. Joseph Ragaz, Oncology. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
Level 1 And CPR-A Certification For UBC Staff, Faculty And Students. Firehall #10, 2992 Wesbrook Mall from 8:30am-4:30pm. $90. Call Pamela 822-2029.
PowerPoint 95 For Teaching And Presentations (introductory). David Lam basement Windows Lab A from 9am-4:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
Propagation From Seeds And Cuttings. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) from 12noon-1pm. $5 at the door. To register call 822-3928.
The Politics Of Drugs And Drug Use In New York City. Anthony Marcus, Hofstra U. Green College from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-1878.
Geochemical And Isotopic Systematics Of Palezoic Rocks From Inboard Cordilleran Terranes - Clues To Their Origin And Evolution. Robert Creaser, U of Alberta. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Chinese Language And Its Impact Upon Music. Prof. Du Yaxiong, Beijing Chinese Conservatory of Music. Asian Centre 604 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2331; 822-2629.
The Characterization And Developmental Expression Patterns Of The Ubiquitin Conjugating Enzyme UBC-2 In The Nematode, Caenorhabditis Elegans. Tracy Stevens. Wesbrook 201 at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
Superfluidity In Helium Three: The Discovery Through The Eyes Of A Graduate Student. Doug Osheroff, Stanford U. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
Non-Linear PDE Methods In Image Processing. Tony Chan, UCLA. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.
The Role Of Continuing Education In The Knowledge Society. Lynn Burton, dean, Continuing Studies, SFU; Walter Uegama, assoc. vice-president, Continuing Studies. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Thliitsapilthim (Ceremonial Screens). Ki-Ke-In (Ron Hamilton). Lasserre 102 at 7:30pm. Call 822-2757.
Pelop's Island: The Archeology Of The Peloponnese. Hector Williams, Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies. Lasserre 102 from 7:30-9m. Continues to Mar. 18. $35; $30 seniors. To register call 822-1420.
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Into The 21st Century; Where Do We Stand And What Can Be Expected? Dr. Maarten Egeler, assoc. prof., Oncology and Pediatrics, U of Calgary. GF Strong Aud. from 8:30-9:30am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.
Qualitatively Defining Patient Expectations And Treatment Effects Of Anti-Dementia Medications: Exploring And Explaining Clinimetrics. Janice Graham, medical anthropologist. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Visit And Discussion. Kevern Cochrane. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
A Retrospective Cohort Study Of B.C. Aluminum Workers. John Spinelli, asst. prof. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Dietary Obesity And Peptides In Rat Brain. Jian Wang. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Mechanisms Controlling Bacterial Production, Populations And Community Structure. Markus G. Weinbauer, National Research Centre for Biotechnology. BioSciences 1465 at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Indonesia: Walking The Tightrope To The Rule Of Law. Prof. Tim Lindsey, Law, U of Melbourne. CK Choi boardroom 231 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Re-Evaluating Asia: New Research Directions. Shamsul Amril Baharudin, dean, Social Sciences and Humanities. National U of Malaysia; Leonora Angelas, assoc. prof. Community and Regional Planning. CK Choi conference/seminar room from 1-9pm. Continues to Mar. 6 from 9am-6pm. $15 Mar. 5; $10 Mar. 6. Call 822-8574.
Greenhouse Solid Waste Treatment And Utilization. William Cheuk. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Development Of Sustainable Aquaculture Systems. Ted White, Future SEA Farms Inc. ChemEng 224 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm. Call 822-3475.
The Relationship Between Folk Songs Of Hungary And Northwestern China. Du Yaxiong, Beijing Chinese Conservatory of Music. Music Library seminar room at 3:30pm. Call 822-2331; 822-3113.
The Electronic Spectrum Of YOH and YOD In The Visible Region. Scott Rixon; Chris Kingston. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Women And Spirituality Dialogue '99. Various speakers. VST at 5pm. Continues to Mar. 6 from 8am-4pm. $70; $35 seniors. To register call 822-9815.
Ensemble Showcase. UBC Chamber Strings; UBC Contemporary Players. Chan Centre at 8pm. Call 822-2697.
Displays, Performances And Food From Around The World. International House from 5-9pm. $5 in advance; $7 at the door; $3 children 3-14. Call 822-4945.
International Relations. Various speakers. International House at 9am. Call Vasilis Pappas, president, International Relations Student Association 822-1604; 421-0220.
There's Nothing Funny About Art History: Addressing The Critical Possibilities Of Humor. Cuauhtemoc Medina, Mexican art historian, curator, critic. Lasserre 104 from 11am-5pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2757.
Double Your Pleasure. Vancouver Men's Chorus; Gay Men's Chorus of San Diego. Chan Centre at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for more information 822-2697.
Why Are Some Societies Healthier Than Others? Clyde Hertzman, Health Care and Epidemiology. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Daughters who have returned home to live with their parents are needed for a PhD psychology study. An interview at your convenience is required. Please call Michele 269-9986.
The group "Zaj" was founded in Madrid, 1964. "Zaj" staged concerts, exhibitions, performances and interventions. 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 including falling, electrical shock, burns, and other harmful events. If you have any questions concerning a UBC Utilities work site, please call 822-9445.
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 email@example.com.
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. TRIUMF Public Tours
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each Monday during term (except holidays) meditation session. Asian Centre Tea Gallery from 1:30-2:20pm. All welcome. Call 822-2573.
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 Kate).
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 forty-five 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 email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-3688.