A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from Jan. 24 through Feb. 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.
January 25, 26, 27,
28, 29, 30, 31
February 1 ,2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Use Of Acoustic Seabed Classification For Seabed Habitat Characterization. Bill Collins, chief scientist, Quester Tangent Corporation. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
Five Orders Of Magnitude Affinity Gain In Anti-Trypanosomal Drug Development By Structure-Based Design. Christophe Verlinde. IRC #4 at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8022.
Control Of An Industrial Log-Handling Machine. George Wang, director, Control Systems Research Group, NRC. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Bayesian Analysis Of 20-Year Radio Measurements Of The X-Ray Binary LSI +61 303: Finding Periodic Modulation. Phil Gregory. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267
Learning For Life: African-American Schools In Lexington, Ky., 1910-1950. Jamie Winders, Geography. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Implicit Knowledge: Tradition And Its Aftermath. Michael McKeon, English, Rutgers U. Green College Coach House at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Southeast False Creek: An Idea Of Sustainability Through Design. Lisa Kwan, Architecture. St. John's College Fireplace Lounge at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
The Last Emperor: Tracking The Palaiolgoi Of Byzantium. Hector Williams, Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies. Hellenic Community Centre lecture hall at 8pm. Call 822-2889.
TBA. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Time Management. David Lam basement seminar room from 10am-12:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
The Secret History Of Domesticity: Public, Private And The Division Of Knowledge In Early Modern England. Michael McKeon, Rutgers U. Buchanan B-212 at 12:30pm. Call 822-4225.
Discovery And Characterization Of A Novel Non-Oxidative Decarboxylation System From A Streptomycete: Potential Applications For Biotransformation. Kevin Chow. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
MAPing The O-Zone Response In Plants. Brian Ellis, Plant Science. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
The First Steps In Photosynthesis: Femtosecond Spectroscopy Of Light Harvesting. Prof. Graham R. Fleming, Chemistry, U of California. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Climate Impacts On Pacific Salmon In The 20th Century: Characteristics And Implications For The 21st Century And Beyond. Nathan Mantua, Atmospheric Sciences, U of Washington. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Bias Robustness For Regression Models. Prof. Jorge Adrover, U of Cordoba. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, bring your own mug. Call 822-0570.
Knowing Oneself. John Friesen, Counselling Psychology. Buchanan B-221 at 4:15pm. Refreshments at 4pm. (note new format/time). Call 822-5176.
The Ombudsman And Fair Administrative Practice: A Unique Form Of Government Ethics Law. Greg Levine, B.C. Office of the Ombudsman. Green College at 5pm. Reception to follow from 6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Art, Customs and Beliefs of the Indigenous People of Siberia. Evdokia Gaer. MOA Theatre Gallery from 7-9pm. Web site: http://www.moa.ubc.ca or call 822-5950.
The VSO Companion. Rodney Sharman; David Phillips. Music 302 from 7:30-9pm. Continues to March 2. Adults $35; Seniors $30. To register call 822-1420.
Wellness In The University Workplace. David Lam basement Seminar Room from 9-10:30am. Call 822-9149.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Andrew Dawes, violin; Eric Wilson, cello; Henri-Paul Sicsic, piano. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Poverty Alleviation And Gender Equity In Vietnam. Julie Trang Nguyen, research administrator, Centre for Southeast Asian Research. Asian Centre 604 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-3881.
Intracellular Calcium Signaling In Endocrine Cells. Dr. Alison Buchan, Physiology. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Patterns Of Cohabitation In The Multicultural City: The Montreal Case. Francine Dansereau. Geography 201 at 3:30pm. Call Trevor Barnes 822-5804.
Making Nursing Visible: Achievements In Nursing Informatics. Heather Clarke, research and policy consultant, Registered Nurses Association Of British Columbia. UBC Hosp., Koerner G-279 from 4-5pm. Call 822-7453.
Dynamics Of Local Adaptation. Thomas Lenormand. FNSB 60 at 4:30pm. Call 822-6973.
A Genealogy Of French Sexuality. Robert Nye, History, Oregon State U. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Islam And The Muslims: Friends Or Foes. Prof. Emeritus Hanna Kassis. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
Legal Issues For The Construction Industry. Various speakers. CEME 1202 from 6:30-9:30pm. Continues to March 10. $460 includes materials and certificate. To register call 822-3347.
Occupational First Aid Level I. Vancouver Fire Hall #10, 2992 Wesbrook Mall from 8:30am-4:30pm. $90. To register call 822-2029.
Brown Bag Lunch. Royce Frith, former Canadian high commissioner to Great Britain. Sing Tao from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-6688.
Debris Flow Dynamics Research At The USGS: Analysis, Large Scale Plume Model, Field Observations. Richard Iverson, Cascades Volcano Observatory. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Classrooms Without Walls. David Lam basement seminar room from 12:30-2:30pm. Call 822-9149.
Readings From His Works. Richard Van Camp, poet, novelist. First Nations Longhouse Sty-Wet-Tan at 2pm. Call 822-1878.
Deliberative Democracy And Applied Ethics. Daniel Weinstock, U of Montreal. Angus 413 from 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.
Digital Television (DTV) And High Definition Television (HDTV) Technology. Charles Poynton, consultant. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.
Adventures In Flatland. Bob Austin, Princeton U. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
Maternity Care Improvement Project In The Department Of Family Practice. Dr. Michael C. Klein, director, Family Health Program, B.C.'s Children's and Women's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Refreshments at 8:30am. Call 875-2307.
Fuzzy Logic Expert Systems For Consultative And Real-Time Applications. John Meech, Mining and Mineral Process Engineering. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Martin Berinbaum, director. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 12:30pm. Call Chan Centre ticket office 822-2697.
Emotional, Cognitive And Physical Interfaces. Sid Fels. MacLeod 208 from 12:30-1pm. Call 822-2405.
Role Of Endothelin In Congestive Heart Failure. Dr. Norm L.M. Wong, Medicine. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Bill 14: Fact And Fiction. John Beckett, manager, Employee Health and Safety, City of Vancouver. UBC Hosp., Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Frostbite Run. SUB North Plaza at 12:40-1:15pm. Web site: http://intramurals.ubc.ca or call 822-6000.
Pacific Cup International Debate Tournament. Angus 310 from 3-7:30pm. Continues to Jan. 31 from 10am-5pm. Call 827-0111.
Models For Communicable Diseases With Age-Dependent Mortality. Prof. Fred Brauer, U of Wisconsin. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.
Analysis Of Systems With Recycle. Petar Knezevich. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
UBC Howl At The Moon. SRC from 7pm -1am. $60/team. Register to Jan 27. Web site: http://intramurals.ubc.ca or call 822-6000.
Piano Masterclass. Andre Laplante. Music Recital Hall at 7:00pm. Adults $5; Senior/Student $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Vs. University of Regina. Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre at 7:30 pm. Continues to Jan. 30. Adults $7; Youth/Seniors $4; UBC Students $3; Children under 12 free. Web site: http://www.athletics.ubc.ca or call 822-2473 (UBC-BIRD).
International House from 8pm-1am. Admission: $3. Web Site: http://www.international.ubc.ca or call 822-5021.
Coast Club from 8:30am-10:30pm. Continues to Feb. 2 from 4:30-10:30pm. $20/ea, $10/ea dbls. Web site: http://intramurals.ubc.ca or call 822-6000.
Children And Spirituality. Anne Searcy, co-ordinator. VST from 10am-4pm. To register call 822-9815.
Piano Masterclass. Andre Laplante. Music Recital Hall at 2:00pm. Adult $5; Senior/Student $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
UBC Mining Annual Alumni Dinner. University Golf Course at 6pm. Call 822-2540.
Martin Berinbaum, director. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Chan Centre ticket office at 822-2697.
The Network Age, The Network Economy And The Network Society. William Raduchel, chief strategy officer, Sun Microsystems Ltd. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Elderhostel Program: Judaism, Messiahs and Synagogues. Rabbi Robert Daum. VST from 8:30am to 3pm. Continues to Feb. 5. To register call 822-9815.
Andre Laplante, piano. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 3pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for more info 822-2697.
IRC foyer from 10am-4pm. Workshop: IRC G-59 at 12:30pm. Continues to Feb. 5. Call 822-4858.
Picture And Witness At The Site Of The Wilderness. Jonathan Bordo, Trent U. Buchanan B-323 at 12:30pm. Call 822-4225.
Modelling Aircraft Manoeuvrability In The Vertical Plane. Mizanur Rahman, technical consultant, Peerless Aviations Services Ltd. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Microwave Emission From Interstellar Dust. Alex Lazarian, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Adding Images And Graphics To Your Word Documents. David Lam basement seminar room from 9am-4:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
Issues Of Sexual Harassment: Shades Of Grey. Margaret Sarkissian, senior equity adviser, Equity Office. Cecil Green Park House main floor at 10am. Refreshments. Call 822-0434.
Magic, Mysteries And The Apocryphal Gospel. Dietmar Neufeld, Classical, Near Eastern And Religious Studies. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 10-11:30am. Continues to Feb. 23. Adults $45; Seniors $35. To register call 822-1420.
Pruning Techniques And Tools. David Tarrant. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) from 12noon-1pm. $5 at the door. To register call 822-3928.
Forestry Practices And Ectomycorrhizal Diversity. Melanie Jones, Okanagan College. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Host-Pathogen Interaction In Respiratory Tract Infections. Ananda Chakrabarty, U of Illinois. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Hydrophobicity At Small and Large Length Scales: Two Faces Of Water. Prof. David Chandler, Chemistry, U of California. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Medieval Women: Their Musical Lives. Pat Unruh, musician. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 2-3:30pm. Continues to Feb. 23. Adults $45; Seniors $35. To register call 822-1420.
Stochastic Planning Using Decision Diagrams. Robert St. Aubin, Computer Science. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, bring your own mug. Call 822-0570.
An Archaelology Of Mathematical Concepts: Sifting Indigenous Languages For Mathematical Meanings. Bill Barton, Math, U of Auckland. Green College at 5pm. Reception Coach House from 6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Technology In Education: What Is It Good For? John Willinsky, Pacific Press Professor of Literacy and Technology, Language Education. Pacific Space Centre Aud. from 7-10pm. Reception to follow. Call 822-5512.
The Well-Done Whodunnit And Chilly Thrillers. Laurence Gough, author. Carr Hall 115 from 7:30-9pm. Continues for March 9. $170. To register call 822-1420.
No Grand Rounds.
Spanish And Portugese Explorations Of The New World: The Age Of Expansion. Robyn Woodward. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 10-11:30am. Continues to Feb. 17. Adults $35; Seniors $30. To register call 822-1420.
Finding Transition Pathways In Complex Systems: Throwing Ropes Over Rough Mountain Passes, In The Dark. Prof. David Chandler, U of California. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 11:30am. Call 822-3266.
Academic Plan. Prof. Michael Goldberg, moderator. SUB Conversation Pit from 12:30 to 1:30pm. Call 822-4636.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Eugene Skovorodnikov, piano. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
You And Your UBC Pension Fund. Stan Hamilton; Rob Heinkel, Faculty Pension Plan. Angus 110 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.
Discrimination And Harassment Awareness. David Lam basement Seminar Room from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
Functional Receptors Of Human Sperm. Dr. Gregory Lee. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Studies Of Green: Contrasting Patterns Of Environmental Activisim In Some Fraser Valley Communities. Brian Elliott. Geography 201 at 3:30pm. Call Trevor Barnes 822-5804.
Reinforcement Of Mating Preferences During Speciation. Prof. Mark Kirkpatrick, U of Texas. FNSB 60 at 4:30pm. Call 822-6973.
There Be Method In Her Metaphors: Examining The Ethics In Ethics Metaphors. Susan Sherwin. Philosophy, Dalhousie U. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
In The Days Of The One-Legged Cow: Indian Reflections And The Darkening Age. Prof. Ken Bryant, Asian Studies. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
Pages Of Beauty: Persian Art And Architecture. Prof. Emeritus Hanna Kassis. Lasserre 107 from 7:30-9pm. Continues to Feb. 24. Adults $45; Seniors $35. To register call 822-1420.
Occupational First Aid Level I. Vancouver Fire Hall #10, 2992 Wesbrook Mall from 8:30am-4:30pm. $90. To register call 822-2029.
ISO 9000 Series - Implementation And Auditing. Josef Otto. Point Grey Golf and Country Club from 9am-5pm. Continues Feb. 5, March 9 to 12. Single module $450; Six modules $1,580. To register call 822-3347.
Art In The Age Of Enlightenment. Justin Newell. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 10-11:30am. Continues to March 11. Adults $65; Seniors $55. To register call 822-1420.
Linear Flow Systems: A Case Study. Diana Allen, SFU. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
The Trial Of The Nazi Doctors (Nuremberg 1946-47). Prof. Michael Marrus, U of Toronto. Buchanan D-238 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.
Alpha Shapes In The Past, Present And Future. Herbert Edelsbrunner, U of Illinois. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.
Conductance Of Molecular Junctions. Mark Reed, Yale U. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
A View From The Ministry. Robin Ciceri, assistant deputy minister, Ministry of Advanced Education, Training and Technology. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Biochemical Cycles In A Changing Globe. Prof. Inez Fung, U of California. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
TBA. Robert K. Rae. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Eating Disorders In Children And Adolescents - An Overview With A Plan For Treatment In The Local Community. Dr. Geoffrey Ainsworth, B.C.'s Children's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Community And Fisheries Sustainability: Linking Ecosystem Health To Socio-Economic Well-Being Of Fishing-Dependent Communities. Eric Tamm, Coastal Community Network. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
In Vivo Mutagenicity (Genotoxicity) Studies Using A Transgenic Rodent Assay. Greg Stuart. UBC Hosp., Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Transformation On The Pearl River Delta Region Of South China: Twenty Years Into Reform. Graham Johnson, Anthropology and Sociology. Asian Centre 604 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3881.
Pacific Spirit Park from 12:40pm - 2:15pm. $5. Register to Feb. 4. Web site: http://intramurals.ubc.ca or call 822-6000.
Mahler's Measure And The Volume Of Hyperbolic Manifolds. Prof. David Boyd. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666
Surfactant Modified Electro-
reduction Of Oxygen To Hydrogen Peroxide In Alkaline And Acidic Electrolytes. Elod Gyenge. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Vs. Calgary. Aquatic Centre at 4pm. To register call 822-9623 or for more info 822-2473 (UBC-BIRD).
Inner Tube Water Polo, Kayak/Inflatable Polo, Water Volleyball, Boat Jousting. Aquatic Centre from 6-11pm. $100/team. Register to Feb. 3. Web site: http://intramurals.ubc.ca or call 822-6000.
Vs. University of Alberta. War Memorial Gym at 6:15pm. Continues to Feb. 6. Adults $7; Youth/Seniors $4; UBC Students $3; Children under 12 free. Web site: http://www.athletics.ubc or call 822-2473 (UBC-BIRD).
Vs University of Alberta. War Memorial Gym at 7:45pm. Continues to Feb. 6. Adults $7; Youth/Seniors $4; UBC Students $3; Children under 12 free. Web site: http://www.athletics.ubc or call 822-2473 (UBC-BIRD).
SUB from 10am-12noon. Web site: http://intramurals.ubc.ca or call 822-6000.
Festival Of Classical Indian Dancing. Music Recital Hall at 7pm. Call 822-2629.
Human Rights And Women: A Generational Snapshot. Justice Rosalie Abella, Ontario Court of Appeal. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Aquatic Centre from 9am; finals at 5:30pm. Continues to Feb. 7; finals at 5pm. To register call 822-9623.
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 4000 words. Feb. 15 deadline. Related visual art submissions also welcome. Send submissions to Creative Writing, Buchanan E-462, Attention: Jeremiah Aherne; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; or call 822-2154.
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.
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/.
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 March31. 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.
UBC Art Education faculty invite children 7-12 years to participate in a unique art course Saturdays at the Vancouver Art Gallery (January 30-March 13, 1999). Fee $25. E-mail email@example.com or call Dr. Lara Lackey at 822-5422.
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.