A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from March 21 through April 3, 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.
March 21, 22, 23, 24,
25, 26, 27, 28,
29, 30, 31
April 1, 2
UBC Campus from 9am-5pm. Continues March 22-26 from 10am-5pm. $45/UBC team; $60/community team; $25/youth team; $10/UBC ironperson, $15/community ironperson. Web site: http://intramurals.ubc.ca or call 822-6000.
The Canadian Cancer Society for Spring Festival '99. SUB North Plaza from 10:30am-2:30pm. Continues March 24-26. Bundle of 10 daffodils $3. Call 253-8470.
Handel And Mozart At The Chan. Vancouver Cantata Singers; University Singers. James Fankhauser, director. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 2pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311, Web site: http://www.chancentre.com or call 822-2697.
Progress Toward The Total Synthesis Of Stemona Alkaloids. Prof. Peter Wipf, U of Pittsburgh. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 11:30am. Call 822-3266.
UBC Student Composers. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Chemical Carcinogens And Human Breast Cancer: Implications For Primary And Secondary Cancer Chemoprevention. David Josephy, Chemistry and Biochemistry, U of Guelph. B.C. Cancer Agency John Jambor Room, 600 W. 10th Ave. from 3-4pm. Call Lilian Tse 877-6020.
Small Scale Machine Design For Mechanization In Developing Agricultural Economies. James Townsend, president, Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineering. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Recent Developments On Adaptivity For Solving Partial Differential Equations. Prof. Bob Russell, Mathematics and Statistics, SFU. CSCI 301 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
Transcriptional Regulation And Retinal Disease. Anand Swaroop, Human Genetics and Ophthalmology, U of Michigan. IRC #4 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3178.
Optical Cirrus. Puragra Guhatakhurta, Lick Observatory, U of California. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Sex and Text of Foot Binding. Dorothy Ko, Rutgers U. CK Choi 120 from 4-5:30pm. Call 822-2629; 822-4688.
The Documentation Of Hupa Narrative: 1888-1999. Victor Golla, Linguistics, Humboldt State U. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
A Paleoclimatic Perspective On The Climate Of The 20th Century. Raymond Bradley, Geological Science, U of Massachusetts. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
Mutagenic Chemicals And Mutagenized Enzymes: Using An Engineered Mutation Assay To Study Human P450 1A2 Structure And Function. David Josephy, Chemistry and Biochemistry, U of Guelph. B.C. Cancer Agency John Jambor Room, 600 W. 10th Ave. from 8-9am. Call Lilian Tse 877-6020.
Bioremediation As An Oil Spill Response Tool. Roger Prince, Exxon Research and Engineering. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Molecular And Morphological Evolution In The Grasses. Elizabeth Kellogg, U of Missouri. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Stormin' Mervin's. SUB North Plaza from 12:30-2pm. Web site: http://intramurals.ubc.ca or call 822-6000.
Stereochemical Adventures In The Total Synthesis Of Natural Products. Prof. Peter Wipf, Chemistry, U of Pittsburgh. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
The Dark Continent Of Film Noir: Racial Metaphors And Displacement In The Lady From Shanghai. E. Ann Kaplan, English and Comparative Literature, State U of New York. Buchanan D-239 at 2:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Through Tropical Seas - Again. Carol Mayer, curator. MOA from 7-9pm. Web site: http://www.moa.ubc.ca or 822-8224.
Anti-Racist Response: Teaching Students How To Respond To Racism. Ishu Ishiyama, Counselling Psychology. Pacific Space Centre Aud. from 7-10pm. Reception to follow. Call 822-5512.
Where Is God When Things Go Wrong? A Lenten Journey With The Man Of Sorrows. Nancy Cocks. St. Stephen's Anglican Church, West Vancouver from 7:30-9:30pm. $25. To register call 926-4381.
Infections In Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. William Regan. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Adding Animation To Your Web Pages (Advanced). David Lam basement Window Lab A from 9am-12noon. To register call 822-9149.
Spring Festival '99 Aluminum Can Sculptures. SUB North Plaza 9am-1:30pm. 1-4 people teams. Grand prize. Cans provided. Entry deadline March 22 at 5pm. Web site: http://www.recycle.ubc.ca or call 822-3827.
Spring Festival '99 Team Dumpster Painting. SUB North Plaza from 9am-3pm. Event. 8 teams of 4-10 people will be chosen (randomly). Paint supplied. Web site: http://www.recycle.ubc.ca or call 822-3827.
Spring Festival '99 Recycling Trivia. SUB North Plaza from
10:30am-2:30pm. Continues to March 26. Web site: http://www.recycle.ubc.ca or call 822-3827.
Spring Festival '99 Litter Collection. SUB North Plaza from 11:30am-1:30pm. Collect litter on campus for a min. of 30 min. to be eligible to win a great prize. Bags/gloves supplied. Faculty/staff may not participate due to the Collective Agreement. Web site: http://www.recycle.ubc.ca or call 822-3827.
Spring Festival '99 Bird Watching. SUB North Plaza from 12:30-1:30pm. Continues to March 25. Web site: http://www.recycle.ubc.ca or call 822-3827.
The Role Of Platelets In Pre-Eclampsia. Dr. Keith Williams. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Deglacial Plumbing Of The Laurentide Ice Sheet: An Esker Story. Geography 201 at 3:30pm. Call Trevor Barnes 822-5804.
Does Thick-Skinned Tectonics Involve Very Weak Faults In The Deep Crust? John Booker, U of Washington. Geophysics/Astronomy 260 at 4pm. Call 822-4108.
How Much Does Predation Affect Population Fluctuations In Lemmings? Deb Wilson, Zoology. FNSB 60 at 4:30pm. Call 822-2069.
Evidence Of Diaphragm Injury In Humans. Assoc. Prof. Darlene Reid, Rehabilitation Sciences. VGH, doctors' residence, third floor conference room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Prof. Salvador Moncada, The Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, U College of London. IRC #2 at 5pm. Call 822-9235.
The Freedom To Write In Indonesia: Colonial And Post-Colonial Times. Prof. Teneke Helwig, Asian Studies. 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.
Discrimination And Harassment Awareness For Administrators. Maura Da Cruz; Margaret Sarkissian, facilitators. Ponderosa Maples Room from 9am-3pm. E-mail Joan McBain at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-6353.
An Evening Of Opera. UBC Opera Ensemble; UBC Choral Union. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 12:30pm. Web site: http://www.chancentre.com or call 822-2697.
Job Hunting Workshop II: How To Prepare For An Interview.
International House from 12:30-2pm. Web site: http://www.international.ubc.ca or call 822-5021.
Media and Democratization in Southeast Asia: A Philippine Case Study. Sheila Coronel, executive director, Philippine Centre for Investigative Journalism. CK Choi #120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Ethnographies Of Violence, Reading Police Reports As Ethnographic Texts. Charles R. Menzies. AnSo 205 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2878.
The Challenge Of Large Engineering Projects In Remote Regions Of The World. Evert Hoek. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Cloning And Expression Of Genes Encoding Divergent 4CL Enzymes In Poplar. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Can One Know The Other? Showing and Discussion Of Pratiba Parwar's 1993 Film, Warrior Marks. E. Ann Kaplan, English and Comparative Literature, State U of New York. Buchanan A-106 at 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Genomic Impact Of Human Endogenous Retroviruses. Dixie Mager, Medical Genetics. Wesbrook 201 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm. Call 822-8764.
Faculty And Graduate Student Pub Night. Graduate Student Centre penthouse from 5-8pm. Call 822-6827; 822-0831.
Theories Of Modernity. Charles Taylor, Philosophy, McGill U. Green College at 5pm. Reception to follow. Call 822-1878.
An Evening With...TBA. Pendulum Cafe from 7-10pm. Call 822-8998.
Collegium Musicum. John Sawyer; Ramona Luengen, directors. Music Recital Hall at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
Outcome From The Canadian NICU Network. Shoo Lee, Neonatology, B.C.`s Children's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. from 8:30-10am. Refreshments. GF Strong lounge at 8:30am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.
The Gap - Health Care Needs Of Street Kids In British Columbia. Various speakers. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Spring Festival '99 Get informed! SUB North Plaza from 10:30am-2:30pm. Web site: http://www.recycle.ubc.ca or call 822-3827.
Spring Festival '99 Container Return. SUB North Plaza from 11am-2:30pm. Web site: http://www.recycle.ubc.ca or call 822-3827.
Spring Festival '99 SuperGrizz Can Dunk. SUB North Plaza from 11:20am-1:20pm. Web site: http://www.recycle.ubc.ca or call 822-3827.
Parental Care Evolution In The Cichlid Fishes Of Lake Kinneret And Lake Tanganyika. Sigal Balshine-Eam. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
Ethics And Genetics: Susceptibility Testing In The Workplace. Bryan Williams-Jones, Centre for Applied Ethics. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Nitric Oxide And Superoxide In The Heart: A Tale Of Two Radicals. Asst. Prof. Rick Schulz, Pediatrics and Pharmacology, U of Alberta. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
Collegium Musicum. John Sawyer/Ramona Luengen, directors. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Efficient Video Communications For Error-Prone Environments. Faouzi Kossentini. MacLeod 214 from 12:30-1pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2405.
Surface Crystallography With Low-Energy Electron Diffraction. Madiba Saidy. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
A Failed Revolution in Korean Writing: The Attempts to Latinize Korean Writing in the Soviet Far East, 1930 - 1934. Ross King. CK Choi 120 from 3:30-5pm. Web site: www.assa.ca or call 822-2629.
International House at 8pm. Admission $3. Web site: http://www.international.ubc.ca or call 822-5021.
An Evening Of Opera. UBC Opera Ensemble; UBC Choral Union. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Web site: http://www.chancentre.com or call 822-2697.
Time And Stress Management. David Lam basement seminar room from 10am-3pm. To register call 822-9149.
An Evening of Opera. UBC Opera Ensemble; UBC Choral Union. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Web site: http://www.chancentre.com or call 822-2697.
Multicultural Women's Films: Resisting Current Stereotypes. E. Ann Kaplan, English and Comparative Literature, State U of New York. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
An Evening of Opera. UBC Opera Ensemble; UBC Choral Union. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 2pm. Web site: http://www.chancentre.com or call 822-2697.
Recent Advances On Cellulose Science Using Physiochemical Techniques. Tetsuo Kondo. Hebb 13 from 10-11am. Call 822-3480.
The Evolution Of Fuel Cells Toward Mass Production. Thomas Uhr, process development manager, Ballard Power Systems. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
The Heat Shock Response And The Stress Of Misfolded Proteins. Richard Morimoto Northwestern U. IRC #4 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3178.
High Proper Motion Stars In The Vicinity Of Sgr A*: Evidence For A Supermassive Blackhole. Andrea Ghez, UCLA. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Ambiguities Of The Colonial Encounter. R. Cole Harris, Geography. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Vancouver Secondary Schools' String Orchestra. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 7pm. Admission by donation. Web site: http://www.chancentre.com or call 822-2697.
What Is Tradition When It Is Not Invented?: A Liberal Tradition? Daniel Rodgers, History, Princeton U. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Sex. Dr. Juhu Kamra, Clinical Epidemiology. St. John's College Fairmont Lounge at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
Peer Editing. David Lam basement seminar room from 9:30am-12:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
A Successful Protocol Used To Solve By-Catch Problems: Examples From Prawn-Trawling And Tuna Purse-Seining. Steve Kennelly, Fisheries Research Institute. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
The Role Of Adapter Proteins And Docking Proteins In Signalling By The B Cell Antigen Receptor. Robert Ingham. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Fisheries Impact On Marine Ecosystems. Daniel Pauly, Fisheries Centre. BioSciences 1465 at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Relationships Of Genes Involved In Tip Growth And Branching In Neurospora Crassa. Aleksandra Virag. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
The Secret Life Of The Genome: Enzymatic Processing Of DNA. Prof. Gregory L. Verdine. Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard, U. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments from 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Of Foot And Mouth: Dissecting Homeotic Functions Of The Proboscipedia Gene In Drosophila. David Cribbs, Centre de Biologie du Development. IRC #4 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3178.
Meaningless, Meaningless (Education) Is Meaningless: A Christian Counter-Narrative In A Post-Christian, Post-Modern Era. Blaine Despres, Education. Buchanan low rise B-221 at 4:15pm. Refreshments at 4pm. Call 822-5176.
Confederation And The Native Voice. R. Cole Harris, Geography. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Myths And Realities Of Intelligent Machines: Intelligent Control of Machines. Prof. Jim Poo, Engineering, National U of Singapore. Refreshments. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Where Is God When Things Go Wrong? A Lenten Journey With The Man Of Sorrows. Nancy Cocks. St. Stephen's Anglican Church, West Vancouver from 7:30-9:30pm. $25. To register call 926-4381.
Musculoskeletal TB. Chris Reilly. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Wednesday Noon Hours. UBC Contemporary Players. Stephen Chatman; Eric Wilson, directors; Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Recent Advances In Assisted Reproductive Technologies. Dr. Sai Ma. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Tobacco Use Among Youth: The Transition From Experimenting To Regular Use. Chris Lovato, associate director; Jean Shoveller, Centre for Community Child Health Research. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 4-5pm. E-mail: email@example.com or call 822-7453.
TBA. Steven Taubeneck. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Chemoprevention Of Lung Cancer. Dr. Stephen Lam, Medicine. VGH, doctors' residence, third floor conference room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Canada And The India Question. R. Cole Harris, Geography. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Cardiac Function In Isolated Perfused Hearts From Diabetic And Transgenic Mice. Prof. David Severson, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, U of Calgary. Cunningham 160 at 12:30pm. Call 822-4645.
UBC Jazz Ensemble. Fred Stride, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Local Economy Agriculture. John Wilcox. MacMillan 260 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call Kathy 822-4481.
Biochemical Genetics Of Phenylpropanoid Metabolism In Arabidopsis And Implications For Biotechnology. Clint Chapple, Purdue U. Wesbrook 201 at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
Astrophysics In 1998. Virginia Trimble, U of Maryland; U of California. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
Global Environmental Change: Water And Security. Prof. Steve Lonergan, UVic. St. John's College 1080 at 4pm. Call 822-8788.
Vijayanagara: Where Kings And Gods Meet. John Fritz, UCLA. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
TBA. Burleigh Trevor-Deutsch, Bioethics, U of Ottawa. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
UBC Aquatic Centre from 1-5pm; 6-10pm. $2 child/senior; $2.75 youth/students; $3.50 adult. Call 822-4522.
Exhibit A: Objects of Intrigue. Continues to Dec. 31. From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of British Columbia. Continues to March 31. Nunavutmiutanik Elisasiniq. The official opening ceremony for this exhibit of Inuit sculpture will be on Saturday, April 17, in honor the first official day of existence of Nunavut. Continues to August 31. Free to UBC students, staff, faculty. Web site: http://www.moa.ubc.ca or call 822-5087 or 822-5950.
The Nitobe Memorial Garden, UBC Botanical Garden and Shop in the Garden will be open until Oct. 11 (inclusive) from 10am-6pm daily (including weekends). For the gardens call 822-9666 and the Shop 822-4529.
Is looking for players at all levels. We meet Fridays from 8-10pm at the Osborne Gym. For more information, visit our Web site: http:\\handball-bc.hypermart.net or call 822-4576.
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 Prof. Janet Werker's Infant Studies Centre, Psychology, 822-6408 (ask for Kate).
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 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. 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.
An 80-minute 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.
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.
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 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.
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.