A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from February 27 through March 11, 2000. 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 27, 28, 29
March 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

sunday, feb.27

Heritage Month Tea

Celebrate Hycroft's Heritage Status With High Tea And Children's Vintage Clothing Display. Hycroft, 1489 McRae Ave. from 1-3pm. Call 738-2876.

Green College Performing Arts Group

Birds Of Prey And The Human Relationship. Christian Duhme, Terry Spring, falconers. Green College at 2pm. Call 822-1878.

Art Workshop

Responding To Art. Pnina Granirer. Green College at 2pm. Bring a workbook. Call Graham Good 822-4086.

Green College Performing Arts Group

Piano Performance. Libby Yu, classical pianist. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.

monday, feb. 28

Centre For Chinese Research Seminar

Tang And The Little Tigers Of The Ninth And Tenth Centuries: The Export Of Institutions. Prof. Denis Twitchett, Prof. Gordon Wu, Chinese Studies, Princeton U. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.

Classics And Germanic Studies Lecture

Latin Epic Poetry Through The Ages. Heinz Hofmann, U of Tuebingen. Buchanan D-238 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.

School Of Music Concert

Korean Ensemble. Grace J.E. Lee, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Korean food reception. Call 822-5574; 714-1665.

IAM-PIMS Distinguished Colloquium

Mathematics And Statistics Of Human DNA Polymorphisms: Forward And Backward To History. Prof. Marc Feldman, Biological Sciences, Stanford U. Klinck 301 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.

Germanic Studies Multimedia Seminar

Richard Wagner And The Greek Myth. Heinz Hofmann, U of Tuebingen. Buchanan B Penthouse at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-5154.

Law And Society

International Indigenous Rights. Russell Barsh, Native American Studies, U of Lethbridge. First Nations Longhouse Great Hall at 5pm. Call 822-1878.

Member Speaker Series

The Power Of Performance: Margery Kempe's Female Mysticism And Performance. Sheila Christie, English. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.

Institute For European Studies

Myths And Reality Of Czechoslovakia And The Czech Republic. Zdenek Zboril. Green College Coach House at 7:30pm. Call 822-1452.

tuesday, feb. 29

Centre For Australian Studies Seminar

Multicultural Policy And Local Governments: A Comparison Of Sydney And Vancouver. David Edgington, Geography; Tom Hutton, Community and Regional Planning. CK Choi 120 from 11:30am-1pm. Call 822-2629.

Continuing Studies Public Lecture

Conversation With A Classic. Leon Bibb, singer, talk show host. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 12noon-1pm. $8. To register call 822-1420.

Botany Seminar

Plants, Peoples And Phytochemicals: A New Perspective On Food And Medicinal Plant Resources Of The Secwepemc (Shuswap) First Nation. Kelly Bannister. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2133.

Lectures In Modern Chemistry - Laird Lecture

The Single Cell Proteome Project. Prof. Norm Dovichi, U of Alberta. Chemistry B-250 at 1pm. Refresh-ments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3057.

Statistics Seminar

A Model Selection Approach To Partially Linear Regression. Fiorentina Bunea, U of Washington. Klinck 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments; bring your own mug. Call 822-0570.

Graduate And Faculty Christian Forum

The Influence Of Postmodernism On Education. Harro Van Brummelen, dean, Undergraduate studies, Trinity Western U. Buchanan B Penthouse at 4:15pm. Refreshments at 4pm. Call 822-3219.

Green College Speaker Series

A Political Economy Of Hope: The Transition From Diagnostics To Therapeutics In Alzheimer's Disease. Janice Graham, Anthropology and Sociology. Green College at 5pm. Reception Green College Coach House from 6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.

University Women's Club Dinner/Speaker Series

A Tribute To Great Vancouver Women. Elisabeth Riley, president; CEO, B.C.'s Children's and Women's Health Centre. Hycroft, 1489 McRae Ave. from 5:30-8:30pm. Call 738-2876.

wednesday, march 1

Orthopedics Grand Rounds

Maintenance Of Certification. Dr. Kendall Ho, associate dean, Continuing Medical Education. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.

Linguistics Research Seminar

An MRI, X-ray And Magnetometer Study Of The Pharyngeal Components Of American English Glides And Liquids. Bryan Gick. Angus 312 from 11:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4256.

Law And Society

International Indigenous Peoples' Rights. Sharon Venne. Green College at 12noon. Call 822-1878.

Wednesday Noon Hour Concert

Sound Moves: Clarinet, Saxophone And Piano. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.

Sing Tao School of Journalism Lecture

Is Political Correctness Inhibiting The Media? Chris Wood, senior techno-logy writer, Maclean's. Sing Tao 104 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-6688.

Germanic Studies Lecture

The Book Of My Life: Laxness, Iceland, Friends Of Freeland. Brad Leithauser, Mount Holyoke College. Buchanan D-230 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-5158.

Faculty Financial Planning Lecture Series

E-Business And Your Investment Future. Tod Maffin, president, Investor Chemistry 250 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.

Centre For Research In Women's Studies Colloquium

Early Emigration Of Women From England To B.C.: Let's Send Them Our Surplus Female Population. Francoise Le Jeune, U de Nantes. Women's Studies lounge from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9173.

Asian Studies Lecture Series

New Chinese Studies Of Chinese Popular Religion: A Critical Survey And Review. Prof. Daniel Overmyer. Asian Centre 604 at 12:30pm. Call 822-9266.

Another Look At Human Development Colloquium

From The U-Curve To Dragons: Culture And Understanding Of Artistic Development. Anna Kindler, Curriculum Studies. Scarfe 278 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-5232.

School Of Nursing Rounds

Protecting Children From Environmental Tobacco Smoke: A Smoldering Issue. Sharon Secord. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion T-206 from 3-4pm. Call 822-7453.

Individual Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program

Not Just Babes In Boyland: Women And Architecture In Canada. Annmarie Adams, Architecture, McGill U. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.

Artist's Gallery Opening

Black And White Contemporary Dance Works. Daniel Collins; Sylvain Senez, photographers. Hycroft, 1489 McRae Ave. Call 738-2876.

thursday, march 2

B.C. Post-Secondary Education Policy Issues

Lessons From Other Jurisdictions. TBA. Green College at 8:30am. Call 822-2593.

Institute For European Studies

North American Relations: Where Are They Headed? John Beck, former ambassador. CK Choi 120 from 12noon-2pm. Light lunch. Call 822-1452.

School Of Music Concert

UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Clyde Mitchell, director. Chan Centre at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.

Centre For Feminist Legal Studies Lecture

Achieving Employment Equity: Legislation Or Persuasion? Prof. Audrey Kobayashi, Women's Studies; Geography, Queens U. Curtis 157 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-6523.

Earth And Ocean Sciences Colloquium

Emeralds In The Yukon. Lee Groat. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.

Science First! Lecture

Plants, Power And Profit: Plant Breeding And Biotechnology. Prof. Brian Holl, Plant Science. Wesbrook 100 at 12:30pm. Call 822-3336.

Canadian Meteorological And Oceanographic Society Seminar

Fog And Fog Collection: Exploring This Hidden Water Resource. Robert S. Schemenaur, Environment Canada. Geography 101 at 3:30pm. Call 822-2175.

19th Century Studies

A Loathsome Weed: The Tattooed Prostitute In 19th Century Europe. Jane Caplan, History, Bryn Mawr College. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.


Charity Auction Of Collectibles. Scarfe 1020 from 5:30-7:30pm. Proceeds to B.C.'s Children's Hospital Foundation. Refreshments. Call 221-4926.

Poetic Persuasions

Reading. Tom Wayman, poet. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.

Extra Sessional/Canadian Studies Play

All Fall Down. Andrea Heald, director. WISE Hall, 1882 Adanac St. at 8pm. Continues to March 10. $10; $8 with student ID. Call 512-8761.

friday, march 3

Fish 500 Seminar

Measuring The Influence Of Climate Variability And Predation Mortality On Single-Species Stock Assessment Advice. Anne Hollowed. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-2731.

Classical And Near Eastern Studies Lecture

Imperial Images: Julio-Claudian Dynastic Portraiture. Prof. Brian Rose, U of Cincinnati. Lasserre 102 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.

Occupational And Environmental Hygiene Seminar

Wood Dust Exposure Analysis. Andrew Hall, occupational hygienist. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call Kathryn Lewis 822-9861; Dr. Murray Hodgson 822-3073.

Green College Special Lecture

Postcolonialism As Postmodernism: Discursive Formations, Image Culture And The Coinciding Of The Two Posts. Ato Quayson, director, African Studies Centre, U of Cambridge. Green College at 12:30pm. Call 822-1878.

Biotechnology Seminar

Focal Membrane Exocytosis During Phagosome Formation. Sergio Grinstein, Cell Biology, Hosp. for Sick Children. IRC #1 at 1:30-2:30pm. Call Prof. Finlay 822-2210.

Mathematics Colloquium

The Diophantine Equation a^n + b^n = 2c^2. Christopher M. Skinner, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton U. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.

Chemical And Biological Engineering Seminar

Biodegradation Of Petroleum Refinery Effluent. Brihas Sarathy. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.

saturday, march 4

Vancouver Institute Lecture

New Excavations At Ancient Troy. Prof. Brian Rose, Classics, U of Cincinnati. IRC#2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.

sunday, march 5

Green College Performing Arts Group

Chamber And Choral Music. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.

monday, march 6

Mechanical Engineering

Heat Transfer Problems In The Steel Processing Industry. Dan Fraser, assistant professor. CEME 1204 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:25pm. Call 822-3770.

Member Speaker Series

The Charter: An Introduction To Rights In Canada. Jill Yates, Law. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.

tuesday, march 7

Continuing Studies Public Lecture

Conversation With A Classic. Joy Coghill, stage and screen performer; teacher; director. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 12noon-1pm. $8. To register call 822-1420.

Institute For European Studies

European Economic Policy And The Airbus Industry. Prof. Wolfgang Krieger, German foreign policy analyst, U of Toronto. Buchanan B Penthouse at 12noon. Light lunch. Call 822-1452.

Asian Studies Lecture Series

Icons Of Femininity: Japanese National Painting And The Paradox Of Modernity. Prof. Doris Ledderose-Croissant, Heidelberg U. Asian Centre 604 at 12:30pm. Call 822-9266.

Botany Seminar

What Grows There? The Diverse Community Of Ericoid Mycorrhizal Fungi. Tamara Allen. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2133.

UBC Teaching Community Seminar

Raising The Bar: Evaluating Your Students At The Highest Level. Sue Stanton, Rehabilitation Sciences. TAG seminar room from 12:30-3pm. To register or call 822-9149.

Lectures In Modern Chemistry

Ultrafast Phase Control--Making Molecules Dance. Prof. Stephen Leone, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U of Colorado. Chemistry B-250 at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3057.

Faculty Seminar

Promotion And Tenure Information. St. John's College social lounge from 3:30-6pm. Call 822-9149.

Statistics Seminar

Models For Two-State Disease Processes With Applications To Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis. Jochen Brumm. Klinck 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, bring your own mug. Call 822-0570.

Computer Science Invited Speaker Seminar

Data Mining--Past And Future. Heikki Mannila, Microsoft Research. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.

Green College Speaker Series

Talk And Piano Performance. Robert Silverman, Music. Green College at 5pm. Reception from 6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

The Spirituality Of Christian Song. St. David's United Church, 1525 Taylor Way, West Vancouver from 7:30-9:30pm. $35; $10 per session. To register call 922-3461.

wednesday, march 8

Orthopedics Grand Rounds

Enthesitis: A Rheum With A View. Dr. Jean Gilles. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.

International Women's Day Workshop

Women Making A Difference. Shari Ulrich. Hycroft, 1489 McRae Ave. from 10:30am-1pm. Reception at 6:30pm. Workshop $10. To register call 731-4661.

Balkans Emergency Relief Seminar

Macedonia Experiences: Assisting Refugees With The International Red Cross. Jody Sydor, UBC's disaster planning co-ordinator. Wesbrook 201 from 12:15-1:15pm. Call 822-1237.

Wednesday Noon Hour Concert

Solo Piano Recital. Miranda Wong Wilson. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.

History Lecture

Ships And Shipping At The Dawn Of The Golden Age-The Mystery Of A Baltic Trader. Martijn R. Manders, chief archeologist, Netherlands Institute for Ship and Underwater Archeology. Buchanan B-224 at 12:30pm. Call 822-5178.

Another Look At Human Development Colloquium

Socio-Developmental Aspects Of Children's Pain. Ken Craig, Psychology. Scarfe 278 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-5232.

Centre For Japanese Research Seminar

Japanese Direct Foreign Investment And The Asian Financial Crisis. David Edgington, Geography. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.

Institute Of Asian Research Seminar

Globalization And The Transform-ation Of Asian Societies - Modern-ization And Monotheism In Korea. CK Choi 120 from 4:30-6pm. Call 822-2629.

Continuing Studies Public Seminar

A Taste Of Multiculturalism. Buchanan D 3rd fioor from 7-9:30pm. Continues to April 12. $195. To register call 822-0804.

thursday, march 9

St. John's College Open House

St. John's College Fairmont Social Lounge from 12noon-4pm. Continues to March 10. Refreshments, door prizes, tours. Call 822-8781.

Intercultural Studies In Asia Program

Reading: Drifting Destinations. Vidyut Aklujkar, writer. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.

Centre For Feminist Legal Studies Lecture

When Is Physical Injury Social Injury? Sarah Jain, Cultural and Social Anthropology, Stanford U. Curtis 157 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-6523.

Botany Seminar

A New Bidens Species From Starbuck Island Provides Evidence For A Second Colonization Of Pacific Islands By The Genus. Cindy Sayre. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2133.

Faculty Research Excellence Award Winner Lecture

Trust And Betrayal In Organizations. Sandra Robinson, Commerce and Business Administration, Angus Ed McPhee Centre 125 at 1pm. Lunch at 12:30pm. Call 822-0188.

Biostatistics/SFU Seminar

Finding Genes In Genomic Sequence: A Comparative Approach. David Baillie, SFU. SFU Math and Statistics K-9509 at 3:30pm. Call 822-0570.

Peter Wall Institute Exploratory Workshop

Institutional Readings: Early Modern Europe And The Modern University. Various speakers. University Centre 307 from 4:30-6:45pm. Continues to March 11. To register call 822-4226.

Classical And Near Eastern Studies Lecture

Dreamers And Mantics: Homer And The Ancient Near-East. Scott Noegel, U of Washington. Buchanan B-228 from 4:30-6pm. Call 822-2889.

School Of Music Concert

UBC Collegium Musicaum Ensemble. John Sawyer, Ramona Luengen, directors. Music Recital Hall at 8pm. Call 822-5574.

Poetic Persuasions

TBA. Lynn Coady, writer. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.

friday, march 10

Paul Jones Memorial Symposium

Identity And The Language Of Disab-ility. Rod Michalko. SUB 214/216 from 9:30am-4:30pm. $75; $25 students includes meals. To register call 822-5844.

UBC Teaching Community Seminar

Time And Stress Management. Valerie Chapman, Educational Studies; Ingrid Price, TAG/Psychology. TAG seminar room from 10am-4pm. To register or call 822-9149.

Rehabilitation Sciences Workshop

Beyond The Medical Model. Various speakers. GF Strong from 10:30-4:45pm. $20 students; lunch included. Call Catherine Donnelly 231-8356; Patti O'Brien 733-5848.

Classical And Near Eastern Studies Lecture

Magic And Dream Interpretation In Ancient Egypt. Scott Noegel, U of Washington. Buchanan A-203 at 11:30am. Call 822-2889.

Fish 500 Seminar

How Society And Fisheries Biologists Have Mismanaged Salmonids Due To Fear Of Phosphorus. Ken Ashley, B.C. Ministry of Fisheries. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refresh-ments at 11am. Call 822-2731.

Occupational And Environmental Hygiene Seminar

Anti-G Protection In Modern Fighter Aircraft. Tyler Bazant, project engineer, Mustang Survival. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call Kathryn Lewis 822-9861; Dr. Murray Hodgson 822-3073.

School Of Music Concert

UBC Collegium Musicaum Ensemble. John Sawyer, Ramona Luengen, directors. Music Recital Hall at 12noon. Call 822-5574.

Electrical And Computer Engineering Seminar 2000

Implementing Logic In Memory Arrays. Steve Wilton. MacLeod 418 from 1-2pm. Call 822-2405.

Chemical And Biological Engineering Seminar

Scaling Of Calcium Oxalate in Pure Aqueous Solutions. Diana Lencar. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.

Linguistics Colloquium

Yeniseian And Athabaskan-Eyak-Tungit. Edward Vajda, Western Washington U. Buchanan B-332 from 3:30-5pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4256.

Mathematics Colloquium

A Mathematical Model Of Bioremediation In A Porous Medium. John Chadam, U of Pittsburgh. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.

Chalmers Institute Workshop

Women And Spirituality Dialogue 2000: Celebrating The Sacred Web Of Creation. VST from 5-9pm. Continues to March 11. $70; $35 seniors. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

Theatre At UBC

Life And A Lover. Kathleen Weiss, director. Frederic Wood at 7:30pm. Continues to Mar. 18. Call 822-2678.

Green College Performing Arts Group

Music Jam--Three Artists, Three Guitars. Belinda Bruce, Clive Goodman, Rick Maddocks. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.

saturday, march 11

Chalmers Institute Performance

Spirit Of Women 2000. Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. $15; $20 at the door. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

Vancouver Institute Lecture

TBA. Beverley McLachlin, chief justice of Canada. IRC#2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.


Sage Bistro

To the faculty, students, staff and admirers of UBC we present Sage Bistro at the University Centre. Truly food for thought. Sage is open Monday through Friday from 11am-2pm. Tapas will be served on the patio from May 15 to Oct. 15 from 3:30-8pm. Our luncheon menu changes weekly and features a wide selection of wines by the quarter litre and glass. For reservations please call 822-1500.

Contemporary Art Exhibition

Consolation Prize: Mike Kelley and John Miller. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday-Sunday, 12noon-5pm. Admission: $3 adults; $2 seniors; free for students, UBC faculty and staff with valid ID. Visit the Web site at or call 822-2759.

Call For Proposals

Research papers on women and gender: Graduate Student Presentation Day April 26. Deadline for submission is March 17. Submit proposal to Graduate Student Centre room 200 or for more information call 822-9173.

Faculty Women's Club

The Faculty Women's Club brings together women connected to the university either through their work or that of their spouses, for social activities and lectures. The main purpose of the Faculty Women's Club is to raise funds for student scholarships. There are 19 different interest groups within the club, ranging from art appreciation and bridge to hiking. Do come and join us! Call Barbara Tait, president 224-0938; Gwyneth Westwick, membership 263-6612.

Twin Research

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: or call Tannis MacBeth, Psychology 822-4826.

Research Study

Hard-of-hearing university students are invited to discuss their post-secondary experiences for a PhD study. Involves interviews and the option of jotting down thoughts twice weekly over a three-week period. Honorarium. Contact Ruth Warick, graduate student, Dept. of Educational Services. Call/fax 224-4198 or e-mail

UBC Utilities Advisory Notice

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 unauthorized individuals remove these signs and barriers. Please approach work sites cautiously and respect signs and/or work crew instructions to avoid potential harm. Potential hazards including falling, electrical shock and burns. If you have any questions concerning a UBC Utilities work site, please call 822-9445.

Parents with Babies

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, including babies raised in a bilingual home, 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).

Parents With Toddlers

Did you know your child is a word-learning expert? Help us learn how children come to be so skilled at learning new words. We are looking for children (two-four years old) and their parent(s) to participate in language studies. If you are interested in bringing your child for a 45-minute visit, please call Asst. Prof. Geo?rey Hall's Language Development Centre, Psychology, 822-9294 (ask for Kelley).


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 e?ects, 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

Statistical Consulting And Research Lab (SCARL)

SCARL o?ers statistical advice and long or short-term assistance to researchers. Resources include expertise in many areas of statistical methodology and a variety of statistical software. Web site:, e-mail: or call 822-4037.

UBC Fencing Club

UBC Fencing Club meets every Tuesday 7-9pm and Sunday 2-5pm in Osborne Gym A. Learn decision-making, poise and control. Newcomers welcome. Drop-in fee. Leave message at 878-7060.

Chan Centre Tours

Free tours of the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts are held every Thursday. Participants are asked to meet in the Chan Centre main lobby at 1pm. Special group tours can be booked through or at 822-1815.

Orchids In Bloom

For Sale At Give-Away Prices! Currently Lady's Slippers and Dendrobium delicatum available. Small (3" pot) $5; large (5" pot) $15. Horticultural Greenhouse at the corner of West Mall and Stores Road. Call David Kaplan at 822-3283.

Research Study

Volunteer subjects needed for study on aging and speech understanding. Must be native English speakers 18-30 or 60-80 years old with good hearing in both ears. Involves one two-hour session on UBC campus. $15 honorarium. Contact Wendy Lam e-mail: or call 263-0677.

Dance Enlightenment

The AMS Women's Centre presents dance enlightenment body awareness through movement and sound. Learn to release negative energy, ground body and essence. Enhance creativity attuning to your own rhythm. Weekly classes from 3:30-5:30pm. Drop in or register for the whole semester. To register or for more info call 822-2163.

Premenstrual Asthma Study

UBC/St. Paul's Hospital researchers are seeking females with asthma and regular menstrual cycles for a study on estrogen's e?ects on asthma symptoms and lung function. Must be 18-45 years of age, non-smokers, and NOT taking birth control pills. Honorarium and free peak fiow meter provided. If interested, please call 875-2886.

Parkinson's Research

A research team from UBC is asking for the assistance of people with Parkinson's to participate in research. This research is aimed at understanding how Parkinson's may a?ect complex activities such as managing multiple tasks. Participation involves performing fairly simple tasks, some of which involve responding verbally to computer, screen displays. The general goal of this work is to develop e?ective methods of coping with Parkinson's. If you are a healthy person of the age 50 years or older, we are also in need of several people to participate in this study as part of a non-Parkinson's comparison group. If you would like to participate or require more information, please contact Todd Woodward, Psychology 822-3227.

Sexual Assault Research

The Anxiety and Fear Laboratory in the Dept. of Psychology requires female volunteers who have experienced unwanted sexual activity, to participate in a research project. If you have ever had sex with someone when you didn't want to, because the other person continued the event when you said no, forced or threatened to force you, or because you were given alcohol or drugs, and you would be interested in helping us with our research, please call 822-9028. Confidentiality and privacy protected.

Museum Of Anthropology Exhibition

Objects Of Intrigue. Continues to March 15. Attributed To Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist; Three Case Studies. Northwest Coast Art. Continues to August. Raven's Reprise: Contemporary Works by First Nations Artists. Mar. 15-Jan. 31 2001. Philippine Pottery From The Tecson Collection; Echoes 2000. Continues to April. or call 822-5087 or 822-5950.

Child Behaviour Research

How do parents see challenging child behaviours? We are asking parents of 7-14 year olds to tell us by completing an anonymous, 30-minute questionnaire. You can receive the results. Please call Assoc. Prof. Johnston's lab, 822-9037.

Traumatic Stress Clinic

Psychologists conducting research at the Traumatic Stress Clinic at UBC Psychiatry are o?ering free treatment to people su?ering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD is caused by events such as physical or sexual assault, and motor vehicle accidents. Call the Traumatic Stress Clinic at 822-8040.

UBC Zen Society

Zazen (sitting meditation) each Tuesday (except holidays) from 1:30-2:20pm while classes in session. Asian Centre Tea Gallery. All are welcome. Call 822-2573.

Bike Workshop

Free bike care clinic with Jason Addy, master bike mechanic. SUB loading dock Rm 41, every Wednesday from 6pm-7pm. Call 822-BIKE.

Bike Repair Party

Help repair and paint public bikes and learn as you go. MacMillan (SW corner), every Tuesday from 4-8pm. Call 822-4566.

Vancouver Team Handball

Looking for players at all levels. Osborne Gym, Fridays from 7-9pm. Call 222-2074 or visit

TRIUMF Public Tours

Tours are available every Wednesday and Friday to April 28, 2000 starting at 1pm and lasting approx. 1hr 15min. Group tours may be arranged by calling the TRIUMF Information Office 222-7355.

Research Study

We are seeking healthy 8-12-year-olds and their mothers to take part in a psychology study to find out more about how children learn about hurts and pains. For more information, call Prof. Craig's lab 822-5280.

UBC Campus Tours

Walking tours of the campus available upon request. E-mail or call the Ceremonies Office at 822-0949 to book a time.

AMS Rentsline

Helping students find housing since 1993, the AMS Rentsline is UBC's o?-campus housing registry. This service gives students access to hundreds of rental listings, and landlords access to thousands of students looking for housing. You can call the Rentsline from any touchtone phone 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 714-4848.