A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from Jan. 30 through Feb. 12, 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.
January 30, 31
February1, 2, 3,4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Boris Berman. Chan Centre from 3-5pm. Tickets at Ticketmaster 280-3311 or for info. call 822-2697.
Building Code And Certified Professional Course. NRC Innovation Centre conference room from 8:30am-4:30pm. Continues to May 15. $1,850. To register call 822-1884.
Who Governs Hong Kong? Martin Lee, leader, Hong Kong Democratic Party. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Thcombin And Annexins In Herpes Virus Infection. Ed Pryzdial. IRC#4 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3178.
Recent Developments In Reliability Engineering. Albert Koehler, general manager, Tribotec International Ltd. CEME 1204 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:25pm. Call 822-3770.
Cyborg Subjects. Aaron Hunter, English; Matt Farish, Geography. Green College
at 5:30pm. Call
Politics, Economics, Media In the 21st Century: Beyond Left And Right? Alan Hunt. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Molecular Wires And Molecular Electronics. Prof. Mark Ratner, Northwestern U. Chemistry B-250 at 1pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3057.
How To Make Your Butterflies Fly (Handling Speech Jitters). Marsha Trew, Women Students' Office. Buchanan Penthouse from 3-4:30pm. $5. To register e-mail: Dorothy Nelson firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822 2415.
Why Is Saanich Inlet So Productive? Ann Gargett, Institute of Ocean Sciences. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
New Tools For Verifying Embedded Control Systems. Bruce Krogh, Carnegie Mellon U. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.
Statistical Methods For Assessing Habitat Preferences. Dieter Ayers, Computing
and Telecommunications Services, UNBC. Klinck 301 from
4-5:30pm. Refreshments; bring mug. Call 822-0570.
Design And Development Of Novel Drug Delivery Systems. Helen Burt, Pharmaceutical
Sciences. Green College at 5pm. Reception from
6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.
99/00 Orientation. Aquatic Centre classroom from 6:30-7:30pm. E-mail: email@example.com; call 822-6000.
Water-Based Fire Suppression 2. Various Speakers. CEME 1202 from 6:30-9:30pm. Continues to March 9. $900. To register call 822-1884.
Challenges And Constraints Of A European Union Constitution. Wolfe-Dieter Narr, Free U of Berlin. Green College Coach House at 7:30pm. Call 822-1452; 822-1878.
Survival Analysis. Dr. Keith Stothers. VGH, Eye Care Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Lunar New Year Festival. CK Choi from 11:30am-2pm. Continues to Feb. 4. E-mail: Karen Jew firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-2629.
David Harding, violist. Music Recital Hall from 12:30-1:30pm. Admission $3. Call 822-5574.
You And Your UBC Pension Fund. Stan Hamilton, chair, Faculty Pension Fund. Chemistry 250 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.
Women And Representation In Contemporary China. Tao Jie, Peking U. Women's Studies lounge from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9173.
Linking Research To Policy And Practice. Dyan Dunsmoor-Farley, deputy minister. Scarfe 278 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-5232.
Zen Of Self-Mastery. Buchanan Penthouse 3-4:30pm. $5. To register e-mail: Dorothy Nelson email@example.com; call 822 2415.
Concerns Of Post-Partum Women Who Have Experienced A High-Risk Pregnancy. Cathy Ebbehoj. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion T-206 from 3-4pm. Call 822-7453.
Transport Of Asian Pollutants To B.C. Ian McKendry. Geography 201 at 3:30pm. Call 822-5904.
Reading Louise Labé. Nancy Frelick, Comparative Literature. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Genes, Climate And Wood. Gerald E. Rehfelt, U.S. Forest Service. ForSciences 1005 from 5:30-6:30pm. Call 822-2507.
Recruiting Civil Engineering Students. City of Vancouver. Wesbrook 100 from 5:30-7pm. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-4011.
Legal Issues For The Construction Industry. Various Speakers. CEME 1202 from 6:30-9:30pm. Continues to March 15. $500 includes course material, certificate. To register call 822-1884.
Prospects For An Integrated System Of Post-Secondary Education In British Columbia: A Policy Development Process. Various speakers. Green College at 8:30am. Call 822-1878.
Procrastination: Discover The Pace That's Right For You. Women Students' Office. Brock 200 from 12:30-2:00pm. $5. To register call Melissa 822-3811.
The Necessity Of Utopia: Gestures Through The Looking Glass Of History In Argentinean
And Canadian Art. Dot Tuer, artist. Lasserre 102 at 12:30pm. Call
Claiming Your Cultural Identity. Various speakers. International House upper lounge from 5-8pm. E-mail: email@example.com; call Charlene Wee, Sylvia Cho 822-0617.
Student Recreation Center from 7:30-11:30pm. Continues to Feb. 4. $10 single; double. To register e-mail: Ronnie Gill, firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-6000.
Nature, Economy, War, Sudan. Cindi Katz, Environmental Psychology Program, City u of New York. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
SUB concourse from 7-10am. E-mail: email@example.com; call 822-1961.
Retinopathy Of Prematurity: An Update. Dr. Chris Lyons. Ophthamology, B.C.'s Children's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call 875-2345 ext. 7449.
Watershed Restoration: From Theory To Practice. Pat Slaney, B.C. Ministry of Fisheries. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-2731.
CIDA's China Program: Present And Future. Ian Wright, director, China Program, Canadian International Development Agency. Asian Centre 604 from 12noon-1:30pm. Call 822-2629.
UBC Contemporary Players. Music Recital Hall from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Love Songs. Main Library 502 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Alma Mater Society Chinese New Year Fair. UBC School of Music Chinese Ensemble. SUB main concourse from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2361.
Isaiah Bowman And The Geography Of The American Century. Neil Smith, Geography, Rutgers U. Green College at 3pm. Call 822-1878.
North Korea: The Dilemmas Of Change Without Reform. Brian Job, director, Institute of International Relations; Political Science. CK Choi 120 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2629.
Robustness Of Fault Detection And Isolation Using Local Approach. Lechang Cheng. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Hysteresis And Interface Dynamics In Mathematical Models Of Phase Transitions. Prof. Anna Vainchtein, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford U. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments, Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.
Vs. Calgary. Aquatic Centre from 3:30-6:00. Call 822-4521.
Pacific Spirit Park North SUB Plaza from 12:30-1:30pm. $5. E-mail: Ronnie Gill firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-6000.
Vs. University Of Calgary. War Memorial Gym at 6:15pm. Continues to Feb. 5 at 8pm. $7 adult; $4 youth/seniors; $3 UBC students; children under 12 free. Call 822-2473.
Aquatic Center from 7-11pm. $100 team. To register e-mail: Ronnie Gill, email@example.com; call 822-6000.
Vs. University Of Calgary. War Memorial Gym at 8pm. Continues to Feb. 5 at 6:15pm. $7 adult; $4 youth/seniors; $3 UBC students; children under 12 free. Call 822-2473.
Aquatic Centre from 7:30am-8pm. Continues to Feb. 6. Call 822-4521.
For The Birds...A Spirituality Of Nature (Reifel Bird Sanctuary Field Trip). VST at 8:30am. $40; $35 team; $20 seniors. To register e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-9815.
War Memorial Gym 100 from 10am-12noon. E-mail Derek Boessenkool, email@example.com. Call 822-4909.
Finding Faith In The Centre. Bud Phillips. Ryerson United Church, 2195 W. 45th Ave. from 10am-4pm. $20 includes lunch. To register e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-9815; 266-5377.
Redefining English Canada: The Failure of The Media. Daryl Duke, director, producer, writer. IRC#2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-4636.
Responding To Art. Katie Collie. Green College at 2pm. Call Graham Good 822-4086; 822-1878.
Reading. Aritha van Herk, author. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
SUB Main Concourse from 9am-5pm. Continues to Feb. 11. E-mail: email@example.com; call 822-1961.
SUB concourse from 9am-5pm. Continues to Feb. 11. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-1961.
Heart Throb. SUB concourse from 10am-5pm. Continues to Feb. 11. E-mail: email@example.com.
IRC upper foyer from 10:30am-2:30pm. Meditation Corner from 12:30-2:30pm. E-mail: Judith Frankum firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-4858.
Celebrate Year Of The Dragon. Continues to Feb. 11. Yum Yum's from 11am-1pm E-mail: Juliana Campbell email@example.com; call 822-1812.
Resisting The Media Body--Focus On Media Influence, Body Image And Personal Safety. Safer Campus Peer Educators. IRC G-57 at 12:30pm. E-mail Judith Frankum wellness. firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-4858.
Building International Competencies. International House Boardroom from 3-4:30pm. $5. E-mail Dorothy Nelson email@example.com; call 822-2415.
Using Powdery Mildew-Resistant Arabidopsis Mutants To Understand. John Vogel, Plant Biology, Carnegie Institution Of Washington. Wesbrook 201 from 3:30-430pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm. Call Dr. Kolburn 822-4838.
The Emerging Technology Of Tanker Escort Tug Design And Its Applica-tion To Coastal Environmental Protection. CEME 1204 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:25pm. Call 822-3770.
Innovations In Metals In Medicine. Simon Fricker. IRC#4 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3178.
Nortel Optical. Wesbrook 100 from 5:30-7pm. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-4011.
How Computers See. Shingo Takagi, Computer Science. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Herder, Bismarck, Habermas: Negotiating Volk, State And Citizenship In Germany. Dieter Schirmer, Cornell U. Green College Coach House at 7:30pm. Call 822-1452; 822-1878.
Climate Change And Terrestrial Ecosystems In B.C. David Spittlehouse, B.C. Ministry of Forests. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2133.
Network and Connect to the Hidden Job Market. Brock 307 from 12:30-2:30pm. $5 UBC students; $20 UBC alumni. To register e-mail: email@example.com; call 822-4011.
Recovering Bodies - Focus On Students Who Have Had Difficulties With Disordered Eating. Vikki Baker, Women Students' Office. Safer Campus Peer Educators. IRC G-57 at 12:30pm. E-mail Judith Frankum firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-4858.
Organic Modification Of Silicon: From Self-Assembly to Self-Direction. Dan Wayner, Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences, National Research Council. Chemistry B-250 at 1pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3057.
Negotiating On The Fly. Buchanan Penthouse from 3-4:45pm. $5. To register e-mail: Dorothy Nelson email@example.com; call 822-2415.
Consumption Poverty In Canada, 1982-1996. Krishna Pendakur, Economics, SFU. Green College at 4pm. Call 822-1878.
The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory: Building And Operating A Neutrino Detector Two Kilometres Underground. Chris Waltham, Physics and Astronomy. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Women In Science: Personal Histories And Lessons Learned. Prof. Helen Burt. St. John's College 1080 from 5:15-6:30pm. E-mail: Tanis Preiss firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-8781.
Job Site Rehabilitation For Musculoskeletal Problems: A New Cost Effective Approach. Dr. Peter Wing; David Coates. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Ways Of Knowing: Physical Knowledge, Social Knowledge. Various Speakers. Continues to Feb. 11. Green College from 10:30am-4pm. Call 822-1878.
Vancouver Guitar Quartet. Music Recital Hall from 12:30-1:30pm. $3. Call 822-5574.
Community Health For Children And Families. Monika Verma, Rainbow Co-op. Scarfe 278 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-5232.
Environmental Resource Scarcity And The International Community. Prof. Karl-Goran Maler, director, Beijer Institute. St. John's College seminar room at 12:30pm. Call 822-1558.
Tony's Tax Tips. Prof. Tony Sheppard, Law. Chemistry 250 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.
Generations At The Mouth. Daphne Marlatt. Buchanan D-202 at 12:30pm. Call 822-4225.
Running On Empty: Fitness Or Fat Phobia--Focus On Over-Exercising, Including Athletes. Vikki Baker, Women Students' Office. Safer Campus Peer Educators. Brock 200-D at 12:30pm. E-mail Judith Frankum email@example.com; call 822-4858.
Celebrating Individualism And Collaboration--A Social Change Model Of Leadership Development. Buchanan Penthouse from 3-4:45pm. $5. To register e-mail: Dorothy Nelson firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822 2415.
Past Texts, Present Lives: A Comparative Understanding Of Japanese Immigrant Women. Audrey Kobayashi, Queen's U. Geography 201 at 3:30pm. Call 822-5904.
Contemporary First Nations Art: Challenging The Stereotypes. Various speakers. MOA Theatre Gallery from 7:30-9pm. $37; $32 members. To register call 822-1420.
Russia, Between East And West. Prof. Evgenii Kovrigin, International Relations, Seinan Gakuin U. Buchanan B-223 from 12:30-2:30pm. Light lunch at 12:30pm. Call 822-1452.
Exam Preparation: Test Taking Strategies And How To Beat Test Anxiety. Brock 200 from 12:30-2:00pm. $5. To register call Melissa 822-3811.
Mountain Environments In The Balance. Prof. Olav Slaymaker, Geography. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3336.
Perspectives On Creativity: An Open Discussion To Explore Potential Research Agenda On Aspects Of Creativity. Kate Collie, co-ordinator, Institute of Health Promotion Research. University Centre 307 from 12:30-2pm. Light lunch. To register e-mail: email@example.com; call 822-0198.
The Father's Witness (1): Patriarchal Images Of Boys. David Lee Miller, English, U of Kentucky. Green College at 8pm. Call Paul Yachnin 822-4226; 822-1878.
Power Of One: Self-Esteem--Focus On Contributing Factors To Self-Esteem And Empowerment. WIN Peer Educators, Wellness Outreach. Safer Campus Peer Educators. IRC G-66 at 12:30pm. E-mail Judith Frankum firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-4858.
Maximum Likelihood Estimation For Seed And Pollen Dispersal Parameters. Beatrix Jones, Statistics, U of Washington. SFU, Math and Statistics K-9509 at 3:30pm. Call 822-0570.
Efficient Algorithms For Recognizing Flexible Objects. Dan Hattenlocher, Cornell U. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.
Social Justice And Our Spiritual Planning For Lent. St. Mark's Chapel coffee room from 5:30-7pm. By donation. E-mail: Father Jim O'Neill, email@example.com; call 822-4463.
VOLT. Wesbrook 100 from 5:30-7pm. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-4011.
The Merry Wives of Windsor. UBC Opera Ensemble; UBC Symphony Orchestra. Chan Centre from 8-11pm. Continues to Feb. 13 from 3-6pm. $18 adults; $10 students/seniors. For tickets cal Ticketmaster at 280-3311 or Chan Centre box office.
The Father's Witness (2): Sacrifice, Paternity, And Theater. David Lee Miller, English, U of Kentucky. Green College at 8pm. Call Paul Yachnin 822-4226; 822-1878.
Go With The Flow:The Art And Trend Of Home Ventilation. Dr. Robert Adderley, Lisa Kwong. B.C.'s Children's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call 875-2345 ext. 7449.
The Nexus Of Misfortune And Conflict: The Management Of British Columbia's Coho Salmon Crisis. Charles Menzies, Anthropology. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-2731.
Run for your (Love) Life Run. North SUB Plaza from 12:30-1:30pm. To register
ubc.ca; call 822-6000.
The Father's Witness: Patriarchal Images Of Boys. David Lee Miller, U of Kentucky. Buchanan Tower 599 at 12:30pm. Call 822-4225.
Stress Eating - Focus On How Stress Affects Eating And Ways To Reduce Stress-Eating And Boost Energy Levels. Jackie Gingras,. Safer Campus Peer Educators. IRC G-57 at 12:30pm. E-mail email@example.com; call 822-4858.
Electrostatic Charging In Fluidized Beds. Alissa Park. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Vs. University Of Manitoba. War Memorial Gym at 6:15pm. Continues Feb. 12. $7 adult; $4 youth/seniors; $3 UBC students; children under 12 free. Call 822-2473.
Computer Courses Level II. Rev. Gordon Laird. VST from 7-9pm. Continues Feb. 12 from 9am-3pm. $50; $45 team; $25 seniors. To register e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; call 822-9815.
Vs. University Of Saskatchewan. Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre at 7:30pm. Continues Feb. 12. $7 adult; $4 youth/seniors; $3 UBC students; children under 12 free. Call 822-2473.
International House from 8pm-1am. Admission $3. E-mail: email@example.com; call 822-5021.
Vs. University Of Manitoba. War Memorial Gym at 8pm. Continues Feb. 12. $7 adult; $4 youth/seniors; $3 UBC students; children under 12 free. Call 822-2473.
Acoustic Ecology: Listeners And Their Relationships To Sound Environments. Various speakers. University Centre 307 from 8am-5pm. To register call 822-4716.
Nature Wars: Pests Vs. People. Prof. Mark Winston, Biological Sciences, SFU. IRC#2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-4636.
UBC/St. Paul's Hospital researchers are seeking females with asthma and regular menstrual cycles for a study on estrogen's effects 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 flow meter provided. If interested, please call 875-2886.
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.
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.
Objects Of Intrigue. Continues to March 31. A Break In The Ice: Inuit Prints From The Linda J. Lemmens Collection. Continues to Feb 2. Attributed to Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist. Continues to Feb. 13. Three Case Studies. Northwest Coast Art. Continues to August Raven's Reprise: Contemporary Works by First Nations Artists. Jan. 26-Jan. 14 2001. Philippine Pottery From The Tecson Collection. Continues to April. www.moa.ubc.ca or call 822-5087 or 822-5950.
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.
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 Dr. Craig's lab at 822-5280.
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.
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.
The AMS Women's Center presents Dance Enlightenment, body awareness through movement and sound. Learn to release negative energy, ground body and essence and enhance creativity by attuning to your own rhythm. Weekly classes take place Tuesdays from 3:30-5:30pm. Drop in or register for the whole semester. Call 822-2163 to register and for more information.
Free bike care clinic with Jason Addy, master bike mechanic. SUB loading dock Rm 41, every Wednesday from 6pm-7pm. Call 822-BIKE.
Help repair and paint public bikes and learn as you go. MacMillan (SW corner), every Tuesday from 4-8pm. Call 822-4566.
Looking for players at all levels. Osborne Gym, Fridays from 7-9pm. Call 222-2074 or visit handball-bc.hypermart.net.
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.
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.
Walking tours of the campus available upon request. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Ceremonies Office at 822-0949 to book a time.
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.
Out In The Millennium: Celebrating 20 years Of Outweek (1980-2000)! This event is for our current GLBT members and alumni, as well as our friends and allies. Call Amar (co-chair) 222-3542.
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 di?erent 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.
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: email@example.com or call Tannis MacBeth, Psychology 822 4826.
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 to be provided. Contact Ruth Warick, graduate student, in the Dept. of Educational Services, UBC, Phone/FAX 224-4198 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
UBC Utilities regularly performs maintenance work on underground piping and electrical systems. Work sites are always blocked o? 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, burns, and other harmful events. If you have any questions concerning a UBC Utilities work site, please call 822-9445.
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).
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 email@example.com.
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: www.stat.ubc.ca/~scarl, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-4037.
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.
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 www.chancentre.com or at 822-1815.
17-23 years old? Love him, hate him or indi?erent, you qualify. $10 for 30 minute, anonymous questionnaire, student or non-student, mailed survey. Contact email@example.com or Susan at 822-4919.