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UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 17 | Nov. 1 , 2001


A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from November 4 through November 17, 2001. 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.

sunday, nov. 4


Politics And Islam: Reflections. Farouk Mitha, UVic. MOA at 2 pm. Free with admission. Call 604-822-5950.


Emanuel Ax And Yefim Bronfman. Chan Centre at 3pm $36-84. Call 604-822-2697.

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monday, nov. 5

Flu Vaccine Clinic

Faculty And Staff Flu Vaccine. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion M-496 from 10am-3pm. $20 cash. Call 604-822-7011.


String Chamber Ensembles. Music Recital Hall from 12noon-1pm. Call 604-822-5574 or 604-822-0182.

Applied Mathematics Seminar

An Enskog Equation For Inelastic Particle Dynamics: Energy Dissipation And Diffusive Equilibria. Prof. Reinhard Illner, Mathematics and Statistics, U of Victoria. Klinck 301 from 3-4pm. Call 604-822-4584.

Thematic Lecture

Intuition, Playfulness And The Roots Of Musical Creativity. Jeanne Bamberger, Music and Theater Arts, MIT. Green College at 5pm. Call 604-822-1878.

Member Speaker Series

Globalization And Fairness In Labour Markets. Charlotta Jull. Green College at 7:45pm. Call 604-822-1878.

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tuesday, nov. 6

Women's Studies And Gender Relations Lecture

TBA. Centre for Research in Women's Studies and Gender Relations from 12noon-1pm. Call 604-822-9171.

Green College Special Lecture

Writing For Children And Young Adults -- A Multi-Genre Perspective. Various speakers. Green College at 12noon. (No outside food or beverages please.) Call 604-822-1878.


Enzymatic Properties Of Hepatitis C Virus NS3-NS4A. Francois Jean, Microbiology. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 604-822-3308.

McDowell Lecture In Chemistry

Development Of Molecular Surface Science: From Platinum To Biopolymers. Prof. Gabor A. Somorjai, U of California. Chemistry B-250 from 12:45-1:45pm. Refreshments at 12:30pm. Call 604-822-3341.

Botany Seminar

Compositional Changes Of Monoterpene Enantiomers In Response To Fungal Inoculation In Scots Pine. Jenny Faldt. BioSciences 2000 at 12:30pm. Call 604-822-2133.

Continuing Studies Lecture

China At War. Diana Lary, History. Vancouver Public Library (downtown). Peter Kaye Room from 2-3:30pm. $50. Call 604-822-1444.

Earth And Ocean Sciences Seminar

Contaminants, Effiuents, DNA Damage And Salmon. Michael Easton, International EcoGen Inc. BioSciences 1465 from 3:30-4:30pm. Call 604-822-5406.


Armadillo Networks. Richard Babcock, President, Armadillo Networks, Inc. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5pm. Refreshments. Call 604-837-2269.

Forestry Lecture

Would You Know A Socially Sustainable Forest If You Saw One? Assoc. Prof. Stephen Sheppard, Forest Resources Management, Landscape Architecture. ForSciences Centre 1005 from 5-6:15pm. Call 604-822-6316.

Green College Speaker Series

Models Of Knowledge In A Disciplinary World: Research, Rhetoric, Socratism. Ian Angus, Humanities, SFU. Green College at 5pm. Reception, Coach House from 6-6:30pm. Call 604-822-1878.

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wednesday, nov. 7

Orthopedic Grand Rounds

Five Minutes - Five Slides (Sports Arthroscopy). Various speakers. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. from 7-8am. Call 604-875-4192.

Continuing Studies Lecture

Reconstructing Machiavelli. Prof. Stefania Ciccone. Vancouver Public Library (downtown), Peter Kaye Room from 10-11:30am. $50. Call 604-822-1444.

Physics Colloquium

CUPC Presentations. Various undergraduates. Hennings 318 at 12noon. Refreshments. Call 604-822-3116.


Britten, Mozart, David. Beth Orson, oboe, Karen Gerbrecht, violin, Josh Greenlaw, viola, Zoltan Rozsnyai, cello. Music Recital Hall from 12noon-1pm. $4. Call 604-822-5574.


Reporting On Environmental Issues In Puget Sound/Georgia Basin. Joel Connelly, Seattle Post Intelligencer; Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun. R.H. Anderson, moderator, Bellingham Office for Congressman Rick Larsen. Buchanan D-233 from 12noon-1pm. Call 604-822-6700.


Plants For Fall And Winter Interest. David Tarrant, Judy Newton. Botanical Garden from 12noon-1pm. $5. Call 604-822-3928.

Obstetrics And Gynecology Seminar

Regulation Of Apoptosis In Unusual And Neoplastic Cells. Dr. Qiang Feng. BC Women's Hospital 2N35 from 2-3pm. Call 604-875-3108.

Applied Ethics Colloquium

Theory, Justice, And Private Access To Adult Genetic Testing. Bryn Williams-Jones, Hennings 304 from 2-4pm. Call 604-822-8625.

Individual Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program

Health Promotion: The Ultimate Interdisciplinary Adventure. Jim Frankish, Health Promotion Research. Green College at 5pm. Call 604-822-1878.

Douglas McK. Brown Lecture

The Role Of The Courts In Contemporary Society. Prof. Allan McEachern. Curtis 101/102/201 from 5:30-6:30pm. Reception to follow. Call 604-822-6335.

Continuing Studies Lecture

Series Critical Thinking In Practice. Anne Harland. Carr Hall from 7-9pm. $60. Call 604-822-1444.

Green College Writer-In-Residence

Poetry Reading. Ryan Knighten, poet, editor, Capilano Review. Green College at 8pm. Call 604-822-1878.

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thursday, nov. 8


University Singers. Chan Centre at 12noon. Call 604-822-5574.

Earth And Ocean Sciences Colloquium

The Visible Geophysical Bathtub. Richard Pawlowicz. GeoSciences 330-A from 12noon-1pm. Call 604-822-5406.

Physics Colloquium

Steve Olsen, U of Hawaii. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Call 604-822-3853.

Comparative Literature

Search Engines: Metamedia On The Internet. Hartmut Winkler, U Paderborn. Green College at 5pm. Call 604-822-1878.

Science And Society

Symbiosis And Microbial Evolution: Confronting Neo-Darwinism. Jan Sapp, U du Quebec. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 604-822-1878.

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friday, nov. 9


Evolving Evidence And Continuing Controversies In Carbohydrate Nutrition. Prof. Johanna Dwyer, New England Medical Center; Louise Burke, Australian Institute of Sport. Coast Plaza Suite Hotel at Stanley Park, 1763 Comox from 8am-5pm. Continues to Nov. 10. $250; $75, students. To register, visit www.geocities.com/UBCinterprof. E-mail interprof@cehs.ubc.ca. Call 604-822-0054.


The Gulf Of Maine Biogeographical Information System. Vardis Tsontos, Biological Sciences, U of Southern California. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room from 11am-12:30pm. Call 604-822-2731.

Occupational And Environmental Hygiene Seminar

Reducing Engine Exhaust Emissions By Design. Prof. Robert Evans, Mechanical Engineering. BioSciences 2321 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 604-822-9861.

Conservation Biology Seminar

Ecology And Management Of Sockeye Salmon. Asit Mazumder, U of Victoria. ForSciences 1221 from 2-3pm. Call 604-822-9695 or 604-822-6586.

Geography Colloquium

Towards A Feminist Geopolitics (II). Jennifer Hyndman, SFU. Geography 212 from 3-4pm. Refreshments. Call 604-822-2663.


University Singers. Chan Centre from 8-9:30pm. Call 604-822-5574.

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saturday, nov. 10

Chalmers Institute

Level II Computer Especially For Older Adults. Rev. Gordon Laird. VST. Taylor Centre from 9am-4pm. $50 adult; $45 group; $28 senior. To register, visit www.vst.edu. Call 604-822-9815.

Sacred Music Festival

Various Artists. St. Andrew's Wesley Church, 1012 Nelson from 1-10pm. Continues Nov. 11 at Temple Sholom Synagogue, 7190 Oak St.; Nov. 12 at First Nations Longhouse. For tickets call the Festival Office 604-732-6632, Banyen Books and Sound 604-737-8858, or Highlife Records 604-251-6964.

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sunday, nov. 11

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Prof. Emeritus Martha Salcudean; Stephen Owen, MP; Dennis Pavlich, vice-president, External and Legal Affairs; Gabriel Meranda, Hillel House; Erfan Kazemi, AMS president. War Memorial Gym at 10:45am. Call 604-822-4636.

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tuesday, nov. 13


Functional Genomic Studies Of Helicobacter Pylori: From Pathogenesis To Therapeutics. Paul Hoffman, Dalhousie U. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 604-822-3308.

Botany Seminar

Comparative Chloroplast Genomics: Phylogenetics Based On Gene Order Data. Linda Raubeson, Biological Sciences, Central Washington U. BioSciences 2000 at 12:30pm. Call 604-822-2133.

Xerox Lecture In Chemistry

Structure and Dynamics Of Gadolinium (III) Complexes For MRI. Randall Lauffer, EPIX Medicals. Chemistry B-250 from 12:45-1:45pm. Refreshments at 12:30pm. Call 604-822-3341.

Programme In Intercultural Studies In Asia Seminar

Status Of Women's Self-Employment In Bangladesh - Socio-Economic Aspects. Rebeka Khan, Centre for India and South Asia Research. CK Choi 120 from 1-2pm. Call 604-822-4688.

Statistics Seminar

New Statistical Challenges In Multimedia Databases. Prof. Nando de Freitas, Computer Science. Klinck 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments (please bring your own mug). Call 604-822-0570.

Green College Speaker Series

Glasgow 1764: The Birth Of Modernity. Paul Wood, UVic. Green College at 5pm. Reception, Coach House from 6-6:30pm. Call 604-822-1878.

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wednesday, nov. 14

Orthopedic Grand Rounds

Small Joint Arthroscopy Of The Wrist And Hand. Dr. Peter T. Gropper, Dr. Bert H. Perey, Dr. Donna E. Smith. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. from 7-8am. Call 604-875-4192.


Mike Allen Jazz Trio. Music Recital Hall from 12noon-1pm. $4. Call 604-822-5574.


Forest Management In Washington/British Columbia. Linda Coady, Weyerhaeuser Canada; Cassie Phillips, Weyerhaeuser, Washington State. Buchanan D-233 from 12noon-1pm. Call 604-822-6700.

Flu Vaccine Clinic

Faculty And Staff Flu Vaccine. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion M-496 from 12:30-3:30pm. $20 cash. Call 604-822-7011.

Law And Society Midday Lecture

The Persistent Myth Of Conclusive Proof. Steve Wexler. Green College at 12:30pm. (No outside food or beverage please.) Call 604-822-1878.

Obstetrics And Gynecology Seminar

Inflammation In Pregnancy. Akiko Fuchisawa. BC Women's Hospital 2N35 from 2-3pm. Call 604-875-3108.

Asian Research Seminar

Two Faces Of Korean Nationalism And South Korean Democracy. Yunshik Chang, Anthropology and Sociology. CK Choi 120 from 4:30-6pm. Refreshments. Call 604-822-4688.

Physics Colloquium

Topological Censorship. Kristen Schleich. Henning 318 at 5pm. Refreshments. Call 604-822-3116.

Senate Meeting

Regular Meeting Of The Senate. UBC's Academic Parliament. Curtis 102 from 7-9:30pm. Call 604-822-2951.

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thursday, nov. 15

Board Of Governors Meeting

Open Session begins at 8am. OAB Board and Senate room. Fifteen tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis on application to the Board Secretary at least 24 hours before each meeting. To confirm date and time, check under Board Announcements at www.bog.ubc.ca prior to the meeting. Call 604-822-2127.

Chinese Research Seminar

Temple Festivals In Rural North China: Baoding, Hebei: A Preliminary Report With Photo Display. Daniel L. Overmyer. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 604-822-4688.

Computer Science Invited Speaker Seminar

Dynamically Detecting Relevant Program Invariants. David Notkin, U of Washington. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 604-822-0557.

Physics Colloquium

Stephen Morris, U of Toronto. Hennings 201 at 4pm Call 604-822-3853.

Medieval And Renaissance

Trial By Combat: Law, Chivalry, Theology And Spectacle. Eric Jager, English, U of California. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 604-822-1878.

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friday, nov. 16

Health Care And Epidemiology Grand Rounds

Social Status And Prescribing Of Asthma Medications. Larry Lynd. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 604-822-2772.

Public Seminar

Spatial Simulations Of Hong Kong's Marine Ecosystem. Eny Buchary, Fisheries Centre. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room from 11am-12:30pm. Call 604-822-2731.


UBC Jazz Ensemble. Music Recital Hall from 12noon-1pm. Call 604-822-5574.

Occupational And Environmental Hygiene Seminar

Economics And The Environment. Prof. William Rees, Community and Regional Planning, BioSciences 2321 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 604-822-9861.

Geography Colloquium

The Status Of Drainage Basin Studies In Geomorphology. Olav Slaymaker. Geography 212 from 3-4pm. Refreshments. Call 604-822-2663.


Martin Berinbaum, trumpet; West Coast Symphony. Chan Centre from 7:30-9pm. Call 604-822-5574.


Instrumental Collegium Musicum. Music Gessler Hall from 8-9pm. Call 604-822-5574.

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saturday, nov. 17

Women's Self-Defence Training

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD). Const. Trish Gagne, RCMP; Tom Claxton, Campus Security. SUB second floor from 10am-6pm. Continues to Nov. 18. $20, faculty/staff; $10, students; $50, public. To register, e-mail tclaxton@security.ubc.ca. Call 604-822-0211.


UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Chan Centre from 7:30-9pm. Call 604-822-5574.

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STAR Breast Cancer Prevention Study

Volunteers are needed to participate in a breast cancer prevention trial being conducted at UBC Hospital. Two drugs, Raloxifene (Evista) and tamoxifen, are being studied to see which works better at preventing breast cancer. Women must be postmenopausal and have an increased risk for developing breast cancer. Interested women should call Lynn or Janet at 604-822-7997.


UBC student wants to participate in research projects. Is experienced in data management and analysis. E-mail gatench@interchange.ubc.ca.

UBC Research

Boys between seven and nine (with or without ADHD) and their mothers are needed for a study. Mothers receive $20 and children get a UBC t-shirt. If interested, please call 604-822-9037.

UBC Zen Society

Zazen (sitting meditation) each Tuesday at the Asian Centre Tea Gallery from 1-1:50pm while classes are in session. Call 604-822-2573.

Morris And Helen Belkin Art Gallery

Conceptions: The Conceptual Document 1968-1972. From Sierra Maestra To La Habana: The Drawings Of Chago. Continues to Dec. 2. Tuesday to Friday from 10am-5pm, Saturday 12noon-5pm, Sunday 12noon-5pm. (Closed Mondays; holidays). Call 604-822-2759.

Sexuality Study

Researchers at the Dept. of Psychology and Division of Sexual Medicine are conducting a study examining sexual functioning in women receiving estrogen replacement therapy. Both sexually healthy women, as well as women who have recently experienced a change in their orgasmic functioning are welcome. For further information, please contact 604-822-2952. Your confidentiality will be assured. All participants will receive an honorarium for their participation.

Participants Wanted

Would you like to share your story about your experience with health care professionals? We are conducting a study of patient perceptions about helpful and unhelpful communications in fibromyalgia. In order to learn more about what makes communication effective, we are asking individuals who have had fibromyalgia for at least five years to participate in our study. Participation will involve one or two interviews in a location convenient to you, and possibly a focus group interview at a later time. The interviews usually take about an hour. All information will be kept confidential. If you would like more information about the study, please e-mail andrea_con@hotmail.com or call Andrea Con, project coordinator 604-822-8070.

Participants Needed

Parents and adolescents are invited to participate together in research that addresses how parents and adolescents talk about the youth's future. If your family faces challenges such as unemployment or illness, call to participate 604-822-4919.

Research Project Volunteers Needed

Stress And Coping In Female Clerical Workers. Educational and Counseling Psychology, and Special Education is seeking female clerical workers to participate in study on stress and coping. If experiencing workplace distress/frustration, we would like to learn more about your experiences. Call 604-822-9199.

Museum Of Anthropology Exhibition

The Spirit of Islam. Continues to May 12. Dempsey Bob: The Art Goes Back To The Stories. Continues to Dec. 31. Continuing Traditions. Continues to April 30. Anthropology 432 Student Projects: What is Missing? Continues to Dec. 31. Winter hours Wed.-Sun. 11am-5pm, Tues. to 9pm (5-9pm free). Call 604-822-5087.

Legal Clinic Open

UBC Law Students' Legal Advice Program (LSLAP) runs clinics all over the Lower Mainland. LSLAP has been working in the community for over thirty years and is currently British Columbia's second largest legal aid organization. For more information about the program, visit www.lslap.bc.ca or call 604-822-5723.

Lactose Intolerant?

Researchers at UBC are doing a questionnaire-based study to learn more about lactose intolerance. Participation will take about 20-30 min. of your time. If you are 19 years of age or older, experience lactose intolerance and live in the Greater Vancouver area, please call 604-682-3269 ext. 6377 to receive a copy of this questionnaire or more information.

Volunteer Leaders Wanted

"Living A Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions" a series of six free workshops that help people develop the skills to get the most out of life is looking for volunteer leaders. This program is an exciting new development in teaching people with chronic conditions to help themselves. If you are interested in being part of this program, you can sign up for a free Leader Training Workshop August 9, 10, 16 and 17 by contacting Mark Davies 604-822-0634. To view our Web site www.ihpr.ubc.ca/healthyliving.

Volunteer Paid Participants Needed

CroMedica Prime is a Phase One research company located in Vancouver General Hospital. Our research studies require that volunteers take one or more doses of an investigational medication. We are currently looking for healthy volunteers, male/female, non-smoking aged 18 and older and not taking any medications. Volunteers are financially compensated upon completion of a study. If you are interested please call our Research Recruitment Coordinator, Monday to Friday between 9am-5pm at 604-875-5122 or e-mail volunteers@cromedica.com.

Research Study

Researchers at the Psychology Dept. are conducting a study examining sexual functioning in women. The aim of this study is to help women who experience sexual difficulties. Your confidentiality will be assured. All participants will receive a detailed sexual psychophysiological profile for their participation. If you are a healthy, heterosexual, premenopausal woman who is currently in a relationship, please call 604-822-2952.

Habitat For Humanity UBC

Is looking for volunteers. Come help out on the construction site and build homes for low-income families - no skills required. For more information and to register for an orientation, e-mail habitat@vancouver.net or call 604-681-5618.

Parents With Toddlers

Did you know your child is a word-learning expert? We are looking for children (one to five years old) and their parent(s) to participate in language studies in the Psychology Dept. at UBC. You and your child and a trained researcher will play a word game using puppets and toys or pictures. During your visit, you will remain with your child at all times. If you (or someone you know) might be interested in bringing your child for a 30-minute visit to our research playroom, please contact Dr. Hall's Language Development Centre at 604-822-9294.

Participants Wanted

Are you a postmenopausal woman with Type Two diabetes interested in beginning an exercise program? St. Paul's Hospital Healthy Heart Program and Diabetes Centre are recruiting participants, who do not smoke or use insulin, for a research project on the effect of exercise on diabetes for women. Call Darcye Cuff at 604-806-8601

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 affect complex activities such as managing multiple tasks. Participation involves performing fairly simple tasks, some of which, involves responding verbally to computer screen displays. If you are a healthy person of the age 50 years or older, we are also in need of several people to participate as part of a non-Parkinson's comparison group. Call Todd Woodward, Psychology Dept. at 604-822-3227.

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 604-822-9028. Confidentiality and privacy protected.

AMS Rentsline

Helping students find housing since 1993, the AMS Rentsline is UBC's off-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 at 604-714-4848.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Research

Infectious Diseases researchers from VGH seek volunteers diagnosed medically with CFS to participate in a study about managing symptoms. Call Kenna Sleigh 604-875-5555 ext. 62366.

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 Elizabeth Towers, president 224-5877 or Gwyneth Westwick, membership 604-263-6612.

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: tmacbeth@cortex.psych.ubc.ca or call Tannis MacBeth, Psychology 604-822-4826.

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, 604-822-6408 (ask for Kate).

Statistical Consulting And Research Lab (SCARL)

SCARL offers 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 www.stat.ubc.ca/scarl, e-mail scarl@stat.ubc.ca or call 604-822-4037.

Chan Centre Tours

Free tours of the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts are held on Thursdays at 11:30am. Participants are asked to meet in the Chan Centre main lobby. Special group tours can be booked through www.chancentre.com or at 604-822-1815.

Sustainability Coordinators

The World Is what You Make It! The UBC Sustainability Office is seeking outgoing volunteers to act as departmental Sustainability Coordinators. In this role, the volunteer will get training and support in their efforts to raise awareness of sustainability within their unit. With only a limited time commitment, our Coordinators are affecting changes by sharing work environment specific information on energy conservation, waste reduction, and transportation alternatives. For more information visit www.sustain.ubc.ca/2ourintiatives/sust_coord.html or call Brenda 604-822-3270.

Fire Hydrant Permits Now Required

Campus Planning and Development (CP&D) and UBC Utilities have jointly implemented a permit program for fire hydrants which is effective November 2000. Permits have become necessary to comply with provisions of the BC Plumbing Code and the BC Fire Code. Permit applications must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours in advance. Application forms will soon be available at www.lbs.ubc.ca. Users wanting to connect to a fire hydrant should pick up application forms at CP&D Regulatory Services located at 2206 West Mall. Call CP&D at 822-2633 or for further information, UBC Utilities at 604-822-4179.

Call For Evening Volunteers

Crane Production Unit (a division of the UBC Disability Resource Centre) needs volunteers to narrate textbooks onto tape. We are looking primarily for those who can read between 4:30-8:30pm for a two-hour session once a week. An audition will be required. For more information, call Patrice Leslie Mon.-Thurs. from 4:40-8:30pm at 604-822-6114.


The British Columbia Service For Medication Information Learning And Education (BC SMILE) is a medication information program for the public in BC. It is located at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC, and is staffed by licensed pharmacists to educate the public of all ages about the safe and effective use of medications. The free telephone consultations include complicated inquiries on medication issues such as interactions, contraindications, allergies, medication reviews, herbs, and alternative therapies. SMILE pharmacists also provide public presentations on a variety of medication-related topics. All presentations contain valuable practical, unbiased, and up-to-date research information. Call (800) 668-6233 or 604-822-1330.

Participants Needed

Problems with remembering, smelling...Men and women 45-plus years old are required for a UBC study on age-related hormone changes and their impact on sensory and cognitive abilities. Earn $50. Call Kevin 604-822-2140.


Last reviewed 22-Sep-2006

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