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Celebrate Research Week, a series of events that celebrates innovation in all areas of research, runs from Mar. 3-10 - photo by Martin Dee
Celebrate Research Week, a series of events that celebrates innovation in all areas of research, runs from Mar. 3-10 - photo by Martin Dee

UBC Reports | Vol. 53 | No. 3 | Mar. 1, 2007

A Week to Celebrate Research

Youth Culture & Identity: Challenging Current Stereotypes

An interactive display session and panel presentation by Faculty of Education experts Shelley Hymel, Deirdre Kelly, and Michelle Stack who will look at youth subcultures, identities and emotional/social development.

  • March 5, 6-10 p.m. @ UBC Robson Square

Eat your words

UBC Okanagan Psychology Asst. Prof. Michael Woodworth offers a linguistic profile of psychopathic and non-psychopathic homicide offenders’ accounts of their crimes.

  • March 5, 2:30- 3 p.m. @ UBC Okanagan Arts Bldg.

The State of the Media on Climate Change

A panel discussion on climate change and the role of the media. Panelists include Hadi Dowlatabadi, Professor -- Liu Institute for Global Studies and the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability; Chris Mooney, Washington correspondent for Seed Magazine; Ross Gelbspan, Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and author; Bill Blakemore, ABC National news correspondent on global warming; Kirk LaPointe, managing editor of the Vancouver Sun; Jim Hoggan, founder of DeSmogBlog.com, and moderator Stephen J. Ward, director of the UBC School of Journalism. 

  • March 6, 6-8 p.m. @ UBC Robson Square

Perceptions of Africa: A Dialogue

Three evenings of reflection on themes of Africa, AIDS, and representation of Africa by the West. The dialogue is presented with the exhibition, The Village is Tilting: Dancing AIDS in Malawi. Visit www.moa.ubc.ca for admission fees.

  • March 8 to 10, 7-9 p.m. @ UBC Museum of Anthropology -- 6393 NW Marine Dr.

An Evening with a Nobel Laureate

A Nobel laureate with a passion for science education, UBC Prof. Carl Wieman joined UBC in January, 2007 to lead the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative to reshape science education at UBC.

  • March 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m. @ UBC Robson Square

Wine Library Open House

Visit and tour the UBC Wine Library, part of the Wine Research Centre at UBC. The centre provides feedback to B.C. wineries to improve wine production.

  • March 9, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. @ UBC Point Grey, Food, Nutrition & Health Bldg., 2205 East Mall, Room 10

The Heart of Diabetes

Join CKNW’s Dr. Art Hister’s House Calls live from a public forum and province-wide webcast where researchers present what’s new in the fight against diabetes and its cardiovascular complications.

  • March 10, 9-11a.m. @ UBC Life Sciences Centre, 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Theatre 2

Complete Listing of Events

A complete listing of events can be found at www.research.ubc.ca/CRW.

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Last reviewed 01-Mar-2007

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