A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from December 15, 1996 through January 11, 1997.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
Wednesday, Dec. 18
Surgery Grand Rounds Lecture
Proton Therapy At TRIUMF – Physics In Action . Dr. Thomas Pickles, Surgery; Dr.
Katherine Paton, Ophthalmology. GF Strong auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4136.
Friday, Dec. 20
Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Skiing And Snowboarding Injuries In Young People: Epidemiological Factors
Relevant To Injury Prevention. Dr. Andrew Macnab, B.C.’s Children’s Hosp. GF
Strong auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.
Earth & Ocean Science Seminar
Observations And Modelling Of The Warm Mid-Creataceous Climate. Lawrence Mysak,
McGill U. Geology 330-A, 12:30pm. Call 822-2267/822-3466.
Tuesday, Dec. 24
Trekkers 4th Annual Christmas Brunch Buffet
Tis The Brunch Before Christmas. David Lam Centre, Trekkers, 8am-1:30pm. $7.95.
Wednesday, Jan. 8
Orthopedics Grand Rounds
The Great Disc Debate. Dr. M.F.S. Dvorak, Spine Division or Dr. P.C. Wing,
Spine Division. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre auditorium, 7am. Call
Noon Hour Concert
Martin Beaver, violin; Robert Silverman, piano. Music recital hall, 12:30pm.
$3. Call 822-5574.
Ecology and Centre for Biodiversity Research Seminar
Are Boreal Birds Resilient To Fragmentation?: An Experimental Study of
Short-Term Community Responses. Fiona Schmiegelow, PhD candidate, Zoology.
Family and Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:10, Hut B-8. Call
The Interdisciplinary Seminar
Inter/Trans/Multi/Neo/Hyper: Discussion of Kline reading Chapter 13,
“Operational Procedures In Forming Sysreps for Complex Systems.” Green College
small dining room, 5pm. Call 822-6067.
Cultural and Media Studies Interdisciplinary Group Panel Discussion
The Media: The Public And The Private. Jonathan Festinger, Western
International Communications; John Cruikshank, The Vancouver Sun. Green
College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Archaeological Institute Lecture
UBC’s Excavations At Ancient Stymphalos,Greece, 1994-96. Prof. Hector Williams,
Classics. Vancouver Museum theatre, 8pm. Call 822-2889.
Thursday, Jan. 9
Invited Speaker Seminar Series
Computer-Aided Verification Of Embedded Systems. Tom Henzinger, University of
Calif-Berkeley. CICSR/CS 208, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.
Genetics Graduate Program Seminar
Light, Steroid Hormones And Plant Development. Dr. Joanne Chory, The Salk
Institute. Wesbrook 201, 4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
Law and Society Seminar Series
Canadian State Trials. Barry Wright, Law, Carleton U. and Prof. Emeritus Murray
Greenwood, History. Green College small dining room, 5pm. Call 822-6067.
Readings Of Original, Creative Works Followed By An Open Forum. Green College,
Graham House reception room, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
Friday, Jan. 10
Pediatric Grand Rounds
Adolescent Transition, Evolving Provincial Services. Dr. Sandy Whitehouse,
B.C.’s Children’s Hosp; Dr. George Hahn, AYA Program; Penny Offer, AYA Program.
GF Strong auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.
Music Of Medieval Islamic Spain From The Middle Ages To The Present. Prof.
Dwight Reynolds, U of Calif.-Santa Barbara. Buchanan A-202, 12:30pm. Call
Islam In Europe. Green College, 2-6pm. Adults, $25; students, $10. Continues
Jan. 11. Call 822-6067.