UBC Reports Calendar for 97-12-11


A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off
campus within the Lower Mainland from December 14 through January 10, 1997.

UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions
from members of the UBC community.

December 15, 17, 19,
20, 21, 24, 26,
January 2, 6, 7, 8,

Monday, Dec. 15

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Discussion Group Seminar

Theoretical Aspects Of Electron Transfer in Metalloproteins. Scott Northrup,
Chemistry, Tennessee Technological U. IRC#4 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm.
Call 822-3178.

Green College Resident Speaker Series

Taxation By The Australian States. Bernie Walrut, Fisheries Centre. Green College
at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Orthopedics Grand Rounds

Central Cord Syndrome. Dr. Michael Goytan, Orthopedics. Vancouver Hosp/HSC,
Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.

Trekkers Restaurant

Trekkers Christmas Lunch. Featuring Christmas salad, roast turkey with trimmings,
cranberry cheesecake, coffee, tea or egg nog. Trekkers Restaurant, David Lam
Research Centre from 11am-2:30pm. $9.95 plus GST. Call 822-3256.

The Express

Christmas Special. Trekkers Restaurant, David Lam Research Centre from 11am-2:30pm.
$5.25. Call 822-3256.

Royal Society of Canada

Luncheon With Guest Speaker. Green College Great Hall at 12:30pm. $15. To register
call Stephen Calvert 822-5210.

Friday, Dec. 19

Pediatric Grand Rounds

I Got It From The Net: How To Deal With The Internet In Pediatric Practice.
Dr. Peter MacDougall, Pediatrics. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.

Saturday, Dec. 20


Chan Centre For The Performing Arts Celebrates Christmas. Vancouver Chamber
Choir; Ed Henderson and Friends; William B. Davis; Jon Washburn, conductor.
Chan Centre at 8pm. $25 adults; $15 students/seniors; $10 children 12 and under.
Tickets available through Ticketmaster or at the door. Call 280-3311.

Sunday, Dec. 21


Chan Centre For The Performing Arts Celebrates Christmas. Vancouver Chamber
Choir; Ed Henderson and Friends; William B. Davis; Jon Washburn, conductor.
Chan Centre at 2pm. $25 adults; $15 students/seniors; $10 children 12 and under.
Tickets available through Ticketmaster or at the door. Call 280-3311.

Wednesday, Dec. 24

Christmas Eve Brunch

Trekkers Christmas Eve Brunch. Trekkers Restaurant 8am-1pm. Call 822-3256.

Friday, Dec. 26

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Cancelled.

Sunday, Dec. 28

UBC Men’s Volleyball

Rucanor Thunderball XII. War Memorial Gym from 5:30-7:30pm. Continues to Dec.
30. Call 822-2473.

UBC Men’s Hockey

Father Bauer Hockey Classic. Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre at 7:30pm. Continues
to Dec. 30. Call 822-2473.

Friday, Jan. 2

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Cancelled.

Tuesday, Jan. 6

Metals And Materials Engineering Seminar

Advanced Refractory Ceramo-Concrete. Florin Esanu. Frank Forward 317 from 3:30-4:30pm.
Call 822-1918.

Wednesday, Jan. 7

Orthopedics Grand Rounds

Allografts In Revision Hip Arthroplasty. Dr. Don Garbuz, Orthopedics; Dr. Robert
Kerry, Orthopaedics. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.

Centre For Southeast Asia Research Seminar

Cleaning Up Doi Moi – Can Regulation And Good Governance Promote Environmental
Values In Vietnam? Ian Townsend-Gault, Director, Centre for Asian Legal Studies,
Law. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.

The Interdisciplinary Seminar

“What’s In A Name?” Questioning Globalization. Victor Li, English, Dalhousie
University. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-0549.

Thursday, Jan. 8

Science First! Lectures: Exploring The Brain

Development: How To Get Wired. Vanessa Auld; Timothy O’Connor; Jane Roskams.
Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. See Web site at www.science.ubc.ca/seminars/seminarseries.html.
Call 822-5552.

Science And Society

What? The First Of Three Lectures In the Series: The Social Construction Of
What? Ian Hacking, Philosophy, U of Toronto. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.

Poetic Persuasions

Open Reading. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.

Friday, Jan. 9

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Inhaled Corticosteroids In Children: How Much Is Too Much? Prof. Alexander
C. Ferguson, Pediatrics. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.

Health Care And Epidemiology Rounds

Does Health Care Decrease Mortality In Rich Countries? Dr. Stephen Bezruchka,
U of Washington. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call

Law And Society Seminar

For The Liberal Treatment Of Indians: Indians In 19th Century Canadian Law.
Sid Harring, City U of New York. Green College at 12:30pm. Call 822-1878.

Chemical Engineering Weekly Seminar

Computer Based Learning Initiatives In Engineering At The University Of Ottawa.
David Taylor, U of Ottawa. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.


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 15 months of age to participate in language
development studies. If you are interested in bringing your baby for a one hour
visit, please call Dr. Janet Werker’s Infant Studies Centre, Psychology, 822-6408
(ask for Monika).

UBC Medical School

Needs male and female volunteer patients of any age, either healthy or ill
to help students learn how to interview and complete a physical examination
(external only). The total time for each teaching session is between two-four
hours, Tues-Thurs. pm. Travel expenses will be paid. Call Vancouver Hospital/HSC

Museum of Anthropology

Current Exhibits. Written In The Earth. An exhibit exploring the roots of Coast
Salish Art. Continues to Dec. 31. From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology
In The Lower Fraser Region Of BC. Continues to April 1/98. 6393 N.W. Marine
Drive. Hours of operation are Wednesday-Sunday 11am-5pm. Tuesday 11am-9pm (free
5-9pm). Call 822-5087.

Studies in Hearing and Communication

Senior (65 years or older) volunteers needed. If your first language is English
and your hearing is relatively good, we need your participation in studies examining
hearing and communication abilities. All studies take place at UBC. Hearing
screened. Honorarium paid. Please call The Hearing Lab, 822-9474.

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 forty five minute visit please call
Dr. Geoffrey Hall’s Language Development Centre, Psychology at UBC, 822-9294
(ask for Kelley).

Boomerang Family Research

Adults who have returned home to live and their parents are invited to participate
in a study focusing on the experience, inter-personal relations and responses
to this change in the family. Involves confidential interviews. Three chances
to win $100 in research raffle. Please call Michele at 269-9986.

Parents With Adolescents

Are you interested in learning how family conversation and activities are integral
to the career development of your adolescent? We are inviting mothers and fathers
with their 14/15 year old(s) to come to UBC to participate in parent-adolescent
conversations about career. Follow-up for 6 months. $100 honorarium paid. Please
call Dr. Richard Young’s project team, Counselling Psychology Dept. 822-3985.

Art Exhibition

Roy Arden, a selection of works from 1991-97. Arden’s subject is the landscape
of the economy, as it appears through the everyday surface of his local surroundings.
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. Tues-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun 12-5pm. Continues
to Dec 21; Jan 2-25/98. UBC students, staff, faculty free with valid ID. Call

Children’s Art Program

The UBC Department of Curriculum Studies — Art Education invites children
7-10 to participate in a unique visual art program at the UBC Child Study Centre
Mondays 5-6:15pm. Feb 2-Mar 30/98. Call 822-5321.

Art Exhibition

Recalling The Past: A Selection Of Early Chinese Art From the Victor Shaw Collection.
MOA Dec 2 – Aug 31, 1998, Wed-Sat 11am-5pm; Tues 11am-9pm. Call 822-5950.

Research Study

Relationship Study. Hetero men (25 years of age and older), in relationships
of greater than six months needed for a UBC study of relationships. Complete
questionnaire at home, receive $10. Call 822-2151.

UBC Food Services Christmas Hours of Operation

Dec. 14-Jan. 5, 1998. Barn Coffee Shop, Dec. 14-19 from 7:30am-3:30pm;YumYum’s
closed; Pacific Spirit Place Cafeteria from 7:30am-2pm; Trekkers Restaurant
Dec. 15-23 from 11am-2pm; Dec. 24 from 8am-1pm; The Express at Trekkers Dec.
15-19 from 7:30am-4:30pm, Dec. 22-23 from 7:30am-3:30pm; Dec. 24 from 7:30am-2pm;
Dec. 29-31 from 8am-2pm. For a complete list call 822-3663 or visit web site
at www.foodserv.ubc.ca.

Volunteers Needed

To play the part of a patient in a clinical exam Jan. 16, 1998. Potential Rehabilitation
Science students welcome.Please call 822-7392.