A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from October 4 through October 17, 1998.
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.
October 4, 5, 6, 7,
8, 9, 13, 14,
15, 16, 17
Maria De Buenos Aires. Gidon Kremer, violin. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Chan Centre ticket office 822-2697 or Ticketmaster 280-3311.
Recent Progress In Chemo-prevention Trials. Charles Boon, National Cancer Institute. B.C. Cancer Agency first floor, John Jambor Room from 1:30-2:30pm. Call Dr. Kirsten Skov 877-6098 ext. 3021.
New Self-Similar Blow-Up Solutions Of The Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation. Prof. Chris Bud, U of Bath. CSCI 301 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
The Ages Of Globular Clusters And Field Stars. Frank Grundahl. Hennings 201 at 4pm. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Billionths And Billionths: Kaons And Other Exotic Subatomics. Paul Bergbusch, Physics/High Energy Physics. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Research In Intelligent Machines. Devendra Garg, Duke U. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Aboriginal Rights To Water And The Legacy Of Colonialism. Kenichi Matsui. St. John's College 1080 at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
A Learning-Centered Approach To Course Design. David Lam basement seminar room from 9-11:30am. To register call 822-9149.
The Interaction Between Megagametophyte And Embryo In Germinated Loblolly Pine Seeds Is A Two-Way-Street. David J. Gifford, U of Alberta. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Receptors `R' Us: Turning On B Cells. Mike Gold. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3308.
The Real Ethics Of Rationing: Putting Patients Last? Prof. Donald Light, Centre for Bioethics, U of Pennsylvania. IRC #4 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3737.
Metallacrowns: Not Just Another Crown Ether. Prof. Vincent L. Pecoraro, Uof Michigan. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Laboratory Modelling Of Complex Fluid Flows In Industrial Processes. Darwin Kiel, president, Canada Research and Development Corp. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Rossby Waves In A Stochastic Medium. Adam Monahan, Earth and Ocean Sciences. Hennings 318 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3620.
On What Bases Should We Be Making Health-Care Allocation/Rationing Decisions. Various speakers. IRC #5 from 4:30-6pm. Call 822-3737.
Globalization And Local Culture: Relations Of Property And The State In China. Pitman Potter, Law. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception from 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Art of Archaeology In Costa Rica. Lance Belanger. MOA Theatre Gallery at 7:30pm. Call 822-5087.
The Orthopedic Manifestations Of Charcot-Marie Tooth Disease. Christopher Reilly; Christine Alvarez; Katheryn Selby. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Michael Strutt, guitar. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Admission $3 at door. Call 822-5574.
Medieval Maps And Postcolonial Sensibilities, Or What's A Kid To Colour Today? John Willinsky, Language Education. Geography 229 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2663.
Canadian Corporations And Social Responsibility. Roy Culpeper, North-South Institute. CK Choi 120 from 4-5:30pm. Call 822-2629.
Controversies Re: Use Of Long-Acting B2 Agonists In Asthma. Dr. Malcolm Sears, Medicine, McMaster U. St. Paul's Hosp. Gourlay Conference Room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Health Sciences Student Research Forum. Kelly Bannister, Botany; Steve Morgan, Economics. IRC #4 from 5-8pm. Call 822-3737.
Are You Inter-, Trans-, Cross-, or Multi-Disciplinary. Rhodri Windsor-Liscombe, chair. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
China: The Order And Inner Logic Of Chinese Popular Religion. Prof. Dan Overmyer, Asian Studies. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
Legal Issues For The Construction Industry. Various speakers from Bull Housser & Tupper. CEME 1202 from 6:30-9:30pm. Continues to Nov. 25. $460 includes notes, lunch and certificate. Call 822-3347.
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Martin Berinbaum, director. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Effect Of Forest Practices On Carabid Beetle Diversity In British Columbia. Suzie Lavallee, Zoology/Centre for Biodiversity Research. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room at 12:30pm. Bring your lunch. Call 822-5937.
Health Care Team Clinical Competition. Student demonstration of assessment and management of problem case. IRC #2 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-3737.
The New Thai Constitution: Curbing The Military And Corruption. Dean Borwornsak Uwanno, Law, Chulalongkorn U. Curtis 176 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2335.
How To Best Acquire, Protect And Extract Value From Trademarks In The Canadian And International Marketplace. Dean Palmer, intellectual property lawyer. Angus 425 at 1pm. Seminar and question period. Call 822-5404.
Ultrapure Semiconductors - From Characterization To New Physics. Mike Thewalt, SFU. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments, Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call Ian Affleck 822-2137; Jeff Young 822-3631.
Is Forecasting El-Nino The Scientists Gift To The 21st Century? Michael Glantz, National Center For Atmospheric Research. St. John's College 1080 at 5pm. Call 822-8788.
A Discussion On Her Interdisciplinary Film, Video, Installation, And Performance Work In The Context Of Lakota History. Dana Claxton, interdisciplinary artist and film/video maker. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
TBA. Right Hon. Kim Campbell. IRC #6 at 8pm. Admission by donation to Faculty Women's Club's Scholarship Fund. E-mail: email@example.com.
Life Safety Systems Testing And Maintenance. Stuart Affleck, Vancouver Fire and Rescue Service; Ark Tsisserev, Permits and Licences Dept., City of Vancouver. Firefighters' Banquet Hall from 8am-5pm. $200 includes notes, lunch and certificate. Call 822-3347.
The Global Aids Epidemic: Bad Behavior, Bad Luck Or Bad Governments? Mark Tyndall, McMaster U. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Working On Social And Economic Determinants Of Child And Youth Health. Cindy Carson, B.C. Pediatric Society. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.
Decadal Changes In Growth And Recruitment Of Pacific Halibut And Their Effects On Stock Assessment. Ana Parma, International Pacific Halibut Commission. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Call 822-4329.
Austrian Theatre Of The Present Day. Prof. Hilde Haider-Pregler, U of Vienna. Buchanan B-318 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-6403.
Mondo Canuck. Geoff Pevere; Greig Dymond, author. Buchanan Penthouse at 12:30pm. call 822-1878.
Modelling Of The RF Plasma Source. Claudio Chuaqui, Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Vs. University Of Alberta. Thunderbird Stadium at 7pm. Adults $7; youth/seniors $4; UBC students $3; children under 12 free. Call 822-BIRD.
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Martin Berinbaum, director. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
Cell Plates In Tobacco, Delicate Structures And Their Disruption By Caffeine: A New View Of Plant Cytokinesis. Lacey Samuels, U of Colorado. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Characterization Of Bactenecin: A Small Cationic Peptide. Manhong Wu. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3308.
Brother Cobra, Mother Bitch: Ethics And Ecology In Marathi Women's Story-Telling. Vidyut Aklujkar, Centre for India and South Asia Research. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. call 822-2629.
Sugar Modified Oligonucleotides: How Sweet They Are. Prof. Masad Damha, McGill U. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Unleashing The Digital Library. Koerner Library 217 Sedgewick Teaching Lab from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
The Singular Geometry Of Visual Cortex Maps: Experiment And Theory. Nick Swindale, Ophthalmology. Hennings 318 at 3:0pm. Call 822-3620.
Stochastic Dominance For Linear Combinations Of Random Variables. Chunsheng Ma. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, please bring your own mug. Call 822-0570.
Reading Janet Lim's `Sold For Silver' And Khadtijah Sidek's Memoir `Puteri Kesatria Bangsa'. Prof. Wong Soak Koon, U Sains. St. John's College 1080 at 5pm. Call 822-8788.
What Isn't Objective? Considerations From Historical Epistemology. Alan Richardson, Philosophy. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception from 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Vs. Simon Fraser University. Thunderbird Stadium at 7pm. Adults $7; youth/seniors $4; UBC students $3; children under 12 free. Call 822-BIRD.
Hip Joint Replacement: Lessons Learned. Prof. Robin Ling. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Hearing The Bible In The Church At The Turn Of The Millennium. Richard Hays, Duke U. Regent College Chapel at 12noon. Continues Oct. 15 at 11am. Call 228-1820.
Wednesday Noon Hours. The Alan Matheson Jazz Quartet. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Admission $3 at door. Call 822-5574.
Revisiting Feminism: A Malaysian Perspective. Prof. Soak Koon Wong, U Sains. CK Choi 129 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Tradeoffs Between Degree And Efficiency For Computing Pairs Of Intersecting Line Segments. Jack Snoeyink, Computer Science. CSCI 301 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
Social Inequality, Population Health And Housing: A Social Geography Of Health In Two Vancouver Neighborhoods. John Dunn, Health Care And Epidemiology. Geography 229 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2663.
ASI/CICSR Industry/Academic Lecture. Alan Cornford, GPT Management. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-6601.
Ventilatory Heterogeneity In Acute Lung Injury. Dr. John Tsang, Medicine. St. Paul's Hosp. Gourlay Conference Room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
China: Reflections On The Chinese And Western Traditions Of St. John's University In The 1940s. George Shen, newspaper editor. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
The Debate Over Dominance. Sally Otto, Zoology. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Duke Ellington Orchestra. Paul Mercer Ellington, director. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Post-concert benefit reception with artists. Call Chan Centre ticket office 822-2697 or Ticketmaster 280-3311.
Building Construction Field Review. Various speakers. Firestops Systems Inc., 1412 Derwent Way, Delta, from 9am-5pm. $800 or $150/session includes notes, field trip, lunches, refreshments, certificate. Call 822-3347.
Nature And Society In the Age Of Post-Modernity. Prof. Gisli Palsson, Anthropology, U of Iceland. Buchanan A-104 from 12noon-1:30pm. Call 822-2546.
UBC Symphony Orchestra. Ryosuke Yanagitani, piano soloist; Jesse Read, conductor. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Progress On Endangered Species Legislation For Canada. Amir Attaran, Sierra Legal Defense Fund. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 12:30pm. Bring your lunch. Call 822-5937.
First Of Two Sessions Explaining The Provisions In The Nisga'a Treaty And The Political Controversies That Have Arisen. Curtis 101/102 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2335.
The Study Of Living Things: So What's Math Got To Do With It? Leah Keshet, Mathematics. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-5552.
Hitler In History And Memory: Further Questions. John Lukacs, Society of American Historians. Buchanan A-100 at 12:30pm. Call 822-5176.
Using Patent Data For Business Intelligence. Ron Simmer, patent service librarian. Angus 425 at 1pm. Seminar and question period. Call 822-5404.
Graduate Student Supervision: Developing Tools For Success. David Lam basement seminar room from 3-5pm. To register call 822-9149.
Carbon Nanotubes As Molecular Quantum Wires. Charles Kane, U of Pennsylvania. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call Ian Affleck 822-2137; Jeff Young 822-3631.
Film Education And The Industry: An Australian Perspective. Annabelle Sheehan, Australian Film, Television and Radio School. CK Choi 120 from 4:30-5:30pm. Call 822-2968.
The Jewish Connection: Historicising `The Prioress' Tale.' Sheila Delaney, English, SFU. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Implications of Research On Pain Management. Christine Miaskowski. IRC #6 from 7-8pm. Reception to follow. Call 822-7438.
The Christian Dilemma At The End Of An Age. John Lukacs, author. Regent College Chapel at 7:30pm. Call 228-1820.
New Initiatives Hepatitis B And Results Herpes Simplex Immunization Study. Simon Dobson, BC Women's and Children's Hosp. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Oxalosis. Dr. David Lirenman, Pediatrics/Nephrology; Derek Applegarth, B.C. Women's and Children's Hosp.; Asst. Prof. Marion Coulter-Mackie. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.
Markets And The Fishing Down Marine Foodwebs Phenomenon. Rashid Sumaila, Fisheries Centre. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Call 822-4329.
The Said, The Unsaid And The Unspeakable: The Arctic Expedition Diaries Of V. Stefansson. Prof. Gisli Palsson, Anthropology, U of Iceland. MOA 217 from 12noon-1:30pm. Call 822-2546.
Nietzsche And the Greek Ideal. Dirk Held, Connecticut College. Buchanan B-323 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.
E. Coli And Salmonella Exploitation Of Host Cells. Prof. Brett Finlay, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Linear Ion Trap - TOF Mass Spectrometry. Jennifer Campbell, Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre at 7:15pm. Call 822-BIRD.
UBC Symphony Orchestra. Ryosuke Yanagitani, piano soloist, Jesse Read, conductor. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
Kick Off, Alumni Lunch, Topical Lectures. Various sites on campus, 9am-6pm. For event details call 822-3313 or visit www.alumni.ubc.ca
Leading Science Labs. FNSC 40 from 9:30am-12:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Leading Discussion Groups/Tutorials. FNSC 50 from 9:30am-12:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Fun Fall Festival. UBC Botanical Garden from 11am-4pm. Continues to Oct. 18. Call 822-3928.
Office Hours: Make Them Work For Your Students And For You. FNSC 40 from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Teaching Assistant Roles And Responsibilities: Teacher, Student Or Somewhere In Between? FNSC 50 from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Vs. University Of Victoria. Thunderbird Stadium at 2pm. Adults $7; youth/seniors $3; UBC students $3; children under 12 free. Call 822-BIRD.
Vigil. Vancouver Chamber Choir. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Chan Centre ticket office 822-2697 or Ticketmaster 280-3311.
Evaluation Of Mother Nature's Antivirals: Traditional Medicine Meets Modern Science. Prof. James Hudson, Pathology. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Each Monday during term (except holidays) meditation session. Asian Centre Tea Gallery from 1:30-2:20pm. All welcome. Call 822-2573.
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 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).
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.
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).
Relationship Study. Heterosexual 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.
The School and College Liaison Office offers guided walking tours of the UBC campus. The tour begins at 9:30am every Friday morning at Brock Hall. To book a tour please call 822-4319.
Men aged 55-70 with low free testosterone are needed to test the effects of an approved form of oral testosterone (Andriol) on bone mass, body composition and sexual function. Dr. Richard Bebb is the Principal Investigator. For more information or to sign up for this study please contact Mary-Jo Lavery, RN (Study Coordinator) at 682-2344 ext. 2455.
Recalling The Past: A Selection Of Early Chinese Art From the Victor Shaw Collection; Vereinigung. Nuu-chah-nulth/Gitxsan artist Connie Sterritt; Transitions: A Traveling Exhibit of First Nations And Inuit Art; From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of British Columbia; Hereditary Chiefs Of Haida Gwaii; Attributed To Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist. Call 822-5087.
The British Columbia Seniors Medication Information Line (BC SMILE) is a free telephone hotline that assists seniors, their families and caregivers with medication-related questions 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Non-vegetarian, previously vegetarian and vegetarian women between the ages of 19-45 required for a study examining nutrition attitudes and practices. Involves a questionnaire and interview. Will receive a gift certificate for the Bread Garden or Starbucks. Call Terri 209-3281.
Are you a parent of a child who is still in school? Would you like to help me understand how parents know that they are important? Complete a survey in your own home and return your responses by pre-paid mail. Call Sheila Marshall 822-5672.
Wanted: Canadian UBC students with an urge to become involved in the international community. Get together with an international UBC student twice per month and do things. Learn about another culture, share your own culture, establish new friendships, etc. Fill out an application form at International House or call 822-5021.
UBC Fencing Club meets every Wednesday and Friday at 7pm in Osborne Gym A. Learn decision making, poise and control. Newcomers welcome. Drop-in fee. Leave message at 878-7060.
Young women who are members of Hong Kong astronaut (parents in Hong Kong and children in Canada) or Hong Kong immigrant families (parents and children in Canada) are required for a study examining their personal and family decisions. Call Kimi Tanaka 254-4158 or Dr. Phyllis Johnson 822-4300.
Join a one-hour birding walk around UBC Campus, every Thursday at 12:30pm. Meet at the Rose Garden flagpole. Bring binoculars if you have them. For details, call Jeremy Gordon 822-8966.
Daughters who have returned home to live with their parents are needed for a PhD psychology study. An interview at your convenience is required. Call Michele 269-9986.
Free tours of the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts are held every Tuesday at noon. Meet in the Chan Centre lobby. Book special group tours through www.chancentre.com or call 822-1815. For more information call 822-2697.
Public Skating 8:30am-4:30pm. $3; free before noon for UBC students. Casual Hockey 8:30am-4:30pm. $3.75/hr. M-F; free before noon for UBC students. Squash and Racquetball. UBC staff $7.50/court; UBC students $6/court. Call 822-6121.
17-23 years old? Love him, hate him or indifferent, you qualify. $10 for 30 min., anonymous questionnaire, student or non-student, mailed survey. Contact email@example.com or Susan at 822-4919.