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UBC Reports | Vol. 46 | No. 15 | October 05, 2000


Nominate for Killams

The Canada Council for the Arts is seeking nominations for the 2001 Killam Prizes and the 2000 Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes. Killam Prizes recognize distinguished research careers and exceptional contributions in the fields of science, engineering and health sciences. Prizes, worth $100,000, will be awarded in each of the three fields. The deadline for nominations is Nov. 1.

Past UBCrecipients of the Killam Prize include Mechanical Engineering Prof. Emerita Martha Salcudean and Physics Prof. William Unruh.

The Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes are awarded to individuals in the arts and the social sciences and humanities for outstanding and continuing contributions to the cultural and intellectual heritage of Canada. Two prizes, each worth $50,000, will be awarded. The deadline for nominations is Dec. 1.

Application forms are available at www.canadacouncil.ca/prizes.

Scrum for the Shrum

UBC's football Thunderbirds will have a chance to even the score with cross-town rivals, the SFU Clan, in the annual Shrum Bowl Oct. 6. Kickoff for the game at Thunderbird Stadium is 7 p.m. General admission is $15, $12 for youth and seniors. For information on other upcoming T-Birds events, check www.athletics.UBC.ca or call the 24-hour sports information line 822-BIRD (2473).

Stop that bullying

In response to the growing number of reports and tragic consequences associated with bullying, the Faculty of Education's Psychoeducational Research and Training Centre is presenting a one-day workshop, Oct. 20. "Building Safe Schools: Responding to Bullies' Victims and Onlookers" will be held at the Metrotown Hilton at 6083 Mackay Ave. in Burnaby from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Conference chair Shelley Hymel, associate dean of graduate programs and research in the faculty, will provide an overview of recent research on the nature, incidence and causes of bullying.

Other speakers include Canada's foremost experts on bullying-victim issues, Deborah Pepler from York University and Wendy Craig from Queen's University. Breakout and planning sessions will showcase local and grassroots efforts and programs to combat bullying.

For more information visit www.educ.ubc.ca/prtc or call 604-822-5384.


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