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Friday, April 9
  • Current advances in the use of administrative data in chronic disease research: A methodological perspective by Lisa Lix, an associate professor and Centennial Chair, School of Public Health, at the University of Saskatchewan, 12-1 p.m. Lecture Theatre A, Health Sciences Centre.

Saturday, April 10
  • Final Book Blitz in preparation for Canadian Federation of University Women (St John's) book sale. Book blitz takes place 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre and Lester's Farm, Brookfield Road. Unable to accept encyclopaedia, Reader's Digests and textbooks. Contact 570-7596 or e-mail cfuwstjohns@gmail.com.
  • Booker Prize-winning author of Life of Pi, Yann Martel, launches his eagerly awaited new novel Beatrice & Virgil in St. John’s on its Canadian publication day, 7:30-10 p.m. Reid Theatre. Call 709-737-2435 for tickets or reserve tickets at events@pencanada.ca.

Tuesday, April 13
  • Regulating the activity of integrin transmembrane receptors by Dr. Kyle Legate, Department of Molecular Medicine, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Munich, Germany, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Lecture Theatre D, HSC.
  • Gardiner Centre presents E-Marketing Web 2.0 Seminar 9 a.m.-5 p.m. B-4019, Business Administration. Register at www.mun.ca/gardinercentre or 737-2131.

Wednesday, April 14
  • Global Cinema presents Hidden Blade, presented by Dr. Mike O’Brien, History, 7-9 p.m. Inco Auditorium.
  • From a train car to global health initiatives: An interview with Dr. Elizabeth Hillman presented by Women in Science and Engineering Newfoundland and Labrador (WISE NL) 7-9 p.m. Engineering, EN-4000.
  • Wessex Society Lecture presents Lieut.-Gov. John C. Crosbie, who will give the Dr. Leslie Harris Tribute Lecture 8-9:30 p.m. Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.
  • State of the Art: Explorations in Historiography Conference 9:10 a.m.-4 p.m. Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall. For a schedule see www.mun.ca/history/Conference_Schedule.pdf.

Thursday, April 15
  • State of the Art: Explorations in Historiography Conference 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall.

Friday, April 23
  • To Marguerite... A collaborative fundraising concert in support of Marguerite’s Place. Sonja Boon (baroque flute) and Mary O’Keeffe (harpsichord) present a program of 18th century music written, engraved, published and supported by women, 8-10 p.m. St. Mary the Virgin Church. For more information, call 737-2551 or e-mail sboon@mun.ca.
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