The List

Schools and Families

Little nutritionists' workshop: Littleton Discovery Playgroup (ages six to 10) introductory talk for parents. Shop 3C, L1, Discovery Park Shopping Centre, 398 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan. Today, 1pm-2pm. Tel 2940 0123.

Faust International Youth Theatre: Saturday drama lessons for children four to 16. Trial workshops at Island School and Beacon Hill School. Today. For times, tel 2547 9114 or e-mail [email protected]

Higher & Continuing

Three easy pieces - examples of chaos in the solar system: HKU/ERO Shaw Prize lecture. Speaker Prof Peter Goldreich, Wang Gungwu lecture hall, Graduate House, HKU. Tomorrow, 10.30am-12.30pm. E-mail: [email protected];
English Speaking Union meeting: Speaker Ken Durran, Palm Beach ESU. Monday, 6.45pm-8pm. Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central. Tel Vennie Tam, 2186 8449; e-mail [email protected]
Global conformal parametrisation: Applications to human brain mapping research. HKBU Mathematics Dept colloquium. Speaker Ronald Lok Ming-lui, UCLA. Room 1217, FSC library building, Ho Sin Hang Campus, HKBU. Tuesday, 11.30am-12.30pm.Tel 3411 2348;
Professional diploma in occupational safety and health: SCE information seminar (IS): Room 511, Lam building, Shaw campus, HKBU. Tuesday, 7pm-8pm. [2] SCE prof. dip. in health counselling IS. Same venue, room 603. Wednesday, 7pm-8.30pm. Tel 3411 5452;
The Shaw Prize lectures in mathematical sciences: HKUST/ OUDPA. Speakers Profs Robert Langlands, Princeton, and Richard Taylor, Harvard. Citigroup Lecture Theatre, HKUST. Wednesday, 3pm-5.15pm. E-mail [email protected];

Auditory-visual speech perception: how does it develop in non-tone and in lexical tone languages? HKU seminar. Speaker Prof Denis Burnham. Room 518, Prince Philip Dental Hospital. Wednesday, 5.30pm-7pm.

Nanotherapeutics - application of nanotechnology to gene and cell therapy: HKBU William Mong lecture. Speaker Prof Kam W. Leong, Duke University, US. Wednesday, 6pm-7.15pm. Theatre 6, Meng Wah complex, HKU. Tel 2859 2803; e-mail [email protected];
Globalisation, lifelong learning and the learning society: HKIEd seminar series. Speaker Prof Peter Jarvis, SurreyU. D3-P-01, HKIEd. Thursday, 12.30pm-2pm. E-mail Benjamin So, [email protected]

Frontiers in mathematics: quantum, number, and geometry and string theory - the Langlands programme. HKUST Institute for Advanced Study. Speaker Sir Michael Atiyah, EdinburghU. Room 6580 (lifts 27-28). Wong Technology Education Theatre. Thursday, 3pm-4pm. Tel 2609 7360.

Train the trainer workshop on osteoporosis: HKU Dept of Medicine. Cheung Kung Hai Conf Centre, HKU. Friday, September 14, 9am-4pm. In Cantonese. Tel 2855 4353; e-mail [email protected];
What does the translation say? HKBU Centre for Translation seminars. Speaker Gloria Lee Kwok-kan. Room 701, Lam Bldg, Shaw campus, HKBU. Friday, 6.30pm-8pm. [2] The echo of translation: reported speech, value conflicts and communities. Speaker Prof Theo Hermans, University College, London. Same venue and date, 8pm-9.30pm. Tel 3411 5383;
Learn English: British Council September courses at Wah Yan College, Yau Ma Tei; Pentecostal Lam Hong Kwong School, Sha Tin and elsewhere. [2] Global study survey: online questionnaire for students contemplating overseas education. [3] IELTS partners 'half-bands' for writing/speaking. Tel 2913 5100; e-mail [email protected];
Love, marriage, sex and family: HKU Dept of Psychology each year seeks 30 happily married couples to counsel 100 students in a multi-disciplinary, team-taught course. Regular two-hour sessions from October 1-November 30, 8am-midnight. Tel Dr Harry Hui, 2859 2291; e-mail [email protected]

Exhibitions & Events

In the Depth of Seven Seas: PolyU/CPEO. Installation and underwater photography exhibition. Artist Prof Norman Wah Man Ko. Foyer, Jockey Club Auditorium. September 8-30, 9am-7pm. Tel 3400 3472.

Australian tertiary education exhibition: IDP Education Pty Ltd. HKCEC. Oct 6-7. Tel 2827 6362; e-mail: [email protected]
Asia's first Game On exhibition: interactive gaming, seminars and workshops. British Council/Barbican Art Gallery, London. Shop 309-312, The Arcade, Cyberport. Until October 7. Adults $50, children/students $30, groups of 20 or more, $15. Ten-year-olds: free. Tel 3166 3111. [email protected];
Chinese ceramics and the maritime trade pre-1700: HKU Museum and Art Gallery exhibition. Until October 10, 9.30am-6pm. E-mail Anita Wong: [email protected];
A journey to excellence: HKUST archives exhibition: Lee Shau-kee Library. Until December 7, 4pm-11pm. Tel Alice Ho, 2358 6707; e-mail: [email protected]