What is cIRcle?

cIRcle is the University of British Columbia's digital repository for research and teaching materials created by the UBC community and its partners. Materials in cIRcle are openly accessible to anyone on the web, and will be preserved for future generations. Learn more.



Join the Open Scholarship conversation at Open Access Week 2017

  Marking its tenth anniversary this October, the International Open Access Week: October 23-29, 2017 is a large scale, global event. It is where open access advocates, supporters and participants share their knowledge and experiences about the benefits of Open Access. This event serves to “inspire wider adoption and participation in helping to make Open […]


by cIRcle staff – September 28, 2017

Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution (APDR) Project

Photo credit: Don Erhardt   Situated on the UBC Vancouver campus, the Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution (APDR) Project is comprised of a network of colleagues not just from UBC but also from partner institutions in North America and Asia. The APDR Project supports research, analysis and policy proposals on cross-cultural dispute resolution in the areas […]


by cIRcle staff – August 31, 2017

A Vision for Canadian Space Exploration

  “The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.” — Albert Einstein, Astrophysicist   It is thrilling to announce the new arrival of a collaborative report which just archived in cIRcle, UBC`s Digital Repository! This report was “submitted to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and the Space […]


by cIRcle staff – August 10, 2017

NEW: Spectacular Opera Across Borders: Cantonese Opera Theaters in North America During the 1920s

Photo courtesy: Pixabay   It is a pleasure to announce the arrival of a new item recently added to cIRcle, UBC’s digital repository resulting from the collaborative efforts between a world-renowned scholar and several of UBC’s academic research units and community partners – School of Music, Hong Kong Studies Initiative, Centre for Chinese Research, Museum […]


by cIRcle staff – July 31, 2017

Expanding UBC Graduate Research from here and beyond

Image: cIRcle Graduate Non-Thesis Research Submission Workflow Overview   The GSS (Graduate Student Society) cIRcle Open Scholar Award was a lottery based award held twice a year for graduate students at UBC Vancouver which went live on July 9, 2012. Graduate students were eligible to submit exemplary non-thesis manuscripts or projects related to graduate coursework […]


by cIRcle staff – July 26, 2017