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.



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

U15 Statement on Sustainable Publishing is released

  There is excitement among researchers both nationally and internationally on the recent U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities’ statement. Why? It focuses on sustainable publishing.   As a collaborative body of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities’ works to “foster the development and delivery of long-term, sustainable higher education […]


by cIRcle staff – July 19, 2017