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In the Spotlight: UBC Faculty Research Collection

  Above image is courtesy of Pixabay   At the University of British Columbia (UBC), the ‘highest calibre [of] research faculty and students’ create, innovate and inspire while they work and study at its two campuses located in Vancouver and in the Okanagan Valley. According to UBC 2016/17 figures, it ‘secures approximately $600 million in […]


by cIRcle staff – November 23, 2017

Government of Canada invests $265 million plus in SSHRC funding support for researchers across Canada

  News Release from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC):   Research is at the heart of understanding the challenges and opportunities people face in areas such as education, immigration and technology. That’s why the Government of Canada continues to support the work of our country’s social scientists and humanities researchers. The […]


by cIRcle staff – November 15, 2017

International Open Access Week – October 2017 News Round-Up

  Above image is courtesy of SPARC   In the News: UBC and Abroad     BCcampus, BCIT, SFU, UBC CTLT and UBC Library celebrate International Open Access Week 2017 A BC collaborative event, in celebration of this global movement now in its 10th year, will be happening at BCIT’s downtown campus location tonight.   […]


by cIRcle staff – October 26, 2017

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