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Government of Canada’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative – UBC is a founding member

    News Release from Government of Canada’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative:   “It is an exciting and historic time for innovation in Canada. The Digital Technology Supercluster is a generational opportunity – one that holds significant promise for companies in BC and across Canada,” says Bill Tam, Co-Chair of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster consortium. “Now […]


by cIRcle staff – February 15, 2018

UBC Graduate Workshop: Thesis, Copyright, 3MT, etc.

    Writing your thesis for UBC graduation? Prepping for UBC 3MT 2018?   Working on a slide presentation for a spring/summer conference or other event?   Interested in open access? Curious about scholarly publishing? Confused about copyright, author rights and more?   If you answered “yes” to any of the questions listed above, this […]


by cIRcle staff – January 30, 2018

BCcampus receives SPARC Innovator Award

    News Release from BCcampus:   BCcampus is a Canadian government agency that works with post-secondary institutions to help adapt teaching and learning practices to best serve students.   In 2012, it launched the BC Open Textbook Project and has since become a recognized world leader in open education. BCcampus embraced the concept that […]


by cIRcle staff – January 29, 2018

UBC Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final Competition is back again

  Image courtesy: UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies – Three Minute Thesis (3MT)   From 2011 onward, UBC has hosted the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) academic competition. Interestingly, UBC was the first North American university to do so after 3MT was founded a decade ago by the University of Queensland.   Now with over 350 […]


by cIRcle staff – January 22, 2018

cIRcle in the headlines: December 2017 edition

Photo courtesy: Pixabay   Is it that time already? What happened to last week? Last month? This past year? Where does the time go nowadays? Time is a precious commodity. Many folks are in the throes of planning, organizing and setting goals for 2018 or wrapping up as many activities and projects as possible before […]


by cIRcle staff – December 15, 2017