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.



Learning about UBC’s Chapman Learning Commons

  In 2002*, UBC`s Chapman Learning Commons (CLC) first opened its doors and, then in 2008, it reopened anew in the finished Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.   Back in the day, students mainly studied at study tables with notebooks and pens or pencils. Nowadays, students are studying with the “latest computer technology, a wireless […]


by cIRcle staff – May 20, 2017

Two UBC scholars garner prestigious Killam awards in Health Sciences and Humanities

    This year, two acclaimed UBC researchers are among a select few distinguished recipients who are being honoured for their lifetime achievements. Congratulations to both of them!   “[My] research focusses on pictorial representation and perception; the aesthetic and epistemic value of pictures, including scientific images; theories of art and its value; the ontology […]


by cIRcle staff – May 5, 2017

New Open Science Prize spurs global researchers to open up their research

  A new open science prize has arrived on the international scholarly community stage and is causing a positive stir among global researchers and their research teams who come from a wide breadth of disciplines and fields of study. It is “sponsored by a collaboration among the U.K.-based Wellcome Trust, the U.S. National Institutes of […]


by cIRcle staff – April 7, 2017

Upcoming Faculty Town Hall with SSHRC – April 5th, 2017

Faculty Town Hall with SSHRC – April 5th, 2017 UBC – VPR and SPARC invite you to attend a Faculty Town Hall with SSHRC. This is an opportunity to hear first-hand about SSHRC’s new programs and changes in eligibility.   WHO: Tim Wilson, Executive Director, SSHRC Research Grants and Partnerships WHEN: 1:30-3:30pm on Wednesday 5th […]


by cIRcle staff – March 30, 2017

Discover the new series of Grand Rounds by UBC SPPH

  It is exciting to announce the arrival of a new series of Grand Rounds from the UBC School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) now underway in cIRcle, UBC’s Digital Repository!   UBC SPPH encompasses “both public health and population health” as they each relate to the “well-being of a community equally” in terms […]


by cIRcle staff – February 24, 2017