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By cIRcle staff on June 15, 2016
Open data (scrabble) (Photo credit: justgrimes under this Creative Commons License) High-quality data management is fundamental to research excellence. The ability to store, access, reuse and build upon digital data is critical to the advancement of research, supports innovative solutions to economic and social challenges, and holds tremendous potential for improvements in quality of […]
By cIRcle staff on June 13, 2016
A Vancouver-born biomedical researcher who is a pioneer in experimental medicine with an established track record as a senior leader at U.S. universities has become the 15th President and Vice Chancellor of the University of British Columbia, the university announced today at the Peter A. Allard School […]
By cIRcle staff on June 3, 2016
Since 2012, the B.C. Open Textbook Project by BCcampus has created over 150 open textbooks “for the top 40 highest-enrolled subject areas in the province”. Its goal is “to make higher education more accessible by reducing student cost through the use of openly licensed textbooks”. To date, this BCcampus project has racked up some impressive […]