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.



New Tri-Council Research Fund needs stakeholder feedback

    News Release from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (Government of Canada):    The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, is inviting stakeholders, researchers, community leaders and public policy-makers to help shape a new $275-million Tri-Council Fund focused on international, interdisciplinary and high-risk research activities. Funding […]


by cIRcle staff – June 28, 2018

Draft Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy – Submit feedback by August 31, 2018

  Photo by Tomasz Frankowski on Unsplash   Today, Canada’s three federal research funding agencies—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) (the agencies)—have developed a draft Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy.   The draft […]


by cIRcle staff – June 5, 2018

International Open Access Week 2018: Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge

    This year’s International Open Access Week 2018 theme is “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge” as announced by the 2018 Open Access Week Advisory Committee   Key highlights will focus on thought-provoking questions about challenges raised as the open access movement and scholarly research system draw closer despite changes in technology, education, funding, […]


by cIRcle staff – May 24, 2018

UBC iSchool and UBC Arts Co-Op Digital Projects Student Librarian position – Apply by May 28

      cIRcle, UBC’s digital repository, is seeking an iSchool student in the Arts Co-op Program for a position as Digital Projects Student Librarian ([F18] 19064) starting September 2018.   This position will involve depositing hundreds of digital objects in various formats created as part of the From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East […]


by cIRcle staff – May 10, 2018

In the Spotlight: Vancouver Institute Lectures

  For over a century, there has been a rather curious and unique public lecture event happening every Saturday evening at the University of British Columbia (UBC).   From its humble beginnings in 1916, the Vancouver Institute (VI) has been holding free public lectures presented by locally, nationally and internationally recognized, distinguished scholars and notable […]


by cIRcle staff – April 20, 2018