CIRCA, The Canadian Institute for Research Computing in Arts, fosters the development of new computing methodologies and new computer-based resources for research and teaching in the humanities and advances the state of humanities research computing at the University of Alberta. CIRCA’s mission is to:
- Conduct research in the applications of computers to research and teaching in arts disciplines.
- Promote and facilitate the development of innovative computer-based projects in arts research.
- Develop community-university research opportunities in this area.
- Develop and maintain relationships with leading similar research institutes around the world in order to fully participate in international research in this area.