China Matters - Podcast

Discussion with the experts about issues surrounding China and related issues

2017 Annual China Institute Alberta Survey

Tracking Albertans' views on China

Comprehensive Database on Chinese Investment in Canada

A bottom-up perspective on investment flows from China to Canada

An overview of China in the media

April 23, 2018


CTV: Trudeau welcomes North Korea's nuclear testing freeze
Globe and Mail: Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson apologizes to Chinese community for historic discrimination
Reuters: RPT-Mining firms from China to Canada watch as Greenland holds election

National Post: Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
Global Times: China’s new carrier set for sea trials: experts

CNN: India's Narendra Modi to meet China's Xi Jinping as ties thaw
Reuters: Russia, China to obstruct U.S. attempt to sabotage Iran nuclear deal: TASS

BBC: China dragon boat accident leaves 17 dead
Time: A Traffic Accident in North Korea Has Killed 36 People, Mostly Chinese Tourists

Economy, Trade, and Finance
Reuters: Chinese central bank governor says economy strong, financial leverage under control
Reuters: U.S. Treasury chief may visit China as trade tensions simmer

Cross-strait Relations
South China Morning Post: For US and China, the real friction over Taiwan is yet to come
South China Morning Post: Tensions mount as Beijing sends navy on Pacific drills south of Taiwan
South China Morning Post: Brawl in Taiwan parliament as MPs turn militant in debate over military pension cuts

Environment and Energy
Bloomberg: China Targets 100% Clean Power for Area Near Beijing
Bloomberg: China's War on Pollution Fuels State Takeover of Heavy Industry

Global Governance
Xinhua: China actively promotes reform of global cyberspace governance system: expert
South China Morning Post: Why China should care about its image in the West

Science and Technology
South China Morning Post: China’s call for ‘core technology’ breakthrough belies its weakness in semiconductors


Thanks to the University of Alberta’s strong connections to and long-standing relationships with China, there are many scholars from all disciplines at the University of Alberta whose research, teaching, collaboration, academic initiative, or scholarship activities involve China or China-related areas. Interested researchers, students and prospective students are welcome to browse their profiles and contact them individually for further discussions.

Click here for a list of China Scholars at the University of Alberta.

In 2008, the China Institute (CIUA) launched its Multiple Funding Programs. Since then, CIUA has been offering funding to faculty members, researchers and students at the University of Alberta supporting their China related activities as well as to bring distinguished scholars to campus to share their knowledge and research. These activities have greatly strengthened linkages between the UAlberta and partner universities in China, and promote the level of understanding of China on campus.

CIUA offers:

  1. Faculty and Student Travel Grants to faculty members and students
  2. Research Grants to faculty members
  3. Special Faculty Initiatives supporting conferences, lectures and seminars

Please click here to learn more about our grants.

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