2018 Green Energy Conference

November 27-29, 2018 | Edmonton, AB

podcast dashan

Interview with Dashan

Mark Rowswell, aka Dashan, joins host Jia Wang for the second episode of the China Matters podcast

Investment Tracker

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

October 22, 2018




Financial Times: Larry Kudlow accuses China of refusing to engage on trade

SCMP: Chinese experts ‘filtered’ trade war advice to Beijing policymakers


Financial Times: China stocks see biggest jump since 2015 on support signals

Reuters: Mnuchin dismisses risk of contagion from China's economic slowdown

SCMP: Xi Jinping promises to protect China’s private businesses to ensure a ‘better tomorrow’

The New York Times: Swiss Bank Discourages China Travel After Banker Is Kept in Beijing

The Wall Street Journal: Deal to Create Chinese Lithium Giant Faces Legal Challenge

The Wall Street Journal: Trump Hasn’t Killed Foreign Investment in China


BNN Bloomberg: Trump Claims China Election Meddling That Cyber Firms Don't See

Reuters: China denounces Pompeo's 'malicious' Latam comments amid influence battle

Global News: Ahead of Beijing trade trip, Jim Carr touts Chinese interest in Canadian resources and ‘brainpower’


SCMP: Canada installs Chinese underwater monitoring devices next to US nuclear submarine base

SCMP: Donald Trump ‘targets’ China by pulling out of missile deal with Russia

Reuters: China says United States is wrong to pull out of nuclear arms pact

Channel NewsAsia: ASEAN, China kick off first maritime exercise

North Korea

Reuters: North Korea bought at least $640 million in luxury goods from China in 2017, South Korea lawmaker says


CNN: World's longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong and China

SCMP: China’s #MeToo claim costs university professor his job


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.

Featured Projects

Official CIUA Podcast

Dashan visits the China Institute! Host Jia Wang interviews Mark Rowswell, aka "the most famous foreigner in China".

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Chinese SOEs in Canada

The China Institute releases two papers on understanding Chinese SOEs in Canada.

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2018 National Forum

Economic Policy & Trade Options for Canada Amidst Uncertainties Surrounding NAFTA and US/China Trade Disputes.

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China-Canada Investment Tracker

A comprehensive database that covers nearly 450 acquisitions, equity investments, and joint ventures in Canada by Chinese-controlled entities over the last twenty years.

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2017 Albertans' View on China

Key findings of the Survey indicate Albertans’ growing support for Chinese investment and closer economic ties while some concerns still remain.

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China's Renewable Energy and Clean-Tech Market

A report that examines the development of China’s renewable energy and clean technology in recent years, and discusses the challenges to Alberta.

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