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

November 20, 2018



The New York Times: Xi Visits Philippines to Celebrate ‘Rainbow After the Rain’ With Duterte

The New York Times: U.S.-China Clash at Asian Summit Was Over More Than Words

SCMP: Wang Yi turns spotlight on United States with claim China’s Apec amendment was vetoed

The Guardian: Despite Apec drama, China is winning the fight for the Pacific, step by patient step


The Globe and Mail: Agriculture minister says trade deal with China possible despite USMCA clause

SCMP: US-China trade war raises risk of financial market ‘flash crash’, say analysts

CNBC: US companies aren't in a hurry to leave China despite the trade war, analysts say

Financial Times: Malaysia best placed to benefit from China-US trade war: Nomura

Reuters: China's economic opening-up to help offset U.S. trade frictions: central bank adviser


SCMP: Spain’s role in Chinese infrastructure drive tops agenda for Xi Jinping’s visit to Madrid

The New York Times: Disney Wins Chinese Approval for Fox Deal, Clearing Major Hurdle

Financial Post: DiDi Launches Labs in Toronto, Expanding Global Research Network to Canada


WSJ: A Silicon Valley Tech Leader Walks a High Wire Between the U.S. and China

Financial Times: China alleges 'massive' evidence of chipmaker antitrust violations


Reuters: Beijing pioneering citizens' 'points' system critics brand 'Orwellian'

AP: Backlash at Chinese university shows limits to surveillance


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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