New Report Explains China-Canada Science and Technology Relations
Tracking Albertans' views on China
A bottom-up perspective on investment flows from China to Canada
February 20, 2018
CBC: Chinese hospital won't release body of Melfort woman to family until $250K bill paid
Reuters: Canada province readies housing plan amid affordability crisis
Art and International Criticism
Time: Outrage in China After an American Man Stole a Finger From an Ancient Terra-cotta Warrior Statue
Science and Technology
Financial Times: China takes the crown in AI funding
South China Morning Post: Meet five Chinese start-ups pushing facial recognition technology into the mainstream
Xinhua: China launches big Earth data project
Xinhua: China's tech industry catching up with Silicon Valley "faster than expected": economist
Reuters: Chinese warships enter East Indian Ocean amid Maldives tensions
Global Times: China upgrades airspace defense in west to counter threat from India: military specialist
South China Morning Post: Indian deal on key Iranian port a potential check on China’s regional ambitions
Minority Rights and Domestic Security
South China Morning Post: Battleground Malaysia: China extends crackdown on Uygurs across borders
South China Morning Post: Xinjiang ‘separatists’ and Tibet’s ‘Dalai cliques’ – targets in China’s latest organised crime crackdown
South China Morning Post: China rolls out three-year plan to tackle poverty in Xinjiang
Financial Times: China seeks bigger catch from far-sea fishing fleet
Reuters: China to impose annual fishing ban in Yellow River from 2018: Xinhua
Great Power Politics
Reuters: Commentary: China’s next ideological front
South China Morning Post: US risks retaliation with defence talks on Taiwan, Chinese analysts warn
South China Morning Post: China’s rising challenge to US raises risk of South China Sea conflict, Philippines warns
South China Morning Post: North Korea strengthening its cyberweapons for large-scale attacks, new report warns
South China Morning Post: Chinese Rainbow 4 drones in use by foreign powers have 96pc strike rate in combat situations, paper says
Economy and Trade
CNBC: China would not be the only country hurt by US steel tariffs
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.
Please click here to learn more about our grants.
Occasional Paper by Margaret McCuaig JohnsonFrom Field Surgery to Advanced Robotics: Sino-Canadian Relations in Science and Technology, 1938 to 2018
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Australia & New Zealand both have deep reliance on the PRC market, but Wellington appears to be less likely to publ… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2/20/2018 3:42:10 PM
China, in Australia, as in Canada, has become a political hot topic, with bipartisanship under stress on China issu… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2/12/2018 8:44:37 AM
Australian study of complex environment facing PRC students in China would have applicability in Canada as well. twitter.com/j_laurenceson/…2/12/2018 8:40:12 AM
The #YearOfTheDog is off to an exciting start at the China Institute; Former Ambassador Guy Saint-Jacques… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2/16/2018 2:55:17 PM
Happy Lunar New Year from all of us at the China Institute - including Cinder! It is, of course, the year of the do… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2/16/2018 10:11:57 AM
The CIUA enjoyed an exceptional start to the Chinese Lunar New Year yesterday alongside Honourable Marlin Schmidt,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2/6/2018 10:58:49 AM