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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Official CIUA Podcast

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China in Canadian Newspapers: The Storm

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Examining Huawei's Growth & Global Reach: Key Implications, issues & the Canadian connection

Huawei's controversies, business operations and it's role in Canada

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China in Canadian Newspapers, A Mass Data Analysis: The Storm

Infographic report examines Canadian newspaper coverage of China

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China Numbers

Data visualization by Scott N. Romaniuk, Liang Ma, Xiaowen Zhang, and Genevieve Ongaro

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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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