April, 2001                    

A Coming Up Training Course in Peking University, Beijing China.

The training course are planned during July 29 to August 5, 2001 at the Peking University, Beijing China.

Preliminary schedule is:

  • July 29th, Sunday
    Trainees registration and opening ceremony
  • July 30th,Monday ~ August 3th,Friday  
    1 week training course
  • August 4th, Saturday
    Seminar for discussing and organizing materials
  • August 5th, Sunday
    End of training course 

The trainees will leave for Canada on August 7th to participate in the workshop conducted at the University of Regina.

Experts who are specialized in flooding control research will be selected as trainers from universities and governments in Canada to deliver the training course. The selection of Canadian experts with high profile is currently in progress at the University of Regina. 

U of R and Chinese Institute Relationship Strengthened and Extended

As part of the delegation team to China leaded by Premier Jean Chretien, a team of University of Regina faculty and administrators  visited China from February 08 - February 25, 2001 to finalize six agreements and develop new opportunities for co-operation with Chinese universities. The agreements have a potential value of more than $7 million to the University.
Dr. Paitoon T. and Dr. Gordon Huang (Dean and Assistant Dean of  Faculty of Engineering) were in the team.

The agreements to be signed by the U of R include:

  • implementation of the China-Canada Center for Grassland Ecosystem Research, a collaboration between Peking University and the U of R;
  • co-operative agreements in computer science with Hunan University and Hefei University of Technology;
  • a Memorandum of Understanding in education and research with the Educational Institute of Jilin Province;
  • a five-year extension of the original agreement with Shandong University;
  • final arrangements with CVIC Software Engineering Co. for co-operative education, visiting scholars and research collaboration, a graduate student program and a joint venture company.