China Project - Welcome!

The China Project is an institutional project of the Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. It has two components: One involves working in China with Chinese colleagues in social work and other related disciplines, the other is a local initiative aiming at researching and developing better social services for Chinese communities in Canada.>>read more

The Global Young Talent Program!
The Chinese MOST just started a new program called "the Global Young Talent Program", which aims to promote the science and technology cooperation and communication between China and other developing economies. In this program, young scientists could come to work in universities, academic institutes and enterprises in China for 6 or 12 months and be financially supported by Chinese government. Specific Requirements for Applicants are listed below:

  1. Foreign citizens holding the nationality countries;
  2. Five years of research experience or with a doctoral degree;
  3. Under or at the age of 45;
  4. Fluency in both English and Mandarin Chinese
  5. Commit to work full-time in China
  6. Agree to comply with laws, regulations and other related rules in China.

These young scientists will be financially supported by the Chinese government based on the terms below:
  1. Work period: 6 months or 12 months.
  2. MOST will provide each scientist with RMB ¥12500 per month for accommodation, insurance and other living expenditure during the program. The funding will be allocated to the Chinese host institutes.

Our institute, Cross-strait Tsinghua Research Institute (CTRI), wants to recruit two "the Global Young Talent Program" participants who majored in big data/human resource/public management to help us on this "APEC training on health and medical big data innovation" program. Please feel free to contact me at if you have any questions.

SSHRC Insight Grant Research Project 2014-2018
Intra-group dynamics and social exclusion: Experience of Mainland Chinese immigrants to Canada
Principal Investigator: Daniel Lai; Co-Investigators: Huamei Han, Miu Chung Yan, Shibao Guo, Weiguo Zhang, Ka Tat Tsang
For more information, please refer to this page.

Internships at Canadian Missions in China | January 2014

The Embassy of Canada to China in Beijing, the Consulate General of Canada in Shanghai, the Consulate General of Canada in Guangzhou, and the Consulate General of Canada in Chongqing are hiring interns for the academic semester starting in January 2014. Internship opportunities at Canadian missions in China provide successful candidates with an opportunity to be involved in governmental affairs and to develop an understanding of the Canada-China bilateral relationship. The Internships are six months in duration, though in exceptional cases the duration may be shorter. Please refer to the attached documents or visit for complete descriptions of the available internships.