niversity of Regina graduate students are travelling to China to present their Uresearch findings as part of the Shen Kuo Research Presentation Program.
Twenty-six students from the faculties of Engineering and Applied Science, Arts,
Education, Kinesiology and Health Studies, and Science, will present on a wide
range of topics.
“It will be a great opportunity to learn about a different country and culture, and
about cross-cultural communication,” explains Krisztina Gurzo, who is pursuing
a master’s degree in applied economics and policy, and is studying housing
prices in Regina. After making their presentations in Beijing, those students
originally from China will travel to their home universities to make presentations
on their research. One of them is Yongzhe Yang, who is working on a PhD in
environmental systems engineering, by studying water quality in Northern
The Shen Kuo program will allow two students to participate as research interns
on United Nations Development Program projects. They will spend three months
in China on a research project related to water resource management. The Shen
Kuo program strengthens relationships with potential business and research
partners in China, and enhances the University of Regina’s reach as an
international research institution.