U of T student team helps local church achieve sustainability and reduce its energy footprint

July 2019 Update: The U of T CECA student chapter team placed first in the initial round of the Green Energy Challenge. They now have to create a video and present their project at the NECA convention in Las Vegas in September. With energy costs on the rise, organizations all over Canada are looking to reduce their… Read more »

Is there plastic in our drinking water? Probably – and U of T researchers are studying how concerned we should be

These tiny plastic particles were extracted from Toronto’s harbour by U of T researchers Chelsea Rochman and Bob Andrews (photo by Tyler Irving)

Is there plastic in your drinking water? The University of Toronto’s Bob Andrews and Chelsea Rochman say there is – but, unfortunately, they don’t… Read more »

Prof. Jennifer Drake & team’s NSERC CREATE grant success

CivMin's Professor Jennifer Drake

In nature, one organism’s waste often becomes energy for another. Professor Emma Master (ChemE) wants to apply these same principles to industrial… Read more »

Without changes, Scheer’s climate plan will be expensive or useless

David Taylor, University of Toronto   When Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer unveiled his long-awaited climate plan, he said he could… Read more »

Celebrating the leadership and legacy of Dean Cristina Amon

Dean Cristina Amon, at the Celebration of Leadership event on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (credit: Lisa Sakulensky)

On Wednesday, June 26, more than 400 members of the U of T Engineering community came together to celebrate the… Read more »

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