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Prof. Marianne Touchie

CivMin’s Prof. Touchie receives two awards from FASE


U of T alumna on directing Toronto’s water infrastructure program

Graduate research assistant Weiwu Chen (CivMin) counts microplastics using a microscope in the lab of Professor Elodie Passeport (CivMin, ChemE). (Photo: Shuyao Tan)

U of T Engineering researchers use machine learning to enhance environmental monitoring of microplastics

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The Better Way: Researching the benefits of transit equity


Baldwin Press dismantled after 60 years of service

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Rebuilding infrastructure after conflict: A real-world scenario in class

CivMin's social media graphic offering up a new scented concrete product, allegedly available as scratch and sniff in five aromas. (CivMin)

CivMin has scents of humour


Student profile: Thandi Myers

GULL LAKE, ONTARIO, CANADA; AUGUST 14, 2021 2021 — SURVEY CAMP— A photo from U of T Survey Camp on Gull Lake, near Minden, Ont. on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Newly built facilities, include the HCAT Bunkhouse, MacGillivray Student Lounge, as well as new washroom and showers. Civil and Mineral Practicals (CAMP, course code CME358) is a course held by the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering (CivMin) in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering (FASE), at the University of Toronto. (PHOTO BY: Phill Snel, CivMin)

Camp donors recognized at (virtual) ceremony for new facilities

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World Water Day 2022

Kharumwa Health Centre in northern Tanzania uses a rainwater harvesting facility: the tank can be seen behind the main building while the solar panel used to power the UV treatment unit is on the roof. (Photo: Karlye Wong)

Solar-powered UV water treatment could improve health outcomes in rural Tanzania

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA; MARCH 14, 2022 — GOLFER— A photo of Brenden Lavoie (CivE 2T0 + PEY, MASc candidate) taking practice at the University of Toronto dome at Varsity Field in Toronto on Monday, March 14, 2022. Lavoie is a member of the Varsity Blue golf team and a PhD candidate in the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering. (Photo © Phill Snel, Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto)

Grad student profile: Brenden Lavoie, MASc candidate