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A new analysis by U of T Engineering researchers shows that concrete basements are the top driver of material intensity for new single-family homes. (Photo: twenty20photos, via Envato Elements)

Large carbon footprint of new house construction mostly due to concrete basements

Olugbenga Olubanjo, Founder and CEO of Reeddi Inc with a Reeddi Energy Capusule. (Photo: Reeddi Inc)

Reeddi named a finalist by Prince William for Earthshot Prize

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Megaprojects and the ‘need for speed’: How political indecision affects the timelines of large infrastructure

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)

A cast of many to plan and run U of T Camp

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)

Introducing Camp’s newest facilities

The first students to arrive in the new HCAT Bunkhouse on Saturday, August 14, 2021 explore their room. (Photo by Phill Snel / CivMin)

Camp hosts the first in-person Engineering classes after 17-month hiatus

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Q&A with Prof. Elodie Passeport: Can green infrastructure keep microplastics out of the environment?

In the Rock Fracture Dynamics Facility (CivMin), rock samples are subjected to the stress, fluid pressure and temperature conditions they would experience in nature. The research is one of nine projects boosted by new funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. (Photo courtesy Sebastian Goodfellow)

Rock music: Listening for induced earthquakes, research by CivMin’s Prof. Goodfellow, is among nine U of T Engineering projects funded through CFI

GULL LAKE, ONTARIO, CANADA; AUGUST 7, 2021 2021 — SURVEY CAMP—A photo of U of T Survey Camp on Gull Lake, near Minden, Ont. on Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8, 2021. Nearly completed new facilities, including the HCAT Bunkhouse and  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)

Survey Camp set to open and showcase newly built facilities

CivMin's Lucia Stafford reacts after qualifying for women's 1500m semifinal at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Sunday, August 1, 2021. (Photo: Athletics Canada)

Stafford 13th in Olympic debut

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UPDATED: 12 ways U of T is preparing for a safe return to in-person instruction

Lucia Stafford will compete against her older sister Gabriela DeBues-Stafford in the 1,500-metre race at the Tokyo Olympics. Both athletes studied at U of T and ran track with the Varsity Blues (photo by Johnny Guatto)

Friends and family: U of T’s Lucia Stafford to share track with big sister in Olympic debut