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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


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

With utilities in countries such as India running water infrastructure intermittently to minimize water lost to leaky pipes, many residents use pumps to draw as much water as they can when it is available (photo by Noah Seelam/AFP via Getty Images)

Consumer pumps not the worst of Delhi’s water woes


CivMin’s Lucia Stafford is bound for Tokyo Olympic Games


CivMin welcomes three new faculty

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Congratulations to the CivMin Class of 2T0+PEY and 2T1


CivMin Grads to Watch 2021

SmartSpouts — low-cost sensors embedded in these water filters — can track when and for how long the spigot is open. More than 200 of them have been successfully deployed in a radomized controlled trial in South Africa's Limpopo Province. (Photo: David Meyer)

This low-cost smart sensor can help optimize interventions to improve water quality and public health