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Heat, housing and health: Marianne Touchie and the complexity of multi-unit residential buildings

Professor Marianne Touchie (CivE, MIE) is working with Toronto Community Housing and The Atmospheric Fund to better understand how changes to energy use affect indoor environmental quality in multi-unit residential buildings. Toronto Public Health is collaborating to use their data to inform policy. (Photo: Kevin Soobrian) This story originally appeared at U of T Engineering … Read More

U of T research on Bloor bike lanes looks at near miss accidents | Metro News

Read about Prof. Matthew Roorda‘s research on Metro News, January 17, 2017.

Could microbes hold the key to more environmentally friendly mines? | The Northern Miner

Prof. Lesley Warren in The Norther Miner, January 9, 2017.   Geochemist and professor Lesley Warren (right) collects water samples for geochemical analyses from a waste deposit undergoing reclamation.

U of T to host the 2017 Canadian Mining Games

It’s more about networking than the competition While, at first glance, the Canadian Mining Games looks like a competition between universities and where students showcase all of the skills required by the mining industry, the unexpected value is in the networking and professional development of the participating students. The three-day event includes multiple opportunities to … Read More

Ancient microbes could offer insight on better mining wastewater strategies

This story originally appeared on U of T Engineering News. Wastewater from a mine doesn’t sound like a cozy habitat, but for untold numbers of microorganisms, it’s home sweet home. A new research project led by Professor Lesley Warren (CivE) will examine how these microbes make their living by studying their genes — an insight … Read More

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