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Being tourists!

We have two of the staff from EWB’s International Program over visiting this week, which was a good excuse to be tourists do some in country orientation activities. 254 more words

Timor Leste

EWB Fundraiser

Thanks to everyone who attended or donated towards the fundraising trivia night last night! It was a huge success, raising just over $1500 and bringing me up to ~70 % of my total fundraising goal! 40 more words


Pre-departure training

In a very poorly thought through decision, I flew in to Melbourne at 11pm Sunday night and was due the other side of the city Monday morning for an 8:30am start at Engineers Without Borders’ (EWB) headquarters. 232 more words


Listen to your gut, to your instinct, to that little voice deep down telling you what is important to you. (Part 1/2)

Hellllooooooooo! This is about to be the story of how I found Engineers Without Borders, and then how I discovered the Peace Corps. I have been sitting on this story for about 6 months, and couldn’t decide whether to share or not because it is quite personal… but I realized that this is my blog. 574 more words


Ending the Winter with four NSERC USRA Awards, Two Graduate Scholarships, Best Professor award, EWB lecture...

Our research team received four NSERC USRA scholarships this summer (up from two last summer). The students (Natalie, Ben, Chloe and Seth) with these scholarships will study a variety of projects from Modelling pedestrian flow, timber design, to studying travelling fires with our international and national collaborators. 346 more words

Research News

Part I: Why India?

India was at the top of my list of places to travel for a while and, understandably, it’s often met with a bit of confusion. Let me explain. 563 more words