Research Support

U of T Vice-President, Research & Innovation (VPRI)

The U of T Vice-President, Research & Innovation (VPRI) provides a full range of services including guidance to faculty, staff and students on grants and funding, oversight, innovation and entrepreneurship, partnerships, policies and procedures, and institutional awards & honours. Information on all of these items can be found on this website, as well as information on our boards & committees, and executive team.

My Research

The University of Toronto's My Research system is the web-enabled gateway for Investigators, Academic Administrators and Staff for research related administrative activities at the University of Toronto. It provides access to the My Research Application (MRA), My Research Human Protocol (MRHP), and My Research Animal Protocol (MRAP) systems, as well as (for faculty only) to My Research On Line (MROL).

Engineering Faculty and Staff Hub

The Engineering Faculty and Staff Hub contains links to a number of resources including information about the Engineering Research office, workshops, an Early Career Research Orientation for faculty and more. Explore the Research Services tab to see the full range of resources available.


Machine Shop

MIE's Machine Shop houses state-of-the-art equipment and provides technical services for U of T Engineering students and faculty.

All U of T Engineering students and researchers have access to use the machine shop facilities for projects related to U of T academic activities or student clubs. Users must pass a basic machining course and meet other requirements.

The Machine Shop technicians also provide professional services to support faculty and student research at MIE and the wider U of T community including design consultation, precision machining, fitting and assembly of prototypes and custom-designed parts. Note that machine shop staff do not take on contract work for corporations, private individuals, alumni or small businesses.

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