News archive - April 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

Gulf of Mexico dead zone not expected to shrink anytime soon

Gulf of Mexico

Achieving water quality goals for the Gulf of Mexico may take decades, according to findings by Water Institute researchers at the University of Waterloo.

The results, published in Science, suggest that policy goals for reducing the size of the northern Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone may be unrealistic, and that major changes in agricultural and river management practices may be necessary to achieve the desired improvements in water quality.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tamara Receives NSERC Scholarship

Tamara Van Staden, a current Master's student working on the LEAP project, has been awarded an NSERC Scholarship, starting in the fall. The NSERC award is one of the Tri-Agency scholarships awarded to master's students based on academic achievement, research potential, and extra-curricular activity. Congratulations, Tamara!

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