May 1, 2020
Dr. Kate Congreves is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Sciences, at the University of Saskatchewan. Prior to her role as a Professor, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Guelph and at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Dr. Congreves obtained her PhD in Land Resource Science from the University of Guelph, and her B.Sc. in Biology as well as a B.Ed. from Queen’s University.
Congreves’ research specializes in Environmental Agronomy, and she focuses on nutrient cycling, soil health, and greenhouse gas emissions in agroecosystems. The objective of her research program is to provide a better understanding of the mechanisms that regulate carbon and nutrient transformations, and the implications for soil ecosystem services in cropping systems.
Dr. Congreves is currently an Associate Editor for the Journal of Environmental Quality, and previously for the Canadian Journal of Plant Science. She was awarded as Outstanding Reviewer 2015 by the Canadian Journal of Soil Science, and the Webster Postdoctoral Fellowship 2015 from the Ontario Agricultural College, at the University of Guelph.