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    Dr Linden Ashcroft

Linden Ashcroft grew up in country Victoria on the lands of the Yorta Yorta people, and is a lecturer, climate scientist and science communicator at the University of Melbourne. Her research uses the past to help us prepare for the future, exploring the climate of Australia using historical documents and weather observations. She is a Science and Technology Australia Superstar of STEM, a program that aims to smash society's gender assumptions about scientists. Linden communicates science regularly on community radio, edits a peer-reviewed journal on scientific data, and her writing was selected for the 2019 Best Australian Science Writing Anthology.