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Dr Linden Ashcroft


The University of Melbourne

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 career has spanned the academic, non for profit and government sectors, including a stint at the Bureau of Meteorology, and managing a national citizen science project. Her research focuses on historical climatology, using pre-1900 documents and weather observations to improve understanding of Australia’s past climate so we can better prepare for the future.

Linden was a 2019–2020 Science and Technology Australia Superstar of STEM, received the 2020 Australian and Meteorological Society Science Outreach award, and was selected as a Victorian Tall Poppy by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science in 2021 for her excellence in scientific research and outreach.

The University of Melbourne

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Dr Linden Ashcroft
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