Dr Madeline Mitchell

Madeline is a research fellow at the Centre for Urban Research and manages the Natural Capital for Climate Resilient Farm Systems research program with the Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre.

The research program aims to support growers to better manage their natural capital (e.g. plants and animals, soil and water) for sustainability, profitability and disaster resilience. Madeline’s background is in plant science with an agricultural focus.

Madeline also enjoys mentoring and connecting with the next generation of scientists. Her excellence in science communication has been recognised by an ACT Young Tall Poppy Award and selection for the Superstars of STEM program.

She is an advocate for gender equity, inclusion and diversity in STEMM and was part of the second cohort of Homeward Bound, a global leadership initiative for women in science.