Professor McClure-Griffiths is a professor of radio astronomy and Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Mt Stromlo) at the Australian National University. She uses the world’s largest radio telescopes to study our galaxy and nearby galaxies. Since coming to Australia from the US in 2001, she held senior roles at CSIRO before moving to the Australian National University in 2015. Professor McClure-Griffiths is heavily involved in science planning for the Square Kilometre Array and a member of the International SKA Science and Engineering Advisory Committee. She is a principal investigator on two of the planned sky surveys with the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder telescope (ASKAP).