Veronika Meduna is an award-winning science writer and broadcaster. In her role as producer/presenter of RNZ's science programme Our Changing World (2005-2016) she told hundreds of stories about science and its social relevance and impact. During her 15 years with RNZ, she worked in news, the parliamentary gallery, for current affairs programmes and in spoken features, on air and online. She contributes to publications in New Zealand, including the NZ Listener, NZ Geographic, The Spinoff and RNZ, as well as overseas, including Deutsche Welle, the ABC and New Scientist. She has written seven books and developed exhibitions, most recently focusing on climate change research in Antarctica. Her work has earned several grants and awards, including the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union's best documentary prize and the Elsie Locke Award for non-fiction. Her book, Science on Ice, was a finalist for the 2013 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize.