To celebrate 125 years since women won the vote, The University of Auckland has got special permission to name all their departments and schools after notable women alumni.
The University is also launching a fundraiser with the goal of raising $125,000 to support scholarships, conference costs and academic positions with the aim of encouraging more women to continue with scientific careers.
Keeping on the women in science theme, Siouxsie is keen to remind us of Henrietta Lacks, who died of cervical cancer, and whose cancerous cells are one of the most important tools in biomedical research. And to finish with, some new research on the increase in crowdfunding for cancer treatment in the UK.
Associate Professor Dr Siouxsie Wiles is the head of Bioluminescent Superbugs Lab at the University of Auckland.