Mira is in her 4th year working at the Waikato Regional Cancer Centre as the lead brachytherapy physicist. At Waikato, the brachytherapy service is always under scrutiny and development. Prior to this, she worked at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, England where she carried out the NHS Scientist Training Programme. Her research experience includes R&D roles within radiobiology, ultrasound-based cell therapy and designing clinical trials for new medical devices. In her spare time, she enjoys feeding herself and others by growing her own food as well as spearfishing and ocean foraging. Other hobbies include oil painting, kayaking, skiing and travelling.