This video is about Joana’s life as a CCIMI (Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information) affiliated PhD student in applied maths at the University of Cambridge, and in particular describes her major project in collaboration with the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK CI) on analysis of mitotic cancer cells. Joana’s PhD supervisor was Dr Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb (Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics) and she was co-supervised by Dr Stefanie Reichelt (Light Microscopy Core Facility, CRUK CI).