Rebecca Priestley is a senior lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington where she teaches history of science, science communication and creative science writing.

Her most recent book is Mad on Radium: New Zealand in the Atomic Age (Auckland University Press, 2012).

In August 2012 Rebecca sailed to the Kermadecs on the HMNZS Canterbury as part of a team of experts sponsored by Pew Environment Group.

Pieces by Rebecca Priestley

Hitching a ride
Edition 43: Pacific Highways

Griffith Review