The Association for Women in the Sciences encourage women to use and develop their scientific abilities and to achieve their full potential. AWIS

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Benefits of becoming a member include receiving the AWIS Newsletter, staying in touch with AWIS, and having your say

Sample Newsletters
September 2009
December 2009

Welcome to the Association for Women in the Sciences

Latest News

AWIS has submitted their thoughts to the Minister for Science & Innovation on the National Statement of Science Investment.

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We encourage women to use and develop their scientific abilities and to achieve their full potential.

Our Aims are to:

  1. Provide a network for women interested or working in the sciences to share scientific information, experience and skills.
  2. Explore and speak on issues relating to women and science.
  3. Provide social interaction with others who have similiar interests.
  4. Assist girls and women to gain confidence in their role in the sciences and increase self knowledge.
  5. Provide visibility for women in the sciences and to support women to achieve visibility in the sciences.

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Upcoming Events

AWIS Nelson launch

Join the new AWIS Nelson branch to celebrate women in science. Special guest speaker is Di McCarthy, ex-CEO of the Royal Society and Director of the Cawthron Institute.

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6th November 2014

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Featured Story

Bridging the science and policy divide

Marie Brown, the Senior Policy Analyst for the Environmental Defence Society of New Zealand, shares her career path:

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