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

World Science Week

World Science Week is coming to New Zealand. More than 2,000 scientists and science advisors will be in Auckland from the 25th August, at a variety of events. Check out which ones might interest you at http://www.royalsociety.org.nz/events/world-science-week-new-zealand/

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25th August 2014

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Kelly Tikao

Kelly Tikao was the 2011 recipient of the Ria McBride Research Award from the New Horizons for Women Trust for her project: Looking to the Past to Improve the Future Iho – a Cord Between Two Worlds

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