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Welcome to the Association for Women in the Sciences
Latest NewsAWIS has submitted their thoughts to the Minister for Science & Innovation on the National Statement of Science Investment.
We encourage women to use and develop their scientific abilities and to achieve their full potential.
Our Aims are to:
- Provide a network for women interested or working in the sciences to share scientific information, experience and skills.
- Explore and speak on issues relating to women and science.
- Provide social interaction with others who have similiar interests.
- Assist girls and women to gain confidence in their role in the sciences and increase self knowledge.
- Provide visibility for women in the sciences and to support women to achieve visibility in the sciences.
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A tale of Snow White, career goals and persistence
Once upon a time, at least three decades ago, a keen young agricultural science student of last name Snow and possessing a slightly quirky sense of humour noted how research articles were cited and immediately decided that the literature needed a specific addition - a Snow White, definitely with no other authors and this became a specific career goal. Little did she realise just what lengths to which she would need to go to in order to realise this ambition.