Events

17
Aug

NZACRes17

The 13th Annual Conference of the New Zealand Association of Clinical Research
Thursday 17 - Friday 18 August 2017
The Pullman Hotel, Auckland

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13
Jul

AWIS 2017

AWIS 2017 Conference
13 - 14 July 2017
Heritage Hotel, Auckland

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Jul
2016

Lasers, Warships and Kereru

An event for women and girls with an interest in science. Come and hear from three Women in Science about how a science background can lead to an exciting career.

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Jul
2016

AWIS AGM 2016

The AWIS AGM will be in Auckland this year.

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Nov
2015

Auckland - Pickering Lecture

The 2015 IPENZ Pickering Lecture series is being given by Michelle Dickinson, aka Nanogirl. Women in science attending the Auckland lecture on 3 November, 6.30pm at Auckland Girls' Grammar School, are invited to get together after the lecture for discussion and networking over dinner and/or drinks. Please contact nicolette.rattenbury@auckland.ac.nz if you're keen.

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Jul
2015

Secret Life of Shampoo

Auckland AWISers are invited to meet up for dinner and drinks ahead of the Royal Society's Secret Life of Shampoo talk at Auckland Museum.

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Jul
2015

AWIS AGM 2015

AWIS Annual General Meeting 2015

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Jun
2015

Stardome Wine and Cheese evening

The next Auckland AWIS event will be to attend the Wine and Cheese evening at the Stardome on Tuesday 2 June. Put it in your diary now!

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Aug
2015

NZACRES 2015

This year's NZACRES conference is taking place in Auckland on 20 and 21 August. More information on submitting abstracts or registering for the conference can be found at www.nzacres2015.org.nz.

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Mar
2015

Dunedin Family Day Out

Sunday 8 March is International Women's Day and to acknowledge this day, the Dunedin branch of the Association for Women in the Sciences invites you to a day at Orokonui ecosanctuary on Blueskin Road. You and your families are welcome to come along to a brief talk on its history and wildlife at 10:30am, followed by takahe feeding. Afterwards, you are welcome to enjoy the ecosanctuary at your leisure.

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Mar
2015

International Women's Day

International Women's Day is the 8th March, and AWIS branches across the country will be celebrating. 

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Apr
2015

WISE Women 2015

AWIS is proud to support WISE Women 2015, a new, one-day event that will seek to promote the achievement and contribution of women working in these sectors as well as discussing the distinctive contribution that the sectors are realising though increased gender diversity in technical industries. As such, it will create a unique platform for women to network, learn from each other, share ideas, support each other, inspire and be inspired.

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Feb
2015

Strawberry Tea - Christchurch

The Canterbury Women's Club is holding their annual Strawberry Tea at Kate Sheppard House and Garden on Thursday 12th February.

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Feb
2015

Pitfalls, highlights and the path to successful postgraduate study

The Auckland chapter invites you to listen to successful women talk about the realities behind postgraduate study – the pitfalls, the highlights and the inevitable life after studying.

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Feb
2015

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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Jul
2014

Report: 2014 Conference

The 2014 AWIS conference - Absolutely Positively Science - was held in Wellington on 9-11 July. Below are reviews by attendees.

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Sep
2013

Report: North Shore networking

The Auckland branch recently hosted a networking event at the AUT Akoranga campus. A small turnout gave us an opportunity to get to know each other and pick the brain of Professor Kathryn McPherson, the Director of the Person Centered Research Centre at the Health and Rehabilitation Research Institute of AUT. Kath has an amazing career story, initially training as a nurse before returning to university and a research career. I could write an essay about what she has achieved; instead I will share some of our discussion highlights and Kath's top tips...

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Sep
2012

Report: Christchurch networking evening

The Christchurch branch was lucky enough to host Jilly Evans for a recent "Networking Party". We were well supplied with drinks and snacks while we shared our diverse science stories, tops tips, and something you wouldn't see on our CVs.

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