News

29
May

Do you have an outstanding science mentor?

The Association for Women in the Sciences is inviting people to thank those who are doing their best to keep females in science by nominating them for an Award.

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18
Apr

First AWIS travel scholarship awarded

AWIS is delighted to have awarded the first of its new travel scholarships to Kesia Kurian, an ex-John Paul College student now studying for a conjoint Bachelors of Engineering and Science at the University of Auckland, and Shulan Qui, a Year 13 student from John Paul College.

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07
Apr

Celebrating Women in Science

This July, New Zealand’s female scientists from the past, present and future will be celebrated as Auckland hosts the ninth triennial Association for Women in the Sciences conference.

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Aug
2016

Kickstart for science student

Lucy Egan, a young female science student from Christchurch, has been selected to receive the ultimate kick-start to her career. As one of six winners in the Maybelline Make IT Happen search, the 22 year old will receive personalised mentorship and money-can’t-buy experiences that will assist her in her goal to become a top female scientist specializing in plant breeding.

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Oct
2015

Miriam Dell Award 2015 winner announced

Dr Roslyn Kemp from the University of Otago has been named this year’s winner of the Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS) Miriam Dell Award, for her work inspiring female immunologists across Australasia.

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Jun
2015

Innovators wanted for NZ Women of Influence Awards

The New Zealand Women of Influence Awards programme has launched for 2015 and they're looking for innovative women.

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Apr
2015

For Women in Science 2016

'For Women in Science' partnership between the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO is once again seeking nominations for outstanding women scientists. This year the award is open to women working in the life sciences.

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Mar
2015

$25,000 L'Oreal Fellowship announced

Applications are now open for the inaugural L'Oreal New Zealand For Women in Science Fellowship.

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May
2014

Inspiring Action

The Ministry of Women's Affairs have published a new report, Inspiring Action, which summarises evidence, action plans and research to inspire and encourage action that removes obstacles to women's career progression.

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Oct
2013

Inaugural women in science awardee chosen

awis awardeeDr Judith O'Brien has been awarded the inaugural Miriam Dell Award by the Association in recognition of her outstanding contribution to mentoring female students and scientists.

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