News

04
Jul

Inaugural scholarship awarded

The Association for Women in the Sciences is excited to see three women benefit from the inaugural Women in STEM Award.

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12
Jun

AWIS congratulates new Chief Science Advisor

The Association for Women in the Sciences is excited by the appointment of Professor Juliet Gerrard as the new Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister.

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08
May

An Antarctic Homeward Bound Adventure

By Priscilla Wehi

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13
Mar

New award to support STEM study

The Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS) is pleased to announce the launch of its new financial award to support women studying STEM subjects.

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13
Mar

Women scientists take on Antarctica

The Ross Sea Environment and Ecosystem Voyage has eight women scientists working across the fields of oceanography, ecology and biology onboard the RV Tangaroa.

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Dec
2017

Mathematician awarded Dell Award

Associate Professor Vivien Kirk has been recognised for her work mentoring young mathematicians and physicists with the Miriam Dell Excellence in Science Mentoring Award from the Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS).

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Nov
2017

Hazel Gatehouse obituary

We are deeply saddened at the sudden death of the wonderful Hazel Gatehouse.

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Jul
2017

New Executive Committee

At the 2017 AGM, a new National Convenor and extended National Executive was appointed.

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May
2017

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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Apr
2017

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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