News

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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Dec
2012

Margaret Brimble named 2012 Rutherford Medallist

Margaret Brimble, Professor of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Auckland, has been named the 2012 Rutherford Medallist.

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Nov
2012

Congratulations to first female Rutherford winner

Professor Christine Winterbourn from the University of Otago has been awarded the Rutherford medal, the first woman to receive the honour.

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Feb
2012

Gold CREST winners

Congratulations to the five female secondary school students who were awarded their Gold CREST awards at the Royal Society Honours dinner.

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