News

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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Apr
2017

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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