ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN THE SCIENCES

We work to better the position of all women working in the sciences, including those practicing, teaching or supporting science and those studying science at tertiary level.

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    Looking for something a bit different?

    If you're looking for something a bit different for a birthday or Christmas present, or just always wanted something 3D printed, now's your chance, with the added benefit of supporting women in STEM.

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    Farewell to Dame Miriam Dell

    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Patron, Dame Miriam Dell. 

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    Put your stamp on ICWES19

    ICWES19 – Shaping the Future is taking place in New Zealand in September 2023. The programme includes 3 days of in-person and online sessions, hosted in Auckland, and 2 days of in-person field trips, hosted throughout the country. The programme includes keynote sessions and concurrent sessions. The concurrent programme content will be based around nine science themes and professional development workshops.

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    Deepsea scientist honoured for mentoring of women in science

    Di Tracey, a deep-sea fisheries and ecology scientist at NIWA, has been awarded the 2021 Miriam Dell Award by the Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS) for her advocacy for and mentoring of women working in science.

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    Nominate your mentor for this year's Dell Award

    Women in science across New Zealand are invited to nominate their mentor for this year's Dell Award.

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ICWES19

The 19th International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES19) will take place in Auckland, 3-6 September 2023.

 

 

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