ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN THE SCIENCES

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

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AWIS members receive access to member-only events, member-only rates for our public events and receive special announcements about AWIS activities.

  • Ecologist Cate Macinnis-Ng recognised for mentoring

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    Ecologist Cate Macinnis-Ng recognised for mentoring

    Plant ecophysiologist Associate Professor Cate Macinnis-Ng has been recognised for her mentoring of other women in science with this year’s Dell Award from the Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS).

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  • Opportunity for every woman in STEM to join ICWES19

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    Opportunity for every woman in STEM to join ICWES19

    Ways to engage with ICWES19:

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    Dell Award 2023 nominations wanted

    Nominations are now open for the 2023 Miriam Dell Award for Excellence in Science Mentoring. 

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  • Global movement demands action to support mothers in science

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    Global movement demands action to support mothers in science

    The Association for Women in the Sciences is one of seventeen organisations, representing hundreds of thousands of female scientists globally, who have come together to call on research funders to take immediate action to eliminate gender inequities in the funding system and promote inclusion of caregivers in the STEMM sector (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine).

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  • Looking for something a bit different?

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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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Celebrate your science heroine

Who is your science heroine? Celebrate them on Dell Day

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  • Upcoming Events

    My Story - Cilla Wehi

    4 July 2024, 12pm - Zoom

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