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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    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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    Gender pay gap in New Zealand universities

    Researchers from the University of Canterbury have published in PLOS One the findings of research into the gender pay gap in New Zealand universities. They have found that, over the life of her career, a woman employed as academic staff can expect to earn around $400,000 less than her male colleagues.

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    Our new look

    The Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS) has a new look and a new strategy.

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