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

  • Latest news

    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

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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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  • Marine scientist honoured for her contribution to diversity

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    Marine scientist honoured for her contribution to diversity

    Professor Abigail Smith has been named this year’s recipient of the Miriam Dell Award for Excellence in Science Mentoring by the Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS).

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  • Celebrate your mentor

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    Celebrate your mentor

    If you have an amazing mentor you'd like to acknowledge, applications are now open for the Miriam Dell Award for Excellence in Science Mentoring.

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  • Latest news

    Applications open for New Horizons for Women awards

    Applications are open for awards through the New Horizons for Women Trust, including the AWIS STEM Award.

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We want to promote women in STEM with a line of awesome new clothing.

We’re looking for creative designs that promote women in science, women in technology, and women in engineering. And look real good while doing it.

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