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.

  • 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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    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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    National Quiz raises $18,000 for scholarship

    Christchurch team Sarahentripity, a group from the University of Canterbury’s School of Physical and Chemical Sciences, were named the AWIS National Quiz Champions, during an evening that raised more than $18,000 to support women in science.

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