News & Events

Oct
2018

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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Oct
2018

AWIS National Quiz

AWIS is challenging quiz teams across New Zealand to compete for one illustrious title – the AWIS National Quiz Champion.

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Jul
2018

Report: International Science Festival 2018

AWIS sponsored a 2-minute talk session at the New Zealand International Science Festival in Dunedin. Now a signature event of the Festival, 2 Minute Talks: Young Women in Science is a community celebration of talented young females scientists working or studying in Dunedin.

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Jul
2018

Inaugural scholarship awarded

The Association for Women in the Sciences is excited to see three women benefit from the inaugural Women in STEM Award.

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Jun
2018

AWIS AGM 2018

The AWIS AGM will be in Christchurch this year.

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Jun
2018

AWIS congratulates new Chief Science Advisor

The Association for Women in the Sciences is excited by the appointment of Professor Juliet Gerrard as the new Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister.

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May
2018

An Antarctic Homeward Bound Adventure

By Priscilla Wehi

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Apr
2018

Auckland postgrad evening

The AWIS Auckland section is hosting an evening for postgraduate students.

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Mar
2018

New award to support STEM study

The Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS) is pleased to announce the launch of its new financial award to support women studying STEM subjects.

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Mar
2018

Women scientists take on Antarctica

The Ross Sea Environment and Ecosystem Voyage has eight women scientists working across the fields of oceanography, ecology and biology onboard the RV Tangaroa.

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