News & Events

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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Dec
2017

Mathematician awarded Dell Award

Associate Professor Vivien Kirk has been recognised for her work mentoring young mathematicians and physicists with the Miriam Dell Excellence in Science Mentoring Award from the Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS).

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Nov
2017

Hazel Gatehouse obituary

We are deeply saddened at the sudden death of the wonderful Hazel Gatehouse.

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Aug
2017

NZACRes17

The 13th Annual Conference of the New Zealand Association of Clinical Research
Thursday 17 - Friday 18 August 2017
The Pullman Hotel, Auckland

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Aug
2017

Reports: #AWIS2017

AWIS received funding from the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO to invite a group of high school students to attend the #AWIS2017 conference in Auckland and Shadow a scientist for the day. The reports below are from the students who attended. The students also wrote profiles of the scientists they shadowed, which can be viewed in our profile section.

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Jul
2017

New Executive Committee

At the 2017 AGM, a new National Convenor and extended National Executive was appointed.

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Jul
2017

AWIS AGM 2017

The AWIS AGM will be in Auckland this year, as part of the #AWIS2017 programme.

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Jul
2017

AWIS 2017

AWIS 2017 Conference
13 - 14 July 2017
Heritage Hotel, Auckland

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Jul
2017

AWIS2017 conference

The AWIS2017 conference - Celebrating Women in Science - will be held on 13 and 14 July at the Heritage Hotel, Auckland.

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