News & Events

May
2017

Do you have an outstanding science mentor?

The Association for Women in the Sciences is inviting people to thank those who are doing their best to keep females in science by nominating them for an Award.

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Apr
2017

First AWIS travel scholarship awarded

AWIS is delighted to have awarded the first of its new travel scholarships to Kesia Kurian, an ex-John Paul College student now studying for a conjoint Bachelors of Engineering and Science at the University of Auckland, and Shulan Qui, a Year 13 student from John Paul College.

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Apr
2017

Celebrating Women in Science

This July, New Zealand’s female scientists from the past, present and future will be celebrated as Auckland hosts the ninth triennial Association for Women in the Sciences conference.

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Nov
2016

AGM 2016

The AWIS AGM for 2016 was on the 30th July in Auckland.

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Aug
2016

Kickstart for science student

Lucy Egan, a young female science student from Christchurch, has been selected to receive the ultimate kick-start to her career. As one of six winners in the Maybelline Make IT Happen search, the 22 year old will receive personalised mentorship and money-can’t-buy experiences that will assist her in her goal to become a top female scientist specializing in plant breeding.

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Jul
2016

Lasers, Warships and Kereru

An event for women and girls with an interest in science. Come and hear from three Women in Science about how a science background can lead to an exciting career.

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Jul
2016

AWIS AGM 2016

The AWIS AGM will be in Auckland this year.

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Nov
2015

Auckland - Pickering Lecture

The 2015 IPENZ Pickering Lecture series is being given by Michelle Dickinson, aka Nanogirl. Women in science attending the Auckland lecture on 3 November, 6.30pm at Auckland Girls' Grammar School, are invited to get together after the lecture for discussion and networking over dinner and/or drinks. Please contact nicolette.rattenbury@auckland.ac.nz if you're keen.

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Oct
2015

Miriam Dell Award 2015 winner announced

Dr Roslyn Kemp from the University of Otago has been named this year’s winner of the Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS) Miriam Dell Award, for her work inspiring female immunologists across Australasia.

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Aug
2015

NZACRES 2015

This year's NZACRES conference is taking place in Auckland on 20 and 21 August. More information on submitting abstracts or registering for the conference can be found at www.nzacres2015.org.nz.

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