News & Events

Dec
2012

Margaret Brimble named 2012 Rutherford Medallist

Margaret Brimble, Professor of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Auckland, has been named the 2012 Rutherford Medallist.

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Nov
2012

Congratulations to first female Rutherford winner

Professor Christine Winterbourn from the University of Otago has been awarded the Rutherford medal, the first woman to receive the honour.

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Sep
2012

Report: Christchurch networking evening

The Christchurch branch was lucky enough to host Jilly Evans for a recent "Networking Party". We were well supplied with drinks and snacks while we shared our diverse science stories, tops tips, and something you wouldn't see on our CVs.

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Feb
2012

Gold CREST winners

Congratulations to the five female secondary school students who were awarded their Gold CREST awards at the Royal Society Honours dinner.

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Aug
2011

Women in Science snapshot statistics

The Association for Women in the Sciences, in association with Dr Belinda Bray of The University of Auckland, have produced a new booklet giving a snapshot of women in science in New Zealand in 2011.

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Jul
2011

Conference 2011 programme

The 2011 AWIS Conference, Developing Women - Advancing Science, was held in Auckland on 28 and 29 July 2011. Download the conference programme.

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Jul
2011

Entrepreneurship award winner announced

Dianne Gleeson has won the inaugural Women in Science Entrepreneurship Award sponsored by Pacific Channel and the Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS).

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