News

10
Apr

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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05
Mar

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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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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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 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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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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