Associations and Institutes


* Computer Associations


* American Association for the Advancement of Science
* Association for Women in the Sciences NZ (AWIS)
Created to encourage women to use and develop their scientific abilities and achieve their full potential.
* Brian Mason Scientific & Technical Trust
For the advancement of scientific and technical objectives in Canterbury and Westland, New Zealand.
* Entomological Society of New Zealand
* Federation of American Scientists
The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) was founded in 1945 by scientists who had worked on the Manhattan Project to develop the first atomic bombs. These scientists recognized that science had become central to many key public policy questions. They believed that scientists had a unique responsibility to both warn the public and policy leaders of potential dangers from scientific and technical advances and to show how good policy could increase the benefits of new scientific knowledge.
* Geological Society of New Zealand
Aims to encourage the advancement of geology in New Zealand.
* International Council for Science (ICSU)
A non-governmental organisation with a global membership of national scientific bodies and International Scientific Unions.
* International Whaling Commission (IWC)
Set up under the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, 1946. Aims to provide for the proper conservation of whale stocks and thus make possible the orderly development of the whaling industry.
* New Zealand Association of Science Educators
* New Zealand Association of Scientists
* New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society
Aims to establish effective liaison between all persons interested in any aspect of fresh and brackish water research in New Zealand, and to encourage and promote these interests.
* New Zealand Geographical Society
* New Zealand Geophysical Society
* New Zealand Hydrological Society
* New Zealand Institute of Chemistry (NZIC)
The New Zealand Institute of Chemistry (NZIC) represents some 1000 members involved in the profession of chemistry. Members participate in the study, practice, teaching, promotion and management of chemistry.
* New Zealand Institute of Physics
The New Zealand Institute of Physics is the institute for professional physicists. Members include: college teachers, university lecturers, students studying to be physicists, CRI scientists, industry scientists, etc.
* New Zealand Limnological Society
* New Zealand Marine Sciences Society
* New Zealand Microbiological Society
* The Royal Society
The independent scientific academy of the UK, dedicated to promoting excellence in science.
* Royal Society of Canada
* The Royal Society of New Zealand
Society that promotes, invests in and celebrates excellence in people and ideas, for the benefit of all New Zealanders.