Integrated Systems Neuroscience Workshop

Integrated Systems Neuroscience Workshop

Organizers: Mark Humphries & Rasmus Petersen
Sponsor: Medical Research Council
Speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 7 men (30%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-18%

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in computational neuroscience, specifically the numbers based on attendance at COSYNE (Computational and Systems Neuroscience) 2016.

Cognitive Computational Neuroscience Meeting (CCN)

Cognitive Computational Neuroscience Meeting (CCN)

Organizers: Danielle Bassett, Alyson “Allie” Fletcher, Kendrick Kay, Konrad Kording, Nikolaus Kriegeskorte, Thomas Naselaris, Hendrikje Nienborg, Russ Poldrack and Daphna Shohamy
Sponsors: see here
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 6 men (40%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-20%

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in computational neuroscience.

Gordon Research Conference on Eye Movements 2017

Gordon Research Conference on Eye Movements 2017

Organizers: Marc A. Sommer and Douglas Crawford (Chairs) and Miriam Spering and Jeffrey D. Schall (Vice Chairs)
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 woman : 1 man (50%)
Speaker gender ratio (incl. keynote): 10 women : 24 men (29%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 32%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with gaze OR saccade OR (eye movement) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 14 pages of results using our python script.

Frontiers in Serotonin Research – Crossing Scales and Boundaries

Frontiers in Serotonin Research – Crossing Scales and Boundaries

Organizers: Da-Hui Wang and KongFatt Wong-Lin
Speaker gender ratio: 1 woman : 8 men (11%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 32%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword serotonin and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 28 pages of results using our python script.

2017 Methods in Neuroscience at Dartmouth Computational Summer School

2017 Methods in Neuroscience at Dartmouth Computational Summer School

Organizers: Luke Chang, Jeremy Manning, and Matt van der Meer
Sponsors: Center for Social Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and Neukom Institute for Computational Sciences at Dartmouth
Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 11 men (27%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-20%

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in computational neuroscience.