What’s New In Atlanta Neuroscience

What’s New In Atlanta Neuroscience

Organizer: Sam Sober
Sponsor: Atlanta Chapter of SfN
Speaker gender ratio: 5 Women : 5 Men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 38%

*Method of estimation: speakers are Atlanta-area assistant professors, therefore this base rate is based on registration of assistant professors for the 2018 Neuroscience meeting.

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EEG: Analytical Approaches and Applications

EEG: Analytical Approaches and Applications

Speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 17 men (15%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 30%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword EEG OR Electroencephalography and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 32 pages using our python script. Search originally performed in February 2017.

Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne) 2019

Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne) 2019

Program Chairs: Eugenia Chiappe and Christian Machens
Sponsors: The Gatsby Charitable Foundation, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Google, Simons Foundation
Invited speaker gender ratio: 6 Women : 8 Men (43%)
Total speaker gender ratio (incl. invited): 12 Women : 32 Men (27%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-18%

*Method of estimation: Base rate of women in computational neuroscience previously established through attendance at COSYNE conferences

ESI Systems Neuroscience Conference 2019

ESI Systems Neuroscience Conference 2019

Organizers: Wolf Singer, Pascal Fries, Renata Vajda, William Barnes, Christini Katsanevaki, Katharine Shapcott, Cem Uran, Yiling Yang
Speaker gender ratio:  5 women : 6 men (45%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 42%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword systems AND neuroscience and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 16 pages using our python script. Search originally performed in April 2019.

Barcelona Summer School for Advanced Modeling of Behavior

Barcelona Summer School for Advanced Modeling of Behavior

Conference organizers: Alex Hyafil, Christopher Summerfield, Klaus Wimmer
Sponsors: Psychonomic Society, William K. and Katherine W. Estes Fund, Sociedad Española de Neurociencia, Centre de Recerca Matemática.
Speaker gender ratio: 2 Women : 6 Men (25%) 
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 29%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords modeling AND computational AND neuroscience AND behavior and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 8 pages of results using our python script.

Advanced Course 2019: Learning and Memory

Advanced Course 2019: Learning and Memory

Organizers: Susumu Tonegawa and Sheena Josselyn
Faculty gender ratio: 2 Women : 5 Men (29%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 38%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (learning OR memory) AND neuro and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 75 pages of results found using our python script. Search originally performed in December 2017.