Dendrites 2018: Dendritic anatomy, molecules and function

Dendrites 2018: Dendritic anatomy, molecules and function

Organizers: Panayiota Poirazi, Erin Schuman, Michael Hausser, Matthew Larkum
Sponsors: EMBO reports, dEMORY, Crete University Press
Speaker gender ratio: 8 Women : 13 Men (38%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 31%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword dendrites and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 24 pages of results found using our python script.

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Bernstein Conference 2018

Bernstein Conference 2018

Organizers: Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Göttingen (BCCN Göttingen)
Funded by: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 6 Men (40%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-18%

*Method of estimation: Since the conference is advertised as “the largest annual Computational Neuroscience Conference in Europe” we used the base rate in the field of computational neuroscience as calculated from attendance at COSYNE 2016.

Brain Engineering & Computational Neuroscience Conference 2018 (BECNC)

Brain Engineering & Computational Neuroscience Conference 2018 (BECNC)

Conference chair: Shahin Rouhani
Program committee: Reza Lashgari, Ali Ghazizadeh, Yasser Roudi
Sponsors: see here
Key speaker gender ratio: 3 Women : 24 Men (11%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

4th Summer School on Computational and Mathematical Modelling of Cognition

4th Summer School on Computational and Mathematical Modelling of Cognition

Faculty gender ratio: 1 Woman : 9 Men (10%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 34%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “cognitive psychology” AND (model OR modelling OR modeling OR mathematical) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 60 results found using our python script.