Winter School Workshop on Computational Brain Connectivity Mapping

Winter School Workshop on Computational Brain Connectivity Mapping

Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 3 Women : 21 Men (13%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-20%

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

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Brain Connectivity Workshop 2017 (BCW 2017)

Brain Connectivity Workshop 2017 (BCW 2017)

Organizers: Andreea Diaconescu, Klaas Enno Stephan, Jakob Heinzle, Sandra Iglesias
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 16 Men (20%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 42%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “brain connectivity” and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 7 pages of results using our python script.

Experimental and Theoretical Analysis of Cortical Dynamics Workshop

Experimental and Theoretical Analysis of Cortical Dynamics Workshop

Organizers: Stefano Panzeri and Tommaso Fellin
Speaker gender ratio: 2 women : 10 men (17%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 31%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (cortex OR cortical) AND dynamics and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 19 pages of results using our python script.

 

Bernstein 2017 Workshop: “The Neural Code: Universal Grammar or Area-Specific Mechanisms?”

Bernstein 2017 Workshop: “The Neural Code: Universal Grammar or Area-Specific Mechanisms?”

Organizers: Eleonora Russo and Hazem Toutounji
Speaker gender ratio: 0 women : 8 men (0%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 25%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “neural code” OR “neural coding” and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 67 results using our python script.

Bernstein 2017 Workshop: “Information transmission and communication in brain circuits”

Bernstein 2017 Workshop: “Information transmission and communication in brain circuits”

Organizers: Alireza Valizadeh and Claudio Mirasso
Speaker gender ratio: 0 Women : 8 Men (0%)
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.