conferencelink March 13-14, 2023 Organisers: Laura Busse, Tim Vogels, Blake Richards, Jessica Cardin, Michael Long, Kanaka Rajan, Andrew Saxe, Anna Schapiro, Christopher Summerfield, Aman Saleem, Hysell Oviedo, Grace Lindsay, Carlos Stein Brito, Angela Langdon, Sashank Pisupati
Total talks speaker gender ratio: 9 Women: 6 Men (60%) Estimated base rate of women in the field: 26%* BWN rating: 5, more than 2 standard deviations above base rate
This paper is written by J. A. Ricard, T. C. Parker, E. Dhamala, J. Kwasa, A. Allsop & A. J. Holmes
Here is a twitter thread summarizing it by one of the authors
This paper discusses how the process of science (how we recruit, the methodologies we utilize and the analyses we conduct) have large effects on the equity and generalizability of scientific discoveries. Following this, the authors develop new actionable ways to help address these issues in Neuroscience and Psychology studies. Find out more here!
This article discusses neurodivergence, and the experiences neurodivergent workers have in academia. It also spotlights interviews of neurodivergent researchers (Aimee Grant, Ouissam El Bakouri, Heather Newell, Jennifer Leigh), who share what changes they’d like to see for a more equitable workplace. Read the interviews and the article here!
This article shares the authors’ experiences of navigating academia as neurodivergent researchers. It has a lot of meaningful information about what neurodiversity is, how it is (often negatively) represented in psychology (and how it should be represented instead), and the challenges neurodivergent researchers face within academia. Additionally, the authors share concrete recommendations for how we can support neurodiversity in academia, such as by implementing universal design principles.
Read the article here for a lot more details and insightful points!