11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience

11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience

Organizers: see here
Sponsor: see here
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 11 Men (56%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 39%

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

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2018 Gordon Research Conference: Neurobiology of Cognition

2018 Gordon Research Conference: Neurobiology of Cognition

Organizers: David A. Leopold and Jennifer M. Groh (Chairs) and David J. Freedman and Ila Fiete (Vice Chairs)
Sponsors: see here
Discussion leader gender ratio: 3 Women : 6 Men (33%)
Invited speaker gender ratio: 18 Women : 22 Men (45%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 37-52%

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

Neural Oscillations in Speech and Language Processing

Neural Oscillations in Speech and Language Processing

Organizers: Lars Meyer, Angela D. Friederici, Alessandro Tavano and David Poeppel
Invited speaker gender ratio: 8 Women : 14 Men (36%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 44%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (speech OR language or oscillations) and neuro and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 13 pages of results using our python script.