Neural Control: From Data to Machines

Neural Control: From Data to Machines

Organizers: Florentin Wörgötter & Christian Tetzlaff
Sponsors: European Union’s Horizon 2020 and Innovation Programme
Invited speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 17 Men (11%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 17-20%*
BWN rating: 2

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

Brain Plasticity – Influences of Lifestyle and Aging

Brain Plasticity – Influences of Lifestyle and Aging

Conference date: 10/12/2020
Organizers: Veronica Witte, Frauke Beyer, Evelyn Medawar, Simon Hofmann & Silke Friedrich
Invited speakers gender ratio: 3 Women: 1 Men (75%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 43%*
BWN rating: 4

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords plasticity AND lifestyle AND aging, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 1 page of results using our python script.

Neurotechnology NIN Summer School

Neurotechnology NIN Summer School

Conference date: 06/24/2021
Sponsors: Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience
Invited speakers gender ratio: 2 Women: 9 Men (22%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 31%*
BWN rating: 2

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “neurotechnology”, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 4 pages of results using our python script. We left 4 names unclassified.

Brain Criticality Virtual Meeting

Brain Criticality Virtual Meeting

Organizers: Dietmar Plenz, Lucilla de Arcangelis, Dante Chialvo & Demian Battaglia
Faculty gender ratio: 4 Women: 14 Men (22%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 29%*
BWN rating: 2

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords “systems neuroscience”, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 5 pages of results using our python script.

Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging Summer School 2020

Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging Summer School 2020

Organizers: Research Group Neuroinformatics (University of Vienna) & Vienna Cognitive Science Hub
Faculty gender ratio: 0 Women: 7 Men (0%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 19%*
BWN rating: 1

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords “pattern recognition” AND neuroimaging, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 1 page of results using our python script.

Robot-Aided Neuromechanics: Using Robots to Study Sensorimotor Function and Impairment

Robot-Aided Neuromechanics: Using Robots to Study Sensorimotor Function and Impairment

Organizers: Fabrizio Sergi, Laura Marchal-Crespo, Hyunglae Lee & Etienne Burdet
Faculty gender ratio: 3 Women: 13 Men (19%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 37%*
BWN rating: 1

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword neuromechanics AND sensorimotor, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 1 page of results using our python script.

NeurIPS2020: Workshop on Biological and Artificial Reinforcement Learning

NeurIPS2020: Workshop on Biological and Artificial Reinforcement Learning

Organizers: Raymond Chua, Feryal Behbahani, Sara Zannone, Rui Ponte Costa, Ida Momennejad, Blake Richards & Doina Precup
Invited speaker gender ratio: 5 Women: 3 Men (63%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 24-25%*
BWN rating: 5

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in reinforcement learning.