11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience

11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience

Organizers: see here
Sponsors: see here
Plenary speaker gender ratio: 5 Women : 4 Men (56%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 24%

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

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COSYNE 2018 Workshop: Closed-loop control of neural systems and circuits for scientific discovery

COSYNE 2018 Workshop: Closed-loop control of neural systems and circuits for scientific discovery

Organizers: Christopher Rozell, Garrett Stanley
Speaker gender ratio: 3 Women : 7 Men (30%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 20%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword closed AND loop AND neural and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 4 pages of results found using our python script.

Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology and International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (MathPsych/ICCM 2018)

Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology and International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (MathPsych/ICCM 2018)

ICCM Organizers: Ion Juvina, Joseph Houpt, and Christopher Myers
MathPsych Organizers: Joseph Austerweil and Joseph Houpt
Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 0 men (100%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

Grid Cell Meeting

Grid Cell Meeting

Organizers: Caswell Barry, Tim Behrens, Freyja Olafsdottir and Mona Garvert
Sponsors: Google DeepMind, eLife, Brain: a Journal of Neurology, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit
Speaker and chair gender ratio: 10 Women : 12 Men (45%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 19%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword grid AND cell and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 5 pages of results found using our python script.

2018 MBL Methods in Computational Neuroscience Course

2018 MBL Methods in Computational Neuroscience Course

Organizers: Stephen Baccus and Xiao Jing Wang
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the National Institute for Drug Abuse, NIH, Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain, and the Organization for Computational Neurosciences
Invited speaker gender ratio: 7 women : 24 men (23%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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