Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School 2018

Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School 2018

Organizers: Raul Mureşan, Adam Kampff & Florin Albeanu
Funders: see here
Lecturer gender ratio: 3 Women : 21 Men (13%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 39%

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

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Brain Connectivity Workshop 2018 (BCW 2018)

Brain Connectivity Workshop 2018 (BCW 2018)

Organizers: Jin Hyung Lee, Petra Ritter
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 14 Men (7%)
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. Search originally performed in September 2017.

Brain Dynamics On Multiple Scales (MSBDy) 2017

Brain Dynamics On Multiple Scales (MSBDy) 2017

Organizers: Peter Achermann, Eckehard Olbrich and Thomas Wennekers
Invited speaker gender ratio:  0 women : 18 men (0%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 28%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword brain AND dynamics and counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 40 pages of results using our python script.

 

Arrowhead 10 years on: What have we learned and what is there still to learn about the neural bases of decision-making?

Arrowhead 10 years on: What have we learned and what is there still to learn about the neural bases of decision-making?

Organizers:  Bernard Balleine, Simon Killcross, Kenji Doya, John O’Doherty and Masamichi Sakagami
Sponsors: UNSW Brain Sciences, California Institute of Technology, National Institute on Drug Abuse and KAKENHI Project on AI and Brain Science, MEXT, Japan
Speaker gender ratio: 3 women: 27 men (10%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 37%

*Method of estimation: The topic of this conference is decision making and neuroscience so we used our established base rate of women in neuroeconomics (also called “decision neuroscience”).

 

 

Fifth Biennial Conference On Resting State Brain Connectivity 2016

Fifth Biennial Conference On Resting State Brain Connectivity 2016

Organizers: Christian Windischberger, Claus Lamm, Rupert Lanzenberger, Bharat Biswal, Mark Lowe, Christopher Pawela, Martin Walter, and Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli
Main conference gender ratio:  12 Women :  47 Men (20.3% )

Main conference + pre-conference education workshop + satellite symposia: 26 Women: 91 Men (22.2%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field:37%

 

*Method of estimation: given the meeting’s neuroimaging focus we used previous estimates based on an NIH RePORTER search with the terms “(fMRI or MRI or EEG or MEG or ECOG or TMS) and neuro*”