MEG UK 2018

MEG UK 2018

Sponsors: Derry City and Strabane District Council, the MRC, Elekta Ltd., York Instruments Ltd., and Advance Medical Equipment Ltd.
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 0 Women : 3 Men (0%)
Total speaker gender ratio (incl. keynotes): 0 Women : 9 Men (0%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 28%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword MEG OR magnetoencephalography and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 8 pages of results found using our python script.

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Eighth Summer School of the Centre of Neural Dynamics (SSCND8)

Eighth Summer School of the Centre of Neural Dynamics (SSCND8)

Organizers: André Longtin and Richard Naud
Sponsor: University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute
Faculty gender ratio: 0 Women : 12 Men (0%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-20%

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

4th Summer School on Computational and Mathematical Modelling of Cognition

4th Summer School on Computational and Mathematical Modelling of Cognition

Faculty gender ratio: 1 Woman : 9 Men (10%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 34%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “cognitive psychology” AND (model OR modelling OR modeling OR mathematical) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 60 results found using our python script.

Brain Connectivity Workshop 2017 (BCW 2017)

Brain Connectivity Workshop 2017 (BCW 2017)

Organizers: Andreea Diaconescu, Klaas Enno Stephan, Jakob Heinzle, Sandra Iglesias
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 16 Men (20%)
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.

Experimental and Theoretical Analysis of Cortical Dynamics Workshop

Experimental and Theoretical Analysis of Cortical Dynamics Workshop

Organizers: Stefano Panzeri and Tommaso Fellin
Speaker gender ratio: 2 women : 10 men (17%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 31%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (cortex OR cortical) AND dynamics and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 19 pages of results using our python script.