Fifth European Summer School on Computational and Mathematical Modeling of Cognition

Fifth European Summer School on Computational and Mathematical Modeling of Cognition

Sponsors: see here
Faculty and speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 10 Men (9%)
Estimated* base rate of women 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. Search originally performed in November 2017.

Sixth Biennial Conference on Resting State and Brain Connectivity 2018

Sixth Biennial Conference on Resting State and Brain Connectivity 2018

Organizer: Amir Shmuel
Sponsors: see here
Total speaker gender ratio:  14 Women:  31 Men (31%)
Keynote speaker gender ratio:  0 Women:  4 Men (0%)
Invited speaker gender ratio:  14 Women:  27 Men (34% )

Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 41%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “brain connectivity” OR “resting state” and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 27 pages of results using our python script.

Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on Advances in Optical Imaging of Living Cells & Organisms: Focus on the Brain 2018

Advances in Optical Imaging of Living Cells & Organisms: Focus on the Brain

Organizers: Guoqiang Bi, Haruhiko Bito, Arthur Konnerth, Yi Zuo
Sponsors: Novartis, Bruker, Inscopix, Tucsen Photonics
Invited speaker gender ratio:  4 Women :  22 Men (18%)
Keynote speaker gender ration: 1 Woman : 1 Man (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 36%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyphrase “optical imaging” AND neuro* and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 4 pages of results using our python script.

2018 Context and Episodic Memory Symposium (CEMS)

2018 Context and Episodic Memory Symposium (CEMS)

Speaker gender ratio: 9 Women : 19 Men (32%)
Data Blitz gender ratio: 7 Women : 7 Men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 42%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “episodic memory” and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 10 pages of results using our python script. Search originally performed in September 2017.

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: 32%

*Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in neuroscience.
**At the time of posting, there was an error in our base rate using Society for Neuroscience registration data; this has now been corrected.

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.
Total speaker gender ratio (incl. keynotes): 0 Women : 9 Men (0%)
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 0 Women : 3 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.