Mental Effort: One Construct Many Faces?

Mental Effort: One Construct Many Faces?

Conference date: 09/09/2021
Organizers: Laura Bustamante, Maria Wirzberger, Ivan Grahek & Sebastian Musslick
Invited speaker gender ratio: 5 Women: 7 Men (42%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 37-52%*
BWN rating: 2

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

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.

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.

Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies Advanced Course: Functional Neurogenetics and Genomics (NSAS 2020)

Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies Advanced Course: Functional Neurogenetics and Genomics (NSAS 2020)

Director: Daniel Geschwind
Faculty gender ratio: 2 Women: 4 Men (33%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 36%*
BWN rating: 2

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword neurogenetics, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 7 pages of results using our python script. We left 5 names unclassified.

CNS*2020 Workshop: Tools and resources for developing and sharing models in computational neuroscience

CNS*2020 Workshop: Tools and resources for developing and sharing models in computational neuroscience

Organizers: Kael Dai, Salvador Dura-Bernal & Padraig Gleeson
Invited speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 13 Men (13%)
Estimated base rate of females in the field: 17-20%*
BWN rating: 2

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

Allen Institute Modeling Workshop: Towards multipurpose models of cortical circuits

Allen Institute Modeling Workshop: Towards multipurpose models of cortical circuits

Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 Women: 17 Men (19%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 24%*
BWN rating: 2

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords “cortical circuits” and modeling, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 3 pages of results using our python script.

3rd HBP Curriculum Workshop Series – Final Workshop on Measuring and Modelling Brain States

3rd HBP Curriculum Workshop Series – Final Workshop on Measuring and Modelling Brain States

Organizers: Sylvia Aßlaber, Judith Kathrein & Alois Saria
Invited speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman: 6 Men (14%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-18%
BWN rating: 2

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