The 11th International Conference on Brain Informatics (BI’18)

The 11th International Conference on Brain Informatics (BI’18)

Organizers: see here
Sponsors: see here
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 0 Women : 4 Men (0%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

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21st International Neuroscience Winter Conference

21st International Neuroscience Winter Conference

Organizers: Tobias Bonhoeffer, Nils Brose, Thomas Mrsic-Flogel, Alois Saria, Stephan Schwarzacher
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman : 4 Men (20%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 39%

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

FENS-Hertie Winter School: Neural control of instinctive and innate behaviour

FENS-Hertie Winter School: Neural control of instinctive and innate behaviour

Organizers: Tiago Branco and Dayu Lin
Faculty gender ratio: 3 Women : 8 Men (27%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 34%

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

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
Keynote speaker gender ratio:  0 Women :  4 Men (0% )
Invited speaker gender ratio:  14 Women :  27 Men (34% )

Total speaker gender ratio:  14 Women :  31 Men (31% )
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.

 

Giersch Summer School on the Logistics of Neuronal Function

Giersch Summer School on the Logistics of Neuronal Function

Organizers: Jochen Triesch and Christian Tetzlaff
Sponsor: Giersch Foundation
Lecturer gender ratio: 2 Women : 6 Men (25%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 35%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “neuronal function” OR “neuron function” and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 14 pages of results using our python script.

Neural Oscillations in Speech and Language Processing

Neural Oscillations in Speech and Language Processing

Organizers: Lars Meyer, Angela D. Friederici, Alessandro Tavano and David Poeppel
Invited speaker gender ratio: 8 Women : 14 Men (36%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 44%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (speech OR language or oscillations) and neuro and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 13 pages of results using our python script.