Ninth Summer School of the Centre of Neural Dynamics (SSCND9)

Ninth Summer School of the Centre of Neural Dynamics (SSCND9)

Organizers: André Longtin, John Lewis and Richard Naud
Sponsor: University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute
Faculty gender ratio: 1 Woman : 10 Men (9%)
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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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.

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.

8th International Conference “Aspects of Neuroscience”

8th International Conference “Aspects of Neuroscience”

Organizers: See here
Sponsors: See here
Speaker gender ratio:  1 Women : 5  Men (17%)
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.

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.