What’s New In Atlanta Neuroscience

What’s New In Atlanta Neuroscience

Organizer: Sam Sober
Sponsor: Atlanta Chapter of SfN
Speaker gender ratio: 5 Women : 5 Men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 38%

*Method of estimation: speakers are Atlanta-area assistant professors, therefore this base rate is based on registration of assistant professors for the 2018 Neuroscience meeting.

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IBRO-SIMONS Computational Neuroscience Imbizo 2020 (ISi-CNI)

IBRO-SIMONS Computational Neuroscience Imbizo 2020 (ISi-CNI)

Organizers: Christopher Currin and Emma Vaughan
Sponsors: the International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO) and the Simons Foundation
Speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 12 Men (25%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

ESI Systems Neuroscience Conference 2019

ESI Systems Neuroscience Conference 2019

Organizers: Wolf Singer, Pascal Fries, Renata Vajda, William Barnes, Christini Katsanevaki, Katharine Shapcott, Cem Uran, Yiling Yang
Speaker gender ratio:  5 women : 6 men (45%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 42%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword systems AND neuroscience and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 16 pages using our python script. Search originally performed in April 2019.

4th Quadrennial Meeting on Orbitofrontal Cortex Function

4th Quadrennial Meeting on Orbitofrontal Cortex Function

Organizers: Geoffrey Schoenbaum, Jay Gottfried, Betsy Murray, Mathias Pessiglione, Mehdi Khamassi
Speaker gender ratio: 15 women : 15 men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 42%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword orbitofrontal and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 5 pages of results using our python script.

European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology 2019

European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology 2019

Organizers: Franco Denes and Carlo Semenza
Plenary speaker gender ratio: 0 Women : 2 Men (0%)
Symposia:
Organizers – 2 Women : 2 Men (50%)
Speakers – 6 Women : 6 Men (50%)
Discussants – 0 Women : 4 Men (0%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 37-52%

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

The 4th Workshop On Cognitive Neuroscience Of Auditory And Cross-modal Perception

The 4th Workshop On Cognitive Neuroscience Of Auditory And Cross-modal Perception

Organizers: Norbert Kopco, Erick Gallun, Piotr Majdak and Aaron Seitz
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 8 women : 13 men (38%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 35%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (auditory OR cross-modal) AND perception and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 28 pages of results using our python script.