The Sleeping Brain

The Sleeping Brain

Organizers: Gabrielle Girardeau, Véronique Fabre, Christelle Peyron
Speaker gender ratio: 5 women : 5 men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 38%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword sleep AND (brain OR neuro) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 44 pages of results using our python script. We left 66 names unclassified, the base rate therefore could range from 36%-42%.

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2019 Computational & Cognitive Neuroscience Summer School

2019 Computational & Cognitive Neuroscience Summer School

Organizers: Xiao-Jing Wang, Dora Angelaki, Christopher Honey, Robert Guangyu Yang
Invited lecturer gender ratio: 2 Women : 8 Men (20%)
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.