Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies Advanced Course: Microbiota and the Brain (NSAS 2020)

Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies Advanced Course: Microbiota and the Brain (NSAS 2020)

Director: John Cryan
Faculty gender ratio: 4 Women: 4 Men (50%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 35%*
BWN rating: 3

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords microbiota AND brain, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 25 pages of results using our python script.

Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies Advanced Course: Computational Psychiatry (NSAS 2020)

Neuroscience School of Advanced Studies Advanced Course: Computational Psychiatry (NSAS 2020)

Director: Ray Dolan
Faculty gender ratio: 3 Women: 5  Men (38%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 29%*
BWN rating: 3

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

CNS*2020 Workshop: Dissecting the role of interneurons in mnemonic functions using computational modelling approaches

CNS*2020 Workshop: Dissecting the role of interneurons in mnemonic functions using computational modelling approaches

Organizers: Alexandra Tzilivaki & Spiros Chavlis
Invited speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman: 4 Men (20%)
Estimated base rate of females in the field: 17-20%*
BWN rating: 3

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

Spiking neural networks as universal function approximators: Learning algorithms and applications

Spiking neural networks as universal function approximators: Learning algorithms and applications

Organizers: Dan Goodman & Friedemann Zenke
Invited speaker gender ratio: 2 Women: 6 Men (25%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 15%*
BWN rating: 3

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in neurally inspired machine learning.

ESI Systems Neuroscience Conference 2020

ESI Systems Neuroscience Conference 2020

Organizers: Wolf Singer (Group Leader) & Pascal Fries (Departmental Director)
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 4 Men (43%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 29%*
BWN rating: 3

*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.

Generative Episodic Memory: Interdisciplinary perspectives from psychology, neuroscience and philosophy (GEM 2021)

Generative Episodic Memory: Interdisciplinary perspectives from psychology, neuroscience and philosophy (GEM 2021)

Program Committee: Nikolai Axmacher, Sen Cheng, Gerald Echterhoff, Albert Newen, Ricarda Schubotz, Markus Werning, Laurenz Wiskott & Oliver Wolf
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 2 Men (60%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 40%*
BWN rating: 3

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword episodic memory, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 14 pages of results using our python script. We left 7 names unclassified.

Special Session on Neural Correlates Of Cognitive-Motor Robotic Neurorehabilitation at International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR 2020)

Special Session on Neural Correlates Of Cognitive-Motor Robotic Neurorehabilitation at International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR 2020)

Organizers: José L. Pons & Diego Torricelli (Program Chairs)
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 8 Men (27%)
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman: 2 Men (33%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 17%*
BWN rating: 3

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords robotic AND neurorehabilitation within NINDS (Neurological Disorders and Stroke) agency, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 1 page of results using our python script.