Computational Approaches to Memory and Plasticity (CAMP) at NCBS, Bangalore

Computational Approaches to Memory and Plasticity (CAMP) at NCBS, Bangalore

Organizers: Upinder Bhalla, Arvind Kumar and Rishikesh Narayanan
Sponsor: National Centre for Biological Sciences
Instructor gender ratio: 2 women : 8 men (20%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-20%

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

New Directions in Motor Control Workshop

New Directions in Motor Control Workshop

Organizers: David Hofmann, Sam Sober and Simon Sponberg
Sponsors: see here
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 4 men (43%)
Total (incl. keynote) speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 11 men (27%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 29%

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

Gordon Research Conference on Eye Movements 2017

Gordon Research Conference on Eye Movements 2017

Organizers: Marc A. Sommer and Douglas Crawford (Chairs) and Miriam Spering and Jeffrey D. Schall (Vice Chairs)
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 1 woman : 1 man (50%)
Speaker gender ratio (incl. keynote): 10 women : 24 men (29%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 32%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with gaze OR saccade OR (eye movement) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 14 pages of results using our python script.

2017 Methods in Neuroscience at Dartmouth Computational Summer School

2017 Methods in Neuroscience at Dartmouth Computational Summer School

Organizers: Luke Chang, Jeremy Manning, and Matt van der Meer
Sponsors: Center for Social Brain Sciences, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and Neukom Institute for Computational Sciences at Dartmouth
Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 11 men (27%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-20%

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