RuCCS/Psychology Computational Neuroscience Conference: Computation, Cognition and the Brain

RuCCS/Psychology Computational Neuroscience Conference: Computation, Cognition and the Brain

Organizers: Randy Gallistel, Brian McLaughlin, Dimitri Metaxas, Sara Pixley, and David Vicario
Speaker gender ratio: 3 Women : 11 Men (21%)
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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Receptive Fields: Analysis, Models and Applications

FENS Satellite Meeting on “Receptive Fields: Analysis, Models and Applications”

Sponsors: see here
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 2 Women : 6 Men (25%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 16%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword Receptive AND Fields and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 4 pages of results using our python script.

PRNI 2018: 8th International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging

PRNI 2018: 8th International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging

Organizers: Annabel Chen, Cuntai Guan, Jong-Hwan Lee, Nitish V. Thakor
Sponsors: see here
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 2 Women : 3 Men (40%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 33%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword Pattern AND recognition AND (neuroimaging OR MRI OR fMRI OR DTI OR EEG) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 5 pages of results using our python script.

Methods in Neuroscience at Dartmouth (MIND) 2018 Computational Summer School

Organizers: Luke Chang, Jeremy Manning, Matt van der Meer, Courtney Rogers
Sponsors: see here
Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 11 men (27%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

InSpire – New Insights on Complex Neural Dynamics

InSpire – New Insights on Complex Neural Dynamics

Organizers: Bruno Cessac, Antonio Politi, Alessandro Torcini, Marc Timme
Sponsors: Labex MME-DII, Institut d’études avancées – IEA – Université de Cergy-Pontoise, The Paris Seine Initiative
Speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 16 men (20%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-20%

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

8th Annual Computational Sensory-Motor Neuroscience Summer School (CoSMo 2018)

8th Annual Computational Sensory-Motor Neuroscience Summer School (CoSMo 2018)

Organizers: Gunnar Blohm, Konrad Körding and Paul Schrater
Sponsors: NIH (R25), Brain Canada Foundation, CAPnet and NSF (DREAM)
Lecturer gender ratio: 2 women : 7 men (22%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 21%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (Computational AND Sensory-Motor) OR (Computational AND Sensory AND Motor) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 10 pages of results using our python script. Search originally performed in February 2017.