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.

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Workshop on Efficient Coding and Resource-Limited Cognition

Workshop on Efficient Coding and Resource-Limited Cognition

Organizers: Michael Woodford and Rava Azeredo da Silveira
Speaker gender ratio: 2 women : 6 men (25%)*
Estimated** base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

*Note that the two women speakers are PhD students, whereas all men speakers are faculty. This further exacerbates the imbalance of men and women speakers.
**Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in computational neuroscience.

Cognitive Computational Neuroscience Meeting 2019 (CCN 2019)

Cognitive Computational Neuroscience Meeting 2019 (CCN 2019)

Organizers: Nikolaus Kriegeskorte (Chair), Danielle Bassett, Daphna Shohamy, Konrad Kording, Ralf Haefner
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 4 men (43%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 30%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (cognitive OR cognition) AND (computation OR computational) AND neuro and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 9 pages of results using our python script.

 

Cajal Course: Interacting with Neural Circuits 2019

Cajal Course: Interacting with Neural Circuits 2019

Organizers: Michael Häusser, Leopoldo Petreanu and Menno Witter
Sponsors: see here
Faculty gender ratio: 5 women : 21 men (19%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-18%

*Method of estimation: Previously established base rate of women in computational neuroscience, specifically the numbers based on attendance at COSYNE (Computational and Systems Neuroscience) 2016.