The 4th Workshop on Advanced Methods in Theoretical Neuroscience

Organizers: Farzad Farkhooi, Rainer Engelken, Jonathan Kadmon, Viola Priesemann
Sponsors: Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Göttingen, Max Planck Society and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Speaker gender ratio: 5 women : 10 men (33%)
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.

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Sense 2 Synapse 2019

Sense 2 Synapse 2019

Organizers: Florian Berger, Claudia Jou, Christoph Kirst and Silvana Valtcheva
Sponsors: see here
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 1 man (75%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 43%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword neurobiology, narrowing down to only Eastern US states and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 31 pages using our python script.

Ninth International Symposium on Biology of Decision Making

Ninth International Symposium on Biology of Decision Making

Organizers: see here
Partners and funders: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 12 women : 13 men (48%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 30%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword biology AND “decision making”and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 12 pages of results using our python script. Search originally performed in March 2018.