Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting 2017

Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting 2017

Organizers: see here
Invited symposia gender ratio: 11 Women : 11 Men (50%)
Submitted symposia gender ratio: 16 Women : 27 Men (37%)
Award lecture gender ratio: 2 Women : 3 Men (40%)
Data blitz gender ratio: 15 Women : 15 Men (50%)
Total speaker gender ratio: 44 Women : 56 Men (44%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 37-52%

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

4th Brain Imaging Center (BIC) Annual Symposium: Neuroimaging Throughout The Lifespan

4th Brain Imaging Center (BIC) Annual Symposium: Neuroimaging Throughout The Lifespan

Speaker gender ratio: 6 women : 3 men (67%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 45%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “ neuroimaging AND (lifespan OR aging OR age) ” and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 42 pages of results using our python script.

Integrated Systems Neuroscience Workshop

Integrated Systems Neuroscience Workshop

Organizers: Mark Humphries & Rasmus Petersen
Sponsor: Medical Research Council
Speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 7 men (30%)
Estimated* base rate of females 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.

Cognitive Computational Neuroscience Meeting (CCN)

Cognitive Computational Neuroscience Meeting (CCN)

Organizers: Danielle Bassett, Alyson “Allie” Fletcher, Kendrick Kay, Konrad Kording, Nikolaus Kriegeskorte, Thomas Naselaris, Hendrikje Nienborg, Russ Poldrack and Daphna Shohamy
Sponsors: see here
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 6 men (40%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-20%

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