Neuroscience 2018

Neuroscience 2018

Organizers: see here
Invited speaker gender ratio: 11 Women : 11 Men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 39%

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

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Dynamics of learning and computations in neuronal circuits

Dynamics of learning and computations in neuronal circuits

Organizers: Rainer J. Engelken, Farzad Farkhooi, Jonathan Kadmon, Fred Wolf
Sponsors: Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPI-DS) and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Speaker gender ratio: 5 women : 10 men (33%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

The Cerebellum: Cells, Systems and Behaviour

The Cerebellum: Cells, Systems and Behaviour

Organizers: Narender Ramnani, Claire O’Callaghan and Josh Balsters
Sponsor: Guarantors of Brain
Speaker gender ratio: 6 Women : 7 Men (46%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 33%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword Cerebellum and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 28 pages of results using our python script.

Eighth International Symposium on Biology of Decision Making

Eighth International Symposium on Biology of Decision Making

Organizers: Kenji Doya, Lesley Fellows, Mehdi Khamassi, Etienne Koechlin, Mathias Pessiglione, Chris Summerfield, Miriam Teschl
Invited speaker gender ratio: 10 women : 15 men (40%)
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.