Brain Plasticity – Influences of Lifestyle and Aging

Brain Plasticity – Influences of Lifestyle and Aging

Conference date: 10/12/2020
Organizers: Veronica Witte, Frauke Beyer, Evelyn Medawar, Simon Hofmann & Silke Friedrich
Invited speakers gender ratio: 3 Women: 1 Men (75%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 43%*
BWN rating: 4

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords plasticity AND lifestyle AND aging, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 1 page of results using our python script.

Simons-Emory Workshop on Neural Dynamics

Simons-Emory Workshop on Neural Dynamics

Conference date: 12/04/20
Organizer: Chethan Pandarinath
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 4 Men (43%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 17-20%*
BWN rating: 4

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

Challenges and Promises of Inferring Emotion from Images and Video (CVPR 2020)

Challenges and Promises of Inferring Emotion from Images and Video (CVPR 2020)

Organizers: Aleix M. Martinez, Sergio Escalera & Qianli Feng
Invited speaker gender ratio: 3 Women: 1 Man (75%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 30%*
BWN rating: 4

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords computer vision AND emotions, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 1 page of results using our python script.

Inaugural Simons-Emory Symposium on Motor Control

Inaugural Simons-Emory Symposium on Motor Control

Organizers: Samuel Sober & Gordon Berman (Directors)
Sponsor: Simons Foundation
Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 Women: 4 Men (50%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 28%*
BWN rating: 4

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword motor control within NINDS (Neurological Disorders and Stroke) agency, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 36 page of results using our python script. We left 24 names unclassified.

Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Summer School (CNeuro 2020)

Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Summer School (CNeuro 2020)

Host: Tsinghua University
Faculty:

  • Rava Azeredo da Silveira (Ecole Normale Supérieure, France) 
  • Stella Christie (Tsinghua University) 
  • Damon Clark (Yale University, USA)
  • Carina Curto (Penn State University)
  • Ralf Haefner (University of Rochester, USA)
  • Yu Hu (HKUST, Hong Kong)
  • Daniel Lee (Cornell University)
  • Songting Li (Shanghai JiaoTong University)
  • Zhaoping Li (MPI of Biologial Cybernetics)
  • Cristina Savin (NYU) Lee (Cornell University, USA)
  • Eric Shea-Brown (University of Washington, USA)
  • Sara Solla (Northwestern University)
  • Sen Song (Tsinghua University, China)
  • Louis Tao (Peking University, China)
  • Xiaoqin Wang (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
  • Quan Wen (University of Science and Technology of China)
  • Hang Zhang (Peking University)
  • Kechen Zhang (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
  • Douglas Zhou (Shanghai JiaoTong University, China)

Faculty gender ratio (updated): 6 Women: 13 Men (32%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 17-18%*
BWN rating: 4

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