2019 Summer School in Social Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics

2019 Summer School in Social Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics

Organizers: Gregory Samanez-Larkin, Molly Crockett, Jamil Zaki and Kendra Seaman
Faculty gender ratio:  6 Women : 5 Men (55%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 37-39%

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

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Bernstein Conference 2019

Bernstein Conference 2019

Organizers: Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Göttingen (BCCN Göttingen)
Invited speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 7 Men (36%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-18%

*Method of estimation: Since the conference is advertised as “the largest annual Computational Neuroscience Conference in Europe” we used the base rate in the field of computational neuroscience as calculated from attendance at COSYNE 2016.

BNA Christmas Symposium 2018

BNA Christmas Symposium 2018

Sponsors: see here
Speaker* gender ratio: 4 Women : 4 Men (50%)
Estimated** base rate of women in the field: 32%

*Not including one pseudonymous speaker. Including a ninth speaker as either male or female, we get a ratio of either 44% or 56%.
**Method of estimation: previously established base rate of women in neuroscience.
***At the time of posting, there was an error in our base rate using Society for Neuroscience registration data; this has now been corrected.

2019 UT Austin Conference on Learning & Memory

2019 UT Austin Conference on Learning & Memory

Sponsor: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Speaker gender ratio (incl. keynote):  9 Women : 9 Men (50%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 38%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (learning OR memory) AND neuro and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 75 pages of results found using our python script. Search originally performed in December 2017.

Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neuroscience (APAN) 2018

Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neuroscience (APAN) 2018

Organizers: Yale Cohen, Liz Romanski, Xiaoqin Wang,
Jennifer Bizley and Chris Petkov
Sponsors: Tucker-Davis Technologies and National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Invited speaker gender ratio: 9 Women : 8 Men (53%)

Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 32-37%

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

Bernstein 2018 Workshop: “Representational dynamics – How can we understand the temporal evolution of distributed brain activity patterns?”

Bernstein 2018 Workshop: “Representational dynamics – How can we understand the temporal evolution of distributed brain activity patterns?”

Organizers: Tim Kietzmann, Niko Kriegeskorte
Speaker gender ratio: 2 Women : 4 Men (33%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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