Workshop on “Neuronal Circuits in Motor Behavior” (NCMB)

Workshop on “Neuronal Circuits in Motor Behavior” (NCMB)

Organizers: Marylka Yoe Uusisaari, Aleksandra Badura, Erik De Schutter
Invited faculty gender ratio: 5 women : 8 men (38%)
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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Society for Neuroeconomics Annual Meeting 2018

Society for Neuroeconomics Annual Meeting 2018

Organizers: Joe Kable, Uma Karmarkar and Ian Krajbich
Sponsors: see here
Invited speaker gender ratio:  4 Women : 3 Men (57%)
Total speaker gender ratio:  15 Women : 14 Men (52%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 37-39%

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

Pavlovian Society Meeting 2018

Pavlovian Society Meeting 2018

Organizer: John Freeman
Sponsors: Iowa Neuroscience Institute, The University of Iowa Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Plexon & Elsevier
Speaker gender ratio: 19 Women : 16 Men (54%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 29%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword pavlovian OR pavlov and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 9 pages of results using our python script.

Bernstein 2018 Workshop: “Deciphering neural circuits for innate behaviors: experimental and theoretical approaches in model organisms”

Bernstein 2018 Workshop: “Deciphering neural circuits for innate behaviors: experimental and theoretical approaches in model organisms”

Organizer: Marina Wosniack
Speaker gender ratio: 4 Women : 2 Men (67%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-20%

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

Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne) 2019

Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne) 2019

Program Chairs: Eugenia Chiappe and Christian Machens
Sponsors: The Gatsby Charitable Foundation, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Google, Simons Foundation
Invited speaker gender ratio: 6 Women : 8 Men (43%)
Estimated* base rate of women in the field: 17-18%

*Method of estimation: Base rate of women in computational neuroscience previously established through attendance at COSYNE conferences