Brain Connectivity Workshop 2021

Brain Connectivity Workshop 2021

Organizer: Tanya Brown
Invited speaker gender ratio: 8 Women: 12 Men (40%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 33%*
BWN rating: 3

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords consciousness AND cognition and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 4 pages of results using our python script.

Neuromatch conference 3.0

Neuromatch conference 3.0

Conference date: 10/26/20
Organizers: Dan Goodman, Konrad Kording, Brad Wyble, Titipat Achakulvisut, Tim Vogels, Chris Rozell, Yiota Poirazi & Megan Peters
Sponsors: see here
Invited speaker gender ratio: 13 Women: 9 Men (59%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 17-20%*
BWN rating: 5

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

CCS2020 Workshop: Exact mean field formulation of complex (neural) networks

CCS2020 Workshop: Exact mean field formulation of complex (neural) networks

Organizers: Simona Olmi & Alessandro Torcini
Invited speaker gender ratio: 1 Woman: 9 Men (10%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 29%*
BWN rating: 1

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords “systems neuroscience”, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 5 pages of results using our python script.

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.

Neurotechnology NIN Summer School

Neurotechnology NIN Summer School

Conference date: 06/24/2021
Sponsors: Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience
Invited speakers gender ratio: 2 Women: 9 Men (22%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 31%*
BWN rating: 2

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “neurotechnology”, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 4 pages of results using our python script. We left 4 names unclassified.

Brain Criticality Virtual Meeting

Brain Criticality Virtual Meeting

Organizers: Dietmar Plenz, Lucilla de Arcangelis, Dante Chialvo & Demian Battaglia
Faculty gender ratio: 4 Women: 14 Men (22%)
Estimated base rate of women in the field: 29%*
BWN rating: 2

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keywords “systems neuroscience”, and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in 5 pages of results using our python script.