PIRE Workshop/Summer School 2017

PIRE Workshop/Summer School 2017

Organizers: Gustavo Deco, Maximilian Riesenhuber and Josef Rauschecker
Sponsors: National Science Foundation and the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness
Speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 11 men (21%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 43%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (multisensory OR multi-sensory OR cross-modal) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 125 results.

Spring Brain Conference 2017: Learning, Memory and Synaptic Plasticity

Spring Brain Conference 2017: Learning, Memory and Synaptic Plasticity

Organizers: Robert Malenka and Richard Morris
Sponsors: Federation of European Neuroscience Societies and The Brain Prize
Speaker gender ratio:  8 Women :  23 Men (26%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 33%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword  “(learning OR memory) AND neuro*” and counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in pages 13, 27, 40 and 54 of 67 results pages. Search was performed in December 2016.