New Directions in Motor Control Workshop

New Directions in Motor Control Workshop

Organizers: David Hofmann, Sam Sober and Simon Sponberg
Sponsors: see here
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 4 men (43%)
Total (incl. keynote) speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 11 men (27%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 29%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword “motor control” and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 14 pages of results using our python script.

Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology and International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (MathPsych/ICCM 2017)

Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Psychology and International Conference on Cognitive Modeling  (MathPsych/ICCM 2017)

Organizers: Adam Sanborn, Gordon Brown, James Adelman (MathPsych co-chairs) and Marieke van Vugt, Adrian Banks, Bill Kennedy (ICCM co-chairs)
Sponsor: Warwick Behavioural Science
Keynote speaker gender ratio: 0 women : 3 men (0%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 17-20%

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

Integrated Systems Neuroscience Workshop

Integrated Systems Neuroscience Workshop

Organizers: Mark Humphries & Rasmus Petersen
Sponsor: Medical Research Council
Speaker gender ratio: 3 women : 7 men (30%)
Estimated* base rate of females 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.