Neurophysics of Sensory Navigation: Mechanisms, Models and Biomimetic Applications

Neurophysics of Sensory Navigation: Mechanisms, Models and Biomimetic Applications

Organizers: Matthieu Louis, Dima Rinberg, Julie Simpson, and Massimo Vergassola
Key participant gender ratio: 7 women : 11 men (39%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 24%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword (visual OR olfactory OR thermal OR mechanosensory OR sensory) AND navigation and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 102 results found using our python script.

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41st European Conference on Visual Perception ECVP 2018

41st European Conference on Visual Perception ECVP 2018

Organizers: see here
Plenary speaker gender ratio: 1 woman : 2 men (33%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 32%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword visual perception and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 29 pages using our python script. Search originally performed in February 2017.

Frontiers in Neurophotonics 2017

Frontiers in Neurophotonics 2017

Organizers: Mario Méthot, Cédric Lopez, Marie-Noëlle Gouineau
Sponsors: see here
Speaker gender ratio: 9 women : 15 men (38%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 27%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword neuro AND (“optical imaging” OR photon OR photometry) and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 21 pages using our python script.

NEI 50th Anniversary Symposium: Vision and the Brain

NEI 50th Anniversary Symposium: Vision and the Brain

Sponsors: National Eye Institute, NIH
Speaker gender ratio: 4 women : 5 men (44%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 30%

*Method of estimation: We searched NIH RePORTER with keyword vision science and then counted the ratio of women among the unique researchers in all 54 pages using our python script. Search originally performed in February 2017.