EMWA News

Posted on 15 Nov 2019

Latest EMWA member offer: discounts on books and publication fees!

Read about these great offers from Dove Medical Press Limited and Taylor & Francis.

Posted on 14 Nov 2019

The 49th EMWA Conference Report

Read what the 238 EMWA delegates got up to in Sweden.

Posted on 05 Nov 2019

Portuguese Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals

Portuguese JPS Statement now published.

Posted on 03 Nov 2019

How to see the conference events you registered for

EMWA members can now easily view their registration details.

Posted on 31 Oct 2019

News of interest to medical writers: predatory publishing

Are articles published in predatory journals being cited in the legitimate scientific literature?

Posted on 29 Oct 2019

49th EMWA Conference 2019 - latest information for delegates

Over 230 EMWA members will travel to Sweden!

Posted on 23 Oct 2019

Interested in Medical Communications?

Visit the revamped Medical Communications Special Interest Group webpage.

Posted on 15 Oct 2019

Are you coming to the conference in Sweden?

Only a few weeks to go until the 49th EMWA Conference in Malmö.

Posted on 15 Oct 2019

Want to contribute to the Medical Writing journal?

Find out the themes and deadlines for upcoming issues.

Posted on 14 Oct 2019

EMWA conference app

View this short video showing iPhone users how they can add an icon to their phone to connect directly with the EMWA conference mini-site.

Posted on 13 Oct 2019

Latest EMWA member offer: Endnote discount

Offer available to EMWA members in 13 European countries.

Posted on 08 Oct 2019

Sponsored webinar on creating winning CVs

Our next LIVE webinar will take place on 10th October 2019, at 14:00 CET!

Posted on 25 Sep 2019

Geoff Hall Scholarships

This year's contest is currently underway. Submission deadline for entries is 30 September 2019.

Posted on 19 Sep 2019

Pharmacovigilance writing: monitoring and enhancing patients’ safety

The September webinar addresses participants with no or little experience in pharmacovigilance (PV) writing.

Posted on 16 Sep 2019

Italian Joint Position Statement on Predatory Publishing

Italian JPS Statement now published.

Posted on 12 Sep 2019

Webinar on EMWA conferences now online for everyone

EMWA conference attendees share their experiences.

Posted on 22 Aug 2019

49th EMWA Conference Programme Preview

A programme preview is now online.

Posted on 19 Aug 2019

New 2019 CORE Reference Open Access Publication

A new CORE Reference open access publication was published in August 2019.

Posted on 29 Jul 2019

AMWA–EMWA–ISMPP joint position statement on predatory publishing

This joint position statement complements several other sets of guidelines that have helped define the characteristics of a predatory journal.

Posted on 28 Jul 2019

Report on the Freelancer Business Forum in Vienna now online

Read about changes to the committee, the invited speaker and the results of the eight lively table discussions.

Posted on 23 Jul 2019

Joint Position Statement on the Role of Medical Writers: Hebrew translation

The latest translation is online.

Posted on 22 Jul 2019

Nutrition basics webinar

This July webinar for EMWA members aims to clarify basic facts that will prove useful professionally and personally.

Posted on 20 Jul 2019

New EMWA member offer: have your own compelling CV developed at a reduced price

All EMWA members are entitled to a discount on the services of the UK's leading experts in personal branding and career enhancement.

Posted on 20 Jul 2019

Medical Writing: Generics and Biosimilars

The latest issue of Medical Writing is available on our dedicated website.

Posted on 16 Jul 2019

EMWA Ambassador’s Webinar on YouTube

As part of the EMWA Ambassador Programme’s continuing efforts to reach out to new audiences to promote medical writing and EMWA.

Posted on 07 Jul 2019

Looking to volunteer?

The webinar team is looking for a volunteer who can help host webinar practice and live sessions.

Posted on 01 Jul 2019

The latest Nick Thompson Fellow

James Visanji is the latest Nick Thompson Fellow, read why here.

Posted on 23 Jun 2019

Two new web editorials are online

The articles deal with the career of a medical writer and how to write good medical copy.

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Medical Communications SIG

A new Special Interest Group on Medical Communications is set!

Posted on 12 Jun 2019

VETS UNITE!

The vet SIG was launched at EMWA’s Spring Conference in Vienna 2019.

Posted on 30 May 2019

Get a 10% discount for referring new members to EMWA

Did you know that existing EMWA members can receive a 10% discount off their next year’s EMWA subscription for referring a new member to EMWA?

Posted on 21 May 2019

Joint Position Statement on the Role of Medical Writers: Greek translation

The latest translation is online.

Posted on 16 May 2019

EMWA's Spring conference was a resounding success

The 48th EMWA conference was the biggest event the organization has ever put on!

Posted on 10 May 2019

Special Interest Groups: new tab on the website

SIGs now have their own "home" on the website.

Posted on 06 May 2019

Coming to the Vienna conference?

Important information for delegates.

Posted on 02 May 2019

Joint Position Statement: Portuguese translation now available

The latest translation of the Joint Position Statement on the Role of Medical Writers is online.

Posted on 02 May 2019

New webinar now available online: 'doDOC: Write better, faster...together!'

Private company webinar now uploaded for EMWA members to view.

Posted on 16 Apr 2019

EMWA Ambassador’s Programme Update

The EMWA Ambassador’s Programme continues to make progress in spreading the word about medical writing at universities and career events.

Posted on 15 Apr 2019

Registered for the conference? Don't forget to sign up for the Double Blind Randomised Dining event.

New self-paying event to replace the traditional gala dinner.

Posted on 09 Apr 2019

Meet the EMWA Professional Development Committee (EPDC) in Austria

Have you ever thought about running a workshop or webinar? Do you know what the EPDC does and who we are? Come along to our interactive open session at the conference in Vienna.

Posted on 05 Apr 2019

The 48th EMWA conference might be the biggest EMWA conference of all time!

Over 400 delegates have already registered for the conference in Vienna.

Posted on 04 Apr 2019

Will you join the next webinar for EMWA members on 11 April?

This private company webinar covers customizing PerfectIt for advanced users.

Posted on 22 Mar 2019

News of interest to medical writers: Health Canada

Health Canada have concluded their "Public Release of Clinical Information" consultation.

Posted on 21 Mar 2019

New Webeditorials available online

Two new articles deal with preclinical research and the highs and lows of taking CME accredited courses.

Posted on 19 Mar 2019

2019 Medical Communication Compensation Survey

AMWA invites EMWA members to participate in its survey.

Posted on 11 Mar 2019

EMWA elections 2019. Have you cast your vote yet?

Voting closes at midnight on Saturday, 23 March 2019.

Posted on 08 Mar 2019

News of interest to medical writers: EMA guidance for medical devices

The EMA has published the first of a series of guidance documents to help applicants prepare for obligations stemming from the new EU regulations on medical devices.

Posted on 06 Mar 2019

Medical Device Special Interest Group (SIG) update

A variety of activities are planned at the upcoming EMWA conference.

Posted on 05 Mar 2019

Document of interest to medical writers: from lab to patient

The EMA has published a booklet describing the the journey of a centrally authorised medicine.

Posted on 02 Mar 2019

EMWA Vienna conference posters announced

Accepted abstracts are now available to view on the conference site.

Posted on 27 Feb 2019

EMWA webinar on oral presentations on 28 February!

Oral presentations: skills to help you survive or even shine! by John Dixon on 28 February from 14:00 to 15:00 CET.

Posted on 22 Feb 2019

EMWA member registration discount for the "Optimising Interactions with Regulators" meeting

EMWA members receive over 18% discount on registration for this meeting organised by TOPRA.

Posted on 19 Feb 2019

News of interest to medical writers: Big Data

The role of Big Data for evaluation and supervision of medicines in the EU.

Posted on 13 Feb 2019

2019 EMWA sponsorship and partnership options are open for booking!

Options available include single sponsorship opportunities and packages.

Posted on 05 Feb 2019

Ambassador Programme Update

The Ambassador Programme has gotten off to a good start in the New Year.

Posted on 29 Jan 2019

48th EMWA Conference, 7-11 May 2019, Vienna, Austria

A programme preview is now available on the website.

Posted on 19 Jan 2019

REMINDER: Freelance Business Survey open until 31 January 2019

Participation is open to all freelance medical writers irrespective of their location or EMWA membership and your help in sharing the link to the survey within your network is much appreciated.

Posted on 19 Jan 2019

Call for new EMWA Professional Development Committee (EPDC) member

Are you looking for a new role in EMWA for 2019?

Posted on 18 Jan 2019

The first EMWA webinar of 2019 is on 24 January

Our first EMWA webinar of 2019 is on Thursday 24th of January, from 14:00-15:00 CET by Pablo Mugüerza on "Writing about state-of-the-art medicine".

Posted on 11 Jan 2019

News of interest to medical writers: clinical trial transparency and disclosure

This paper was developed by industry experts with the goal of highlighting the evolving global landscape of clinical trial transparency and disclosure with special focus on individual study and submission-related requirements.

Posted on 08 Jan 2019

The latest issue of Medical Writing is now available

The current issue focuses on patient-reported outcomes (PROs).

Posted on 07 Jan 2019

News of interest to medical writers: new resources on data sharing

Three new resources released.

Posted on 04 Jan 2019

EMWA needs you for the Executive Committee! Deadline is 16 January 2019

The open positions for 2019 are: Vice-President, Honorary Secretary, Treasurer, and Public Relations Officer. We welcome applications from any EMWA members who meet the eligibility criteria.

Posted on 11 Dec 2018

Abstracts for the 48th Annual EMWA Conference in Vienna, Austria

The Scientific Organising Committee invites abstract submissions for the 48th Annual EMWA Conference in Vienna, Austria.

Posted on 08 Dec 2018

CORE Reference Statement on TransCelerate CSR Template

TransCelerate Biopharma have released a Clinical Study Report (CSR) template (dated November 2018) which is based on ICH E3 and CORE Reference. For further information, read the CORE Reference Press Release on this topic.

Posted on 06 Dec 2018

News of interest to medical writers: medical devices from the EC

Lots of new documents and guidance on medical devices were launched on the European Commission page recently.

Posted on 05 Dec 2018

December webinar for EMWA members

Personal branding through social media for medical writers is on 6 December.

Posted on 04 Dec 2018

New webinar on freelancing now available online

EMWA's outreach for its freelance members: activities and resources.

Posted on 15 Nov 2018

Best attended EMWA November conference of all time!

A short report on the 47th EMWA Conference held in Warsaw.

Posted on 07 Nov 2018

Coming to the Warsaw conference?

Information for delegates.

Posted on 28 Oct 2018

Webinar on veterinary medical writing – same but different

Live webinar on 30 October by Sandra Götsch-Schmidt.

Posted on 27 Oct 2018

REMINDER: EMWA conference registration is still open!

We are pleased to announce that Warsaw Conference registration is now open.

Posted on 16 Oct 2018

The current issue of Medical Writing is available online

This issue focuses on editing.

Posted on 08 Oct 2018

Delphi Study Invitation

EMWA members are invited to contribute to the development of a new outcome reporting standard for clinical trial protocols and reports of completed trials, called the Instrument for reporting Planned Endpoints in Clinical Trials (InsPECT).

Posted on 07 Oct 2018

New Webeditorials

Three new articles are available online on topics related to medical writing that have stirred EMWA members to put pen to paper.

Posted on 25 Sep 2018

REMINDER: Geoff Hall Scholarship 2018

Up to two scholarships are available in memory of one of the founding fathers of EMWA, Geoff Hall, who sadly passed away in 2010.

Posted on 22 Sep 2018

Webinar for freelance EMWA members and non-members

Our next LIVE webinar will be on Thursday the 27th of September at 14:00 CET and cover EMWA’s outreach for its freelance members: activities and resources.

Posted on 22 Sep 2018

News of interest to medical writers: UK withdrawal from the EU and clinical trials

Statement from European Commission Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety on the UK withdrawal from the EU and its impact on clinical trials.

Posted on 05 Sep 2018

New webinar now available online: "Why you shouldn't miss the next EMWA conference!"

EMWA conferences provide a medium for networking, active discussions and extensive cost-effective professional training. It's also an opportunity to benefit from the experiences of other medical writers.

Posted on 28 Aug 2018

10% discount for referring new members to EMWA

Did you know that existing EMWA members can receive a 10% discount off their next year’s EMWA subscription for referring a new member to EMWA?

Posted on 14 Aug 2018

Programme preview for the 47th EMWA Conference in Warsaw, November 2018

Provisonal preview now online.

Posted on 10 Aug 2018

News of interest to medical writers: draft GCP guidelines for advanced therapy medicinal products

The Directorate General for Health and Food Safety wants to give an opportunity for concerned stakeholders to express their views on the GCP requirements that should apply to advanced therapy medicinal products.

Posted on 08 Aug 2018

Webinar on 30 August - open to all!

Why you shouldn’t miss the next EMWA conference...

Posted on 07 Aug 2018

The Nick Thompson Fellowship Award

Established in 2001, The Nick Thompson Fellowship Award recognises service to EMWA above and beyond what would normally be expected of members or those who hold or have held elected offices.

Posted on 03 Aug 2018

New section on the Pharmacovigilance Special Interest Group (PV SIG) page

Newsblast regulatory news is now uploaded to the new subpage of the PV SIG page.

Posted on 26 Jul 2018

Exclusive webinar on writing guidelines

Our next webinar, exclusively for EMWA members, will be on the 27th July 2018 at 14:00 to 15:00 CET on writing guidelines by Andrea Rossi.

Posted on 24 Jul 2018

EMWA members receive a 20% discount on Writing High-Quality Medical Publications: A User's Manual

The publisher offers a 20% substantial discount to all EMWA members who order the title.

Posted on 13 Jul 2018

June issue of Medical Writing on public disclosure

You should soon be receiving the June issue of Medical Writing on public disclosure.

Posted on 03 Jul 2018

Joint Position Statement – Russian translation now available

The Joint Position Statement on the Role of Medical Writers has now been translated into Russian.

Posted on 03 Jul 2018

NewsBlast instructions to contributors

We are adapting our format. Read the new guidelines here.

Posted on 03 Jul 2018

Assistant web manager position

We are looking for an assistant to our web manager.

Posted on 25 Jun 2018

REMINDER: How to organize and deliver a webinar yourself

Our next webinar, exclusively for EMWA members, will be on the 28th of June at 14:00 CET on how to organize and deliver a webinar yourself by Carolina Rojido.

Posted on 21 Jun 2018

Latest EMWA member offer: 30% off a PerfectIt licence

EMWA members can now avail of the latest exclusive offer.

Posted on 20 Jun 2018

News of interest to medical writers: ICMJE's ‘Data Sharing Statement’

As of 01 July 2018, manuscripts submitted to journals following the ICMJE recommendations require an individual participant data (IPD) ‘data sharing statement’

Posted on 06 Jun 2018

New Webeditorial on healthy medical writing

One issue sometimes overlooked by medical writers, healthcare organisations and even the general population is our own, personal wellbeing.

Posted on 25 May 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

EMWA has fully embraced the GDPR.

Posted on 18 May 2018

Freelance Business Forum (FBF) report now available

The sub-committee report of the highly successful Freelance Business Forum (FBF) held at the recent 46th EMWA Barcelona is now available.

Posted on 18 May 2018

Webinar on the Joint Position Statement on the Role of Professional Medical Writers

This webinar is a joint educational webinar of ISMPP, AMWA, and EMWA. It will have long-lasting career benefits for writers and managers of writers!

Posted on 11 May 2018

Winners of the photo competition at the Barcelona conference 2018

View the winning photos of EMWA 25th anniversary badges.

Posted on 02 May 2018

The EMWA conference has ended.

Over 400 medical writers enjoyed the 46th EMWA conference in Barcelona.