EMWA News

Posted on 17 Sep 2020

Virtual ESS!

Come and join us for EMWA’s second virtual Expert Seminar Series (ESS) on medical devices

Posted on 11 Sep 2020

Upcoming Webinar - 17th September 14.00 CEST

Our next webinar will be hosted on Thursday 17th September at 14.00 CEST.

Posted on 02 Sep 2020

Arabic Translations of Joint Position Statements

Arabic Translations of Joint Position Statements on the Role of Medical Writers and Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals - Now Online!

Posted on 23 Aug 2020

Do you have what it takes to be a Medical Writer? The topic of this year's Geoff Hall Scholarship

The submission deadline for entries is 30 September 2020.

Posted on 10 Aug 2020

EMWA Symposium- 6th November

The annual symposium on 'Research Integrity' will take place virtually on Friday 6th November.

Posted on 04 Aug 2020

Three new web editorials online

Looking for some diversion? Check out the EMWA web editorials page where you can read the latest additions.

Posted on 03 Aug 2020

Catalan Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals

The Catalan translation of the Joint Position Statement on the Role of Medical Writers is now online!

Posted on 22 Jul 2020

Veterinary SIG virtual meeting

We would like to invite you to the first-ever virtual social meeting of the vetSIG on Thursday, 30 July 2020, at 5 pm Central European Summer Time (CEST).

Posted on 21 Jul 2020

The EMWA member logo is now available

Feel free to use it on your website, on social media, and in your email signature!

Posted on 14 Jul 2020

Geoff Hall Scholarships - winners and details of this year's contest

The Geoff Hall Scholarships are given in honour of a former President of EMWA.

Posted on 10 Jul 2020

Transatlantic collaboration of medical writing organisations in the struggle against predatory publishing

Predatory publishing is a global threat to research integrity and science.

Posted on 07 Jul 2020

French Translation of the Joint Position Statement on the Role of Medical Writers

The French translation of the Joint Position Statement on the Role of Medical Writers is now online!

Posted on 03 Jul 2020

Upcoming Webinar

Our next webinar will be hosted on Thursday 16th July at 14.00 CEST.

Posted on 21 Jun 2020

Why do authors publish in predatory journals?

Article recommended by the EMWA Medical Communications SIG.

Posted on 21 Jun 2020

Scam e-mail warning

We have been made aware of a scam email purporting to come from EMWA / EMWA officers.

Posted on 16 Jun 2020

Polish Translation of the Joint Position Statement on the Role of Medical Writers

The Polish translation of the Joint Position Statement on the Role of Medical Writers is now online!

Posted on 16 Jun 2020

Spanish Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals

The Spanish Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals is now online!

Posted on 14 Jun 2020

EMWA’s first virtual Expert Seminar Series (ESS)

See what happened at the ESS thanks to this infographic.

Posted on 12 Jun 2020

Upcoming Webinars!

We hope you can join us for two upcoming webinars.

Posted on 11 Jun 2020

#EMWATogetherApart

In June EMWA launches the #EMWATogetherApart Initiative on our EMWA Social Media Channels.

Posted on 07 Jun 2020

Articles of interest to medical writers on scientific publishing

Will the pandemic permanently alter scientific publishing? Focus on COVID-19 retracted papers.

Posted on 01 Jun 2020

EMWA goes virtual!

We are very happy to inform you that the registration for EMWA’s first virtual Expert Seminar Series (ESS) is now open!

Posted on 29 May 2020

EMWA Conference Announcement

We are sorry to inform you that we will not hold a face-to-face conference in London in November.

Posted on 15 May 2020

Webinar: The Rise of Coronavirus Diseases

Join us on Thursday 21st May 2020, 14:00 CEST for this timely webinar!

Posted on 07 May 2020

Greek Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals

The Greek Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals is now available on the website.

Posted on 07 May 2020

Armenian Translation of the Joint Position Statement on the Role of Medical Writers in the Preparation of Manuscripts for Publication

The Armenian Translation of the Joint Position Statement on the Role of Medical Writers is now on the website.

Posted on 07 May 2020

Ambassador’s Programme

Updates on the Ambassador's Programme

Posted on 07 May 2020

Upcoming May Webinars!

EMWA is hosting 2 webinars this month.

Posted on 06 May 2020

EMWA's online AGM

Join us on 6 May 2020 from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM BST.

Posted on 06 May 2020

An update on the ICMJE recommendations

Webinar open to EMWA members and non-members alike.

Posted on 02 May 2020

Changes to EMWA's Freelance Directory

New features for freelancers to optimise their online profile to obtain new clients.

Posted on 21 Apr 2020

Call for New EPDC Member - Closing Date 27th April

We are looking for a new EPDC member to support our work on the workshops for the EMWA Professional Development Programme (EPDP).

Posted on 20 Apr 2020

Webinar: Lifestyle Choices for Medical Writers

Our next webinar will be on Thursday 23rd of April at 14:00 CET.

Posted on 12 Apr 2020

COVID-19 and EMWA

How you can stay active with EMWA in these challenging times - includes details of a bonus webinar in April.

Posted on 06 Apr 2020

Polish Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals

The Polish Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals is now available on the website.

Posted on 28 Mar 2020

Two new web editorials

How can you write when you don't have time? And how can you use social media more smartly?

Posted on 23 Mar 2020

EMWA 2020 Elections

All candidate statements are in and we need you to vote for your next Vice President, Education Officer and Conference Director.

Posted on 18 Mar 2020

BELs exam on 4 May in Prague cancelled

The Board of Editors in Life Sciences (BELs) has been informed about the cancellation of the EMWA conference in Prague. They have now cancelled registration for the exam that was planned for 4 May.

Posted on 16 Mar 2020

EMWA May Conference in Prague and COVID-19

Conference cancellation announcement.

Posted on 06 Mar 2020

Swedish Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals

The Swedish Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals is now available on the website.

Posted on 28 Feb 2020

REMINDER: Do you have any photographs or memorabilia from previous conferences?

Help us to celebrate our history in 2020!

Posted on 28 Feb 2020

Webinar on managing safety concerns in DSURs, PBRERs and RMPs

Please join us on Thursday 5th March 2020, 14:00 CET for this webinar for EMWA members.

Posted on 25 Feb 2020

Webinar: the obstacles to data transparency and how to overcome them

Our next webinar will be on Thursday 2nd of April at 14:00 CET.

Posted on 11 Feb 2020

Expanded EndNote X9 discount for EMWA members!

EMWA members from inside and outside the EU can receive a 20% discount on all EndNote single licenses.

Posted on 10 Feb 2020

Social media buttons online

It is now easier than ever to share EMWA pages with your family, friends and followers.

Posted on 06 Feb 2020

REMINDER: Could you be a candidate for the next EMWA Executive Committee?

We welcome applications from EMWA members who meet the eligibility criteria for the positions of Vice-President, Education Officer and Conference Director.

Posted on 01 Feb 2020

Webinar on 6th February 2020

Having a great LinkedIn profile is absolutely critical if you’re going to stand out from other medical writers!

Posted on 29 Jan 2020

Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals - latest translation now online

We are proud to announce the posting of the JPS translation in Dutch.

Posted on 23 Jan 2020

Regulatory Public Disclosure SIG update

The EMWA Regulatory Public Disclosure Special Interest Group (RPD SIG) page on the EMWA website has been updated.

Posted on 22 Jan 2020

50th EMWA Conference Programme Preview

A programme preview is now online.

Posted on 21 Jan 2020

Call for Abstracts

Posters based on accepted abstracts will be displayed at the 50th annual EMWA conference in Prague.

Posted on 10 Jan 2020

Scam e-mail alert

We have been made aware of a scam email requesting payment for unpaid membership.

Posted on 09 Jan 2020

The latest issue of Medical Writing is now online

This issue is on Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Digital Health.

Posted on 08 Jan 2020

Great topic – shame about the slides!

Our next webinar will take place on 9th January 2020, at 14:00 CET.

Posted on 07 Jan 2020

Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals

The American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA) and the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) recognize the challenges to scientific publishing being posed by predatory journals and their publishers, which employ practices undermining the quality, integrity and reliability of published scientific research.

Posted on 20 Dec 2019

Latest EMWA member offer: 10% registration discount from ISMPP

ISMPP is offering a 10% registration discount to EMWA members for its 2020 European Meeting.

Posted on 19 Dec 2019

December's webinar. Personal experience transitioning from Pharma to Medical Devices

Our next webinar will take place on 20th December 2019, at 14:00 CET.

Posted on 09 Dec 2019

News of interest to medical writers: Good Publication Practice (GPP)

Development of the GPP4 guidelines is now underway.

Posted on 03 Dec 2019

EMWA collaboration with the German Scholar Organization

An interview focused on careers in medical writing and the role of EMWA in supporting scientists interested in the field.

Posted on 28 Nov 2019

German Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals

German JPS Statement now published.

Posted on 22 Nov 2019

Medical Communications Special Interest Group (SIG): update

The group met on the fringes of the recent EMWA conference. Several documents are now available to download.

Posted on 15 Nov 2019

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

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.