EMWA News

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 31 Mar 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 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 29 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 28 Feb 2020

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

Help us to celebrate our history in 2020!

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.

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.