EMWA News


Posted on 21 Nov 2022

Meeting Report on 54th EMWA Conference Mini-Symposium

The meeting report of the 54th EMWA Conference mini-symposium on plain language summaries, entitled “Plain language summaries (PLS) for scientific publications: exploring multistakeholder perspectives” is now available online.

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Posted on 17 Nov 2022

Call for Abstracts for 55th EMWA Conference - Prague, Czech Republic

The Scientific Organising Committee invites abstract submissions for the 55th Annual EMWA Conference in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Posted on 09 Nov 2022

EMWA exhibition: Network Pharma MedComms Career Event, London. 10th November, 2022.

EMWA representatives will be present at the next Network Pharma careers event to answer questions on medical writing as a career and the benefits of becoming an EMWA member.

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Posted on 05 Nov 2022

New open access study: plain language summary

What terminology are health journals using to refer to plain language summaries of peer reviewed manuscripts?

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Posted on 04 Nov 2022

Day 2: Expert Seminar Series

The topic of this autumn conference's ESS is Sustainability and the event was opened by EC member, Raquel Billiones.

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Posted on 04 Nov 2022

Day 2: Mini symposium - Plain Language Summaries

The mini-symposium event on plain language summaries has now started.

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Posted on 04 Nov 2022

Day 2: Freelance Business Forum

The always lively FBF session is another success!

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Posted on 03 Nov 2022

EMWA 54th Conference in Riga starts now!

Introduction to Medical Writing - Day 1

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Posted on 03 Nov 2022

Riga! Opening Ceremony Now Under Way

EMWA president, Satyen Shenoy has now officially opened the 54th EMWA conference.

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Posted on 03 Nov 2022

Opening Ceremony Presentation

Guest speaker, Raimonds Simanis on microbes, macrobes and their interaction in the 21st Century.

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Posted on 03 Nov 2022

Opening Ceremony presentation - Latvia & Riga

800 years history and culture

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Posted on 02 Nov 2022

Plain Language Summaries: A Scoping Review

What author instructions do health journals provide for writing plain language summaries?

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Posted on 24 Oct 2022

CwP SIG - Meet & Share - October 25th 2022

Communicating with the Public SIG - Upcoming Meet & Share Session - 25th October - 13.00 GMT

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Posted on 06 Oct 2022

Mini Symposium Event for Riga Autumn Conference 2022

Plain Language Summaries (PLS) for Scientific Publications: exploring multi stakeholder perspectives

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Posted on 06 Oct 2022

Riga 54th Conference Expert Seminar Series (ESS): 04 Nov 22

Sustainable Medical Communications - From Awareness to Action

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Posted on 03 Oct 2022

UPDATE ON RIGA CONFERENCE

Latvian-Russian Border Issue and the 54th Riga conference

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Posted on 29 Sep 2022

EMWA Membership Hardship Fund

Would you like to remain or become an EMWA member again but are unable to because of financial difficulties and facing challenging times? If so, EMWA would like to provide some assistance.

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Posted on 29 Sep 2022

Medical Writing: September 2022 Issue Out Now

The latest issue of Medical Writing is now available.

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Posted on 21 Sep 2022

Registration Now Open for Riga Conference 2022

Registration is now open for the autumn conference in Riga, 3-5 November 2022.

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Posted on 20 Sep 2022

Geoff Hall Scholarship

There's still time to submit your entry. Closing date is 30th September 2022.

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Posted on 20 Sep 2022

Nick Thompson Fellowship

Closing date for nominations is 01 October 2022!

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Posted on 16 Sep 2022

New feature on EMWA website

We have a new feature! Poster abstracts from EMWA conferences are now available for you to view on the website.

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Posted on 16 Sep 2022

EMWA 54th Conference in Riga, Latvia

REGISTRATION OPENS TUESDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER, 2022

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Posted on 13 Sep 2022

Getting Into Medical Writing: Open and virtual session, September 23rd!

EMWA is pleased to offer a fully virtual Getting into Medical Writing open session.

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Posted on 08 Sep 2022

Autumn Conference Registration - Riga 2022

Registration for the 54th EMWA conference is OPENING SOON! Read on to preview the programme and workshops.

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Posted on 03 Sep 2022

Good Publication Practice Guidelines for Company-Sponsored Biomedical Research: 2022 Update Published in Annals of Internal Medicine

We are delighted to inform the community about the newly released GPP 2022 publication and to share this announcement with the EMWA network.

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Posted on 18 Aug 2022

Developmental Risk Management Plans: PV SIG Meet&Share – save the date!

Upcoming event for the PVSIG: Monday 26th September 2022

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Posted on 15 Aug 2022

Save the Date! 2023 European Meeting of ISMPP 24–25 January

The 2023 ISMPP European Meeting will be held on 24–25 January, with registration opening in October 2022. The conference will be In-Person in London for the 1st Time in 3 years!

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Posted on 08 Aug 2022

Geoff Hall Scholarship 2022

There's still time to enter!

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Posted on 02 Aug 2022

EMWA Ambassador Programme updates

The EMWA Ambassador Programme is continuing its efforts to reach out to new audiences to promote medical writing and EMWA.

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Posted on 25 Jul 2022

Regulatory News

Some updates on FDA guidance, real-world data, medical device regulation and much more.

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Posted on 25 Jul 2022

Opportunites for Medical Writers in the UK

Are you passionate about health and social care research? Read on to find out more.

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Posted on 25 Jul 2022

First EMWA translators' meet-up!

Read on for details on how to attend this event.

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Posted on 02 Jul 2022

Medical Writing June 2022 Issue

June 2022 issue of MEW now available online.

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Posted on 02 Jul 2022

Save the date! Assessing and Reporting Environmental Risk for Human Medicinal Products throughout Development

SUS SIG and PV SIG joint webinar: Thursday, September 15, 2-3 pm CET

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Posted on 22 Jun 2022

MedComms Day

Celebrate MedComms Day 2022: ILLUMINATE!

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Posted on 04 Jun 2022

Winner of the Nick Thompson Fellowship 2022

The Nick Thompson Fellowship Award is intended as recognition of service to EMWA above and beyond the normal responsibilities of the membership or elected offices.

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Posted on 28 May 2022

EPDC News

The Education and Professional Development Committee says farewell but not goodbye to Marian Hodges, and a big welcome to the latest committee members.

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Posted on 28 May 2022

Getting Into Medical Writing

GIMW Meet & Share - 23 June 2022 If you’re new to medical writing, join us on June 23rd to talk about soft skills and transferable skills from academia that you can leverage to successfully get into medical writing.

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Posted on 21 May 2022

Freelance Business Forum - Berlin 2022

The Freelance Business Forum is back in business!

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Posted on 12 May 2022

Winner of the Geoff Hall Scholarship 2022

Sampoorna Rappaz is the 2022 winner of the Geoff Hall Scholarship.

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Posted on 09 May 2022

New workshop for EMWA 53rd conference in Berlin

Graphical abstracts and their role in delivering clear medical communication.

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Posted on 05 May 2022

The EMWA conference is in full swing

Delegates from Europe and beyond are enjoying the 53rd EMWA conference in Berlin.

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Posted on 25 Apr 2022

Article of interest to Medical Writers: Putting plain language summaries into perspective

The EMWA MedComm SIG would like to draw your attention to a recent article.

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Posted on 19 Apr 2022

Sustainable Communications

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

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Posted on 01 Apr 2022

Demystifying pharmacovigilance writing for new and aspiring medical writers

GIMW and PV SIG joint Meet and Share on Thursday, 9 June 2022, at 2 pm (CET).

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Posted on 01 Apr 2022

News of interest to Medical Writers: Predatory Publishing articles

The MedComm SIG is pleased to share these updates.

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Posted on 01 Apr 2022

Call for new members of the Education Committee

The deadline is Wednesday 14 April.

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Posted on 05 Mar 2022

EMWA Elections 2022

Have you cast your vote yet? Voting closes at midnight on Saturday 12 March 2022!

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Posted on 05 Mar 2022

News of interest to Medical Writers: Preprints

The ICMJE has updated its recommendations for reporting biomedical research to include a new section on preprints.

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Posted on 04 Mar 2022

Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals - new translation available

The Joint Position Statement complements several other sets of guidelines that have helped define the characteristics of a predatory journal.

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Posted on 01 Mar 2022

2nd PV SIG Meet&Share on Monday 28th March

Post Brexit – Implications for Pharmacovigilance.

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Posted on 18 Feb 2022

EMWA's Finance Committee is looking for new members!

If you have a head for figures, we would love to hear from you!

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Posted on 15 Feb 2022

Communicating with the Public SIG

The new webpage for the CwP SIG is online.

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Posted on 04 Feb 2022

Call for abstracts for the next EMWA Conference extended to 28 February!

The Scientific Organising Committee invite abstract submissions for the 53rd Annual EMWA Conference.

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Posted on 31 Jan 2022

New EMWA Head Office Address

Registered office now in St Albans, UK.

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Posted on 04 Jan 2022

Reminder: EMWA GIMW Meet & Share on 3 Feb 2022

Open Meet & Share on the use of LinkedIn and other social media platforms to get into the medical writing industry.

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Posted on 27 Dec 2021

Journal announcement

The 4th issue of Medical Writing (MEW) for 2021 is now available on our website.

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Posted on 15 Dec 2021

We need you for your EMWA Executive Committee!

We are looking for a Vice-President, Education Officer, and a Conference Director.

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Posted on 14 Dec 2021

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?

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Posted on 09 Dec 2021

REMINDER: First PV SIG Meet&Share on 13 December 2021

“DSUR requirements other than ICH E2F – Be aware! (Impact of EU-CTR and other local requirements on DSURs)”

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Posted on 24 Nov 2021

Ambassador Programme News

The EMWA Ambassador Programme is continuing its efforts to reach out to new audiences to promote medical writing and EMWA.

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Posted on 23 Nov 2021

Salary Survey 2021

Salary Survey 2021 open until 1st December.

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Posted on 20 Nov 2021

A report on the live hubs across Europe that are part of the current EMWA Conference

EMWA members enjoyed being in the presence of their friends and colleagues for the first time since the Malmo 2019 conference.

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Posted on 20 Nov 2021

Quick update on the ongoing EMWA conference

We're at the end of the second week of the conference workshop programme.

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Posted on 27 Oct 2021

IMPORTANT UPDATES ON THE NOVEMBER CONFERENCE

IMPORTANT UPDATES ON THE NOVEMBER CONFERENCE

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Posted on 26 Oct 2021

Webinar: An Overview of EU Pharmacovigilance

On Thursday, 28 October at 14:00 CEST.

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Posted on 25 Oct 2021

The survey on predatory journals is still open

EMWA would like to hear from its members on this issue by the end of November.

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Posted on 20 Oct 2021

Sponsored Symposium on the Virtual Conference Day

Join the Taylor&Francis New Publishing session from 4:20 PM - 4:50 PM (CET) on 5 November.

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Posted on 12 Oct 2021

Next MedComm-SIG Meet & Share sessions POSTPONED to 18 Nov 2021 at 5 pm CET (4 pm GMT)

This session will cover ethics in publishing.

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Posted on 01 Oct 2021

EMWA journal supports collective editorial calling for emergency action to limit global temperature increases

The EMWA journal Medical Writing, with the endorsement of the EMWA Executive Committee and the support of the Sustainability SIG (SUS-SIG), is declaring full support for this collective and concerted editorial.

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Posted on 27 Sep 2021

Medical Decision Making and Health Technology Assessment

The autumn edition of Medical Writing (MEW) is here.

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Posted on 22 Sep 2021

Getting into Medical Writing (GIMW) group

We are delighted to announce that we’ve taken the Getting into Medical Writing session (former Internship Forum) to another level with the recent formation of the GIMW group.

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Posted on 20 Sep 2021

Update on the November conference - including a hybrid day!

What can you look forward to at the autumn conference?

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Posted on 13 Sep 2021

World-leading pharma collaborates call for plain language summaries of peer-reviewed medical journal articles

Open Pharma recommendations for Plain Language Summaries manuscript that will be published today in CMRO

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Posted on 07 Sep 2021

Green Grass & Flowers for our Readers

How can medical writers thank the people who help to make the profession such an interesting and inspiring one?

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Posted on 28 Aug 2021

Translations & Presentations of Joint Position Statement Advocating for Pre-Publication Review

AMWA, EMWA and ISMPP announce the availability of translations into Chinese, Japanese, and Spanish of their Joint Position Statement on Medical Publications, Preprints, and Peer Review.

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Posted on 15 Jul 2021

EMWA on Facebook

In light of a changing social media landscape, we have decided to disable the EMWA Facebook group.

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Posted on 14 Jul 2021

Plans for the November 2021 EMWA conference

An exciting new concept to be launched in November 2021.

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Posted on 23 Jun 2021

The latest recipient of the Nick Thompson Fellowship Award

Read this tribute to Phil Leventhal - and watch the newly created video about this award!

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Posted on 21 Jun 2021

EMWA’s contribution to sustainability

Check out EMWA’s ranking on the I Plant A Tree website.

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Posted on 30 May 2021

Bulgarian Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals

Translation now available on the EMWA website.

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Posted on 28 May 2021

EMWA now offers Credly badges

Display your EMWA credentials as an electronic certificate on LinkedIn, your website and emails.

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Posted on 17 May 2021

Geoff Hall Scholarship 2021 launched

EMWA is now accepting entries for this year's essay competition for new medical writers.

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Posted on 13 May 2021

Beware of a phishing email

Scammers are purporting to be EMWA - be alert!

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Posted on 08 May 2021

What's on at the 51st EMWA Conference: 8 - 24 May 2021

Details of the workshops offered as part of the virtual conference.

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Posted on 07 May 2021

Friday, May 7, at the 51st EMWA Conference

The Expert Seminar Series and other sessions for attendees.

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Posted on 06 May 2021

Today at the EMWA Conference - May 6, 2021

9th EMWA Symposium, Clinical Trials - New Trends, Freelance Business Forum and Yoga.

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Posted on 05 May 2021

What's on today at the 51st EMWA Conference: 5 May 2021

Overview of today's programme.

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Posted on 04 May 2021

EMWA's virtual conference has started!

Are you part of it?

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Posted on 26 Apr 2021

Have you updated your EMWA profile and preferences recently?

EMWA members need to actively opt-in to the new Member Directory.

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Posted on 08 Apr 2021

AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement on medical publications, preprints, and peer review

Medical research without adequate reviews, could damage public trust in medical science.

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Posted on 06 Apr 2021

Scam EMWA e-mail - please be vigilant

We have been made aware of a scam email purporting to come from an EMWA officer or the EMWA conference.

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Posted on 26 Mar 2021

51st EMWA Conference - Registration for our virtual event is now open!

Book early to secure the workshop places of your choice!

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Posted on 16 Mar 2021

Next webinar on 18 March: The impact of COVID-19 on the content of clinical trial documentations: new requirements!

In early 2020, the US FDA and the EMA issued emergency guidance documents on how to manage clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will discuss these new requirements.

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Posted on 10 Mar 2021

Voting for the 2021/22 EMWA Executive Committee closes at midnight, 13 March!

All candidate statements are in and we need you to vote for your next Vice President, Treasurer, Honorary Secretary and PR Officer.

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Posted on 26 Feb 2021

News of interest to medical writers: penalties for missing study results

How will national regulators in Europe impose fines for missing clinical trial results?

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Posted on 14 Feb 2021

New EMWA Conference Video

In May 2021, EMWA will be holding a virtual conference like the one last November. Get a taste of what this unique online learning experience is like in this short video.

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Posted on 27 Jan 2021

Latest edition of Medical Writing available online and in print

Volume 29, Issue 4 - Writing for Patients.

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Posted on 27 Jan 2021

Download your 2021 EMWA member logo now

Increase your market value by showing your membership in a professional organisation.

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