EMWA News


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

Registration open!

Registrations are still being taken for the 53rd EMWA Conference in Berlin.

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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

Call for new members of the Education Committee

The deadline is Wednesday 14 April.

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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

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 18 Mar 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 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 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 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

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 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 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

Download your 2021 EMWA member logo now

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

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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 08 Jan 2021

Information about the EMWA conference in Riga in May 2021

New details released.

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Posted on 08 Jan 2021

Reminder: Call for Nominations to EMWA Executive Committee

Deadline of 15 January 2021 for four open positions.

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Posted on 09 Dec 2020

Hungarian Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals

The Hungarian Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals is now online.

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Posted on 06 Dec 2020

Podcast of interest to medical writers: Predatory Publishing

Ed Harvey, co-Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Surgery about his experience of the unethical practice of Predatory Publishing in this podcast.

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Posted on 25 Nov 2020

Summary of session 3 of the 8th EMWA Symposium available

The Publication Plan's final meeting report released.

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Posted on 20 Nov 2020

Summary of session 2 of the 8th EMWA Symposium

The Publication Plan's Meeting Report - Part Two.

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Posted on 19 Nov 2020

Summary of session 1 of the 8th EMWA Symposium

The Publication Plan's Meeting Report - Part One.

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Posted on 09 Nov 2020

Serbian Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals

The Serbian Translation of the Joint Position Statement on Predatory Journals is now online.

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Posted on 03 Nov 2020

The deadline for registration is Wednesday 4 November

Make sure you register for EMWA's virtual conference on time!

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Posted on 02 Nov 2020

EMWA Symposium- 6th November

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

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Posted on 02 Nov 2020

Virtual ESS save the date

SAVE THE DATE and join us for EMWA’s virtual Expert Seminar Series (ESS) on Medical Communications on 1st December 2020.

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Posted on 18 Oct 2020

New Web Editorial

Jack Aslanian's take on what happened at conferences of old.

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Posted on 07 Oct 2020

Armenian Translation of Joint Position Statement

The Armenian Translation of the Joint Position Statements on Predatory Journals - Now Online!

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Posted on 29 Sep 2020

50th Conference - Registration is now open!

Join us for the 50th EMWA conference held between 4th-19th November.

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Posted on 17 Sep 2020

Virtual ESS!

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

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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).

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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Posted on 03 Jul 2020

Upcoming Webinar

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

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Posted on 21 Jun 2020

Why do authors publish in predatory journals?

Article recommended by the EMWA Medical Communications SIG.

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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.

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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!

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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!

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Posted on 14 Jun 2020

EMWA’s first virtual Expert Seminar Series (ESS)

See what happened at the ESS thanks to this infographic.

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Posted on 12 Jun 2020

Upcoming Webinars!

We hope you can join us for two upcoming webinars.

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Posted on 11 Jun 2020

#EMWATogetherApart

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

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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.

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