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Volume 26, Issue 1 - Writing better

EMWA News

Abstract

Time to say goodbye.
As I will step down from my role as EMWA’s Public Relations Officer in May 2017, I will no longer be on top of the EMWA news and will, therefore, step down from my role as section editor. It is with great pleasure though that I introduce my successor, Evguenia Alechine (“Jenia”), who will take over from the June issue onwards. Jenia is an instrumental part of the Twitter team and, as such, “on top” of EMWA news. Therefore, she is the ideal successor. Jenia’s move also shows the opportunities you face when volunteering for EMWA. Being her first EMWA conference in May 2016, she is now becoming section editor.
Certainly, the good job she did so far and her adorable personality were prerequisites for this fast move.

References

  1. Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals. International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. 2016 Dec [cited 2017 Jan 09]. Available from: http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/
  2. Up-Dated ICMJE Recommendations (December 2016). International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. 2016 Dec [cited 2017 Jan 09]. Available from: http://www.icmje.org/news-and-editorials/icmje-recommendations_annotated_dec16.pdf

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Writing Better
President’s Message
EMWA News
Advancing the Medical Writing profession: The Joint Position Statement on the Role of Professional Medical Writers
AMWA-EMWA-ISMPP Joint Position Statement on the Role of Professional Medical Writers
EMWA’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Finding the action in your writing: Avoiding nominalisation
Removing the dead wood
Writing economically in medicine and science: Tips for tackling wordiness
How to shorten a text by up to 30% and improve clarity without losing information
Troublesome words
Can you recognise the four main ways that English sentences can be structured?
Three strategies to help you write clearly for a lay audience
Structuring paragraphs
A checklist to improve your writing
Results of the 2016 EMWA member survey
News from the EMA
Getting Your Foot in the Door
Teaching Medical Writing
In the Bookstores
Lingua Franca and Beyond
The Webscout
Good Writing Practice
Medical Communications
Profile: An Interview with Michael Markie - an open science and open data advocate
Out on Our Own

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Co-Editor:

Editorial Manager

  • Victoria White (Tampa, Florida, USA)
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  • Amy Whereat (SpeaktheSpeech Consulting, Asnieres sur Seine, France)

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