Posted on 07 May 2020

Upcoming May Webinars!

EMWA is hosting two webinars this month.

Date: Thursday 14th May 2020, 14:00 CEST

Title: An update on the ICMJE recommendations - THIS WEBINAR IS OPEN TO NON-EMWA MEMBERS

Speaker: Dr. Andrea Rossi, Freelance Medical Writer

A brief summary: The ICMJE is a small group of general medical journal editors and representatives of selected organizations working together to improve the quality of medical science and its reporting. The ICMJE has produced multiple editions of its recommendations, which were previously known as the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals (URMs) and continues to update them periodically. This webinar will cover the last update from December 2019 which included new guidance to improve the author’s relationships and activities, the role of editorial advisory boards, the requirements for trial registration, the use of articles published on predatory journals, and Impact Factors.

Please register HERE

Date: Thursday 21st May 2020, 14:00 CEST

Title: The Rise of Coronavirus Diseases

Speaker: Sergey Sulima, Scientific and Medical Writer, BioNTech SE

A brief summary: The current global situation has sparked an increased interest in viruses, and particularly the coronavirus. This webinar will begin with a brief general introduction to virology, after which it will focus on the coronaviruses and the diseases they have recently caused (SARS, MERS). It will culminate with a discussion on the continuously growing body of information regarding SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19, as well as pandemics in general.

Please register HERE