The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an international community of individuals and associations from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experience in science communication and editing.

ISMPP Webinar – What’s Your Path? Career Development in Medical Publications

The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) invites you to attend a special 90-minute ISMPP U educational webinar: “What’s Your Path? Career Development in Medical Publications”, on Wednesday, January 17, at 11 am EST/4 pm GMT.

This ISMPP U is complimentary and open to ALL regardless of ISMPP membership!

This special ISMPP U session is open to the public and may be of interest to students considering career options.  Within the medical publications field a rich variety of professional roles exists, offering many rewarding career pathways to pursue. In this webinar, experienced publications professionals will describe a range of typical roles at pharmaceutical companies and medical communications agencies, as well as key qualifications for these positions.

The panel will describe job change scenarios they’ve personally observed or experienced where people moved between related functions and settings, growing in leadership and responsibility.

These include creating one’s own role as a freelancer, consultant, or head of a small business.

The speakers in the webinar will be:

Lindsey Summers (Regulatory Affairs and Medical Writing Practice Lead, Ascent Life Sciences)
Mark Riotto (Director, US Publications, AstraZeneca)
Suzann Schiller (Executive Vice President, Strategic Collaborations, Cello Health Communications)
Brian Bass (Director, Bass Global, Inc.)

This session is intended for:

Click here to register, and you’ll receive the weblink to attend the webinar.

Click here to learn more about the program.

– Posted: Wednesday 20th December, 2017 –

HEIRRI Research Innovation conference & workshop activity


The HEIRRI organisation are preparing for a busy year in 2018, with a series of conferences and workshops around the world. We have added some of these events to our calendar.

First up, their 2nd conference in April will be titled “‘Education towards a responsible society, transforming universities through RRI”  Full details here

Second, in September, HEIRRI will be running workshops in Mexico and Porto Alegro, Brazil to discuss “Facilitating reflection on Responsible Research and Innovation“.  Check out the details of those events here.

– Posted: Wednesday 20th December, 2017 –

Final Call for Abstracts!

A final reminder that the deadline for abstracts for presentations is 15th September, 2017.

Deadline for poster abstracts is 1st April, 2018.

Presentation sessions should address any issues around the theme of the conference: ‘Balancing Innovation and Tradition in Science Editing’.

Please see the Programme for the list of specified sessions.

Speakers will have a 10-20 minute slot within their chosen session.

*Please submit a session title and 200-word abstract, including the title of the session you wish to speak in, by 15th September 2017

Poster presentations can address any aspects of science editing and publishing.

If you wish to submit a poster, please submit a title and 200-word abstract by 1st April 2018

All submissions should be sent by email to either the EASE Secretariat Tea Marasovic, or to the Conference Chair, Joan Marsh.

EASE Conference announcements!

We are delighted to announce some further details of our 14th EASE conference, to be held in June, 2018.

The University of Bucharest has kindly agreed to host our conference. Prof Liviu Papadima, Vice-rector, will provide facilities in the Faculty of Law, Boulevard. M. Kogalniceanu.

We are also pleased to bring you the first draft of the conference programme, to give you an idea of the topics and sessions we will be bringing you at the event.

We have added several new pages to our website to cover everything conference-related, and will be regularly updating it as we finalise further details.

Please visit our Bucharest 2018 homepage for more information.

http://www.ease.org.uk/ease-events/14th-ease-conference-bucharest-2018/

14th EASE Conference – Venue announcement and last call for abstracts!


We are pleased to announce the venue for the 14th EASE Conference!

The event will be held at the Law School at the University of Bucharest, Romania, 8-10th June 2018. Registration will open in January 2018 and there are discounts for EASE members to attend

We also make a final call for abstract submissions to the conference. The event will focus on balancing innovation and tradition in science editing, and we invite papers, posters and talks to address this topic.

If you wish to submit a paper, please send your title and a 200-word abstract to Tea by 15th September.

Keep an eye on our main conference page for further announcements to the agenda, hotel details and events around the conference itself:

http://www.ease.org.uk/ease-events/14th-ease-conference-bucharest-2018/