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    The Perils and Pitfalls of Predatory Publishers

    Jan Seal-Roberts, Publishing Director at Adis, talks about the rapid growth of "predatory" publishers and the dangers they pose for the STM publishing community.

    This recording was made on 2 November in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Digital Publishing Overview

    Clare Shepherd, Senior Editor at Adis, provides an overview of how digital technology and enhanced features are adding value to medical publications.

    This recording was made on 2 November in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    The evolution of patient-centered outcomes research

    Caroline Halford, Publishing Manager at Adis, reviews the evolution of patient-centered outcomes research and the direct involvement of patients in publications.

    This recording was made on 2 November in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Lucid Group - what MedComms means to us, what we do, how we do it, what makes us different

    Katherine Duxbury, Scientific Director at Lucid, explains what MedComms means to them, what they do, how they do it, what makes them different.

    This recording was made on 6 October 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    WG Access - how does Market Access relate to MedComms and how do we do it?

    Andy Buckland, Scientific Advisor, WG Access, talks about how Market Access relates to MedComms and how they do it at WG.

    This recording was made on 6 October 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Tricks and tips for gaining that elusive first job in MedComms

    Phil Hall, specialist Medical Communications Recruitment Consultant at Carrot Pharma Recruitment, provides some tips for gaining that elusive first job in MedComms.

    This recording was made on 6 October 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Been there, done it, got the tee-shirt. Life in MedComms

    Rick Flemming, Director at Aspire Scientific, talks about his career in MedComms and what to expect when working as a medical writer.

    This recording was made on 6 October 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Effective education - if it's not planned from the start, the results won't magically appear at the end

    Celeste Kolanko of PCM Scientific and a member of the Good CME Practice group, explains the principles that can ensure you plan for effective education outcomes.

    This recording was made on 7 September 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Global medical education - commonalities and differences across the globe

    Celeste Kolanko of PCM Scientific and a member of the Good CME Practice group, reflects on global medical education and the commonalities and differences across the globe.

    This recording was made on 7 September 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Independent medical education in Europe - who is calling the shots? Where next?

    Eugene Pozniak of European CME Forum and of Siyemi Learning reflects on Independent medical education in Europe and asks who is calling the shots? Where next?

    This recording was made on 7 September 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    European CME Forum - its role in the evolving CME landscape

    Eugene Pozniak of European CME Forum and of Siyemi Learning talks about European CME Forum and its role in the evolving CME landscape.

    This recording was made on 7 September 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Comradis (an AMICULUM agency) - working in MedComms, focused on rare diseases

    Jon Morton, Agency Lead at Comradis (an AMICULUM agency), explains what MedComms means to them, what they do, how they do it, what makes them different and why and how they focus specifically on rare diseases.

    This recording was made on 3 August 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Seven Point Four (an AMICULUM agency) - what MedComms means to us

    Matt Evans, Agency Lead at Seven Point Four (an AMICULUM agency), explains what MedComms means to them, what they do, how they do it, what makes them different.

    This recording was made on 3 August 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Darwin Healthcare Communications - what MedComms means to us

    Anna Timbrell, Account Director at Darwin Healthcare Communications, explains what MedComms means to them, what they do, how they do it, what makes them different.

    This recording was made on 3 August 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Editing: things they don't tell you about what journal editors want

    Pippa Smart, a publishing consultant working with editorial groups, journals and publishers on editorial and publishing strategy and intellectual property rights, provides some insights into the "black box" of editorial offices and why occasionally (apparently) strange decisions are made.

    This recording was made on 6 July 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    What is EASE up to now?

    Pippa Smart, a publishing consultant and member of EASE Council, provides a brief overview of the activities of the European Association of Science Editors (EASE) and how they are helping editors by developing and promoting good practice.

    This recording was made on 6 July 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    EASE Conference 2016 - highlights

    Rachael Lammey, Member and Community Outreach at Crossref and EASE Council Member, gives a summary of the 13th EASE Conference, held in Strasbourg on 10-12 June 2016. The theme of the conference was 'Scientific Integrity: editors on the front line'.

    This recording was made on 6 July 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    History of EASE - EASE is the European Association of Science Editors

    Rachael Lammey, Member and Community Outreach at Crossref and EASE Council Member, gives a brief history of the association which celebrated it's 30 year anniversary in 2012.

    This recording was made on 6 July 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Know Your Audience: Informed Decision-Making in Congress Submissions

    Helen Chambers, Publication Manager at Costello Medical Consulting discusses the Good Publication Practice guidelines (GPP3) regarding redundant publications, and whether sufficient information is available regarding congress attendees to ensure that resubmitted abstracts reach new and varied audiences.

    This recording was made on 1 June 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    EMWA guidelines: the role of medical writers in peer-reviewed publications

    Jo Whelan, Freelance medical writer, Textpharm Ltd explains how the EMWA guidelines have been widely cited and provide practical guidance on ethical working for professional medical writers who help develop peer-reviewed publications. Get familiar with the guidelines and learn about how they sit alongside other guidance on good publication practice.

    This recording was made on 1 June 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    EMWA - what does it offer medical writers?

    Jo Whelan, Freelance medical writer, Textpharm Ltd talks about EMWA, the European Medical Writers Association, a network of professionals that represents, supports and trains medical communicators. Learn about what EMWA does, its relevance to writers in the medical communications sector, and the benefits of being a member.

    This recording was made on 1 June 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    ISMPP - what does it offer MedComms specialists?

    Jackie Marchington, Director of Global Operations, Caudex, UK, Co-chair, ISMPP Advocacy and Outreach Committee and GAPP Member talks about The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP). ISMPP (pronounced IzMap) is the only not-for-profit organization founded by medical publication professionals for medical publication professionals. Jackie explains its background, aims and objectives and, most importantly, what's in it for you if you join.

    This recording was made on 4 May 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Myth Busters: Separating Fact from Fiction in our Profession

    Jackie Marchington, Director of Global Operations, at Caudex UK summarises the evidence and evaluations that came out of this lively and controversial "Myth Busters: Separating Fact from Fiction in our Profession" session at the 12th Annual meeting of ISMPP on 12th April 2016.

    This recording was made on 4 May 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    ISMPP Annual Meeting 2016: Conference Summary

    The programme for this year's annual meeting of The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP), 11-13th April 2016, "Medical Publications in a Data- Rich World: Enhancing Quality and Transparency" looked excellent as always but many of us couldn't attend in person. So what did we miss? Richard White, Commercial Director at Oxford PharmaGenesis, reviews the key points he took away from the event overall.

    This recording was made on 4 May 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    Professional medical writing support and the quality of randomised controlled trial reporting

    Paul Farrow, Communications Director at Oxford PharmaGenesis presents their paper "Professional medical writing support and the quality of randomised controlled trial reporting: a cross-sectional study" which was published in BMJ Open in February 2016. Paul summarises the research and its conclusions and, importantly, talks about the practical implications for specialists working in MedComms.

    This recording was made on 4 May 2016 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

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    What's new in GPP3?

    The updated Good Publication Practice (GPP) guideline, known as GPP3 has now been published and we were delighted to have the opportunity to hear about the details from Liz Wager, Publications Consultant and Co-Author of the new paper. Liz was also co-author of the original guideline in 2003 so was well placed to reflect on the changing landscape in publications management.

    This recording was made on 21 August 2015 in Oxford, at a MedComms Networking event.

    WHAT ELSE?

    MEDCOMMSDAY 2016 - DID YOU MISS IT?

    This year we celebrated a Day in the Life of MedComms on 8 June 2016.

    From Auckland to San Francisco via Shanghai, Vienna, Basel, Paris, London, Oxford, New York and elsewhere.

    See what happened at MedCommsDay.com


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    We're listing hundreds of job opportunities for specialists in medical communications, medical education and medical publishing at NextMedCommsJob


    Are you interested in a career in medical communications?

    Learn more at FirstMedCommsJob

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