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    The event was a great success again - an enthusiastic audience of post-docs and final year DPhil students from the biomedical sciences departments within and around Oxford Universty met with a number medical writing and communications professionals for a highly engaging session which presented medical writing as an attractive career option.

    We explained how areas of the UK such as Oxfordshire, London and Cheshire are home to numerous leading medical communications agencies that serve the global pharmaceutical industry... and they’re crying out for good medical writers!

    These agencies are looking for individuals with:

  • a doctorate in a bioscience subject, ideally post-doctoral research experience
  • a genuine enthusiasm for science and its application to the world of medicine
  • a flair for writing about science and medicine
  • the ability to work independently within a small-team environment.

    Medical writing can literally take you all over the world and provides attractive long-term career pathways.


    11.00 Coffee and exhibition
    11.30 Introduction by Denise Best (University of Oxford Careers Service) and presentations by:

  • Dr Chris Winchester, Oxford Pharmagenesis
  • Dr Annick Moon, Freelance Writer
  • Laurence Auffret, Cinetique Translations

    13.00–15.00 Lunch and informal discussion with senior editorial and writing staff from leading medical communications agencies - Acumen Healthcare Communications, Insight Medical Writing, Oxford Pharmagenesis, Nucleus Holdings and Wolters Kluwer Health were attending. We were also joined by Recruitment Specialists from Nonstop Pharma Recruitment and Representatives from EMWA (European Medical Writers Association).

    If you have any questions please email Peter Llewellyn.


    Are you interested in a career in medical communications? Download a free careers guide, check out details of future and past events, sign up for an email alert... Learn more here.

    Acumen Healthcare Communications
    Acumen Healthcare Communications

    EMWA (European Medical Writers Association)

    Insight Medical Writing
    Insight Medical Writing

    Nonstop Pharma Recruitment
    Nonstop Pharma Recruitment

    Nucleus Holdings
    Nucleus Holdings

    Oxford Pharmagenesis
    Oxford Pharmagenesis

    Wolters Kluwer Health
    Wolters Kluwer Health

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