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    Honour for Oliver

    Executive Committee decisions often involve lengthy debate and deliberation — but not our recent one to offer Dr Oliver Gillie a Lifetime Achievement Award. There was enthusiastic and unanimous agreement that Read more…

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If you have ever got into a pickle with p values or lost your way in a forest plot, help is at hand with our new Guide to Clinical Trials, written by John Illman. It’s essential reading for any health or medical writer. Download your copy now. Read more…

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Joining the MJA brings a host of benefits including discounts with organisations such Vision Express, free entry to our prestigious Summer and Winter Awards and access to resources such as our Guide to Clinical Trials.  Read more…

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Are you looking for fresh challenge? Hoping to expand your freelance portfolio? Or simply curious about the going rate for the job? You will find answers and opportunities in the members-only pages of the MJA website. Read more…


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Danny Buckland and Dr Susan Major cross examined expert witnesses at our Trials on Trial meeting. In the MJA gallery, you will find images from more key meetings and events, courtesy of photographers Dan Tstantilis and Richenda Power.  Read more…