Excellence in education award
The Excellence in Education award was awarded to nurses in any educational setting in the area of oncology nursing. Nominations were accepted from national member societies, individual members and associate members. This award was presented in 2006 and 2008. Both award presentations happened at that year’s EONS Spring Convention.
Matthew Thornton was the 2008 recipient of the EONS Excellence in Education award. At the time of receiving the award he was a a senior lecturer in Cancer Care Nursing at the University of Glamorgan, Wales. He received the award and gave an honorary lecture during the 6th EONS Spring Convention in Geneva, Switzerland in March 2008. More information about Mr Thornton and the winning project is available in the Spring 2008 issue of the EONS Magazine.
Helena Leveälahti was the 2006 winner of the EONS Excellence in Education award. She received the award during a ceremony at the 5th EONS Spring Convention in Innsbruck, Austria.