Research priorities and news

EONS aims to ensure that the profile of oncology nursing research is increased throughout Europe and encourages practitioners to become more research active by providing support in funding, mentoring, publication and dissemination of results.

Promoting evidence-based clinical practice through research has always been a core function of EONS; and EONS research funding and support is always consistent with our vision, mission and CARE strategy. Thus, EONS research priorities reflect the priorities of our membership and are firmly rooted in the wider European context.

Opportunities for our members

As a result of our priorities, we created several opportunities to enhance the research skills of our members. We evaluated how our participants experienced:

New members wanted for EONS Research Working Group

Thursday 2 November 2017

The EONS Research Working Group is looking for three new members. We are looking for people who are actively engaged in research related to cancer nursing practice and who have the time, enthusiasm and commitment to help EONS develop research and its impact across Europe.

Research WG members are expected to:

  • Actively engage in Task Groups, teleconferences, two face to face meetings per year
  • Promote EONS and EONS’ work locally, nationally, and internationally
  • Peer review and provide constructive feedback on (grant) applications
  • Contribute to writing position statements, abstracts and scientific papers
  • Contribute to workshops and other educational events
  • Contribute to updating the Working Group web pages

For more information about the Research WG, please visit our web page:

Should you be interested to join, please provide a two-page CV and letter of interest, including reasons for wanting to join the group and a summary of what you would bring to the group, to

We anticipate that we will undertake Skype interviews with shortlisted applicants. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact WG members Andreas, Wendy or Mary via

Deadline for applications is end of December 2017.