Professor João Apóstolo awarded the 2018 STTI European Recognition Nurse Award


João Alves Apóstolo, professor of the Nursing School of Coimbra (ESEnfC), was awarded the 2018 STTI European Recognition Nurse Award yesterday in Cambridge (England).


Ana Filipa Cardoso, João Apóstolo, Marie-Louise Luiking and Lurdes Lomba


The award is a recognition of this Portuguese researcher’s contribution to the development of Nursing in Europe. It was delivered by the mayor of the city of Cambridge, Nigel Gawthrope, and the Sigma European coordinator, Marie-Louise Luiking, during the first day of the 4th STTI Biennial European Conference at the Cambridge campus of the Anglia Ruskin University.

In addition to João Apóstolo, vice-president of the Phi Xi chapter of the ESEnfC, Professors Maria de Lurdes Lomba and Ana Filipa Cardoso (president and finance chair, respectively) also participated in this event.

The Phi Xi Chapter members in Cambridge will also participate in Sigma European Regional Meeting, Sigma European Membership Involvement Taskforce meetings, and Sigma European Research Group meetings. They will present three oral presentations and a poster presentation. ESEnfC also participated as an exhibitor to promote its programmes and activities.

Professsor João Apóstolo is also a member of the European planning committee and the scientific committee of the 4th STTI Biennial European Conference.

With its headquarters in the United States, Sigma is an honor society of Nursing whose activities aim to improve the health of the populations through the scientific development of Nursing practice.

The ESEnfC Phi Xi Chapter was created in September 2011 and is composed of nurses who distinguish themselves by their excellence in clinical practice, education, research and/or leadership in the Nursing area in health and education institutions both nationally and internationally.



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