About the OeAWI

Areas of activity of the Austrian Agency

for Research Integrity

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Mission

Mission Statement

The OeAWI raises awareness for the Standards of Good Scientific Practice among researchers as well as the general public.

The Agency strengthens responsibility in research and ensures the observance of the respective guidelines.

Its activities focus on investigating and preventing misconduct in research, not on imposing sanctions for misconduct.

Activities

How does the OeAWI work?

Most important to the OeAWI’s activities is ensuring Good Scientific Practice in Austrian higher education and research.

The services of the OeAWI comprise individual advising, prevention workshops as well as training programs for established and early stage researchers strengthening their sense of GSP. Additionally, the Commission for Research Integrity is engaged in investigating alleged violations of GSP.

Tasks of the OeAWI

  • Prevention
  • Advising
  • Training
  • Investigation
  • National and international networking

How is the OeAWI organized?

Organization

The Austrian Agency for Research Integrity (OeAWI) was established as an Association in 2008. The Association has now grown to 38 member institutions, including all Austrian public universities, universities of applied sciences, various non-university research institutions and research funding agencies.

The Agency is mainly funded by its membership fees.

Board
Commmission
Members

38 Members

Universities

Universities of applied sciences

Research funding agencies

2 Associate Members

Administrative Office
News & Events

News & Events

Events and News on the Topic of Research Integrity

Event

02 - 05 June 2019
6th World Conference on Research Integrity

New Challenges for Research Integrity

Event

10.9.2018
Symposium on Research Integrity

10 Years Austrian Agency for Research Integrity