Head of the Administrative Office of ÖAWI
Nicole Foeger holds a PhD degree in biochemistry and worked as a researcher at the Medical University of Vienna, the German Cancer Research Centre in Heidelberg (Germany) and at the University of Basel (Switzerland). Later on she also obtained a postgraduate education in Public Relations.
Since 2010 she is Head of the Administrative Office of the Austrian Agency for Research Integrity and involved in all RI activities on the national level: giving trainings for researchers, advising in all matters of RI and supporting the independent national commission that offers a neutral and objective forum to be able to investigate cases of (alleged) research misconduct.
Since April 2012 Nicole Foeger is the elected Chair of the European Network of Research Integrity Offices (ENRIO) and involved in several European initiatives and EU-projects on research integrity as project partner or member of the advisory board.