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 more than 40 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

41 Full Members

  • Universities
  • Universities of applied sciences
  • Non-university research institutions
  • Research funding agencies

3 Associate Members

Administrative Office
News & Events

News & Events

Events and News on the Topic of Research Integrity

Event

28.-29.10.2019
ENERI Final Conference

Final Conference of the EU project ENERI

Event

17.-18.10.2019
Train-the-Trainer

Train-the-Trainer for Good Scientific Practice

Event

25.-26.09.2019
Vienna Days of Academic Integrity

mdw - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

News

25.06.2019
Activity Report and Annual Report 2018

Activity Report of the OeAWI and Annual Report of the Commission 2018 published

News

13.06.2019
New member organizations

The OeAWI warmly welcomes the new members

News

12.06.2019
EU project: ENERI (09/2016-08/2019)

Results of the project