Symposium
on Research Integrity

Promoting a Culture of (Research) Integrity

10 Years ÖAWI

10 Years ÖAWI

Date

September 10th , 2018

9:30 – 17:00

Location

Palais Niederösterreich

Herrengasse 13, 1010 Vienna

10 years Austrian Agency for Research Integrity

The ÖAWI celebrates its 10-years anniversary. In honor of this occasion the agency invites for a one-day symposium on September 10th, 2018 into Palais Niederösterreich in Vienna.

International as well as Austrian speakers will talk about challenges and opportunities of building more confidence in science but also in creating a culture of integrity within the research system.

Supported by

Program

Program

9:30

Registration and Coffee

10:00

Welcome Address

  • Klement Tockner (Chair ÖAWI, President of the FWF)

The ÖAWI – Conception, Birth and Early Childhood

  • Christoph Kratky (Founder and first Chair of ÖAWI, former President of the FWF)

10:30

The ÖAWI model of fostering research integrity: looking back and learning forward

  • Stephan Rixen (Chairperson of the Committee on Research Integrity of the Austrian Agency for Research Integrity (ÖAWI); University of Bayreuth (Germany))

11:15

Keynote: What research institutions can and should do to foster research integrity

  • Lex Bouter (Chair of the World Conferences on Research Integrity Foundation; VU University Medical Centre in Amsterdam)

12:15

Lunch

13:15

The REWARD campaign: reducing waste in research is an integrity issue

  • Sabine Kleinert (Senior Editor Lancet)

14:00

How to protect whistleblowers and the scientists they accuse

  • Sven Hendrix (Hasselt University)

14:45

Coffee break

15:15

Transgressions of research integrity — Should we be concerned?

  • Ulrike Felt (Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Vienna)

16:00

Prevention as a key element for Integrity​

  • Karl-Gerhard Straßl/Martina Baravalle (University of Music and Performing Arts)

16:30

ÖAWI: Advising, Training and Networking

  • Nicole Foeger (ÖAWI)

17:00

Get together (till 20:00/21:00)

Moderation

Stefan Bernhardt (IST Austria)

Speakers

Speakers

Partner

Partner of the BE OPEN – Science & Society Festival​

BE OPEN – Science & Society Festival​​
To mark its fiftieth anniversary, the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), together with partners from science and research, is transforming Vienna’s Maria-Theresien-Platz into a garden of curiosity and fascination. Under the patronage of Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen and as part of the Austrian EU Council presidency, the “BE OPEN – Science & Society Festival” from September 8th to 12th, 2018 offers the chance to discover top-class research, to participate and have a say.