European Network of Research Ethics and Research Integrity (ENERI)

ENERI (European Network of Research Ethics and Research Integrity) has already started its work in September 2016 and is financed by the Horizon2020 programme. Essential project partners are ENRIO (European Network of Research Integrity Offices) and EUREC (European Network of Research Ethics Commitees (EUREC). The Austrian Agency for Research Integrity (OeAWI) is member of the ENRIO network and acts as project partner on behalf of ENRIO. The project was launched in September 2016 and will operate initially until August 2019.

ENERI brings together key players on research ethics and research integrity in the European science environment. The aims of ENERI is to create a joint European network and platform that tries to intensify the exchange of expertise, to harmonise the processes within ethics reviews and investigations procedures of allegations of research misconduct and to develop a core curriculum for persons who are involved in ethics review and investigations panels. The project starts with a mapping of the networks to collect information about national structures and cases of good practice regards guidelines and training. The major issue of the working package training the design of a training programme on research ethics and integrity. This training programme should be addressed to researchers and scientists in this field. Furthermore, the creation of a database of eminent experts in this field is planned. All gathered information will be distributed via ENERI and ENRIO websites.

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ENERI Network Partners

  • University of Bonn / Koordinator (Germany)
  • All European Academies (ALLEA)
  • Austrian Agency for Research Integrity (Austria)
  • Aarhus University / Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy (Denmark)
  • European Network of Research Ethics Commitees (EUREC)
  • European Network of Research Integrity Offices (ENRIO)
  • Institute for Advanced Studies/Institut für höhere Studien und wissenschaftliche Forschung (Austria)
  • Maastricht University / CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care (The Netherlands)
  • National Technical University of Athens / EARTHNET (Greece)
  • University of Bergen / Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (Norway)
  • University of Helsinki / Centre for Research and Development of Higher Education (Finland)
  • Vilnius University / Department of Medical History and Ethics (Lithuania)

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