On this webpage you find


» Commission for Research Integrity: Rules of procedure for the investigation of alleged scientific misconduct

» Guidelines for Good Scientific Practice (as of April 2015)


Administrative Office

» Activity Report 2017

» Activity Report 2016


Commission for Research Integrity

   Annual Reports

» Annual Report 2016 (2017)

» Annual Report 2015 (2016)

» Annual Report 2014 (2015)

» Annual Report 2013 (2014)

» Annual Report 2012 (2013)

» Annual Report 2011 (2012)

» Annual Report 2010 (2011)

» 1st Report of the OeAWI Commission for Research Integrity (2010/09/14)


» Statement of the Commission for Research Integrity on Handling Cases of Plagiarism (04/2011)

» Opinion on Case 2009/01 (2010/11/23)





Conference reports and presentations

Tagung: Konfliktmanagement und Qualitätssicherung durch Ombudsstellen (für Studierende und zur Wahrung der guten wissenschaftlichen Praxis) an österreichischen Hochschulen: Erfahrungsberichte und Zukunftsperspektiven; Klagenfurt, 2.6.2016


Training and Teaching

» Curriculum "Good Scientific Practice"




» Ombudsstellen und ähnliche Einrichtungen im österreichischen Hochschul- und Forschungsraum (in German)

» Überblickskarte der österreichischen Ombudsstellen (in German)

» Klagenfurter Erklärung (in German)

» Survey among Austrian and German researchers about self-reported research misconduct

» Positionspapier der RRI-Plattform (in German)



» European Network of Research Integrity Offices

» A Guide to ethical writing

» Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

» Thesenpapier der Robert Bosch Stiftung: Wie die Wissenschaft Integrität und Qualität sichern kann

All European Academies (ALLEA) and European Science Foundation (ESF)

» European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity (revised version) 2017

» European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity (2011)

» Advisory Note - Bias in Science Publishing

Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

» Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors

» How to handle authorship disputes: a guide for new researchers

» Responsible research publication position statements

» Responsible research publication: international standards for editors

» Press release 12 Dec 2011: Global standards for authors and editors tackle thorny issues such as research bias and misleading publicity

» Responsible research publication: international standards for authors

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

» Safeguarding Good Scientific Practice – Sicherung guter wissenschaftlicher Praxis (updated version of 2013)

German Council of Science and Humanities

» Position Paper: Recommendations on Academic Integrity

European Commission

» Draft Council conclusions on research integrity

» The European Charter for Researchers – The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers

European Science Foundation (ESF)

» Fostering Research Integrity in Europe - Executive Report

» Fostering Research Integrity in Europe - Final Report

Global Research Council (GRC)

» Statement of Principles on Research Integrity

Health Research Board Ireland (HRB)

» HRB Guidelines for Host Institutions on the Handling of Allegations of Research Misconduct

» HRB Guidelines for Host Institutions on Good Research Practice

» Policy for Dealing with Alleged Research Misconduct in Applications Made to the HRB

InterAcademy Council (IAC) and The Global Network of Science Academies (IAP)

» Responsible Conduct in the Global Research Enterprise – A Policy Report

International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)

» Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals by ICMJE (2016)

» Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Ethical Considerations in the Conduct and Reporting of Research - Authorship and Contributorship

Office of Research Integrity (ORI)

» Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research (Nicholas H. Steneck)

» Authorship Guidelines

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Global Science Forum (GSF)

» Best Practices for Ensuring Scientific Integrity and Preventing Misconduct

» Co-ordinating Committee for Facilitating International Research Misconduct Investigations (final report)

Science Europe Working Group on Research Integrity

» Briefing Paper Research integrity: What it Means, Why it is Important and How we Might Protect it

» Seven Reasons to Care about Integrity in Research

» Survey Report: Research Integrity Practices in Science Europe Member Organisations

» Workshop report: Advancing Research Integrity Practices and Policies: From Recommendation to Implementation

Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences

» Scientific Integrity, misconduct in science (by Emilio Bossi, Swiss Medical Weekly, 2010) (in German)

» Integrity in scientific research (in German)

» Scientific Integrity – The Academies' Rules and Regulations (in German)

» Authorship in scientific publications

UK Research Integrity Office (UKRIO)

» Code of practice for research – Promoting good practice and preventing misconduct

» Guidance for researchers on retractions in academic journals

World Conferences On Research Integrity

» 4th World Conference on Research Integrity

» Singapore Statement on Research Integrity

» Montreal Statement on Research Integrity in Cross-Boundary Research Collaborations

Other Links

» League of European Research Universities (LERU)

» EthicsCORE

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