European Network of Research Ethics and Research Integrity
European Network of Research Ethics and Research Integrity
     

ENERI in a few words

The “European Network of Research Ethics and Research Integrity” (ENERI) establishes an operable platform of actors in the fields of research ethics and research integrity. The reliability and credibility of research and science do not depend only on its excellence and productivity but also on the players’ awareness of highest standards of ethics in research and commitment to a responsible conduct of research. Research ethics addresses the application of ethical principles to the various fields of research. This includes ethical aspects of the design and conduct of research, the way human participants or animals within research projects are treated, and aspects of scientific misconduct. Research integrity is recognized as the attitude and habit of the researchers to conduct research according to appropriate ethical, legal and professional frameworks and standards. The fields of research ethics and research integrity combine general ethical reflections, ethics and law as academic disciplines addressing research activities, moral attitudes of researchers, normative policies of stakeholders like sponsors or funding organizations, and various ethical expectations of the civil society. ENERI is based on existing networks, projects and infrastructures that already initiated and developed important steps in sharing information, training and capacity building. Research ethics committees, review boards, ombudspersons’ offices, research integrity offices and supporting structures are the established bodies monitoring,  accompanying and assisting the process of responsible and justifiable research. Therefore the European Network of Research Integrity Offices (ENRIO) and the European Network of Research Ethics Committees (EUREC) mutually initiated ENERI in collaborations with experts in academic research ethics (RE) and responsible research and innovation (RRI), practitioners in training and education in research ethics, and specialists in e-communication and database design.

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Innovativeness

Voluntary Harmonisation Procedures

ENERI concepts and Values in RE&RI manual

Advisory board

RIO & REC Boot Camp

Fundamental material

What is research ethics?
Research ethics addresses the application of ethical principles or values to the various issues and ...
What is research integrity?
Research integrity, in as far as it describes and prescribes a modus operandi for conducting and org...
National RE and RI infrastructure
Research Ethics National infrastructure The ethical review of research projects that involve huma...

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Latest Events

6th World Conference on Research Integrity
October 15, 2018
The 6th World Conference on Research Integrity is about to take place on 2-5 June 2019, in Hong Kong. For more information, please visit the official site of...
ENERI Boot Camp for Research Ethics Committees is under way
October 10, 2018
Planning of the ENERI Boot Camp for Research Ethics Committees Following the successful organization of the 1st ENERI Boot Camp for Research Integrity Office...
4th ENERI mini Consensus Conference
May 16, 2018
The 4th ENERI mini Consensus Conference will be held in Vilnius, at 27 June 2018. The event will be hosted by the Vilnius University.
3rd ENERI mini Consensus Conference
May 16, 2018
The 3rd ENERI mini Consensus Conference will be held in Aarhus, at 19 June 2018. The event will be hosted by the Aarhus University.

Contact Us

  • Priv.-Doz. Dr. Dirk Lanzerath

  • Address: Bonner Talweg 57, D-53113 Bonn, Germany
  • Tel.: +49 228-33641930 Fax: +49 228-33641940
  • Email: lanzerath@drze.de
  • Website: www.drze.de