- Reviewers are required to treat manuscripts confidentially.
- Reviewers have the right to discuss the manuscript with other people only with the consent of the Editor-in-Chief.
- Reviewers shall not use privileged information or ideas in the submitted manuscripts for personal advantage or own research.
Originality and Plagiarism
- The author(s) of article must guarantee that the work reported in the manuscript is original and free from any kind of plagiarism and if the author(s) has (have) used the work(s) and/or words of others they must be appropriately cited or quoted in the text and included in the reference list.
- Plagiarism can be of different types and range from passing off someone else’s work as the author’s own work to using a large chunk of text without citation or paraphrasing a text without attribution and claiming rights to the results obtained in other people’s research. All forms of plagiarism are unethical and unacceptable.
- The work should not have been published elsewhere or submitted to any other journal(s) at the time of submission to this journal.
Authorship of Articles
Only those who have made any substantial contribution to the concept, composition, writing or interpretation of the submitted work, should be listed as authors. Other contributors should be mentioned as co-authors or indicated in the acknowledgments section. The number of authors should not exceed ten (not more than four authors from the same institution).
Information Disclosure and Conflict of Interest
The authors are required to declare any financial or other conflict of interest that may have influenced the results or interpretation of results in their manuscripts. All sources of financial support should be disclosed.
Errors in Published Articles
In case a significant error or inaccuracy in the published article in the journal is discovered, the author(s) must notify the Editor-in-Chief and cooperate with the editorial office to publish a retraction notice or correct the article. If the Editor-in-Chief finds out from a third party that the published article contains a significant error, the author(s) must retract or correct the article or provide the Editor-in-Chief with evidence that the information in the published article is correct.
Validity of Findings
The responsibility for the accuracy of the content of the article and validity of findings rests with the author(s). The author(s) should check references to ensure they are correct.
The authors are intended to indicate in the submitted manuscripts the institutions and research programs, in which the research was done.