Ethical Guidelines

All research articles published by the journal are subject to rigorous ethical standards. The journal endorses the Code of Conduct of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) as well as the COPE International Standards for Editors and Authors Guidelines. 

Editorship — The journal strongly supports the mission of the COPE Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Authorship — All those who have made a valuable and significant contribution shall be given the chance to be cited as authors. Other individuals who have contributed to the work may also be acknowledged. Articles should include a full list of the current institutional affiliations of all authors, both academic and corporate.

Corrections and retractions - All authors are obliged to inform and co-operate with journal editors to provide prompt retractions or correction of errors in published works