Peer Review Policy

The peer-review process is to ensure that only good research is made public. At the heart of good academic writing, it is an impartial method which is carried out by all respectable scientific journals. Our referees play a critical role in keeping the Review Policy high quality, and all manuscripts are peers reviewed following the protocol outlined below.

Initial manuscript evaluation

First, all manuscripts are checked in the Publisher. It is rare, but at this point, it is possible to accept an outstanding document. Rejected manuscripts at this point are insufficiently original, have significant scientific errors, have weak grammar or English language, or are outside of the journal's aims and scope. Those who meet the minimum requirements are usually forwarded for analysis to at least two experts.

Type of Peer Review

Regulation employs double-blind analysis, where both the referee and the author remain confidential throughout the entire process.

How the referee is selected

Wherever possible, according to their experience, referees are matched to the paper, and our database is continually being updated.

Referee reports

Referees are asked to decide whether the manuscript:-Is original-Is methodologically sound-Meets acceptable ethical standards-Has reported findings, and endorse the conclusions-References to previous relevant work are accurate.

Language correction

This is not part of the peer-review process, but referees can recommend manuscript corrections if they so wish.

How long does the review process take?

The time it takes for the review process will depend on the referees' response. If reports from the referee contradict each other or an account is unnecessarily postponed, a further expert opinion will be obtained. The decision of the Editor will be sent to the author with suggestions made by the referees, which typically include the referees' verbatim comments. Revised manuscripts may be returned to initial referees, who may then order another manuscript revision.

Final report

A final decision to approve or reject the manuscript, along with any suggestions made by the referees, will be sent to the author, and the referees will make verbatim comments.

The editor's decision is final.

Referees notify the publisher, who is responsible for approving or refusing the article in a final judgment.