Peer review policy
As the practice of peer review is to ensure good science to be published and acknowledged. Science
academique follows double blind review, where both author and reviewers are anonymous throughout the process. Review takes up to 15-20days. All submitted papers are subjected to extensive peer review.
Ethical standards are to ensure the quality of publications the publisher needs to work closely on.
Science academique doesn’t approve multiple submissions and high risk of plagiarism.
Science academique essentials of publishing process of are as follows:
Responsibilities of Editors
- The editor of a journal holds a vital position taking important editorial decisions on all peer-reviewed submitted for publication.
- Editor should assess manuscripts for their scientific quality and intellectual content, free from any sort of biased decisions based on discrimination of race, gender, geographical origin, or religion of the author(s). The editor should evaluate manuscripts objectively.
- The editor should not disclose any information of submitted manuscripts prior to its publication.
- After having evaluating the manuscript for its relevance, originality and novice, the editor must assign the manuscript for review.
Responsibilities of Reviewers
- Providing a detailed, constructive evaluation in a timely manner on the scientific content of the work.
- Indicating whether the writing is relevant, concise & clear and evaluating the originality and scientific accuracy.
- Reviewers should maintain the confidentiality of the complete review process.
- Notifying the journal editor of any ethical concerns in their evaluation of submitted manuscripts; such as any violation of ethical treatment of animal or human subjects or any considerable similarity between the previously published article and any reviewed manuscript.
- Reviewers must remain objective while making decisions by thoroughly adhering to the research standards. They should examine the copy critically for aspects like duplication, violation of copyrights, and abuse of any clinical ethical practices, including human, animal and the environmental rights.
Responsibilities of Authors
- The work should not have been published elsewhere or submitted to any other journal(s) at the same time.
- Work reported in the manuscript must be original and free from any kind of plagiarism.
- Any potential conflict of interest must be clearly declared.
- Proper acknowledgements to other work reported (individual/company/institution) must be given.
- Only those who have made any substantial contribution to the interpretation or composition of the submitted work, should be listed as ‘Authors’. While other contributors should be mentioned as ‘co-authors’.
- Patients taking part in the clinical experiments should be well informed of the consequences and side effects if any and their consent should be taken in writing prior to subjecting them to the clinical experiments.
Science Academique is committed ensure appropriate decisions regarding publication procedures and maintaining the transparency of editorial decisions.
SA ensures the integrity and originality of each published article with respect to:
Conflicts of interest
Timely publication of content.