Ethical behaviour is expected from all of them involved in the publishing process. Though we list the ethical conduct expected from each role, we also follow the guidelines of COPE. We recommend our editors, reviewers and authors to kindly go through the COPE websites for more information.
✒ Animal Research
Laboratory animals are to be treated according to the rules and are to be handled with care. Precautionary measures undertaken while performing the experiment are to be mentioned. Otherwise it will be treated as violation of law. No scientific fraud and falsely research will be entertained. Serious action will be taken regarding the (fraudulent) scientific misconduct.
✒ Human Subjects
Research Obtain the consent from all involved in study only after disclosing the possible outcome or any other situations, regarding the result of the failure of the experiment also. Privacy and strict confidentiality is to be maintained whenever necessary. Do not influence population or individuals by greatly rewarding them for the manipulation purpose.
✒ Copyright violations
Copyright violations are also considered unethical.