Publication Ethics

The Jurnal Sains dan Edukasi Sains (JuSES) is open access and peer-reviewed journal publishing in Indonesian. It aims to publish academic articles such as original articles and review articles of conceptualexperimentaltheoretical, and applied in the field of Mathematics and Natural Sciences from the following subject areas Biology, Biology Education, Chemistry, Chemistry Education, Physics, Physics Education, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Natural Sciences Education. 

JuSES is committed to upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. Therefore, we consider neutralityfairness, and honesty. Publication ethics adapted by common refers to The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and Head of LIPI Regulation Number 5 of 2014 concerning the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications.

Publication Ethics for JuSES Journal Editors

  • Editors should be accountable for everything published in the journal. This includes having measures in place to assess the quality of the material they accept for the journal and a willingness to publish corrections and clarifications when required.
  • Editors should guide authors and reviewers on everything that is expected of them.
  • Editors should make decisions on which articles to publish based on quality and suitability for the journal.
  • Editors should handle submissions in a fair without discrimination, unbiased and timely manner and treat all manuscripts as confidential, for distribution to others for purposes of peer-review only.
  • Editors should have systems to ensure that peer reviewers’ identities are protected unless they use an open review system that is declared to authors and reviewers.
  • Editors should provide new editorial board members with guidelines on everything that is expected of them and should keep existing members updated on new policies and developments.
  • Editors should have systems for managing their conflicts of interest as well as those of their staff, authors, reviewers and editorial board members.

Publication Ethics for JuSES Journal Authors

  • Authors should declare that all work in their submitted piece is original, and cite content from other sources appropriately to avoid plagiarism. JuSES does not tolerate any plagiarism, data fabrication, fraud and falsification, copyright infringement, and inaccurate author attributions.
  • Authors must ensure their contribution does not contain any libelous matter or infringe on any copyright or other intellectual property rights or any other rights of any third party.
  • The listing of authors should accurately reflect who carried out the research and wrote the article, and the order of authorship should be jointly determined by all of the co-authors.
  • All authors should be aware of the submission of their paper to the journal and agree to the main author signing an IPR form on their behalf.
  • Authors should ensure that their manuscript as submitted is not under consideration (or accepted for publication) elsewhere. Where sections of the manuscript overlap with published or submitted content, this should be acknowledged and cited. 
  • The source of funding for a research project should be listed on all funded research papers. Other sources of support should also be identified in the manuscript, typically in an acknowledgment.
  • Authors should inform the editor or publisher if there is a significant error in their published piece, and work with the editor to publish an erratum, addendum or retraction where necessary.
  • JuSES does not allow double publication, i.e. the same papers published in two peer-reviewed journals.
  • JuSES does not allow double submission, i.e. the manuscript is submitted to JuSES and at the same time also submitted to other peer reviewed journal, before the final decision has been made.
  • JuSES does not allow double author submission, i.e. the author as corresponding author or first author makes a new submission to JuSES with the different manuscript, before the author completes the previous submission.
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Publication Ethics for JuSES Journal Article Reviewers

  • Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
  • Reviewers should assist in improving the quality of a submitted article by reviewing the manuscript with care, consideration, and objectivity, promptly.
  • Reviewers should inform the journal editor of any published or submitted content that is similar to the material under review, or any suspected plagiarism.
  • Reviewers should declare any potential conflicts of interest relating to a specific article or author.
  • Reviewers should respect the confidentiality of any information or material supplied during the review process.
  • Any selected reviewers who feel unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or know that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the the editor and excuse themselves from the review process.
  • Reviewers should follow the journal’s guidelines.