Responsibilities of Editors
The editors have the responsibility and the duty to guarantee the originality of the manuscript and to verify the typology of the article, and the correspondence to the aims and scopes of the journal. Besides that, the editors have the responsibility to evaluate carefully the assignment of the article to reviewers with an adequate scientific experience level regarding the article topic and also have to assure the greatest transparency towards the authors during the whole evaluation process. Then they are also responsible for deciding which of articles could be published.
Responsibilities of Reviewers
The reviewers must treat the papers respectfully, honestly, objectivity and confidentially. They should inform the editors of any possible conflict of interest with the research or its sponsors and provide an honest and constructive evaluation of the papers and shouldn't use the results and data of the papers in any unethical way. Reviewers are not allowed to give critics to authors directly. They should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
Responsibilities of Authors
Manuscripts submitted to Mathematics Research and Education Journal will be considered for publication with the understanding. The same work has not been published and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. In particular, the authors have the following responsibilities:
• To produce an original manuscript regarding text, figures, graphics, data, etc.;
• To cite appropriately all works of other authors used in the paper;
• To use the journal guidelines.
Regarding articles whose number of authors is bigger than one, a corresponding author should be nominated. The corresponding author will be responsible for the manuscript during the whole processing of the paper: from the submission to the publication, including the review and submission or revised version. The corresponding author should ensure that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.
Each co-author is responsible for the correct presentation of the article and its contents, assuring the research originality and the fact that the article hasn't been published in other journals.
Mathematics Research and Education Journal will immediately reject papers leading to the following ethical violations:
- Data fabrication and falsification
- Simultaneous submissions
- Duplicate publication
- Overlapping publications
- Redundant publications
- Selective reporting
- Misleading reporting
- Improper author contribution or attribution
- Gift authorship
- Citation manipulation
- Impact factor manipulation
- Index/influence measure manipulation
- Undeclared/fake financial support for publication
- Undisclosed conflicts of interest
Conflict of Interest
A conflict of interest exists when judgment regarding the research is influenced by factors such as financial gain or personal relationships. All authors are required to disclose any financial, personal or other associations that may influence or be perceived to influence their work.
Mathematics Research and Education Journal will immediately reject papers leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism.
Corrections of errors; retractions, etc.
When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author's obligation to notify the publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.
Retraction of a paper is applied in the following cases:
- The paper leads to ethical violations (plagiarism, data fabrication, falsification, simultaneous submissions, duplicate publications, etc.)
- The paper contains errors which couldn't be corrected in a subsequent erratum notice.
Reader should make a complaint by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org if he/she discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in a paper published by UIR PRESS or have any other complaint about editorial content (plagiarism, duplicate papers, etc.), We welcome complaints as they provide an opportunity for improvement, and we aim to respond quickly and constructively.
Independence of editorial decisions
UIR PRESS is committed to ensuring that commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.